Two weeks ago, HBO's Six Feet Under aired its darkest, most disturbing episode ever. Gay mortician David (Michael C. Hall) picked up a hitchhiker from hell, who started out flirtatious, then turned ferocious, beating and torturing him. (The whole thing played like a bad student film, but we needn't digress...) What made the show subject David to such abuse?
"It was kind of a form of gay-bashing," Mathew St. Patrick, who plays David's boyfriend, Keith, tells TV Guide Online. "The guy turned out not to be gay. He was just a psycho. Those things do happen."
Still, the whole improbable scenario seemed to come out of nowhere. St. Patrick rationalizes SFU's wacky twists thusly: "I may not have happened to get hit in the head with a golf ball and die, but it happens. People do fall out of windows, get electrocuted in the tub or fall into blender machines at work. Or like the girls' night out we had, when they stuck their heads out of the top o