Most TV shows, good and bad, are easy to describe in a sentence: Jersey mob boss in therapy! Superheroes without costumes! The Geico cavemen for 30 whole minutes!To read the full thing, click here.
Bryan Fuller makes shows that defy easy description (and exclamation points). His previous creations, Showtime's "Dead Like Me" and Fox's short-lived "Wonderfalls," practically require flowcharts, and to fully explain all the details of his new work, "Pushing Daisies," would require far more space than this column provides.
I'll do my best with the plot shortly, but there's a more important thing you have to understand about Fuller's writing: The man loves the whimsy.
Wednesday, October 03, 2007
The first of today's two columns reviews "Pushing Daisies" on ABC: