Pushing Daisies 1.05: Girth

Pushing Daisies 1.05: GirthPushing Daisies 1.05: Girth   First Aired:  10/31/2007

When jockeys start turning up trampled to death, supposedly by the ghost of a long dead rider (guest star Hamish Linklater, “The New Adventures of Old Christine”) and his spooky horse, Olive — a jockey in her life before the Pie Hole — hires Ned and the team to investigate. Meanwhile, Ned finds himself haunted by the ghosts of his own past as Halloween nears.

Guest starring are Field Cate as young Ned, Hamish Linklater as John Joseph Jacobs, Barbara Barrie as Mamma Jacobs, Christopher Neiman as Lucas Shoemaker, Carlos Alazraqui as Gordon, Ralph P. Martin as Pinky McCoy, Jon Eric Price as Ned’s father and Leyna Nguyen as the newscaster.

“Girth” was written by Kath Lingenfelter and directed by Peter O’Fallon.