By the time Nick Morris realizes the grave error he made in leaving his wife Jessica, not only has she happily moved on but, unfortunately, Nick dies.
Nevertheless, because of the manner Nick passes from this earth, he is given a grand opportunity and afforded the chance to be Jessica's guardian angel until he earns his wings.
Nick believes that hanging around Jessica just a little bit longer isn't that bad of a deal until he realizes Jessica can see him and things get complicated. The mission is not an easy one and in order for Nick to acquire his heavenly status of "Angel." He and Jessica must work together to save their teenage son.
They have one chance and more than just heroics, it will take unselfishness, something Nick has proven time and time again that he is incapable of showing.
Nick quickly finds out that if he thinks life on earth is hard, life after death is even tougher.