Pushing Daisies Casting News: Welcome, Stephen Root!

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Stephen Root - best known for roles in Newsradio and Office Space - is joining the cast of Pushing Daisies for four episodes.

Sources confirm to Entertainment Weekly that Root's character "has a shared history with both Ned's dad and Chuck's dad," according to series creator Bryan Fuller. "He stirs up a lot of hullabaloo for everyone, particularly Aunts Lily and Vivian."

The second season of Pushing Daisies begins October 1.

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Pushing Daisies Quotes

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Ned: What did you say it was, besides mysterious?
Emerson: I have not yet expressed my opinion.
Ned: Would you care to express it now?
Emerson: My opinion is you need to take a coupon for this conversation and redeem it at another date.
Ned: I want to use my coupon now.
Emerson: Redeem it tomorrow. There's somebody in the county fridge you need to talk to.