Thom fails a job interview, then finds his landlord throwing out all his stuff. With no job prospects and no place to sleep, he turns to driving an illegal taxicab around NYC. Lucky for him, Claire isn’t having a good day either: her husband is probably cheating, and her father had a heart attack. In a frenzy, she hails his cab, but what she gets is Thom.
In this retelling of not too distant history, FDR rides a “wheelchair of death” to save the world from werewolves who carry the polio virus, including werewolf versions of Hitler, Mussolini, and Emperor Hirohito.