When millionaire HARRY TRUMBOLL turns up dead in the glitzy city of LA--all are sure it was from natural causes. But things begin to get hazy when his wife FRANNIE winds up with a dead body in her arms, revealing HARRY was murdered too! Bribing HARRY'S secretary into helping her ferret out the murderer, the two sleuths find themselves planets apart; FRANNIE flamboyant and flighty uses wild imagination and useless intuitive flashes to do her snooping, while DAWN mousy and meticulous swears that sound, intelligent reasoning is the only way to catch a murderer, but for all her talk DAWN gets emotionally distracted along the way by a hunky cop named ZAK. Nothing is what it seems as the two partners uncover clues on their zany adventure, discovering each mourner at HARRY'S funeral had a reason to wish him dead. A trusting friendship blossoms between FRANNE and DAWN as they find themselves out on the skinny branches of life, forcing them to come face-to-face with a cold-blooded killer!