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Six Feet Under 

A drama series that takes a darkly comical look at members of a dysfunctional California family that runs an independent funeral home.

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Top Rated TV #69 | Won 3 Golden Globes. Another 54 wins & 162 nominations. See more awards »
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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? Written by rmlohner

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Trivia

Kathy Bates, who directed two episodes in Season 1, would appear in an acting capacity from Season 3 on as Ruth's friend Bettina. See more »

Quotes

Maggie Sibley: I know that if you think life's a vending machine where you put in virtue and take out happiness then you're going to be disappointed.
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Featured in The 59th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2002) See more »

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Six Feet Under (Original Main Theme)
Written by Thomas Newman
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Best Show EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
19 January 2005 | by See all my reviews

Oh my God, where do I start. This show is so amazingly awesome. I loved it after the first episode. The plot is so thick and rich. The character development is immense. It's like watching a one hour movie. Hell, it's better than most movies. The twist and turns and the ironies make you cry for more when the show is over. And I don't know, but I love the style of everything in the show. Brenda's apartment and the decorating, the whole show has this west coast down to earth natural but not stinky hippie contemporary modern ambiance. It's just a great show and it is pleasing to the eye in the process. I'm sad to hear there is just one more episode. But I will def. buy the DVD's even though I've seen all the shows!!


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