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Six Feet Under

Season: 3

Episodes: 13

Season Start: Mar 2nd, 2003

Season End: Jun 1st, 2003

Part Of: Six Feet Under Collection

Rated: TV-MA

Resolution: HD

Subtitles: Soft

Runtime: 60 minutes

Disc Count: 5

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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-winning screenwriter Alan Ball's breakout series that takes a darkly comic look at members of a dysfunctional L.A. family that run a funeral business.

Episode List

Perfect Circles
Nathaniel Samuel Fisher, Jr
1965 - 2002
What would it be like if Nate died? Or, if Nate and Brenda had a kid? Or, if Nathaniel Sr married someone different? Or, if Nate's surgery didn't go so well and he became brain damaged? Or if Nate was an existential redneck? Nate experiences alternate realities but which one does he choose?

Fisher & Sons is now Fisher & Diaz, and Rico is taking a stand. He does not want to be a "gofer" anymore, and makes sure everyone knows he is now a partner. Claire becomes "gofer," for 50 bucks a shot, and takes a body to the crematory where she meets a worker named Phil. She plays hooky from art class the next day to be with him.
David and Keith start couples therapy, which only seems to anger Keith more. Ruth gets a bit obsessive with her granddaughter Maya, but Lisa puts her in her place. Lisa also deals with the quirkiness of her frenetic boss and landlord, Carol. Aired: March 2nd, 2003
Director: Rodrigo Garcia
Writer: Alan Ball
You Never Know
Matthew Clark Hazen
1962 - 2003
Martin Jacobs
1978 - 2003
Andrew Wayne Milne
1952 - 2003
Daniel Grant Showalter
1978 - 2003
Lisa & Nate are having a few problems finding times to be alone. Lisa is still having to deal with all of her employer's issues that seem to pop up at all inappropriate times. Ruth's sister Sarah makes contact with Ruth, and through her Ruth meets a new friend, Bettina. Claire and her new beau Phil seem to be getting hot and heavy, or are they? Claire finds a friend in a fellow art student, Russell.
Rico is experiencing the difficulties of being a partner at Fisher & Diaz. Keith ends up having a counseling sessions sans David. Keith is able to voice his opinions a bit better without him. Aired: March 9th, 2003
Director: Michael Cuesta
Writer: Scott Buck
The Eye Inside
Callie Renee Mortimer
1984 - 2003
Young Callie comes walking out of a bar and notices a few guys whistling at her. Becoming fearful for her safety, she crosses the street. By the time she realizes it's a group of her friends, it's too late.

Lisa takes a major decision without asking Nate. A decision that brings trouble. Ruth and Bettina are getting closer and Ruth is taking some of Bettina's advice, but not all of it is good. Claire and Phil's relationship changes for the worse, but on the upside Claire is getting praised by her teacher. David and Keith go vacation together to try to reconnect with each other. Aired: March 16th, 2003
Director: Michael Engler
Writer: Kate Robin
Nobody Sleeps
Robert Lamar Giffin
1955 - 2003
A room full of men are watching an old movie and one man is cuddled up with Robert, who is attached to an IV. The last thing Robert does is laugh with his head on his lover's shoulder.

Nate is having strange nightmares about what his future might bring him. Lisa is planning a major birthday dinner for Ruth, but everything will not turn out as planned. Bettina and Ruth spend some more time together, during which Bettina shows Ruth some of the better sides of life. The lover of the deceased wants to make something spectacular for his lover, and is allowed to do so. Claire ends up at a bar with her teacher, and he is flirting with her. Russell reveals something that Claire did not expect. Aired: March 23rd, 2003
Director: Alan Poul
Writer: Rick Cleveland, Alan Ball
The Trap
William Aaron Jaffe
1951 - 1975
A couple are in the woods hiking, and come upon an old VW Beetle. The car is rusted and plants have grown over it a bit. The look inside the car and they see someone in it. They open the car door and a bird flies out, however, there is an old skeleton in the front seat.

Federico convinces Nate, David and Ruth to hire an apprentice to keep costs down. We also find out more about David's past as well as meet someone from Nate's. Aired: March 30th, 2003
Director: Jeremy Podeswa
Writer: Bruce Eric Kaplan
Making Love Work
Karen Postell Pepper
1964 - 2003
Three women are waiting patiently in line to see a taping of Dr. Dave. As they are being let in, Karen gets a nose bleed and tells her friends she'll join them in a few minutes but collapses from blood loss.

Nate and Lisa plan a camping trip with friends, but the trip starts out less than idyllically. Lisa doesn't like to hike and she argues with Nate about the amount of beer and tobacco he wants to consume. To make matters worse, Dana and Todd, despite having a small daughter, are so hot for each other that it's really irritating - and enviable. Aired: April 6th, 2003
Director: Kathy Bates
Writer: Jill Soloway
Timing & Space
Bernard Asa Chenowith
1939 - 2003
Brenda and Billy's father dies quietly in the hospital.

Nate goes to the funeral where he reconnects with Brenda. Lisa leaves for a convention, worrying about Maya as it is the first time she's away from her for a longer period of time. Even though Maya is with Nate. Arthur and Ruth develops their friendship, and Ruth is becoming more and more fascinated with his many talents. David and Keith attends a brunch hosted by some of David's friends. Keith does not fit in and feels very out of place. Claire get a very special gift from Russell. Federico worries about Vanessa and her mood. Aired: April 13th, 2003
Director: Nicole Holofcener
Writer: Craig Wright
Tears, Bones and Desire
1940 - 2003
A unique family makes hand mops and teaches their children from the backyard. Daddy, their teacher and father, sits down as the children play and his hat slips from his hand.

The family of Daddy comes to Fisher & Diaz, and have a unique look on life. They are a communal family known as "The People." They decide to allow embalming, but they insist on remaining in his presence at all times so government agents don't take him.

After playing paintball with friends, David and Keith's friend, Serge, stays the night and they have a threesome. Lisa gets even more paranoid about Brenda. Ruth kisses Arthur, but he asks her not to do it ever again. Claire confronts Russell about his sexuality and relationship with Oliver. Aired: April 20th, 2003
Director: Daniel Attias
Writer: Nancy Oliver
The Opening
Melinda Mary Bloch
1965 - 2003
A woman packs her bags for a trip, leaving various notes around her house for specific people, and grabs a tape out of her stereo. She heads to the garage, starts her car, puts the tape in the car stereo, applies her lipstick, and shuts the garage door.

Claire and Russell help Olivier prepare for the art show but Russell feels he's being slighted. Nate and Lisa talk about the possibility of them splitting up. Ruth continues to be interested in Arthur, but he doesn't want to take their relationship to the next level. Keith and David continue their threesomes. Aired: April 27th, 2003
Director: Karen Moncrieff
Writer: Kate Robin
Everyone Leaves
Jeanette Louise Bradford
1928 - 2003
While at a family picnic, Keith's great great aunt gets stung by a bee and dies from an allergic reaction.

Vanessa seems to be out of her depression. Keith and David argue over their sexual experimentation. While in class, Russell throws a temper tantrum. Ruth discovers Arthur is a virgin. Keith decides to confront his father about his abusive treatment of him and his sister. Lisa disappears. Aired: May 4th, 2003
Director: Daniel Minahan
Writer: Scott Buck
Death Works Overtime
Dorothy Su
1945 - 2003
David Raymond Monroe
1971 - 2003
Edward Tully
1955 - 2003
Nate still can't locate Lisa. The funeral home gets a number of cases, and needs all the help they can get. Arthur tries to learn how to interact with the funeral home's customers. Rico struggles to adjust to Vanessa's sister living with them. Brenda finds her own place in a dangerous neighborhood. Claire shuns Russell's apology, argues with Oliver, and gets some shocking news. Aired: May 11th, 2003
Director: Daniel Attias
Writer: Rick Cleveland
Carl Desmond Williman
Ruth and George's relationship takes off and David and Keith's comes to a head. Brenda helps Claire with a personal problem. Nate is frantic about Lisa. Aired: May 18th, 2003
Director: Kathy Bates
Writer: Craig Wright
I'm Sorry, I'm Lost
Anahid Hovanessian
Ruth and George announce their wedding plans. Nate takes to the booze. A frustrated Rico finds comfort outside the home. Nate, Sr. comes and takes Claire on a tour of the afterlife and also comes to David to encourage him to make amends with Keith. Nate receives devastating news...
Lisa Kimmel Fisher
1967-2003 Aired: June 1st, 2003
Director: Alan Ball
Writer: Jill Soloway