On June 27th of 2003, Bryan Fuller's soon to be short-lived series Dead Like Me
(a first of many) premiered on Showtime
. Starring Ellen Muth as Georgia "George" Lass, a young aimeless woman who finds herself killed in a freak accident and recruited to be a Grim Reaper, the series also starred Jasmine Guy, Mandy Patinkin, Callum Blue, Laura Harris, and Christine Willes, among others.
A uniquely comedic take on the afterlife, George was assigned to assist people by removing their souls just before they died, leading her and her Reaper friends into all sorts of ridiculous and dark situations, all the while still having to work a full time job to pay for "living". In the meantime, Georgia's family and her younger sister Reggie struggle with grieving her loss and trying to move on and have a normal life. One of Fuller's early shows, he left at the end of the first season because of behind the scenes debacles, and continued to make the also short-lived Wondefalls
starring Caroline Dhavernas and ONTD's fave Pushing Daisies
of a similar vein.
There was also the Dead Like Me: Life After Death
movie, but lets keep this post positive. Below I've listed the top 10 rated episodes on IMDB (in order of release) as well as some clips from the show!( Collapse )( Collapse )
ONTD, what are your favorite memories of this show? If you haven't seen it, be sure to give it a chance.