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Nathaniel Fisher, his wife Ruth, and their children David and Claire run a small funeral business that offers the best care to be found anywhere close by. Prodigal son Nate Jr. arrives home for Christmas just as his father is killed by a bus, and has to stick around when he and David are willed the funeral service together. How does a family who helps others deal with grief deal with its own?

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S1E1

[Discussion] Six Feet Under - "Pilot" (S01E01) 23 comments
Reminder: THIS SUNDAY we start our weekly discussions! Get ready by watching S01E01 - Pilot! 12 comments
[Discussion Redux] Six Feet Under S01E01 - "Pilot" 4 comments
[Discussion] Season 1 Episode 1: Pilot 14 comments
(Spoilers) From Episode 1 to the Finale: Things my wife and I noticed beginning the series for the 5th time. 9 comments
First time watcher. Started last night and whatched ep 1 & 2, season 1. 14 comments

S1E2

[Discussion Redux] Six Feet Under S01E02 - "The Will" 8 comments
[Discussion] Six Feet Under - "The Will" (S01E02) 4 comments
[Discussion] Season 1 Episode 2: The Will 16 comments
(media) S01E02 The Will - my 2nd episode in my new podcast covering Six Feet Under! 3 comments

S1E3

[Discussion] Six Feet Under S01E03 - "The Foot" 5 comments
[Discussion] Season 1 Episode 3: The Foot 17 comments

S1E4

[Discussion] Six Feet Under S01E04 - "Familia" 5 comments
[Discussion] Season 1 Episode 4: Familia 3 comments

S1E5

[Discussion] Six Feet Under S01E05 - "An Open Book" 3 comments
[Discussion] Season 1 Episode 5: An Open Book 7 comments

S1E6

[Discussion] Six Feet Under S01E06 - "The Room" 4 comments
[Discussion] Season 1 Episode 6: The Room 4 comments
(media) S01E06 - The Room - SFU podcast - The importance of embalming + what Nathaniel did in the room! 1 comments

S1E7

[Discussion] Six Feet Under S01E07 - "Brotherhood" 2 comments
(media) S01E07 SFU podcast - we discuss veteran funeral benefits, why Nate would be fired, Natalie identifying with Ruth, David dealing with church politics. 4 comments
[Discussion] Season 1 Episode 7: Brotherhood 1 comments

S1E8

[Discussion] Six Feet Under S01E08 - "Crossroads" 3 comments
(media) Episode 8 of Season 1, with Brett Ray, we discuss being a trade funeral director, the corporate side of the funeral industry, dealing with downtime in a funeral home, embalming fluid, pre-need funeral contracts, restorations and so much more. 1 comments
[Discussion] Season 1 Episode 8: Crossroads 3 comments

S1E9

[Discussion] Six Feet Under S01E09 - "Life's Too Short" 2 comments
1x09 quote 8 comments
(media) Episode 9 of Season 1, with Sean Fallon, of the 'From First To Last' podcast, we discuss Ruth & David taking ecstasy, dealing with a child death, the arrangement room, breaking down the funeral home visits from Brenda & Nate, and how boundary pushing the show is with David. 1 comments
[Discussion] Season 1 Episode 9: Life's Too Short 5 comments

S1E10

[Discussion] Six Feet Under S01E10 - "The New Person" 11 comments
(media) Episode 10 of Season 1, with Michelle Danilson, we discuss the new funeral director at the Fisher's, Ruth's experience at a Russian dinner, Billy & Brenda being totally unlikeable, sibling moments and David's failed attempt at getting some. 3 comments
[Discussion] Season 1 Episode 10: The New Person 6 comments

S1E11

[Discussion] Six Feet Under S01E11 - "The Trip" 2 comments
[Discussion] Season 1 Episode 11: The Trip 12 comments
(media) Episode 11 of Season 1, with Collin Llewellyn, we discuss dealing with Billy's mental illness, David's experience in Vegas, Ruth dealing with David's sexuality and Rico's ablility as a funeral director to cope with death. 1 comments

S1E12

[Discussion] Six Feet Under S01E12 - "A Private Life" 2 comments
(media) Episode 12 of Season 1, with Ken Schneck, of the 'This Show Is So Gay' podcast, we discuss David's internalized homophobia, the idea of gay being "wrong" on a cellular level, Rico's homophobia, Brenda committing Billy and Ruth & Robbie sharing intimate details in the workplace. 4 comments
[Discussion] Season 1 Episode 12: A Private Life 6 comments

S1E13

[Discussion] Six Feet Under S01E13 - "Knock, Knock" 3 comments
[Discussion] Season 1 Episode 13: Knock, Knock 3 comments

S2E1

(media) Episode 1 of Season 2, with Joey Caramanno, we discuss Life & Death in physical form, Ruth selfishly dealing with David's sexuality, the best/awkward dinner scene, being cremated in a cardboard box, and snorting cremated remains. 3 comments
[Discussion] Six Feet Under S02E01 - "In the Game" 1 comments
[Discussion] Season 2 Episode 1: In the Game 1 comments

S2E2

(media) Episode 2 of Season 2, with Collin Llewellyn, we discuss the episode title origin, Nate finally dealing with his AVM, David & Nate's solid sibling relationship, Rico asking for a ridiculous loan, a sad Entenmann's birthday cake and the episodes use of imagery/symbolism throughout. 1 comments
[Discussion] Six Feet Under S02E02 - "Out, Out, Brief Candle" 3 comments
[Discussion] Season 2 Episode 2: Out, Out Brief Candle 1 comments

S2E3

(media) Episode 3 of Season 2, with Charneil Bush, of the 'What About Your Friends' podcast, we discuss the idea of Claire being a satellite in the family, psychic/self help seminars being a sham, Keith being the Fisher mediator and techniques used when closing the mouth during an embalming. 1 comments
[Discussion] Six Feet Under S02E03 - "The Plan" 16 comments
[Discussion] Season 2 Episode 3: The Plan 7 comments

S2E4

(media) Episode 4 of Season 2, with Robin, formerly of Fishercast, we discuss the Chenowith's infidelity rules, the longevity of an embalming, embalming fluid distribution, shipping a corpse, David's parenting with Taylor, and Ruth dealing with her breakthrough after 'The Plan' 1 comments
[Discussion] Six Feet Under S02E04 - "Driving Mr. Mossback" 15 comments
[Discussion] Season 2 Episode 4: Driving Mr. Mossback 4 comments

S2E5

(media) Episode 5 of Season 2, with Charneil Bush, of the 'What About Your Friends' podcast, we discuss Claire having a lifecoach, where exactly Nate lives, Brenda's power move, decomposition, skin slip and what embalming fluid/decomposition smells like. 3 comments
[Discussion] Six Feet Under S02E05 - "The Invisible Woman" 2 comments
[Discussion] Season 2 Episode 5: The Invisible Woman 1 comments

S2E6

(media) Episode 6 of Season 2, with Neil McGarry, of the 'Nitpicking: The Next Generation' podcast, we discuss Ruth's uncanny ability to date hetero men, Sarah's art speak, GOT 'Red Wedding' tie-in, Brenda's new journey compared to a gay man and Mitzy's weird recruitment party. 1 comments
[Discussion] Six Feet Under S02E06 - "In Place of Anger" 1 comments
[Discussion] Season 2 Episode 6: In Place of Anger 2 comments

S2E7

(media) Episode 7 of Season 2, with Sean Fallon, we discuss the height of Keith & David's relationship, sad unsexy sex scenes, Nate's relationship with Rabbi Ari and waffles. 1 comments
[Discussion] Six Feet Under S02E07 - "Back to the Garden" 0 comments
[Discussion] Season 2 Episode 7: Back to the Garden 1 comments

S2E8

(media) Episode 8 of Season 2, with Sean Fallon, of the 'From First To Last' podcast, we discuss The Wire, Billy's dated diagnosis, each of The Fisher's flashbacks, trying to keep Rico relevant, and questioning what are we supposed to take from Brenda & Nate's relationship. 1 comments
[Discussion] Six Feet Under S02E08 - "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year" 2 comments
[Discussion] Season 2 Episode 8: It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year 4 comments

S2E9

(media) Episode 9 of Season 2, with Mohammed Taher, of Brave Wave Productions, we discuss Karla's addiction, Claire's (as well as Mohammed's) introduction into photography, jump cuts, and the randomness of life. Also some video game music talk! 1 comments
[Discussion] Six Feet Under S02E09 - "Someone Else's Eyes" 1 comments
[Discussion] Season 2 Episode 9: Someone Else's Eyes 6 comments

S2E10

(media) Episode 10 of Season 2, I provide a commentary track for the episode. I discuss Michael C. Hall's appearence, impressive dreams, A Nightmare On Elm Street, first impressions of being in a prep room, and the time I found a dead body. 1 comments
[Discussion] Six Feet Under S02E10 - "The Secret" 0 comments
First-time watcher, up to S2E10. A gripe with Brenda's character and then subsequent retcon of Nate's storyline. Possible SPOILERS up to this point in the series. 11 comments
[Discussion] Season 2 Episode 10: The Secret 14 comments

S2E11

(media) Episode 11 of Season 2, with David Green, we discuss Rabbi Ari's intentionality , who Taylor is better off with, pronouncing the name Diaz, Ruth's stages of life crisis, her pants, and dentures. 1 comments
[Discussion] Six Feet Under S02E11 - "The Liar and the Whore" 2 comments
[Discussion] Season 2 Episode 11: The Liar and The Whore 1 comments

S2E12

(media) Episode 12 of Season 2, with David Green, we discuss Keith fighting for Taylor, pre need sales, Claire's passion, Ruth's movie theater break up and THE break up between Nate & Brenda. E-mail or PM me if you want to guest on an episode!!! 0 comments
[Discussion] Six Feet Under S02E12 - "I'll Take You" 0 comments
[Discussion] Season 2 Episode 12: I'll Take You 8 comments

S2E13

[Discussion] Six Feet Under S02E13 - "The Last Time" 0 comments
[Discussion] Season 2 Episode 13: The Last Time 5 comments

S2E2017

(media) Season Finale of Season 2, with David Green, we discuss embalming, cremation, cremated remains, the idea of this being the series finale, salesmanship, bald caps, Ruth's happiness and how Six Feet Under would have fared in the 2017 television climate. 0 comments

S3E1

[Discussion] Six Feet Under S03E01 - "Perfect Circles" 5 comments
(media) DSFU is back! S03E01 with Moira Brown, we discuss Keith & David in therapy, the lack of workers in the funeral home, who our favorite Fisher is and Moira tells us what Nate's AVM situation actually is. 0 comments
[Discussion] Season 3 Episode 1: Perfect Circles 6 comments

S3E2

(media) Episode 2 of Season 3, with @thegravitybeard, we discuss the insane amount of food references with no tie in into the episode, Keith & David's rote relationship, Lisa & Nate never thinking they fight and the introduction of Bettina! 0 comments
[Discussion] Six Feet Under S03E02 - "You Never Know" 0 comments
[Discussion] Season 3 Episode 2: You Never Know 8 comments

S3E3

[Discussion] Six Feet Under S03E03 - "The Eye Inside" 1 comments
(media) S03E03 w/ Neil McGarry, we discuss Ruth's wardrobe, what a 'cake towel' is, Neil's undying hatred for Phil, and the Phil-Nate connection. Seriously WTF is a cake towel? 0 comments
[Discussion] Season 3 Episode 3: The Eye Inside 4 comments

S3E4

(media) Episode 4 of Season 3, with David Green, we discuss ornate funerals, Rico's growth, David's awkward dancing, Russel's feet, being anti-birthday and what a Prince Albert is. 2 comments
[Discussion] Six Feet Under S03E04 - "Nobody Sleeps" 7 comments
[Discussion] Season 3 Episode 4: Nobody Sleeps 1 comments

S3E5

[Discussion] Six Feet Under S03E05 - "The Trap" 8 comments
[Discussion] Season 3 Episode 5: The Trap 2 comments

S3E6

[Discussion] Six Feet Under S03E06 - "Making Love Work" 2 comments
[Discussion] Season 3 Episode 6: Making Love Work 6 comments

S3E7

[Discussion] Six Feet Under S03E07 - "Timing & Space" 4 comments
[Discussion] Season 3 Episode 7: Timing & Space 5 comments

S3E8

(media) Episode 8 of Season 3, with Natalie Willis, 2 funeral director's discuss funeral director license, polygamy, Daddy, determining a next of kin, living in a funeral home, Natalie being Sarge, and how death will effect millenials. 0 comments
[Discussion] Six Feet Under S03E08 - "Tears, Bones & Desire" 6 comments
[Discussion] Season 3 Episode 8: Tears, Bones and Desire 12 comments

S3E9

[Discussion] Six Feet Under S03E09 - "The Opening" 4 comments
[Discussion] Season 3 Episode 9: The Opening 1 comments

S3E10

[Discussion] Six Feet Under S03E10 - "Everyone Leaves" 0 comments
[Discussion] Season 3 Episode 10: Everyone Leaves 5 comments

S3E11

[Discussion] Six Feet Under S03E11 - "Death Works Overtime" 1 comments
[Discussion] Season 3 Episode 11: Death Works Overtime 6 comments

S3E12

[Discussion] Six Feet Under S03E12 - "Twilight " 1 comments
[Discussion] Season 3 Episode 12: Twilight 6 comments

S3E13

[Discussion] Six Feet Under S03E13 - "I'm Sorry, I'm Lost" 5 comments
[Discussion] Season 3 Episode 13: I'm Sorry, I'm Lost 6 comments

S4E1

[Discussion] Six Feet Under S04E01 - "Falling Into Place" 4 comments
[Discussion] Season 4 Episode 1: Falling Into Place 5 comments

S4E2

[Discussion] Season 4 Episode 2: In Case of Rapture 1 comments

S4E3

[Discussion] Season 4 Episode 3: Parallel Play 5 comments

S4E4

[Discussion] Season 4 Episode 4: Can I Come Up Now? 4 comments

S4E5

[Discussion] Season 4 Episode 5: That's My Dog 13 comments

S4E6

[Discussion] Season 4 Episode 6: Terror Starts at Home 4 comments

S4E7

[Discussion] Season 4 Episode 7: The Dare 1 comments

S4E8

[Discussion] Season 4 Episode 8: Coming and Going 4 comments

S4E9

[Discussion] Season 4 Episode 9: Grinding the Corn 1 comments

S4E10

[Discussion] Season 4 Episode 10: The Black Forest 2 comments

S4E11

[Discussion] Season 4 Episode 11: Bomb Shelter 2 comments

S4E12

[Discussion] Season 4 Episode 12: Untitled 5 comments

S5E1

[Discussion] Season 5 Episode 1: A Coat of White Primer 1 comments

S5E2

[Discussion] Season 5 Episode 2: Dancing for Me 2 comments

S5E3

[Discussion] Season 5 Episode 3: Hold My Hand 3 comments

S5E4

S5E4 "Time Flies" discussion 3 comments
[Discussion] Season 5 Episode 4: Time Flies 7 comments

S5E5

[Discussion] Season 5 Episode 5: Eat a Peach 0 comments

S5E6

[Discussion] Season 5 Episode 6: The Rainbow of Her Reasons 3 comments

S5E7

[Discussion] Season 5 Episode 7: The Silence 1 comments

S5E8

[Discussion] Season 5 Episode 8: Singing for Our Lives 3 comments

S5E9

Spoiler Discussion: S05E09 - "Ecotone" 3 comments
[Discussion] Season 5 Episode 9: Ecotone 3 comments

S5E10

[Discussion] Season 5 Episode 10: All Alone 9 comments

S5E11

[Discussion] Season 5 Episode 11: Static 3 comments

S5E12

[Discussion] Season 5 Episode 12: Everyone's Waiting 18 comments