but I think I'm too much of a wimp for it.

I just tried watching the first episode, and I had to turn it off after the first half an hour. I'm really squeamish, and I can't do realistic murder scenes, mutilated bodies, etc. I don't usually watch crime shows, but the surrealness of TD appealed to me. Ugh. Maybe I'll just go read The King in Yellow in lieu of watching the show.