A Gifted Man “In Case of Heart Failure” Episode 16 airs Friday March 2 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
Episode Synopsis: Michael learns that a patient at the clinic has a special connection to Anna. Meanwhile, Michael reunites with an old friend who is suffering from a rare illness, on the season finale of A GIFTED MAN, Friday, March 2 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Frances Fisher (“Titanic”) guest stars as Michael’s friend’s overbearing mother.
Show Summary: A GIFTED MAN is a drama about a brilliant, charismatic surgeon whose life changes forever when his deceased ex-wife begins teaching him the meaning of life from the “hereafter.” Michael Holt is an exceptional doctor who lives a materialistic life of luxury thanks to his work-obsessed career and powerful and wealthy patients; however, Michael’s ordered world is rocked when his ex-wife, Anna, an idealistic free-clinic doctor and the love of his life, mysteriously appears to him.
In an attempt to go back to his “normal” life, Michael visits Anton, a carpenter who moonlights as a shaman, to try and extract Anna’s spirit from his body, but when Anna reappears and asks Michael to help keep her clinic running, he realizes she needs him more now then ever. Curious about Michael’s sudden change in behavior is his efficient assistant, Rita, who works tirelessly to facilitate his schedule in order to accommodate his added responsibilities at the clinic. Touched by those in need and accepting of Anna’s compassionate “presence,” Michael’s attitude toward serving the rich and poor is turned upside down, and he begins to see that there’s room in his life for everyone. Seven-time Emmy nominee Neal Baer, Academy Award nominee Susannah Grant, Academy Award winner Jonathan Demme, Sarah Timberman and Carl Beverly are executive producers for CBS Television Studios.