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A Quick Tip by StaceOdyssey

  • Sep 28, 2009
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One of my all-time favorite shows. Period.
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Quick Tip by . February 25, 2010
Absolutely one of the best shows ever created. I can't think of another show that got me so emotionally involved on every level.
review by . September 25, 2009
I didn't start watching Six Feet Under until 4 whole years after it ended. Luckily, my roommate was obsessed with the show and insisted I (and the rest of the house) watch it with her.      We started out with the very first episode and after no more than 3 episodes later...we were all hooked. It got to the point where we'd schedule times to watch the show all together - if one person couldn't make it we'd wait until they could. It was an unspoken pact. A pact for people …
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Six Feet Under is an American television drama series created and produced by Alan Ball. It premiered on the premium cable network HBO in the United States on June 3, 2001 and ended on August 21, 2005, spanning five seasons and 63 episodes. The show was produced by Actual Size Films and The Greenblatt/Janollari Studio and was shot on location in Los Angeles and in Hollywood studios. Six Feet Under revolves around the Fisher family, who run a funeral home in Los Angeles, and their friends and lovers. The series traces these characters' lives over the course of five years. The ensemble drama stars Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy, Lauren Ambrose, Freddy Rodriguez, Mathew St. Patrick and Rachel Griffiths as the show's seven central characters.

Six Feet Under received widespread critical acclaim, particularly for its writing and acting, and consistently drew high ratings for the HBO network. The series is noted for its exploration of mortality and death in western society. It won numerous awards, including three Golden Globes and nine Emmys. It also generated controversy for its graphical depiction of sexuality and some of the themes it addressed.


The show stars Peter Krause as Nathaniel Samuel ("Nate") Fisher Jr., the son of a funeral director who, upon the death of his father (Richard Jenkins), reluctantly becomes a partner in the family funeral business with his brother David, played by Michael C. Hall. The Fisher clan also includes mother Ruth ...

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