Six Feet Under (2001–2005)
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The Foot 

The family considers selling the business. Their latest client had an unfortunate accident with an industrial dough-mixer.

Director:

John Patterson

Writers:

Alan Ball (creator), Bruce Eric Kaplan
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Krause ... Nate Fisher
Michael C. Hall ... David Fisher
Frances Conroy ... Ruth Fisher
Lauren Ambrose ... Claire Fisher
Freddy Rodríguez ... Federico 'Rico' Diaz
Mathew St. Patrick ... Keith Charles
Rachel Griffiths ... Brenda Chenowith
Caroline Aaron ... Amelia
Richard Jenkins ... Nathaniel Fisher
Eric Balfour ... Gabriel Dimas
Gary Hershberger ... Matthew Gilardi
Hayden Tank ... Young Nate
John Capodice ... Tommy Romano
Sandra Purpuro ... Barbara Romano
Carol Ann Susi ... Pauline Romano
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Storyline

While cleaning a dough-mixer from the interior, Thomas Alfredo Ramono gets caught in his aide accidentally activating it. Nate agrees to sell to Kroehner's, with Ruth's support (and David's opposition overruled), but changes his mind when he hears another's view of Gilardi so is forced to reconsider if this easy choice is the best one. Gabe reveals that he and Claire slept together, resulting in mockery from half the school, so she decides to get revenge on him in a disturbing, sick move. Ruth's friend Amelia makes it over to offer sympathy and eventually succeeds in raising her spirit by gambling at the racetrack...but Nate and David sink it again after it already falls when her luck reverses. Just as Claire returns with more bad news for the family, an apparently good piece of news comes up: the cheap crematorium Gilardi planned to open in the house across the road burns down...but the timing, between Claire's recent suspicious actions, Nate's brutal rejection of Gilardi, and his ... Written by brainybrailler@comcast.net

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

17 June 2001 (USA) See more »

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Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Quotes

Ruth Fisher: You wake up one day and your baby's stolen a foot. Where have I been?
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Connections

References The Andy Griffith Show (1960) See more »

Soundtracks

Things Are Swinging
Written by Peggy Lee (uncredited) and Jack Marshall (uncredited)
Performed by Peggy Lee
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