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Have you guys been watching pushing daises?

One of the main characters is a P.I. who knits when he is stressed. And Episode 2 featured a retractable set of needles as Deus ex Machina. (view online at

Part of me is upset that they stole all that is good from my favorite quirky French movie, Amelie - all the way down to the deadpan narrator and primary color scheme...

but things like this make up for it:

It also features two of my very favorite underrated actresses ever, Ellen Greene (from little shop of horrors) & Swoosie Kurtz.


It sounds like a good show...but alas, I got rid of TV a few years ago.

TomH's picture

Ditto here. With knitting (and a laptop) no need for a TV in my life.

Thank goodness I can catch up on past episodes online. I hadn't made the Amelie connection, but at that point I had only watched the first episode. It's really a great show. Do you think Emerson will share his pattern for his handgun cozy??

Tallguy's picture

Ah, but that is only if you live in the US. Not for the rest of the world!