NED AND CHUCK DEAL WITH THE RETURN OF SOMEONE
FROM THEIR PAST, ON ABC'S "PUSHING DAISIES"
Mary Kay Place Guest Stars as Annabelle Vandersloop
"The Legend of Merle McQuoddy"� Ned and Chuck deal with the traumatic return of someone from their past, while Emerson, assisted by Olive, investigates the odd death of lighthouse keeper Nora McQuoddy, whose murder could expose some of Papen County's stranger secrets, on "Pushing Daisies," WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. Mary Kay Place guest stars as Annabelle Vandersloop.
"Pushing Daisies" stars Lee Pace as Ned, Anna Friel as Chuck, Chi McBride as Emerson Cod, Ellen Greene as Vivian, Field Cate as Young Ned, with Swoosie Kurtz as Lily and Kristin Chenoweth as Olive Snook. Jim Dale is the narrator.
Guest starring are Sammi Hanratty as young Chuck, Kristin Olson as Nora, Mary Kay Place as Annabelle, Leyna Nguyen as the news anchor, David Koechner as Merle McQuoddy and Alexander Gould as Elliot McQuoddy.
"The Legend of Merle McQuoddy" was written by Chad Gomez Creasey & Dara Resnik Creasey. Lawrence Trilling Brock directed the episode.
"Pushing Daisies" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound and Spanish subtitles via secondary closed captioning. This program carries a TV-PG,L,V parental guideline.
This episode will be available on abc.com the day after airing on the network for users to watch online.