Drug-addict actress Rebecca Leah Milford overdoses on cocaine, leaving her fellow cast and crew members, including Rico's sponsoring obnoxious sister-in-law, to set up the funeral. A guide to parents with gay children recommends accepting them by welcoming their lovers for a family meal, so Ruth prepares to invite Brenda, Gabe, and Nikolai before learning that Keith is no longer part of David's life. David and Nate both get bad news on their MRI's: David has gonorrhea and Nate learns that his brain condition is indeed AVM, potentially (but not necessarily) fatal, but upon learning there appears to be no effective solution for curing it, leaves the doctor angrily with no intention of learning anything more about it. He tries harder than usual to stay fit and healthy by taking an aspirin a day...but ends up taking one of David's ecstasy tablets instead, making Ruth's dinner an interesting one. Later, he dreams his father introduces him to Life and Death, playing Chinese checkers with ... Written by
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The only episode to show short-term events leading up to the death in the opening teaser (a drug-addict was shown smoking cocaine several times before her overdose that same night). See more
When Nate is high at supper, having got David's ecstasy pill by mistake, he overflows his glass of wine. He takes a big sip so the glass is no more filled to the brim. In next take, the glass is mysteriously full to the brim again. See more
David, are you bringing a special friend to dinner?
Why are my friends always special?
Okay, then. If you're having sex with anyone, is he coming to dinner?
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