"Post-Op!" is a hospital based, reality TV show that's dying a slow death. The host of the show just isn't TV, in fact, he's been deemed a loser by TV crew and the non-existent ratings.
Get Katie! Her one time appearance on the ailing "Post-Op!" electrifies its small audience. Dr. Hart is fired and the hunt is on to lure Katie back as the new host. Meanwhile, back at the ranch, seven year-old Eli disappears, sparking a frantic manhunt.
Katie takes over the ailing "Post-Op!" and her first guest on the show is none other than her GP, bearing news about her cancer. But there's no stopping her now, she takes on her husband, revamps and renames her show...
As Katie's show hits new heights, she finds she can't dodge the cancer bullet any longer: her new oncologist orders her to have a partial mastectomy. Not to be outdone by the tumor, Katie decides to have the operation broadcast live.
With all the hoopla surrounding Katie's operation, Sarah decides to blackmail her grade 12 English teacher into having sex. She lures him out and into a café.
It's been a month since Katie's partial mastectomy and she's ready to return to the ring and claim her title as the nation's most popular host. In another ring and with rage rising, Saul decides to go after the world.
Life thunders along for the Sampson family: Saul begins to atone for his violent past, Nicky's deep in his affair with the Polish émigré, Eli has become a dark prophet of life and death and his mother's chances of survival.
Like planes hitting buildings and large waves crashing on distant shores, reversal is the key to life and drama. Katie's cancer comes back with a vengeance. Nicky is busted, but not busted up for his affair with Lenora Bukowski, the sexy Polish émigré.
Ari's finest hour is now. He steps into the spotlight as Katie's husband, lover, friend, and father of her children. Katie's hospitalized amidst a media frenzy and in her darkest hour, she tells him that he has to go on.
What if the phone never rang that day? What if it was all a mistake? Who would you be? What would the last eight months have been like? Would you have laughed so much? Would your mother have come home? Would you know that the angelic boy was your brother?