It’s a hot July day at The Good Shepherd Funeral Parlor and Martin Lamb, the mortician, is presiding over the wake of the late Walter Porteus. His dream of the perfect wake is undermined by his son Jimmy, whose interests are more amorous than funeral, and by the conniving Porteus family members who are already clashing over the will.
To further inflame matters, the air-conditioning breaks down and the wrong body turns up in the casket, then a mysterious mourner turns up and a valuable piece of jewellery disappears. When the air-conditioning repairman pulls a gun and decides to hold them all hostage, things start to get really interesting…
Written by Frederick Stroppel