History Series / PushingDaisies

19th Oct '17 8:35:14 AM xoriak
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* AndTheAdventureContinues: Due to the sudden cancelling of the show, numerous plot threads were either abruptly tied or left hanging. By its finalé, Series 2 ends with: [[spoiler:Vivian discovering what occurred between Charles and Lily; Chuck revealing herself to Lily and Vivian; Ned and Chuck still continuing their relationship; Emerson getting "Lil Gumshoe" published and presumably finding Penny; and Olive staying with Randy Mann and going on to start her own novelty restaurant.]]

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* AndTheAdventureContinues: Due to the sudden cancelling of the show, numerous plot threads were either abruptly tied or left hanging. By its finalé, Series 2 ends with: [[spoiler:Vivian discovering what occurred between Charles and Lily; Lily, Chuck revealing herself to Lily and Vivian; Vivian, Ned and Chuck still continuing their relationship; relationship, Emerson getting "Lil Gumshoe" published and presumably finding Penny; Penny, and Olive staying with Randy Mann and going on to start her own novelty restaurant.]]



* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking: In "[[Recap/PushingDaisiesS2E5DimSumLoseSum Dim Sum Lose Sum]]", when discussing the gambling regulars:
-->Shrimpboy's the gangster in charge of the table and paying off the manager. Anson Chen did eight years in the state pen for armed robbery. Jin Quin is a thug for hire who'll do anything for a few dollars. Louie Lu strangled his mother-in-law, got off on a technicality. Jim is a plumber.

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* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking: ArsonMurderAndJaywalking:
**
In "[[Recap/PushingDaisiesS2E5DimSumLoseSum Dim Sum Lose Sum]]", when discussing the gambling regulars:
-->Shrimpboy's -->'''Simone:''' Shrimpboy's the gangster in charge of the table and paying off the manager. Anson Chen did eight years in the state pen for armed robbery. Jin Quin is a thug for hire who'll do anything for a few dollars. Louie Lu strangled his mother-in-law, got off on a technicality. Jim is a plumber.



-->'''Olive''': He flew into rages! Roamed the beaches at midnight! Shunned indoor plumbing!

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-->'''Olive''': -->'''Olive:''' He flew into rages! Roamed the beaches at midnight! Shunned indoor plumbing!



--->'''Ned''': It's hard enough being in a relationship where we can't touch. Butů we improvise, figured out ways around that. I've even built contraptions.

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--->'''Ned''': -->'''Ned:''' It's hard enough being in a relationship where we can't touch. Butů we improvise, figured out ways around that. I've even built contraptions.



* CatchPhrase: The narrator has "At this very moment" and "The facts are these..."
** Emerson's CatchPhrase is "Aw, ''hell'' no!"
*** Which was stolen by Olive on more than one occasion.
** Played with once with the narrator saying "Oh, hell no!", and once with this exchange:
-->'''Rob Wright:''' I know how it must sound, but the facts were these...
-->'''Chuck:''' Huh?
-->'''Rob Wright:''' These were the facts...
** The Narrator plays with his own catchphrase when describing how a scene was faked to look like a natural death:
-->'''Narrator:''' The facts were ''not'' these...

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* CatchPhrase: CatchPhrase:
**
The narrator has "At this very moment" and "The facts are were these..."
** Emerson's CatchPhrase is "Aw, ''hell'' no!"
*** Which was stolen by Olive on more than one occasion.
**
Played with once with the narrator saying "Oh, hell no!", and once with this exchange:
-->'''Rob
in "[[Recap/PushingDaisiesS2E7RobbingHood Robbing Hood]]":
---->'''Rob
Wright:''' I know how it must sound, but the facts were these...
-->'''Chuck:''' ---->'''Chuck:''' Huh?
-->'''Rob ---->'''Rob Wright:''' These were the facts...
** The *** Played with once by the Narrator plays with his own catchphrase himself when describing how a scene was faked to look like a natural death:
-->'''Narrator:''' ---->'''Narrator:''' The facts were ''not'' these...these...
** Emerson's is "Aw, ''hell'' no!"
*** Which has been stolen by the Narrator once and by Olive on more than one occasion.



-->'''Emerson''': It's about time I get to do the gun pointing around here.

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-->'''Emerson''': -->'''Emerson:''' It's about time I get to do the gun pointing around here.



--> Ned: You're thinking about living here, aren't you.
--> Chuck: Yeah. Well, you hate corduroy and sleigh-bell slippers, and I'll stop walking in on you doing things you don't want me to know you're doing.
--> Ned: That would have never happened if you were wearing your slippers.

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--> Ned: '''Ned:''' You're thinking about living here, aren't you.
--> Chuck: '''Chuck:''' Yeah. Well, you hate corduroy and sleigh-bell slippers, and I'll stop walking in on you doing things you don't want me to know you're doing.
--> Ned: '''Ned:''' That would have never happened if you were wearing your slippers.



* FiveFiveFive-0155 is Emerson Cod's phone number.

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* FiveFiveFive-0155 FiveFiveFive: 555-0155 is Emerson Cod's phone number.



-->'''Widow''': Now that I have [my husband's] recipe, that nice donut man and I are gonna go into business together: "Finger-Lickin' Donut Holes".\\
'''Ned''': Sounds delicious. ({{beat}}) [[LampshadeHanging And]] [[DoubleEntendre filthy]].

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-->'''Widow''': -->'''Widow:''' Now that I have [my husband's] recipe, that nice donut man and I are gonna go into business together: "Finger-Lickin' Donut Holes".\\
'''Ned''': '''Ned:''' Sounds delicious. ({{beat}}) [[LampshadeHanging And]] [[DoubleEntendre filthy]].
3rd Sep '17 1:22:26 AM SeptimusHeap
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* {{Homage}}: Exactly how much this show owes to the classic French film ''{{Amelie}}'' varies from "it's the writer's favourite film, there's bound to be some similarities" to "attempted shot-for-shot remake".

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* {{Homage}}: Exactly how much this show owes to the classic French film ''{{Amelie}}'' ''Film/{{Amelie}}'' varies from "it's the writer's favourite film, there's bound to be some similarities" to "attempted shot-for-shot remake".
13th Aug '17 11:32:52 AM nombretomado
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* XMeetsY: ''Series/{{CSI}}'' meets ''Film/{{Amelie}}''.
** [=WatchMojo.com=] describes it as if Creator/RoaldDahl wrote a show that was designed by Creator/DrSeuss.
25th Nov '16 4:44:55 PM nombretomado
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** Also see the homage to Creator/AlfredHitchcock's TheBirds in "Bitter Sweets".

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** Also see the homage to Creator/AlfredHitchcock's TheBirds ''Film/TheBirds'' in "Bitter Sweets".
2nd Nov '16 5:30:55 AM Ulysses21
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* DirtyKid: The 14-15 year old son of the dead lighthouse keeper in "Legend of Merle [=McQuoddy=]" is genuinely upset, but when Olive offers him a hug he buries his face in her cleavage.
-->'''Olive:''' There-there... *pushes him away*He goes to do the same to Chuck.*
-->'''Chuck:''' Not here-here *also pushes him away.


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* HormoneAddledTeenager: The 14-15 year old son of the dead lighthouse keeper in "Legend of Merle [=McQuoddy=]" is genuinely upset, but when Olive offers him a hug he buries his face in her cleavage.
-->'''Olive:''' There-there... *pushes him away*
-->'''Elliot:''' *Moves to do the same to Chuck.*
-->'''Chuck:''' Not here-here *also pushes him away*.
2nd Nov '16 5:26:34 AM Ulysses21
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* DirtyKid: The 14-15 year old son of the dead lighthouse keeper in "Legend of Merle McQuoddy" is genuinely upset, but when Olive offers him a hug he buries his face in her cleavage.

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* DirtyKid: The 14-15 year old son of the dead lighthouse keeper in "Legend of Merle McQuoddy" [=McQuoddy=]" is genuinely upset, but when Olive offers him a hug he buries his face in her cleavage.
2nd Nov '16 4:51:49 AM Ulysses21
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* DirtyKid: The 14-15 year old son of the dead lighthouse keeper in "Legend of Merle McQuoddy" is genuinely upset, but when Olive offers him a hug he buries his face in her cleavage.
-->'''Olive:''' There-there... *pushes him away*He goes to do the same to Chuck.*
-->'''Chuck:''' Not here-here *also pushes him away.
2nd Nov '16 4:01:21 AM Ulysses21
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** The Narrator plays with his own catchphrase when describing how a scene was faked to look like a natural death:
-->'''Narrator:''' The facts were ''not'' these...
13th Sep '16 4:10:44 PM Anddrix
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** "The Legend of Merle [=McQuoddy=]" is larded with shout outs to the 1977 Disney movie ''Film/PetesDragon''. The movie had starred ''Pushing Daisies''' narrator Jim Dale.

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** "The Legend of Merle [=McQuoddy=]" is larded with shout outs to the 1977 Disney movie ''Film/PetesDragon''.''Film/PetesDragon1977''. The movie had starred ''Pushing Daisies''' narrator Jim Dale.
9th Aug '16 3:54:25 PM nombretomado
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** In "Comfort Food"; Mary Anne Marie Beattle, from the ''{{Wonderfalls}}'' episode "Muffin Buffalo", appears.
** Happy Time Temp Agency from ''DeadLikeMe'' is mentioned in the first episode of season 2

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** In "Comfort Food"; Mary Anne Marie Beattle, from the ''{{Wonderfalls}}'' ''Series/{{Wonderfalls}}'' episode "Muffin Buffalo", appears.
** Happy Time Temp Agency from ''DeadLikeMe'' ''Series/DeadLikeMe'' is mentioned in the first episode of season 2
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