Six Feet Under (2001–2005)

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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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 Nate Fisher (63 episodes, 2001-2005)
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 David Fisher (63 episodes, 2001-2005)
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 Ruth Fisher (63 episodes, 2001-2005)
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 Claire Fisher (63 episodes, 2001-2005)
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 Federico 'Rico' Diaz (63 episodes, 2001-2005)
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 Keith Charles (63 episodes, 2001-2005)
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 Brenda Chenowith (63 episodes, 2001-2005)
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 Vanessa Diaz (42 episodes, 2001-2005)
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 Billy Chenowith (31 episodes, 2001-2005)
Brenna Tosh ...
 Maya Fisher / ... (30 episodes, 2003-2005)
Bronwyn Tosh ...
 Maya Fisher / ... (30 episodes, 2003-2005)
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 George Sibley (27 episodes, 2003-2005)
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A drama series that takes a darkly comical look at members of a dysfunctional family that runs an independent funeral home. With the prodigal elder son (Nate) returning home for the holidays to shattering news, the family must learn to deal with a death of their own, while figuring out how to go ahead with the business of the living. A funny and emotional look at a grieving American family...that just happens to be in the grief management business. Written by <Laffz00@aol.com>

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Peter Krause (Nate Fisher) originally auditioned for the part of David, as he was impressed by the political/human rights message that the role had and he wanted to stand up for the character. However, the creator, Alan Ball had found the role of Nate Fisher impossible to cast, and was impressed by Krause and his tangible chemistry with Rachel Griffiths (Brenda Chenowith). See more »

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[holding picture]
Nate: There's something weird about twins, about these twins anyway.
[shows picture to Brenda]
Brenda: They're cute.
Nate: They smell like bananas.
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A show that grows on you.
10 March 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Admittedly I didn't care for Six Feet Under the first time I saw it. Alan Ball's first few episodes seemed a little too reminiscent of American Beauty. It's not that I don't like American Beauty, in fact I love it; I just don't like to see clones. Once you get past the similar wicked wit the two share -- you'll find that Six Feet Under is completely different.

Each episode goes into a different direction every week. These characters -- like real people, grow and make mistakes. This is a wonderful show that is about those who deal with death, but isn't it ironic how Six Feet Under is true to life.


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