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Dead Like Me: Life After Death (2009)

Video  -  Comedy | Drama | Fantasy  -  17 February 2009 (USA)
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After the departure of Rube Sofer, a new head reaper named Cameron Kane takes over. He's a slick businessman who couldn't care less about helping the newly dead. Chaos ensues and brings out... See full summary »

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After the departure of Rube Sofer, a new head reaper named Cameron Kane takes over. He's a slick businessman who couldn't care less about helping the newly dead. Chaos ensues and brings out the worst in Daisy and Mason who begin drinking anew. George and Reggie re-connect for the first time when George reaps a new friend of Reggie's. Written by sweetgirl6464

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Sarah Wynter takes the role of Daisy Adair, previously played by Laura Harris in the series. In 24 (2001), the two actresses played sisters. See more »

Goofs

The ceramic jar in which Death was placed has written on it "Sanskrit Shabdkosh", which does not mean "Contents: Death" as the footnote states, but rather "Sanskrit Dictionary". See more »

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Delores Herbig: It's amazing how such a small creature could fit into something so big!
George Lass: Well, Murray had a big heart.
George Lass: [Thinking] And Cameron was a big ass.
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References Mulholland Drive (2001) See more »

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Performed by Buck Evans
Written by Robert Bailey Evans
Published by Retsina Glow Music
Courtesy of Burn Barrel Records
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It's OK
18 February 2009 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

While it was nice to see the return of the show, this reeked of Straight to DVD production value.

The excessive use of slow-mo and transitional effects were annoying to me, the original series just had a more polished feel to it.

The story line was OK, while it was good they tied up the absence of Rube. His general presence was missed, he kept everyone grounded.

In all honesty this movie has lost some of the charm of the series that made it quirky and dark. I am not saying it's bad, I just think they could have done so much better with how long this has been in production.

And to anyone who may quip that I am looking to find fault I watched the series when it had it's run on TV and bought the DVD's when they came out. I love the series as much as the next person and I want to see it picked up again but not at the expense of the story and the ideals that made the series what it was.


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