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on 2 June 2017
Arrived on time as advertised. Great value for money.
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on 2 April 2017
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on 1 June 2017
very good film to watch
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on 28 March 2017
Good price, and still as new (shrink wrapped).
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on 3 April 2009
Great , but sadly already no longer on the air. If you like a little weirdness in a sitcom. So cute and worth buying.
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on 4 May 2009
I love this series and refuse to believe it won't be continued. It has fun, magic and a hint of realism in touching on real subjects like unrequited love, longing and friendships, although in a truly surreal way.
It has similarities to Scrubs in that sense, as it's funny but still very touching. A bit Tim Burtonesque, if you liked Big Fish, you're likely to enjoy this as well. It's the most visually stunning tv series I can think of, as you might have figured, I'm a fan..
If you want to enjoy your life, this is a great purchase!
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TOP 1000 REVIEWERon 16 September 2008
This show is like nothing you have ever seen before. And that is a good thing.

It is the story of the Pie Maker aka Ned (Lee Pace). To the world, he is best known as the owner of The Pie Hole, where he serves delicious pies with his assistant/waitress, Olive (Kristen Chenoweth).

But Ned has a secret. With his touch, he can bring the dead back to life. Of course, there are some conditions. If he touches them again, they are dead for ever and ever. And if he doesn't touch them again in one minute, someone else nearby dies instead.

Since The Pie Hole doesn't pay all the bills, Ned works with private investigator Emerson Cod (Chi McBride). He brings murder victims back to life to find out who killed them, then the two split the reward.

Everything is going along fine until the next murder victim is the girl he calls Chuck, aka Charlotte Charles (Anna Friel). Chuck was Ned's childhood sweetheart, and he just can't bear to let her die, so he keeps her alive. While the two build a non-touch romance, Chuck's two aunts, Vivian and Lily (Ellen Greene and Swoosie Kurtz) mourn her death.

But Chuck's death is just the beginning of the weird cases. There are the human crash test dummies, the dog breeder with four wives, the bodies in the snowmen, and the exploding scratch and sniff book. And that doesn't even mention my favorite case, the headless horseman who is after Olive.

So by now I'm sure you've figured out just how weird this show really is. But it is so much fun, too. While it is a mystery, the mysteries are only a background to explore the relationships of the characters in the show. Each week, those relationships advance, grow, and change. You never know just where they will wind up.

And that's not to mention the look of the show. Every set and costume uses bright colors and vivid light. The show was made for HD, and I can't wait to watch it on my new HD-TV. Plus the make up on the dead bodies is outstanding. If they don't win some Emmys for make up, something is seriously wrong.

And I must admit, I love the show's humor. The lines come fast and furious with plenty of banter, especially between Ned and Chuck. Jim Dale is also in the cast as the omniscient narrator, and he adds his own touch to the show.

Yes, this show is quirky and odd. But please don't let that stop you. Get this set and give it a try. You'll be hook on the quirky before you know what hit you.
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VINE VOICEon 16 July 2009
Pushing Daisies is produced in glorius technicolour with full candy-tone. It's oh so sweet and centres around the Pie-Maker or Ned (Lee Pace). Ned tragically discovered an unusual ability as a child. One touch from him, and dead things came back to life. One second touch from him, and they're dead for good. If he doesn't touch the reanimated being for a second time, then natural balance takes over and something else dies in their place. So Ned institutes a rule; When he touches someone or something, he touches them again (for good this time) within a minute.

Fast forward many years and Ned is the proud owner of the Pie-Hole (which even has a pie crust shaped roof) and is business partner to snappily-dressed, knitting obsessed private investigator, Emerson Cod (Chi McBride). Ned's reanimation skills come in handy when investigating murders, given that he can collect eye witness testimony from the dead themselves.

Things get turned around when one of the deceased folk turns out to be Ned's old sweetheart, Chuck (Anna Friel). Ned cannot bring himself to touch her again for a second time, thus keeping her alive and in his life - but at the price of never being able to touch her again!

Due to the writer's strike in the States, there are only nine episodes in Series 1 of the show, but they are nine beautifully imagined and lovingly created episodes. Pushing Daisies is a charming, simple yet quirky romantic comedy. Great performances from the leading characters along with snappy dialogue and lots of romantic gazes all add up to create a television show that is truly memorable.
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TOP 1000 REVIEWERVINE VOICEon 15 September 2011
Master piemaker Ned has a secret. He can bring people back to life. Any further physical contact from him, though, means dead for ever. More than a minute of life unfortunately means sudden death for somebody close by. This suits him fine, only a minute needed to learn the identity of their killers. His mate private detective Emerson can then catch the villains and claim the reward.

Ned needs to be extra careful when with his dog Digby and childhood sweetheart Chuck, both living anew because of him....

Lee Page and Anna Friel shine as the untouchables, real romance impossible for obvious reasons. A lively cast does full justice to OTT roles - especially the two aunts (ex-synchronized swimmers) and Ned's adoring waitress Olive (distraught on learning their saliva is incompatible).

Jim Dale narrates. Witty scripts. Vivid colours. Lush music. Many surprises and lots of laughs, including that hilarious brief allusion to Hitchcock's "The Birds". (Just one regret, apart from only nine episodes and no bonuses. Surely Ned could have found a better name for his diner!)

A fairy tale for adults, "Edward Scissorhands"-style? A bitter-sweet love story? Call it what you will. Simply salute a series that jumps on no bandwagon, preferring to offer something entertainingly and refreshingly different.

Great fun.
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on 29 December 2011
Most reviews heap praise upon the series, and justly so, despite being axed like almost any other off-beat show, like "Death Like Me", "Wonderfalls" or "Firefly" (you should these down too!).

There are almost no extras, but I was particularly taken in with the possibility to switch off the (identical) intros of the shows. An example devoutly to be wished upon all (good) series!

For the rest, forget the reviews; buy it! You won't regret it.
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