Upon release from the local insane asylum, clean-cut Danny Summer (Maxwell Caulfield) poses as a sanitarium employee and rents a room from single mom Jessica Michaels (Linda Purl). When he was a lad, Danny's predatory papa committed suicide on Christmas Eve, in response to sex abuse charges filed by the then-teenage Jessica. Although Jessica's savvy daughter Laura (Stacy Hogue) smells a rat, vengeful Danny worms his way into Jessica's confidence. The only fly in Danny's payback plan is his fiancee and former nuthouse pal Rachel (Tracy Nelson), who doesn't want her wedding plans spoiled. In short order, Danny installs his sister Lucy (Melissa Behr) in Jessica's cateri...