Next Friday ... next Friday ... yes, next Friday's Ghost Whisperer is a very special episode. A tour de force, actually. You don't want to miss it! And to get you in the mood, we've created a unique Ghost Whisperer Online Scavenger Hunt. More on all this in just a few minutes, but first, let's deal with this week's haunting episode.
In "Delusions of Grandview," just as Melinda (Jennifer Love Hewitt) goes out on a limb, agreeing to show Sam/Jim (David Conrad) what she actually does with the Spirit World, a bizarre and dangerous case falls in her lap. An elementary school in a newly renovated building is haunted by its former residents — the inmates of an insane asylum! Melinda and Sam's delicate new bond is stretched to the breaking point when Melinda is finally forced to tell him the truth about where his strange memories have been coming from -- and who he really is.
"Delusions of Grandview" was written by co-executive producers Laurie McCarthy and Mark B. Perry and was directed by Sundance Film Festival nominee Jefery Levy.
As many of you know, Jeffrey is married to the beautiful and talented Pamela Skaist-Levy who created Juicy Couture.
This episode guest stars Academy Award nominee Michael O'Keefe (The Great Santini, Michael Clayton) as Dr. Byrd, Darby Stanchfield (Mad Men) as Greer Clarkson and Mark L. Taylor (Boston Legal) as Doug Clarkson.
"Delusions of Grandview" features some terrific music, including Choice Music Prize and Meteor Music Award nominee Lisa Hannigan's hit song "Ocean And A Rock" (ATO Records), UK chart topping band The Script "The Man Who Can't Be Moved" (Sony BMG) and indie artist Sara Haze's song "Life Beyond." And as always, the GHOST WHISPERER score was composed by Mark Snow.
For the Ghost Whisperer "Delusions of Grandview" play list, please visit MySpace.com/GhostWhisperer.
For electronic artwork on Episode 417, please click on this link.
To view the on-air promo of "Delusions of Grandview," please click here.
As always, we continue to engage you on Ghost Whisperer's parallel universe by creating interesting original content for the web. For "Delusions of Grandview," we created an interactive online flash feature, the Ghost Whisperer Soul Mate Quiz, where you can answer questions to determine which Ghost Whisperer character is your soul mate! Who is your one true love? Find out by CLICKING HERE.
As we mentioned earlier, our writing team, director, cast and crew have been hard at work on a very special episode, titled "Leap of Faith" (clues in the title, maybe?), which airs next Friday night. You've all been guessing about what the turning point in Melinda and Jim/Sam's journey will be and no one knows for sure. Well, almost no one. Watch "Leap of Faith" and we think it's safe to say that you will be surprised and pleased with this new development in Melinda and Jim storyline. At the helm of this episode is P.K. Simonds and Laurie McCarthy, who wrote the fabulous script, and Ian who directed it, beautifully.
In anticipation of next Friday's broadcast, we are launching the GHOST WHISPERER ON-LINE SCAVENGER HUNT — feel free to dive right in. Season Four episode art cards have been placed on a number of important Ghost Whisperer fans sites. One letter per episode title does not fit in with the rest of the letters. Find the cards...collect the letters and find your way home to:
www.fansofgw.com/_ _ _ _ _dc_ _n _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
HINT: You can find your first letter by going to Ghost Whisperer on TVLoop (thank you to our Addicted to Ghost Whisperer Facebook partners).
Also, be sure to check out GHOST WHISPERER TWITTER starting Monday, March 9, for more clues on a daily basis.
And... you are about to get another installment of the award-winning webisodes Ghost Whisperer: The Other Side III, in which you'll experience what it's like to be a ghost as well as have a chance to win a set visit to Ghost Whisperer to experience all the magic of the spirit world at Universal Studios. Tune into our TVGuide.com blog next Friday for links to the first webisode.
Also world-renowned medium James Van Praagh has a new posting of his spooky Ghost Whisperer video blog: The Spirit World According to James. In this new video, James gives us the inside scoop on children and ghosts.
And check out Ghost Whisperer TUMBLR for ghostly updates and eerie content.
We can't wait to give you the next Ghost Whisperer update. See you then....
Kim, Ian, & PK