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

Chuck: Do you believe in reincarnation?
Emerson: Hell no. The planet's falling apart. Right now, it's the children's problem. We reincarnate, it's our problem

Vivian: Charlotte was a nice girl.
Lily: With the exception of puberty.
Vivian: Which was when Lily was going through a change of life.
Lily: Impolite to talk about one's menopause in mixed company.