A ghost named Charlie appears to Melinda in full clown attire and make-up. We learn he is a private investigator who died while undercover as a clown at a birthday party. Hired by a disheartened boyfriend Todd, his job was to locate his estranged girlfriend Sherry. Sherry is a recent lottery winner, and is keeping it a secret. Charlie grew to care about Sherry and wanted to make sure that the current man she is dating Alex, does not know about the lottery, and was not after her for her money. Todd had asked her to marry him seeming out of the blue, as she had wanted to marry him for years; and she left him for fear that he wanted her money. In the end it turns out Alex was after her money and Todd had no idea she was a lottery winner. Todd thought she was pregnant and that it was time for him to grow up and get married. When we know Sherry is back with her true love and Alex has been uncovered as a fraud, Charlie can cross over in peace.