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
- Over the course of the series episode deaths, the Causes of death: 13 people have died from natural causes. 10 people have died from a car accident related fate. 11 people have been murdered.…
[show]Over the course of the series episode deaths, the Causes of death: 13 people have died from natural causes. 10 people have died from a car accident related fate. 11 people have been murdered. 8 people have committed suicide. 9 people have died from a head injury. 5 people have died of cancer. 22 people have died from other complications.
- The lone tree in the opening sequence does not actually stand on the hill shown. It was dug up from someone's back yard, and placed there for the purposes of capturing the shot.
- Richard Jenkins and Frances Conroy previously played a married couple in Alex Haley's Queen.