Emotional family drama starring Charlie Sheen. 17-year old Skip Lewis (Chad Lowe) is tragically killed in a car crash. As the facts of the crash come to light, the indications are that Skip deliberately killed himself. His mother (Mariette Hartley), father (Howard Hesseman) and sister (Dana Hill) refuse to believe in the suicide theory. But, as the story progresses, Skip's best friend Ken (Sheen) becomes tormented by the thought that perhaps he could have prevented the awful tragedy.