Category Archives: Summer Rewatch

Summer Rewatch: Pushing Daisies, “Corpsicle”

So, who amongst us remembers the great Writer’s Guild of America strike of aught-seven to aught-eight? Waged over the issues of DVD residuals and new media compensation (amongst several other reasons) the strike lasted for a hundred days and threw … Continue reading

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Summer Rewatch: Pushing Daisies, “Bitter Sweets”

I’ve used probably every synonym in the thesaurus for “unique” that I could in the last seven weeks of writing about Pushing Daisies, but I think it’s worth remembering that for all its flash and its wordplay, it’s still working … Continue reading

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Summer Rewatch: Pushing Daisies, “The Smell of Success”

The facts are these: I’m back, ladies and gentlemen! After a two-week hiatus, during which I consumed enough steak, bacon and eggs to make Ron Swanson proud and spent an incredibly healthy amount of time in/on the lakes of Wisconsin, … Continue reading

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Summer Rewatch Update: A Break From Baking

Well, there’s only three episodes to go in season one of Pushing Daisies now. I hope you’ve been enjoying these recaps as much as I’ve enjoyed writing them, as revisiting the show this summer has been an unabashed joy on … Continue reading

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Summer Rewatch: Pushing Daisies, “Bitches”

One of the things that I’ve been enjoying the most in this revisit of Pushing Daisies is how much my knowledge of media has expanded between viewings, and the little ways that adds to my enjoyment of the show this … Continue reading

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Summer Rewatch: Pushing Daisies, “Girth”

In terms of holidays represented on television, Halloween is probably the easiest one to get a good episode out of. At its most basic level, it gives you an excuse to dress your characters up in costumes that are frequently … Continue reading

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Summer Rewatch Update: The Stream is Dried Up

We interrupt our usual broadcast of television content to bring some bad news for those of you who are following along with my Pushing Daisies rewatch – more specifically, those of you following on Netflix instant. As of last Friday, … Continue reading

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