Melinda and Jim's relationship provides the primary arc during the fourth season of Ghost Whisperer. Stories involving a cruise they take and weddings they attend highlight how much in love they are, then suddenly Jim is shot and killed. Jim's spirit ultimately does not cross over, which presents new complications for Melinda. Meanwhile, Eli discovers he has powers similar to Melinda’s, and he turns to her for guidance. In between all of that, Melinda manages to help numerous spirits cross over.