George is still dealing with her transition, sneaking home at night, shirking her reaping duties and meeting Brendan's parents. Reggie is also having some difficulty, and starts lying and stealing toilet seats. Mason comes up with a new scheme to gather money, and Roxy is not very appreciative. Betty gets stuck chaperoning George. Eventually, George learns just how important being a reaper is. Written by
Did You Know?
Ellen Muth's name that she goes by at Happy Time is 'Mildred' of which Delores asks if she can call her 'Millie'. This is a reference to the Piers Anthony character in his 'Xanth' series of books, Millie the Ghost. The premise of the show was also inspired by the Piers Anthony book based in the same world entitled 'On a Pale Horse'. See more
The show is set in Washington State (the University of Washington is mentioned in the pilot, and American flags, American money and other such markers are clearly visible in several episodes throughout the series). However, in the scene where Rube and George are walking beside the train, you can clearly see the word 'CANADA' and other markings indicating that it is a train operated by VIA Rail, Canada's passenger rail company. Specifically, it is the distinctive refurbished Canadian Pacific train known as "The Canadian", which travels three times per week between Vancouver and Toronto. See more
People say the Lord works in mysterious ways. As if that makes all the shitty things in life any sweeter. Death is equally mysterious, but there's no sugar-coating that turd.
References Death Takes a Holiday
Written by Boots Randolph
and James Rich
Briefly played during the death by revolving door scene. See more