Patsy Powers is a lonely, homely nurse who works in a hospital alongside her former high school sweetheart, the handsome Dr. Dox, and his current girlfriend Goodie Tueshuze. One day, a studly Woodcutter comes in with an axe through his head. Unfortunately, he emits a noxious smell which drives away everyone but the steadfast Patsy. They quickly become friends and share a kiss. This is when Patsy's life changes forever. After the Woodcutter unintentionally bites her hand, Kapotski, a former doctor-turned-janitor from Eastern Europe, has been observing the Woodcutter's odd behavior and realizes he is aactually a zombie. Patsy becomes plagued by weird dreams as the zombie infection begins to take a hold in her body. Kapotski begins to observe her as he suspects she's been bitten by the zombie and will soon fall prey to the curse.