Dead Like Me
With help from her fellow dead, a woman who is new to the afterlife negotiates the politics and boredom of her new job as a taker of souls.
S01:E01 - Dead Like Me - Pilot
George (Ellen Muth) is an 18 year-old college dropout with no real skills, no interests and no motivation. Her life is built around cynicism that infuriates her family and anyone else who comes into contact with her. But all that changes when George's mortality comes to an abrupt halt in a fluke accident - a toilet seat from the MIR space station falls from the sky and drives her into the pavement. In order to for her soul to move on to its next level, George finds out there she has a quota of souls she must remove from those about to die.
S01:E02 - Dead Girl Walking
George suffers reaper's remorse and tries to quit her new job only to find there are consequences when she shirks her reaper duties. Determined to make her "so-called afterlife" work, George attempts to get a real job to support herself and, once again, reluctantly graces Dolores Herbig's doorway at the Happy Time Temp Agency.
S01:E03 - Curious George
George breaks a cardinal rule, and sneaks back to her parents house. She attempts to communicate with her mother, only to discover that the annoyingly trite saying "you can never go home" is even more accurate when you're dead.
S01:E04 - Reapercussions
George finds a loophole in the Reaper rules and decides to "spare" her next mark, but quickly learns that if you flip-off Fate, Fate flings it right back in your face ten-fold. While continuing to keep tabs on her little sister, George realizes she can take care of herself.
S01:E05 - Reaping Havoc
George mistakenly pops the wrong soul, and all hell breaks loose when Betty decides to piggy-back on a soul and cross over.
S01:E06 - My Room
In order to teach George a lesson about taking her role as a grim reaper more seriously, Rube sends her on a difficult mission. In her absence, Rube discovers Yvonne, a reaper from his past who has just returned from a particularly difficult mission of her own ... a mission she began sixty years ago!
S01:E07 - Reaper Madness
George finds herself in a strange and potentially romantic relationship with a man who can see gravelings while Rube helps Yvonne adapt to life in the new millenium and cope with the fallout of her years of deep sea imprisonment.
S01:E08 - A Cook
When George pulls a post-it to collect a soul at the local college, she loses her virginity to her 19 year-old mark and reconnects with her father by auditing one of his classes.
S01:E09 - Sunday Morning
When George pulls a post-it to collect a soul at the local college, she makes friends with and Mason develops a crush on a young female student whose favorite professor is none other than George's father. Watching him in his classroom, George reflects upon how close she and Clancy once were, before the teen years set in. In the end, George and her new friend talk with Clancy about his daughter and ultimately, George discovers there is something going on between her father and her new friend.
S01:E10 - Business Unfinished
Fed up with her low-paying job, George is vulnerable to a scam cooked up by Daisy and Mason to extort money from the rich son of a woman whose soul will not cross over. Using a dead relative story to get a few days off from Happy Time, George is used as an assistant, who must babysit the woman's soul until Daisy can arrange a seance. But Rube is onto them, and busts the trio, chastising them for abusing their powers. Meanwhile, Rube learns that Roxy's uncharacteristic cheer coincides with the anniversary of her death. He helps her deal with her grief and move on, as George returns to Happy Time and her own unfinished business.
S01:E11 - The Bicycle Thief
After George informs Delores that she's found another higher-paying job and will be leaving Happy Time, a bereft Delores organizes a going away party, Mason takes the souls of a gay, together-forver couple, while Daisy is called to task by the soul of a young painter who won't cross over. And when JD the dog runs away from the Lass home, Reggie, Joy and Clancy blame each other as they search for the glue of the family.
S01:E12 - Nighthawks
Unable to sleep and reflecting on her life (and afterlife), George heads to the Waffle Haus where she finds the reapers filling out evaluations under Rube's watchful eye. After glimpsing a post-it which lists her family's address, George disobeys Rube and rushes to the Lass house.
S01:E13 - Vacation
When the Gravelings take the day off, our reapers are stuck cleaning up an ensuing filing fiasco. Although the filing gets underway at Der Waffle Haus, George convinces Rube to move the operation after hours to Happy Time, where computers and modern technology are available. Meanwhile, George is distressed to see Joy, Clancy and Reggie heading to the family cabin without her. George reflects on the family's happier times at the cabin, as we see her parent's marriage fall apart.
S01:E14 - Rest in Peace
The Lass family is preparing to visit George's gravesite, where her headstone is being set. Meanwhile, Rube pops the soul of a yoga teacher who, surprisingly, can't wait to embrace the great beyond. Elsewhere, Mason embraces a young woman who puts an end to his sexual dry streak after he divulges his undead secret identity. And back at Happy Time, George askes Delores for her job back. In the end, the reapers gather at George's gravesite.