After choking on a hero sandwich in her kitchen and suffering a dramatic near-death experience, Beth Harper - an absentee wife and mother - is revived and claims she can now talk to God. Her teenage daughter Emily is horrified and her husband Tom is skeptical. To make matters worse, Tom's ex-mistress Carly McKenna is in a coma after a close encounter with lightning in the Harper's front yard.As Beth warms up to her new life, she strives to make amends to the people she has alienated over the years, including friends and neighbors Jenna Dennings and Maggie Tompkins. Despite everyone's initial hesitancy, Beth begins to win people over with her new positive attitude, cheerful optimism and unbridled love.
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Holier Than Thou 01x07
Beth tries to save the hospital where Emily was born from closure, but doesn't receive much support from her friends, who are growing sick of Beth's holier-than-thou attitude.
Heavenly Hostess 01x06
Beth focuses most of her attention on selling her worldly possessions at a garage sale, leaving her little time to prepare for a dinner party that she insisted on throwing for Tom's boss.
Whatever the Weather 01x05
Beth sets out to win back the respect of her daughter using the Ten Commandments as a guide.
Heal Thee 01x04
Beth becomes obsessed with nursing an injured squirrel back to health after she and Tom visit a comatose Carly in the hospital.
When Beth receives a message to be a Good Samaritan, she decides to help an elderly but extremely irascible neighbor.
Take It Back 01x02
Beth begins a new life on the straight and narrow and wants to make amends with old friends she has offended.
The Book of Beth 01x01
The opener of this spirited comedy finds suburban housewife Beth having a near-death experience that transforms her into a modern-day prophet with a direct line to God.