Robert Lamar Griffin's rare heart disease finally takes its fatal toll, leaving behind his boyfriend Kevin Lamb, a scene-designer of the opera company where he was a lighting-designer, who requests Fisher & Diaz to allow him to create a Chinese opera set for the funeral. David suspects Rico's views of homosexuality are narrow and defends it, while the couple's having been together so long offer new insight to his relationship with Keith. With Ruth's birthday approaching, Lisa prepares to throw her a party despite Nate's warning that she prefers her birthdays without any celebration. But with fun-loving Bettina invited and at Lisa's insistence, Ruth breaks her own standards of not using the best china or dancing. Claire is the only one not to attend the party; she's out watching the introduction of ultra-radical artist Scott Philip Smith, and is invited to dinner with Russell by Olivier and Smith, later learning what her potential may come to and wondering what it will be. After a ... Written by
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The title is a direct translation of the Italian aria "Nessum Dorma" which features in the episode's funeral scene. See more
Nate used to be like that... sometimes you just have to hang in there and wait.
Wait for what?
For them to grow up.
If I'd known he was going to be such a jerk I never would have slept with him in that crematorium.
Written by Walter Becker
and Donald Fagen
Performed by Steely Dan See more