Season 1, Episode 1 Six Feet Under (Pilot)
First Aired: June 3, 2001
Nate Fisher (Peter Krause) flies home to L.A. from Seattle for Christmas, but his arrival coincides with a tragic event, and the family spends the rest of the holiday coming to terms with their loss. Ruth: Frances Conroy. Nate Sr: Richard Jenkins. David: Michael Hall. Claire: Lauren Ambrose. Brenda: Rachel Griffiths.
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- Premiered: June 3, 2001
- Rating: TV-MA
- Premise: Life---and death---at a family-owned funeral home in Los Angeles plays out in this provocative, at times macabre series created by Oscar-winning screenwriter Alan Ball (`American Beauty'). A recipient of several Emmys, it's a compelling, superbly acted dra… (more)