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
- Kathy Bates, who directed two episodes in Season 1, would appear in an acting capacity from Season 3 on as Ruth's friend Bettina.
- Goof (errors made by characters, possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): SPOILER: Nate's birthday in the obituary is September 30, 1965 in episode 27, but January 8, 1965 in episode…
[show]Goof (errors made by characters, possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): SPOILER: Nate's birthday in the obituary is September 30, 1965 in episode 27, but January 8, 1965 in episode 61. The right one should be September 30, since in episode "The Room" he himself says to be a Libra. Curiously, the lady in that episode thought he was a Capricorn, which would be right if Nate were born on January 8.
- Ranked #27 on Empire magazine's 50 Greatest TV Shows Of All Time (2008).