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08-21-2005, 08:30 PM #1
Six Feet Under - series finale
I wasn't a regular watcher of this show, but probably caught about 25% of the shows over the years. Watched quite a bit this year, and just sat down and watched the series finale.
Great, great, series finale. I openly admit that I pretty much wept through the last 30 minutes. Smartly done, great and painfully real dialogue, and a shamelessly melodramatic but lovely ending.
Catch it when it replays this week....“Within this furnace of fear, my passion for life burns fiercely. I have consumed all evil. I have overcome my doubt. I am the fire.”
08-21-2005, 08:35 PM #2
I lost a date to this goddamned tomfoolery tonight.
08-21-2005, 08:53 PM #3
it was excellent.
shoulda watched it with her.
Last edited by Woodsy; 08-21-2005 at 10:59 PM.
08-21-2005, 11:01 PM #4
claire lied so she could go put in a season at mammoth?fine
08-22-2005, 11:13 AM #5
obits from hbo.com
Ruth O'Connor Fisher
Ruth Fisher was born in Pasadena in 1946 and died at Good Samaritan Hospital of Glendale on Wednesday. She graduated from Pasadena High School in 1963 and stayed home to raise three children before opening the Four Paws Pet Retreat in Topanga Canyon twenty years ago.
She is survived by her loving companion George Sibley, her sister Sarah O'Connor, her son David Fisher of Los Angeles and her daughter Claire Fisher of New York City. Ruth will also be missed by her four cherished grandchildren - Maya Fisher, Willa Chenowith, and Anthony and Durrell Charles-Fisher.
Viewing will be held on Saturday, March 15th at 2 p.m. at Fisher & Sons Funeral Home at 2302 W. 25th Street in Los Angeles. Private burial to follow.
Keith Dwayne Charles
Keith Charles, founder of Charles Security Company, was born in 1968 in San Diego. He died suddenly at work on Tuesday morning.
Keith attended West Point Military Academy, graduating with a degree in Criminology in 1989. He served the city of Los Angeles as a member of the LAPD for nine years before joining the security industry. He leaves behind his devoted husband David Fisher and loving sons Durrell and Anthony Charles-Fisher, his grandson Matthew, his sister Karla Charles and his niece Taylor Benoit of Carlsbad. Keith is pre-deceased by his parents Roderick and Lucille Charles of San Diego. Memorial service will be held on Sunday, February 18th at 2 p.m. at Fisher & Sons Funeral Home at 2302 W. 25th Street in Los Angeles.
David James Fisher
Born January 20, 1969. Died at the age of 75 in Echo Park. He was proud owner and operator of Fisher & Sons Funeral Home of Los Angeles for over forty years. After retiring in 2034, he went on to perform in dozens of local theater productions, including Weill and Brecht's "Threepenny Opera," Rossini's "The Barber of Seville," and as Ebenezer Scrooge in Dickens' "A Christmas Carol." David leaves behind his partner Raoul Martinez, his beloved sons Durrell and Anthony Charles-Fisher, his sister Claire Fisher and his three precious grandchildren Matthew, Keith, and Katie. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Southern California Opera Association
Hector Federico Diaz
Died at the age of 75 while vacationing with his wife in Puerto Rico. Federico graduated from Cyprus College in 1997 with a degree in Mortuary Science. He worked as a restorative artist for several years before becoming part owner of Fisher & Diaz Funeral Home on 25th Street. In 2005, Federico opened the Diaz Family Mortuary on DeLongpre Avenue in Hollywood, where he served the community for 35 years before retiring.
Pre-deceased by his parents Mauricio and Lilia Diaz of Los Angeles. He was married to his beloved wife Vanessa for 54 years and leaves behind his cherished sons Julio and Augusto and his three grandchildren: Emily, Celestina and Vincent.
Memorial service will be held at Diaz Family Mortuary on Saturday, February 16th at 11:00 a.m. Funeral mass will be held at 9:30 a.m. the following day at St. Paul's Catholic Church in Atwater Village.
Brenda Chenowith was born July 19, 1969 and died at the age of 82 at home. She earned her Masters Degree in Social Work at California State University of Los Angeles and a PhD in Theories of Human Behavior at University of Southern California.
Brenda wrote several books about the role of the gifted child in family development. She is considered to be one of the most distinguished scholars in that field of study, adding several courses to the Social Work curriculum at USC. She developed research methodologies to conclusively prove the link between deviant human behavior and fetal alcohol exposure. As a child, Brenda was the subject of the book "Charlotte Light and Dark" by Gareth Feinberg, PhD.
Brenda will be dearly missed by her beloved children Maya Fisher, Willa Chenowith, and Forrest Nathanson, her loving husband Daniel Nathanson, and her brother William Chenowith of Malibu. Private services will be held Wednesday March 9th at Deep Creek Nature Preserve. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.
Claire Simone Fisher
1983 - 2085
Born March 13, 1983. Died February 11, 2085 in Manhattan. Claire grew up in Los Angeles and studied art at LAC-Arts College. She worked as an advertising and fashion photographer and photojournalist for nearly fifty years, creating several memorable covers for Washington Post magazine, W, and The Face. Claire often exhibited her work in New York and London art galleries and in a time when nearly everyone else in her field had turned to digital scanning and computer-driven imaging, she continued to use a silver-based photographic process. Claire began teaching photography as a faculty member at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in 2018, earning tenure in 2028. She's pre-deceased by her beloved husband Ted Fairwell.
08-22-2005, 12:06 PM #6
how could Claire have gone on to create a cover for The Face when the magazine went out of print like 3 years ago?fine
08-22-2005, 02:57 PM #7
loved all the Fishers evnds at the end of the show.
canot believe how well they wrapped it all up ( except David got suddenly better w/ one Yoda's caveesque hallucination?
otherwise it was $
loved the uncomfortable Billy/Ted scene.
08-22-2005, 08:33 PM #8
Show sticked with me all day. Kept thinking about all the various pieces. Will watch the replay for sure, or at least the last 20 minutes, which were so powerful.
I think the impact of the show was the greatest in the way it made you think about the demise of your loved ones. You couldn't help but sit there and think - everyone I know and love will eventually die. Everything does in fact end. Very impactful message, regardless of how basic it is.“Within this furnace of fear, my passion for life burns fiercely. I have consumed all evil. I have overcome my doubt. I am the fire.”
08-23-2005, 12:13 AM #9
The hour is approaching to give
it your best - and you've got to
reach your prime.
That's when you need to put
yourself to the test and show us
all a passage of time-
You're gonna need a montage!
Ooh, it's gonna take a montage!
Show a lot of things happening
at once remind everyone of
what's going on!
And with every shot show just a
little improvement - to show it
all would take too long!
That's called a montage!
MONTAGE! Even Rocky had a
montage! MONTAGE!HI THERE!
08-25-2005, 03:09 PM #10
facking brillant last show, and series as a whole. I will miss SFU, my Sunday nights won't be the same (until they get off their asses and get a new season of Sopranos going again).
08-29-2005, 08:46 PM #11yelgatgab
- Join Date
- Oct 2002
- Shadynasty's Jazz Club
We DL'd all of these and have watched them over the past 3 days. Ended last night w/ Nate's funeral episode. I thought I was reeling from that one. Just got done watching the finale. Pretty amazing really. From the very first episode the show has dealt directly with the inevitability of the death of your loved ones. I can't think of a more fitting ending.
Honestly, this last season was too much for me. I'm sure watching it all in 3 days didn't help any, but that was intense. I'm gonna go watch Kung Fu Hustle now.
If anybody's interested, I've got the entire 5th season burned on CD-Rs. They're all .avi files (XVid encoding) so you'll need a compatible player, or will have to convert them or watch them on your computer.
Last edited by bagtagley; 08-29-2005 at 09:11 PM.Remind me. We'll send him a red cap and a Speedo.