Shadowy figures haunt Jesse after he returns after being missing five days and believes aliens may have abducted him. Mark and Steve try to figure out what happened to him, while Jesse tries to stave off hallucinations.
When a best-selling mystery author comes down with writer's block, she commits a murder herself in the hopes of stimulating her creative juices. The delusional author has help from her fictional heroine, Danielle Slade.
A red hot novel, written by a former Fletcher student, seems to expose the small town's secrets and inspires murder. Julie Adams, Gloria DeHaven, Kathryn Grayson and Ruth Roman appear again as the local gossips.
Shawn and Gus return to Vancouver to visit their old nemesis Despereaux in prison at the felon's request, who then uses them to escape and pull one last job before he is extradited to the United States.
While on the haunted house ride at Santa Barbara's Scare Fest, Shawn and Gus witness a murder and are soon led to believe the person who committed it is the ghost of a man who fell to his death at Scare Fest 13 years ago.
Jane helps a TV show host who was injured in a bridal store's out of control promotion, Judge Owen French forces Grayson to try a case using medieval law. And as Stacy's new TV role goes to her head, Jane is forced to take action.
After convincing the gravely ill sister of a death row inmate to accept his heart for a transplant, Jane must get a judge to bend the rules for execution in order to make it possible; Grayson defends Stacy after she's arrested.
John Dalton's concert rehearsal is stalled when the entire crew receives a suicide note from Lita, the band's bassist. After discovering that a taser was used to immobilize her before her death, Jenn is skeptical.