As a young boy Ned discovers that he can return the dead briefly back to life with just one touch. But his random gift isn't without deadly consequences, as he soon finds out. Grown up Ned puts his talent to good use by touching dead fruit and making it ripe with everlasting flavor. He opens a pie shop. But his gift leaves him wary of becoming close to anyone, as beautiful waitress Olive Snook finds out. His life as a pie maker gets more complicated when private investigator Emerson Cod finds out about Ned's secret. Emerson convinces the cash-strapped Ned to help him solve murder cases (and collect a hefty reward fee) by raising the dead and getting them to name their killers.
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One-half of Vivian and Lily's old rival synchronized swimming team is eaten by a shark during a show, which provides Vivian and Lily with an opportunity to revive their career.
Water and Power 02x12
The death of the man who runs the local dam puts Emerson on a trail that leads back to his ex, and perhaps his long-lost daughter.
Window Dressed to Kill 02x11
Ned refuses to help Chuck and Emerson solve the murder of a department store window display artist, and is forced to pose as Olive's fiancé when Olive's childhood "kidnappers" arrive after they escape from prison.
The Norwegians 02x10
While Ned and Chuck try to locate the whereabouts of Chuck's father, Vivian hires a crack team of Norwegian investigators to help find Dwight Dixon.
The Legend of Merle McQuoddy 02x09
Emerson and Olive investigate the murder of an infamous lighthouse keeper's wife, while Chuck's father schemes to keep Ned and Chuck separated forever.
Comfort Food 02x08
Chuck doesn't tell Ned that she kept her father alive after Ned brought him back, and Dwight Dixon dies because of it. Meanwhile, Ned and Olive are left to solve the murder of one of the contestants at a bake-off.
Robbing Hood 02x07
The detectives connect the death of a millionaire to a modern day Robin Hood, while also trying to figure out what Dwight is really up to.
Oh Oh Oh...It's Magic 02x06
The team investigates the disappearance of the magician who took Ned's two half-brothers under his wing. Dwight Dixon comes to Lily and Vivian searching for a pocketwatch, and Chuck tries to get Lily to confess that she's her mother.
Dim Sum Lose Some 02x05
While the gang investigates a murder at the Dim Sum restaurant below Emerson's office, a woman from Emerson's past reenters his life. Meanwhile, Olive and Chuck discover that Ned has twin stepbrothers.
Emerson's mom comes to town just in time to help the team investigate the murder of an employee at a professional friendship service business. Chuck and Olive move in together after Olive comes back, but how long will it last?