Six Feet Under (2001–2005)
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In Place of Anger 

While at a boat party, a drunken man falls overboard. The family tries to convince his widow to use their funeral services.




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Catherine Collins


At a corporate-funded boat-party he denounces, Matthew Heath Collins has too much to drink, drops his latest beverage over the side of the deck, and in attempting to retrieve it falls underwater and is cut by the propeller. His widow Catherine first contacts Fisher & Sons for a closed-casket funeral without bodily repairs, then chooses to switch to Kroehner's instead, forcing David and Nate to think of a way to set a cheap, but reasonable, price to convince her to switch back. Ruth's sister Sarah comes to visit upon receiving her message after years of feuding, angering Ruth once again at the memory of how her friend slept with Nate as a teenager and she did nothing to help with taking care of their grandmother. So she's not very supportive that Sarah informs Claire she's a natural artist. David continues dating Ben but doesn't feel anything for him - he chooses not to invite him to Nate and Brenda's engagement dinner with the family, Sarah, and Nikolai, where the dinner's ... Written by

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7 April 2002 (USA)  »

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Brenda finally loses it
27 August 2007 | by (Israel) – See all my reviews

Brenda has been quite a sex deviant in season 2, but this may have been her craziest moment because this time she acted unprofessionally in her work.

See, during a massage Brenda notices her client has an erection. He apologizes for it and she says it's fine. But then all of a sudden she gives him a happy finish without even asking him if he wants one. Luckily for her (and for the weirdness of this moment), he enjoys the surprise. No need to mention what would have happened if their genders were reversed.

This opened the door for her for other crazy (yet at least consensual) sexual escapades in further episodes.

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