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Seasons: 2 1 Years: 2005 2004

An intimate look at the inner-workings of the family-run Poway-Bernardo Mortuary in Poway, California.

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Shonna Wissmiller-Smith ...
  Herself - Senior Funeral Director (36 episodes, 2004-2005)
Chuck Wissmiller ...
  Himself - Funeral Assistant (34 episodes, 2004-2005)
Rick Sadler ...
  Himself - Mortuary Manager (32 episodes, 2004-2005)
Emily Vigney ...
  Herself - Office Manager (28 episodes, 2004-2005)
John Greeney ...
  Himself - Funeral Director (22 episodes, 2004-2005)
David Moravee ...
  Himself - Funeral Director (19 episodes, 2004-2005)
Melissa Wissmiller ...
  Herself - Assistant Funeral Director (18 episodes, 2004-2005)
Matt Nickoley ...
  Himself - Assistant Funeral Director (7 episodes, 2005)
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  Herself (1 episode)
Gary Spivey ...
  Himself (1 episode)
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  Himself (uncredited) (1 episode, 2004)

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Plot Summary

This show follows the day to day experiences for the staff of the family run Poway Bernardo Mortuary in Poway, California, a San Diego suburb. The show takes a behind the scenes look inside the embalming and preparation room as well as how the staff deals with and relates to the families of those they serve. The staff includes middle sister/head embalmer Shonna, her sisters and co-workers Melissa and Emily, and their former professional boxer father Chuck, who also works at the funeral home. It also includes Melissa's ex-fiancee, mortuary director Rick. Also featured are funeral director and Star Trek fan David as well as funeral director and apprentice embalmer John. Matt, an ordained minister who is the newest member of the staff, is introduced during the second season. Written by Dan

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Taglines A real family livens up a dead business. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Family Plots (United States)
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  • 30 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Nobody of the Wissmiller family actually owned the funeral home. They were merely employees. See more »
Quotes Office Manager: You know what, you're an asshole, Dad!
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