Bill Cosby plays Eliot, a workaholic widower and father of three who faces ruin when landed with the medical bills of his late wife. After getting into a taxi driven by a satanic maniac, the vehicle crashes, leaving him in limbo and the subject of an investigation of the paranormal by a scientist of the supernatural. Elliot asks the scientist to send him back so that he can close a financial business deal. and make sure that his children are taken cared of. Sidney Poitier directs this family comedy.