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Bitter Sweets 

The owners of a new candy store hope to put The Pie Hole out of business. And when one of the store's owners turns up dead, Ned is wrongfully charged with murder.

Director:

Allan Kroeker

Writers:

Bryan Fuller (created by), Abby Gewanter
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Lee Pace ... Ned
Anna Friel ... Charlotte 'Chuck' Charles
Chi McBride ... Emerson Cod
Jim Dale ... Narrator (voice)
Ellen Greene ... Vivian Charles (credit only)
Swoosie Kurtz ... Lily Charles (credit only)
Kristin Chenoweth ... Olive Snook
Molly Shannon ... Dilly Balsam
Field Cate ... Young Ned
Michael Cornacchia ... Burly Bruce Carter
Raúl Esparza ... Alfredo Aldarisio
Steve Hytner ... Andrew Brown
Mike White ... Billy Balsam
Tammy Dahlstrom ... Woman
Tara Donato Tara Donato ... Sheila
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Storyline

Tony DiNapoli is murdered and his girlfriend Tina Arongino is the suspect. She hires Emerson to prove her innocence. Emerson, Ned and Chuck - looking just like Janis Joplin in this scene - talk to Tony and he tells them he was murdered by Burly Bruce Carter, who killed him with the hands of his girlfriend, a real doll! Meanwhile, The Pie Hole gets competition from Bittersweets, a candy store that has opened across the street and whose owners make it very clear they'll do anything to put The Pie Hole out of business. To make matters even worse, Ned finds the dead body of one of the owners in the candy store at the exact moment the police enters the building... Written by Marco van Hoof <k_luifje7@hotmail.com>

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Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 November 2007 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Dilly's background story references Alfred Hitchcock's movie "The Birds". She is dressed in the same outfit and has the same hairstyle as movie's heroine, played by Tippi Hedron. The movie takes place in Bodega Bay, and at the beginning, the heroine is attacked by seagulls on her way to the town via a speedboat. See more »

Goofs

When Ned is cleaning the mess left by Chuck and Olive in the Bitter Sweets candy shop (i.e. the release of rats), he uses his Digby-petting device. When he goes to retrieve the rat from the vat with pink goo, there is already a prominent amount of goo (albeit dried) on the lower half of the arm/hand. See more »

Quotes

Olive SnookCharlotte 'Chuck' Charles: Don't mess with the Pie Hos!
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Connections

Spoofs The Godfather: Part II (1974) See more »

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Written by James Dooley
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