Six Feet Under
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 … [continue reading]
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.
- Anna Faris auditioned for the role of Claire Fisher, but according to Faris she was laughed off by the casting director.
- Alan Ball was inspired to write this series after losing his sister.