Old Tucker Herman is told that he will not be the one to light the tree at this year's tree lighting ceremony, but will instead have to 'pass the torch' to either his son or son-in-law. He hatches a dark scheme that pits two families against each other, the victor inheriting his substantial fortune. Comical shenanigans ensue as both families find themselves embroiled and entwined in each other's lives and ultimately deaths. As ghosts they must see the error of their ways and learn to get along before the end of the tree lighting ceremony or else be forced to do it all again. This dark Shakespearean comedy will tickle your other funny bone.