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Thursday, November 17 2011

A Truly Grand Finalé: The Final Six Minutes of 'Six Feet Under'

Six Feet Under cements its legacy with a send off that is so sublime, so simple and so perfectly obvious you can't help but laugh... through buckets of tears.


Wednesday, November 16 2011

The Crows Come Home to Roost: The Death of Lisa Kimmel Fisher

Six Feet Under concludes its third season with a bold suite of emotionally devastating episodes that go straight for the jugular, nearly drowning the Fishers -- and the viewers -- under a tidal wave of fear, guilt and despair.


Tuesday, November 15 2011

Better Living Through Therapy: Six Feet Under's “The Plan”

In the episode "The Plan", Ruth's humorous attempt at self-actualization and self-discovery at a self-help seminar reflects television's ingestion of and obsession with society's therapeutic culture.


Monday, November 14 2011

Defying Convention: "Six Feet Under" and the Unreliable Narrator

A pivotal, emotionally raw argument late in the second season of Six Feet Under completely undermines our perceptions of Nate and Brenda's primal and toxic relationship, illuminating the way the show plays havoc with our sympathies and televisual convention.


Monday, November 14 2011

Margaret Chenowith: "Six Feet Under's" Resident Existentialist

The bitter taste that the existentialist worldview may leave in some people’s mouths can be compared to the sting we feel when we meet Margaret Chenowith, the eternally cackling, gleefully hedonistic, complexly troubled mother of Brenda.


Reviews

Sunday, September 11 2005

Six Feet Under

Six Feet Under's lack of delicacy is easy to mistake for exploitation. Where other shows hint, this one acts out.


Thursday, June 23 2005

Six Feet Under

Four years of torturing the Fishers has worn my patience thin.


Monday, August 23 2004

Six Feet Under

Six Feet Under has become crass, each episode an empathy decathlon topped off with ghoulishly deferred catharsis.


Sunday, June 8 2003

Six Feet Under

Six Feet Under's challenging third season reminds us that the gulf between it and rest of the widgets that pass for television shows is monumental.


Saturday, December 31 1994

Six Feet Under

'Six Feet Under' makes us think about death's implications and how to deal with it, and, more importantly, it helps us to realize what a tragedy a life wasted or spent in conflict can be.


Blogs

Friday, July 24 2009

Art Portraiture and Photography in Six Feet Under

An examination of Claire's portraiture in Six Feet Under.


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