When death is your business, what is your life? For the Fisher family, the world outside of their family-owned funeral home continues to be at least as challenging as--and far less predictable than--the one inside.Oscar(R)-winning screenwriter Alan Ball's breakout series that takes a darkly comic look at members of a dysfunctional L.A. family.
Last EpisodeTV Special: Six Feet Under (2001-2005) I… Aired: Oct. 25, 2005
This documentary look back over the casting at the start, the origins of the series, the writing, the characters and the challenge of bringing …
Series Fun Facts
- Within a week of the first episode being aired, HBO renewed the show for a second season.
- Alan Ball when he originally envisioned the series - he saw Christopher Meloni and Justin Theroux as choices to play Nate and David Fisher, respectively.
- Richard Jenkins and Frances Conroy previously played a married couple in Alex Haley's Queen.