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  "Dead Like Me" (2003)
With sharp and witty writing and directing, "Dead Like Me" explores the bizarre world of our working-class grim reapers, the good folks charged with escorting human souls to the afterlife.
The very essence of "Dead Like Me" is, in fact, its willingness to explore not only the bizarre world of the reapers, but also the lives and personalities of the reapers themselves.
And, not to leave out the living world, the creative minds behind "Dead Like Me," also frequently turn their attention to living characters on the show, from the "soon to be referred to the past tense" reaper clients to the families they leave behind (most notably George's grieving family).
www.imdb.com /title/tt0348913   (968 words)

 Spoiler Slayer: Dead Like Me - Spoilers Archives
She did tell me that George is the one with the post-it for the killer.
Daisy has a very difficult reap, she has to ripple the soul of a woman who has been seeing a married man. She gets into the hotel room and ripples the woman, but curious about what is going to happen she hides in the closet.
Dead Like Me Online (1) is a nice site, and one of the first one's that I found when researching spoilers for the show.
www.spoilerslayer.com /archives/cat_dead_like_me_spoilers.php   (6694 words)

 Spoiler Slayer: Dead Like Me - News Archives
Since 'Dead Like Me' is on hiatus for the moment, there has been very little information to post.
It's been a while since there has been 'Dead Like Me' news, I would hope with the announcement of some of the returning series to cable, that we might have had a date when the series returns.
Managed to get the 'Dead Like Me' spoiler page up with some spoilers on it, and most of the episode titles that I was able to dig up.
www.spoilerslayer.com /archives/cat_dead_like_me_news.php   (1041 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Dead Like Me - Series 1: DVD: Ellen Muth,Mandy Patinkin,Britt McKillip,Laura Harris,Jasmine Guy,Scott ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dead like me I thought, was original, funny not always subtle and thought provoking for some of us that have experienced death within the family.
I like a TV show that actually makes you think and gives the viewer an important message: it's important to live your life to the fullest while you have the chance because who knows when it will be taken from you.
Dead Like Me tells the story of a group of people who have lost their lives and, rather than passing on to the next life, are destined to remain in society, living as Reapers, taking the souls of other people before they die and ensuring that they have an uninterrupted passage to the `other side'.
www.amazon.co.uk /Dead-Like-Me-Ellen-Muth/dp/B0009F686Q   (0 words)

 Microsoft is Dead
Thanks to OS X, Apple has come back from the dead in a way that is extremely rare in technology.
Windows is for grandmas, like Macs used to be in the 90s.
They were like Nero or Commodus—evil in the way only inherited power can make you.
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 The GATE's DVD Review of 'Dead Like Me' Starring Ellen Muth
she's just dead, and the powers that be (whoever that is) want her to reap the souls of people who are about to die.
One of the catches is that she doesn't look like she used to anymore to living people and she also doesn't get anything provided for her.
From beginning to end Dead Like Me was a stellar show with more heart and soul than pretty much every other show on television, and while the story propelled it perfectly, and the direction and music were top notch, I attribute most of the show's brilliance to the cast.
www.thegate.ca /dvd/2005/deadlikeme.php   (716 words)

 Urban Dictionary: dead like me
Dead Like Me, unfortunately, looks to be DOA (the slave of Satan, Bob Greenblatt, nixed a third season - presumably because of penis envy of the MGM lion).
Dead Like Me is an awesome show on Showtime about A girl named George(Ellen Muth) who is hit by a toliet seat and becomes a Grim Reaper.
Dead Like Me is a television show on Showtime about a girl who has died and become a grim reaper.
www.urbandictionary.com /define.php?term=dead+like+me   (377 words)

 Dead Like Me (series)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dead Like Me is a surprisingly effective series that has a lot to say, especially to teenagers.
Dead Like Me, the series that exposes the highs and lows of being a Grim Reaper, returned for a full second season, which would prove to be its last.
Dead Like Me continued to blend humor and pathos in equal measure, but in its second season the seams are beginning to show.
www.classicsondvd.com /deadlikeme.htm   (950 words)

 Dead Like Me: SoundOff from DC Morris
Dead Like Me did not deserve to be taken away...
Hi I'm 18-male and loved the show of Dead Like Me, I don't have Showtime to watch DLM but once I bought the first season it was amazing.
DLM was an excellent show that made the audience really think aboutlife and also made us think before we took anybody or anything for granted.
blogs.mediavillage.com /dead_like_me   (3392 words)

 SCIFI.COM | Dead Like Me
Dead Like Me Georgia "George" Lass (Ellen Muth) is an 18-year-old college dropout who has no job skills and seems unable to take an interest in anything, including her own life.
They look just like everyone else, but as "un-dead" grim reapers they appear physically different to the living than they did when they were alive.
Dead Like Me revolves around George¹s adventures as she comes into contact with an eclectic group of people who are about to meet their maker, and as she learns to interact with her fellow reapers, with Rube, and with her new/old boss, Dolores Herbig.
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 tvdvdreviews.com -- Dead Like Me: The Complete First Season DVD Review
Dead Like Me was created by Bryan Fuller, who went on to pen Fox's short lived, critically acclaimed Wonderfalls.
Wonderfalls, which lasted a mere four episodes this spring, followed a Niagara Falls-based slacker whose life is changed (for the better or the worse, depending on how one looks at it) when the inanimate objects sold at her souvenir shop begin speaking to her, extolling her to perform a series of seemingly unrelated tasks.
"Dead Like Us Weekly" is an onscreen "Journal for the Recently Deceased." This well-designed feature is divided into two "articles." The first consists of singles ads for some of the characters who died on the show.
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 Amazon.com: Dead Like Me - The Complete First Season: DVD: James Marshall (III),Tony Westman,Milan Cheylov,David ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
She does not like the details of her job, and is always at loggerheads with her boss Rube.
Dead Like Me puts a light touch on fl comedy, but it has a sneaky way of using humor to explore loss, loneliness, and regret, as well as kindness, and courage, and responsibility.
Of course, in the early episodes of the series George is not happy with being dead and not exactly thrilled with a job when she is given a post-it note with a name, address and E.T.D. (estimated time of death) so she can go reap a soul.
www.amazon.com /Dead-Like-Me-Complete-Season/dp/B0001GF2F6   (0 words)

 Welcome to Dead Like Me Online!
MGM Announced that cast is being sought for a straight to DVD production of Dead Like Me. Sources close to the show tell DLMO that the script is currently being written for a movie length episode that will be released straight to DVD.
MGM has officially announced that Dead Like Me will not be going to season three on Showtime.
"Dead Like Me" is the property of Bryan Fuller, John Masius, Showtime, and MGM Television Studios.
www.deadlikemeonline.com   (685 words)

 Dead Like Me
There’s an old saying that goes "the dead can’t hurt you," but in the case of the new Showtime series Dead Like Me they certainly have the power to bore you to death.
With movies like the searing drama Soldier‘s Girl and provocative subject matter in such series as Out of Order, an update on couples swapping, they are trying to carve a sharper edge.
Like many disaffected youth, she is completely alienated from her parents and has no thought of moving her life forward.
www.culturevulture.net /Television/DeadLikeMe.htm   (0 words)

 Ellen Muth interview for Dead Like Me - UGO.com Film/TV
She's the star of the new Showtime series Dead Like Me, and her character, George (short for Georgia) Lass, is dead.
And I guess the way I differ from George is that I have something that interests me, and some direction, and feel like…the way I do relate to her, though, is that I have low self-esteem, and so does George, even though I'm not sure if she realizes it.
But she tries, because, like, she refuses to take money from dead people, and that, to me, is a big thing.
www.ugo.com /channels/filmtv/features/deadlikeme/ellenmuth.asp   (0 words)

 Amazon.com: Dead Like Me - The Complete Second Season: DVD: James Marshall (III),Tony Westman,Milan Cheylov,David ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The fact is that DEAD LIKE ME was the finest show the network ever hosted, and its cancellation is both a blow to quality television on Showtime in particular but also television as a whole.
DEAD LIKE ME is a great example of a show that doesn't fit traditional entertainment economic categories.
"Dead Like Me" was the best and yes, most successful show on Showtime's lineup, and the only reason it was cancelled was because the head of the network didn't really find it to his taste.
www.amazon.com /Dead-Like-Me-Complete-Second/dp/B00094ARGY   (0 words)

 Keep "Dead Like Me" On The Air Petition
“Dead Like Me” is an amazing, witty, and intelligent show that does not talk down to its audience and makes people think, which is very rare to see on television these days.
Please do not let “Dead Like Me” disappear from our television line-up, as it is one of the main reasons (and for many of us, the ONLY reason) we tune into your network(s).
The Keep "Dead Like Me" On The Air Petition to MGM Television Studios/Showtime was created by and written by Traci Walker (dlmtraci@deadlikemeonline.com).
www.petitiononline.com /dlm1218/petition.html   (0 words)

 Crimson Celluloid :: Resident DVDvil :: Dead Like Me: Season 1
I generally hate using cute little terms like ‘quirky’ to describe shows or movies that are a little bit… uhhh… quirky.
Fortunately, the good folks at MGM Home Entertainment have seen fit to release the entire first season of “Dead Like Me” on DVD for people like me who are to cheap to spring for the really good cable.
What surprises her, and allows for no end of laughs for me, is the decidedly corporate attitude that permeates her new job.
www.lethaldeath.com /Crimson/Archives/ResidentDVDvil/Archives/RD_DeadLikeMe_Season1.php   (1191 words)

 Dead Like Me: Season 1
Reluctantly George takes a menial job at a temp agency and during her first lunch hour is stuck dead by a toilet seat from the MIR space station.
George is recruited to the ranks of the Grim Reapers, the undead that help to shuttle freshly dead people to the after life that waits, once dead George meets her new boss Rube (Mandy Patinkin) and his team of misfit Reapers.
One thing that works for me is death does not really change George, she was a slacker in life and remains so in her un-dead state.
www.hometheaterinfo.com /dead_like_me_season_1.htm   (0 words)

 Tera Patricks' Tera Talks - Dead Like Me
In Dead Like Me, the main character, Georgia Lass, is a pouty, self-absorbed 18-year-old who’s life is ended by a toilet seat which fell from the Soviet-era Mir space station.
Interestingly, Dead Like Me was more about how the living deal with each other than how the dead deal with death.
The idea of a soul that transcends death escapes me. The faithful among us may declare that humankind was never meant to understand such divine mysteries.
www.teratalks.com /index.php/teratalks/comments/dead_like_me   (0 words)

 Dead Like Me | PopMatters Television Review
Liberated from the selective perception that comes hand in hand with rational existence, the reapers are better prepared to anticipate the unexpected, to see that imminent moment when the terrestrial and the cosmic are linked and a person passes from one to the other.
This, undoubtedly, is why the only living human in Dead Like Me to have an inkling of the reapers' mission is a schizophrenic, who is uninvested in the ordinary and can therefore see it for what it really is. Most of us wear grooves in our lives by living in only a portion of them.
Like Monica, they meet their fates with an odd complacency; even on the brink of annihilation, they lack interest in their environments or in spiritual or mystical matters.
www.popmatters.com /tv/reviews/d/dead-like-me.shtml   (0 words)

 Striped Wall » dead like me
Screencaps for Dead Like Me 2×15 “Haunted” are now in the gallery.
Screencaps for Dead Like Me 2×13 “Last Call” are now in the gallery.
Screencaps for Dead Like Me 2×11 “Ashes to Ashes” are now in the gallery.
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 Dead Like Me TV Show - Dead Like Me Television Show - TV.com
Now that she has a new life, George will try to deal with her new job as a reaper and the fact that she is dead.
It's Halloween and reaper legend has it that the reapers can be seen as they were when alive; a serial killer stalks a neighbourhood, the reapers collecting his victims as he goes, George getting the bad guy; Joy and Reggie pay a late night visit to George's grave.
well dead like me follows a young girl thatis chosen to become a soul reaper.
www.tv.com /dead-like-me/show/16840/summary.html   (840 words)

 Dead Like Me - SCIFIPEDIA
Dead Like Me (2003–2004) is a comedic drama TV series created by Bryan Fuller, which details the life of several grim reapers, notably newcomer Georgia "George" Lass (Ellen Muth) and her boss, Rube Sofer (Mandy Patinkin).
George Lass was just like any other eighteen-year-old in America: lazy, irresponsible, and not sure where her life is headed.
On her first day at her new job, she is hit by a zero-gravity toilet from the de-orbiting space station, Mir.
scifipedia.scifi.com /index.php/Dead_Like_Me   (0 words)

 Dead Like Me credits   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Finding out she is now dead, she is recruited to become a grim reaper.
As in life, she is a pain in the butt in death.
She does not like the details of her job, and is always at loggerheads with her boss Rube.
www.ellen-muth.com /html/dead_like_me_credits.html   (192 words)

 Cleveland - Music - Dead Like Me
Dead Like Me Surviving 11 straight hours of the Grateful Dead.
And don't even get me started on the drug-addled, fire-stick-juggling, arrhythmic-dancing fans who are trying either to recapture a long-lost moment of their youth or to catch a glimpse of something extinguished long before their birth.
Recently, however, I decided to confront my distaste head-on, inspired by the fact that the Dead is releasing a 10-CD boxed set of the entire four-day run of shows at Fillmore West in 1969 (which were cherry-picked for the original, celebrated Live/Dead album).
www.clevescene.com /2006-01-11/music/dead-like-me   (0 words)

 Dead Like Me » Make Me Watch TV
Dead Like Me, I have decided, is a dandy little show.
Georgia, when she was a living and breathing little girl, didn’t like Halloween because of the candy.
Like a lazy river at the water park.
www.makemewatchtv.com /category/shows/dead-like-me   (1363 words)

 TV: Dead Like Me
Dead Like Me may be dead but fan interest in the show certainly isn't.
NPR.org: Dead Like Me Brings Reapers Stories Back to Life: An NPR interview with Dead Like Me executive producer John Masius, talking about the show's success.
TV.com: Dead Like Me: Features background information about the show and a video clip to give you a flavor of what Dead Like Me has to offer.
www.squidoo.com /tvdeadlikeme   (1139 words)

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