George Bailey has so many problems he is thinking about ending it all -and it's Christmas ! As the angels discuss George, we see his life inflashback. As George is about to jump from a bridge, he ends uprescuing his guardian angel, Clarence. Clarence then shows George whathis town would have looked like if it hadn't been for all his gooddeeds over the years. Will Clarence be able to convince George toreturn to his family and forget about suicide ?