When Mel suffers a nervous breakdown, her daughters Connie and Casey couldn’t care less. Convinced she is only seeking attention, they leave her in the care of the hospital’s psych ward. Years of repressed emotions and resentment come to light as this dysfunctional family learns to cope with Mel’s new situation. The road to recovery is strenuous but, when given the chance, heals those who didn’t even know they were suffering. Weaving together comedy and drama, MAD takes a lighthearted approach to family crisis, showing that sometimes all you can do is laugh.