This is a comedy movie about a private detective. He is given a case that pays plenty of money, but it includes an ethical choice. John is a private detective and is also an alcoholic. He lands a case where he must follow a man who is taking a train ride from Chicago to Los Angeles. As he digs deeper into the case, he finds out the man has been missing since 9/11. He was presumed to have died in the World Trade Center. This man has made a whole new life for himself. Now the detective must decide whether or not to drag him back to his wife in New York.