Pushing Daisies: Season 1, Episode 3

The Fun in Funeral (17 Oct. 2007)

TV Episode  |  TV-PG  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
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Emerson asks Ned to bring the funeral director he killed back to life, knowing that it will expose the secret about why Chuck is still alive. Olive also learns about Ned and Chuck's secret while delivering a pie to Chuck's aunts.


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
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Howard Mann ...
Elderly Man
Leyna Nguyen ...
30's Woman


Chuck holds true to the threat she made in the pilot by baking anti-depressants into her aunts' food--in the form of Ned's pies. Olive delivers one to them and stumbles onto Chuck's secret. Now that she has dirt on Chuck--that her aunts think she's dead--will Olive use it against her to get Ned? Written by Jason Breslin

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Paul Reubens was originally going to play the role of Alfredo Aldarisio. See more »


The Narrator gives the dead funeral director's age as "44 years, 17 months..." With twelve months in a year, his age is 45 years, 5 months. See more »


Narrator: At that very moment Chuck saw the Pie Maker, perhaps not as he really was, but as he would always appear to her: her Prince Charming.
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Aside from a dopey choice for the 'killer', it's a very good episode.
25 May 2011 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

This is a very good episode of "Pushing Daisies", though I thought the ending was a bit too forced--even for a show as bizarre as this one. It picks up with the end of the first episode--with the death of Chuck. You see, with Ned's power, when he revives someone permanently, someone else MUST die. And so, a nearby person died--a scum-bag mortician who delighted in stealing from the dead. His twin brother is approaching Emerson to take him as a client, as he wants to learn who killed his brother--so he can apparently learn where the loot is hidden. But it's not nearly as simple as this--many strange and funny twists follow. However, as I said at the beginning, the Civil War buff at the end seemed too strange even for this show and was a bit forced. But with such a delightful show apart from this, I can allow for this.

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