Dead Like Me

The Shallow End

Season 2, Ep 4, Aired 8/15/04
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  • Episode Description
  • Mason reaps an old man in the swimming pool and the troubles arise when the old man won't leave until he sees his own funeral. Roxy tackles baddies on the job as a policewoman. Daisy counsels her reap, a man who wished in his life to be a woman; George gets a new temp named Ethan and discovers that maybe the reason everyone likes her so much is because of her sarcasm and hostility.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Ellen Muth

    George Lass

  • Laura Harris

    Daisy Adair

  • Callum Blue

    Mason

  • Jasmine Guy

    Roxy Harvey

  • Cynthia Stevenson

    Joy Lass

  • Fan Reviews (5)
  • We all want to be liked

    By SleepTight, Nov 17, 2006

  • What is it about this show?

    By tjaman, Sep 22, 2006

  • A great episode with a surprise ending

    By amiralkent, Sep 12, 2006

  • Cool!

    By OeTvGreat, Aug 05, 2006

  • My favorite episode of season two thus far...

    By archangelcory16, Mar 14, 2006

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (16)

    • Daisy: You do that, you know. You withhold the love. Rube: How can I withhold that which I do not possess?

    • Stan: (at stained glass window, to God) You bastard! Daisy: Stan! Stan: Hypocritical, no-good, backstabbing, judgmental ... You said we're all G-d's children! Except the freaks! Except for me! (trying to throw a hymnal at the glass, to Daisy) You! You do it! Daisy: I can't. I won't. Stan: Just help me! Daisy: I'm sorry. I can't. Stan: Why would God do this to me? Daisy: Do what? Have you die this way? Stan: Have me live this way?! God doesn't love all creatures, Daisy ... Daisy: I think you should pray, Stan. Stan: I will forgive him. But I want him to tell me that he's sorry, first.

    • George: I'm not a Nazi. Delores: You know in here (holds hand to heart) I don't think any of us really is.

    • Sarah: Is that a smile, Susan? I can't read your face anymore, you've botoxed it senseless. Susan: It's surprise, Sarah. I didn't know until just now that a human body can withstand that much lipo. Tell me, is it true that the 10th one is free?

    • Susan: (to Sarah) Doctor Simmons said that your ass fat is putting his daughter through Yale. He is very grateful.

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    Notes (2)

    • The song "Nomah's Land" performed by metisse plays during the church scene.

    • Guest Neil Grayston was also a recurring character in another Bryan Fuller show, the short-lived Wonderfalls. Both shows have remarkably similar lead characters.

    Trivia (7)

    • When Theo is climbing the steps from the pool, you can clearly see the nude bathing suit the actor is wearing, as they are supposed to be nudists.

    • Featured Deaths: - Man sliced by his own lawnmower (soul taken by George) - Pre-op transsexual killed by a stiletto heel to the forehead (soul taken by Daisy) - Old guy at a swimming pool slips on a gravelings pee (soul taken by Mason)

    • We learn when George was 10 years old she saw gravelings in a pool but they didn't cause her death. This leaves the viewer with the question if it was predestined for her to be a grim reaper?

    • When Daisy runs out of the church to see who threw the ball through the church window, one of the boys running is wearing the same knit cap w/ flames as the boy reaper George met at the end of season 1.

    • Mason mentions Betty, Theo's wife, and George says "Who's Betty?", with no mention or assumption of the major character Betty who left in Season One.

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