Ghost Whisperer is an American television supernatural drama which premiered on CBS on September 23, 2005. The series follows the extraordinary life of Melinda Gordon, a married woman who opens an antique shop and has the unique ability to talk to the dead, usually helping them find peace by communicating with them to their loved ones, and finally getting them to cross over into the light.
The following is an episode list, and as of May 15, 2009, 85 regular episodes have aired over four seasons, with seasons one, two and three currently released on DVD in Region 1, 2 and 4.
On her wedding day with the paramedic Jim Clancy, the ghost of Sergeant Paul Adams, who was missing in action in Vietnam, comes to her, asking Melinda to contact his son Michael Adams. Michael believes Melinda is a fraud, but when his wife forces him to call the Pentagon giving the leads Melinda gave them.
Melinda sees the son of an acquaintance playing with a boy called Kenny near to a railroad crossing and she discovers that the Kenny is a ghost. With the support of her partner in their business Andrea Marino and her husband Jim, Melinda contacts Kenny's family, avoids another tragedy and resolves their issues.
A young girl is put into a psychiatric facility upon her strange behavior following her identical twin sister's death. While on a field trip in town, the girl runs away from her group and tries to hide in Melinda's shop. Melinda quickly realizes that this girl's 'abnormal' behavior is due to her sister haunting her.
A ghost helps Melinda save a woman who attempts suicide. Melinda learns that the ghost was the woman's fiancé and that he was an organ donor. The ghost refuses to crossover until he knows who received his heart and until his fiancee is taken care of.
Andrea and Melinda are contracted to auction furniture from a community inn before it is torn down. While cleaning the basement Melinda finds the lost spirits of three boys and their dog that perished in an orphanage fire 50 years ago.
Melinda helps an upset teenage ghost and in the process learns something that will affect the lives of everyone this boy left behind. Melinda finds out the circumstances of his death and helps mend a grieving mother's breaking heart, as the boy's biological mother comes into the picture.
A woman who passed away during a routine pregnancy will not cross over until she can get her husband to stop blaming himself. Andrea deals with a con artist in a very revealing manner that tells us a little more about her murky past.
The 5 year anniversary of Jim's father's death is getting close and Jim begins to act very strangely. Melinda notices this change in his behavior and believes the problem might be caused by a tortured spirit lurking around. While Melinda tries to help Jim, she is also presented with the surprise visit of an old friend.
Melinda and Jim's car is stolen by a troubled teen boy whose mother died. He feels that his mother betrayed him when she was alive and can't forgive her. Melinda must help him understand what his mother wants to tell him. The mother was an electrical engineer who passed via electrocution and can only communicate by EVP.
An evil spirit wearing a wedding gown haunts Melinda's friend Lisa. The spirit, called Serena, is very opposed to moving on and presents a tough challenge for Melinda. The jealous Serena has her heart set on destroying the wedding and the couple, and does everything in her power to interfere with Melinda's attempts to set things right.
A woman who recently died will not pass over until her young son, who is a boxer, reconciles with his father, her husband. Melinda is enlisted to help this family come to terms with their loss but has a lot of difficulty getting these two men to reunite.
Melinda encounters the spirit of a dead comic who is confused and doesn't understand his current state of existence. Melinda leans that this comic took his own life and she helps him make amends with all those people he left behind before he passes over. Also, Jim is threatened by the antique shop's recent business boom.
While a man moves in across the street from Melinda, she notices that presence of a ghost as well. In an attempt to figure out what is going on, Melinda is threatened by the haunted man. This leads to a fight between Melinda and Jim about her gift and how she often take things too far.
The spirit of a man follows Melinda home from an art gallery. This ghost haunts Melinda into getting in touch with his daughter who is having serious problems since his death. Meanwhile Jim is sued for trying to help a woman after her injury.
Melinda remembers how her relationship with her Mom got strained when she re-encounters the first ghost she ever saw. When younger, Melinda's mother could not deal with her daughter's prodigious and supernatural gift. This lead to a growing rift between them. Now Melinda must reunite with her estranged Mother to help save this young girl.
It starts with things moving in her apartment, until she gets to scared that she asks Melinda for help. The ghost keeps coming and going, saying that he is not dead and that he has to show them where his brother is. Going through some old photo albums, they find out that the ghost is a former colleague of Andrea.
While shopping for antiques at a local home, Melinda encounters the spirit of a malicious young boy who is terrorizing his family. When Melinda realizes that he is putting people in harm's way she intervenes and takes on the challenge of helping this troubled child.
The circus arrives in town and brings with it the spirit of a man who thinks his brother murdered him. Melinda must help this ghost come to terms with his death and his brother. And during all this, they discover a hidden secret.
Melinda must help the ghost of an African-American man who had been attacked and killed by a white co-worker in the 1970's. The ghost is haunting the prosecutor who had enough evidence but still failed to file charges against the white co-worker.
A head injury caused by an accident puts Melinda's abilities at risk. Melinda must deal with the possibility of permanently losing her gift as she attempts to help a young girl whose boyfriend has recently died.
Melinda experiences a sense of dread when she realizes that a plane is going to crash when the spirits of the pilot and flight attendant contact her. Melinda tells Andrea and Andrea decides to head over to her brother's apartment in an attempt to contact him. Shortly after Andrea has left, the plane crashes over the town.
Andrea seems to know that there is something that her friend isn't telling her. The souls from the crash go at the crash site as Melinda encourages them to cross over. Melinda must keep the mysterious evil spirit from capturing the souls and also must reveal to Andrea how the plane crash affects her.
Melinda worries that Andrea is being influenced not to cross over by the villain in a wide-brim hat named Romano. Melinda seeks the help of an expert, Professor Rick Payne, in history and the occult in helping to identify the wide brimmed hat man. Melinda battles Romano for Andrea's soul until finally Melinda wins in the end.
Melinda encounters a ghost who asks her speak with his wife. He leads her to a woman who is confused and angered by Melinda's visit. The ghost reveals himself as someone from Melinda's past. Melinda must try to cross him over before he harms her or Jim. She must also deal with a teenage shoplifter.
When Melinda goes to visit friends who are experiencing problems with their house, she finds the ghost of six-year-old little girl who drowned. Melinda then tries to help the family of the little girl.
After purchasing a set of ornaments at a flea market, Melinda finds that they are haunted by a ghost who won't speak to her. Melinda receives a series of visions from the ghost to deduce his story and help a friend he left behind.
The ghost of a man who was buried in the wrong grave starts to haunt a cemetery as someone else’s wife is coming to mourn him every night. Melinda must reconcile the man with his hostile wife and daughter in order for him to be able to cross-over.
Jim has a ghost who died during surgery come to his dreams. Melinda and Jim find that the ghost, a supermodel, cannot cross-over as she wants to save her little sister from suffering the same destiny. Jim's friends are frightened by the crazy events that occur at his house.
Melinda and Jim's first camping trip is interrupted as Melinda helps the ghost of a woman who left her husband and young daughter. Before the woman can cross over, Melinda must find the woman’s daughter and help her to learn the truth about her parent’s past in order for her to be safe.
The ghost of a chef who died in a fire at a Chinese restaurant meets Melinda after the restaurant he died in burns for a second time. He tells Melinda that she must find out who set the fire that he was blamed for.
When Melinda meets a nightclub waiter who has not played his guitar since his friend died, she finds that he is being haunted by two ghosts- a musician who believes he's been cursed has a much more complex problem that Melinda must help him solve.
A high school baseball pitcher named Justin finds that he is haunted by the former star baseball pitcher. The ghost is out for revenge on the coach, who he blames for his death. Melinda must help him find the truth before the ghost goes to extremes and hurts the living.
While Melinda is at the university’s botany lab, she deals with some telekinetic events while dealing with a plant from Peru that is bleeding. Melinda finds that she must help a professor save herself. Melinda tries to rescue a woman driven by guilt, and Professor Payne presses her for answers.
Melinda has been having these weird visions. She thinks that a ghost has been trying to communicate with her in. Later on, she realizes that the ghost who is trying to communicate with her is not actually a ghost but a man who is in a coma whose wife and family are in a legal battle to take him off of the life support.
Melinda meets the ghost of a young man named Eric. After figuring out Eric has been reincarnated many times as different people, Melinda must convince Eric to come back and not fight being reincarnated again when he starts to threaten the woman who is carrying a baby that Eric might become.
Melinda's Jeep breaks down on a deserted road and a young woman who owns an auto shop comes by to help. Melinda meets a ghost who comes to her in the form of a skeleton. Melinda must first decipher the mysterious code that is linked to a drag racing society called the Midnight Circle.
While Melinda is at a school she sees a group of cheerleaders who are having some mean and vicious things happening to them just as their cheerleading semi-finals are approaching in just a few days. Melinda discovers that a dead cheerleader can't cross over and someone else has been casting spells on the squad.
Delia has her engagement ring restored at a local jeweler and when she and Melinda go to pick it up, the store is violently robbed at gunpoint. Later, Melinda is visited by the ghost of the jewelry store salesman, Randy, who died after the robbery of a severe asthma attack.
When a body disappears from the morgue, Melinda and Jim go hunting and find what Professor Payne posits to be a zombie - except it's not that easy. Melinda, Jim, and Professor Payne quickly realize that the body may have been taken over by an earthbound spirit.
Strange things are happening around a teenage girl, who's been cycling through the foster care system for several months. Melinda decides to become her foster parent, to see if she can help her. However, it's proving more complex than she thought.
Ned is haunted by an angry spirit after he pulls some pranks and Melinda is at a loss as how to handle the situation without telling Delia. A second ghost that is nude keeps popping up at odd times to speak to Melinda. Delia sees that Melinda is once again talking to herself and Melinda decides it’s time to share her gift with Delia.
Melinda meets a man called Gabriel who has the same abilities to see and talk to the dead. Melinda later learns that he has a different plan for the dead. Further encounters with ghosts encourage Professor Payne to help Melinda more. Gabriel may have some answers for her about shifts in the spirit world, but the information comes at a price.
Five accidents, and four signs, something else is going to happen. Melinda becomes concerned for the safety of the people she loves when a ghost prophet shows her visions of the future. The fellow Ghost Whisperer, who Melinda doesn't trust is still in Grandview. Melinda begins having visions that seem to predict the death of a loved one.
Melinda visits the Mayor of Grandview and asks him to cancel the memorial dedication they are holding. She speaks to the ghost of a mail person and is looking for a young girl named Kristen. Later, Melinda and Professor Payne search for missing children after their Nanny says that they left with a man named Gabriel.
Jennifer goes to Melinda's store to sell some belongings that came from her deceased parent's house. Melinda then helps Jennifer with her father who died when she was only a toddler. Someone takes photos of Melinda and they show something suspicious.
The Bloody Mary urban legend is revived at the university when a girl goes into a coma, and Melinda must determine if there's truth to the tale or a ghost is involved. Melinda helps a group of college girls after one of their friends dies and begins to haunt them.
An attorney seeks Melinda’s help. Shane tells Melinda that the ghost is of his dead stalker. Melinda soon finds that Shane has not told Melinda the truth about the ghost and confronts him but Shane finds another way to deal with the situation.
Gabriel returns with pieces of Melinda's past that lead her to discover a deeply buried secret of the town. She travels underground to find it plagued with spirits, good and bad, while also coming across a long-lost relative, in which she has to help her cross over.
Melinda and Professor Payne meet with another college professor who discloses that she had an affair with a student. That student just passed away after an accident and his girlfriend feels an unconsiderable amount of guilt.
Melinda and Jim discuss a kidnapping where the family has contacted a psychic who Melinda believes is telling the family stuff that they want to hear just so he can make money off of them. Melinda goes and talks to the family and finds that something else has happened to the missing girl.
Melinda becomes involved with a couple of ghosts who refuse to cross over after she finds that they are causing trouble for a man and his daughter. The ghosts make Melinda play a game of twenty questions. Melinda tries to protect a father and daughter from ghosts who are controlling them.
A ghost named Daniel died in a fiery car crash and is angry that his parents have left him. Becca is his only hope and it infuriates him that she is trying to pretend he doesn't exist. With Melinda's help they find Daniel's parents and cross him over into the light.
Melinda is at the house of young boy named Riley and as they're hanging Christmas ornaments on the tree, Melinda tries to get him to open up about the strange things he has seen. Melinda deals with a ghost who thinks he's Santa Claus, and his motives may not be pure.
Melinda helps Ned at his new high were there are several different hauntings. In the process Melinda finds that she is investigating the intricate world of gossip and romance within the high school before she uncovers the reasons for the hauntings.
Melinda believes Jim is being haunted by the ghost of a man he tried to save, and all Jim wants to do is somehow communicate his remorse. But Melinda's protectiveness causes conflict between them, and may mask what's really happening.
Ned asks Melinda's help when he's injured by what appears to be a ghost haunting his new girlfriend, but as Melinda struggles to solve the mystery of who the ghost is she runs into interference from the girlfriend's family. Melinda gets to the bottom of it and helps keep the family together.
After graffiti is repeatedly painted on Melinda's shop doors, she seeks out the town blogger convinced he is the one causing the mischief in an attempt to expose her. Melinda is forced to encounter the dark side of Grandview in order to help the latest ghost cross over.
Melinda is caught up in an investigation that turns a little horror flick when Prof. Payne asks her to help a student whose father mentored him. Melinda investigates the haunting of a college student who wreaks havoc by placing Melinda in scenes from horror movies.
Professor Payne meets Elliot, the brilliant son of one of his old girlfriends. When Payne discovers that the boy is almost 10-years-old, he realizes he may be the boy's father. This angers his deceased wife. After watching Payne, Elliot, and the boy's mother, Melinda tells Jim she wants to have a baby.
Melinda's father comes back into her life, and she must solve the mystery of where he's been and how it relates to a young ghost who won't cross over. While trying to figure out the meaning of a dream, Melinda finds out some surprising news about her father.
Melinda discovers the truth about her family's past through a series of bodily possessions. Melinda searches for Paul Eastman and answers from her mother about her father. Melinda's mother finally gives her the answers she needs - and one she doesn't want.
After being rescued by Jim from a fire at the Rockland University, Eli has a near death experience. Melinda becomes friends with Eli and soon discovers that they both have the same abilities- while she can see the dead, Eli can hear them.
A popular former classmate, Grace Adams, contacts Melinda because she thinks her dead friend, Lucas, is haunting her after discovering his body. Secrets come to light that Grace, Lucas, and another friend have covered up an accidental death that happened ten years ago instead of reporting it to the police.
A ghost who's managed to recreate himself in a gaming world threatens Melinda when she tries to determine who he is, and when a young girl is threatened by an online predator in the same game she and Eli find themselves in a race to find her before the unthinkable occurs.
Melinda and Jim go on a cruise to celebrate their honeymoon. When they get there, they meet a young newlywed couple, Rich and Julia, and Melinda realizes a ghost has attached itself to Rich. Melinda also realizes the ship is full of ghosts that are having fun and partying.
While Melinda and Jim are at his friend's wedding, a young girl's imaginary friend plays a dangerous game of hide and seek. It is up to Melinda to calm the ghosts who are causing the havoc. Jim and Melinda's participation in their friend's wedding brings a change to their own relationship.
Melinda has a hard time helping a troubled teenage ghost while Melinda deals with drastic changes to her personal life. To make things only worse, a car crashes and Jim's spirit goes into the victim's body, to try to regain his life, only to completely forget who Melinda is.
Melinda is drawn to a man Sam/Jim who is suffering from amnesia and she enthusiastically tries to help him regain his memory. Melinda tries to reach Jim while dealing with Sam's family and a ghost determined to punish her.
Melinda has to put her worries over Sam aside when a young girl's ghost appears at his job site, a ghost whose anger may endanger her surviving family and Sam. Melinda discovers the secret behind a girl who has been missing for 12 years.
Melinda struggles to help a spirit, a ghost who must come to terms with her marriage in order to cross over, who can't remember, and endangers her life trying to prevent another tragedy. Meanwhile, Sam puts off searching for the person for whom his ring was meant.
A 14-year-old ghost wants to get his divorced parents and estranged brother back together so they will finally discuss the real reason for his death. Melinda discovers a secret that might make Sam/Jim's memory come back.
Melinda and Sam go on a road trip into his past and end up in trouble, from bar fights to disruptive ghosts, and Melinda comes face to face with the biggest threat yet to her romantic hopes. Delia and Ned clash over what she believes is his risky behavior.
Melinda discovers a mysterious and vengeful contingent of ghosts at a local lake, where a financially distressed mortician had been secretly dumping bodies scheduled for cremation due to a furnace breakdown.
A sorority girl goes missing in the woods during a secret initiation ceremony, and Melinda is confronted with the uneasy spirit of a sad ghost who encountered tragedy during that same ritual 40 years ago.
Linus has been hired by one of Melinda's neighbors, John and Devon, to come "investigate" a haunting in their house. Linus is a ghost hunter and uses all of his high tech equipment to try to capture real evidence of this haunting. Melinda shares her special gift with Sam and his reaction is not what she expects.
Melinda encounters a high powered businessman who is now working for the department of water and power in Grandview as a mechanic, after waking up 3 years ago after flat lining with no memory of himself.
Melinda and Eli try to help a young woman being haunted by an angry ghost, but her refusal to tell the truth may endanger her life. Meanwhile, Jim realizes the complications of picking up his life again.
A ghost causes problems for a television show that is filming in the Grandview town square. Afterward, Melinda finds a surprise which will flip life around for her and Jim, forever. She finds out that she is eight weeks pregnant- the baby was conceived before Jim died.
A haunted doll house may endanger a family who believes voodoo is keeping them safe, and Melinda searches for her missing wedding rings. Melinda discovers that the spirits trapped in a dollhouse have other plans.
A teenager is enthralled by a ghost who's tapped into her vampire fantasies, and Melinda must act before the girl becomes a ghost herself. Melinda has to figure out how to plan for her wedding and help a young lady get vampires to leave her alone.
Jim and Melinda's wedding is overtaken by an ambitious wedding planner while Melinda deals with dreams that seem to threaten her child. Elsewhere, Eli's ex, Zoe, is caught up in a book sale with tragic consequences. Melinda hopes she can protect her baby after a ghost visits her.
Sam re-invents himself as a physician while viewers are introduced to Melinda's baby Aiden. There's a woman named Amber Heaton who died during childbirth. Her baby, Tyler, survives and is adopted though Amber thinks the child's body died and his soul is now in Aiden's body, haunting him every year on his birthday.
Set in a campus, Ned is with a girl named Brianna but a disturbance leads them to make a terrifying discovery. And since both of them know about Melinda's gift, they call Melinda instead of the cops. Ned and Brianna speculate that one of Brianna's friends is to blame for what happened, recently deceased Gwen Collier.
A ghost surgeon who died of an heart attack in the late 1950's is haunting the hospital where he worked and constantly repeating the same last surgery he was performing at the time of his death. Horrified when he encounters a ghost during his prank, Paul is later questioned by Melinda about his experience. Delia begins dating Roger.
Melinda lends Eli a hand with a patient who thinks he's being watched by his sister's ghost. Meanwhile, Melinda and Jim are concerned when Aiden talks about his shiny friends that aren't ghosts but something else.