||Six Feet Under: The Complete Third Season
|Country of Origin:
|| United States
||Rodrigo Garcia, Michael Cuesta, Michael Engler, Alan Poul, Jeremy Podeswa, Kathy Bates, Nicole Holofcener, Daniel Attias, Karen Moncrieff, Daniel Minahan, Alan Ball
||11:28 (688 Min.)
|| Color, 1.78:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
||April 06, 2005
||April 19, 2005
|La Vie. La Mort. La Culpabilité. L'Au-delà. Le temps passe et les jours ne se ressemblent pas dans la vie des Fisher, apportant son lot de rebondissements et d'émotions. La plus célèbre famille de croque-morts revient dans une troisième saison toujours plus teintée d'humour noir.
1. Chacun cherche sa voie (Perfect Circles)
2. On ne sait jamais (You Never Know)
3. Un dernier hommage (The Eye Inside)
4. Sur un air d’opéra (Nobody Sleeps)
5. Le Piège (The Trap)
6. Un séjour à la montagne (Making Love Work)
7. Brèves Retrouvailles (Timing & Space)
8. La Partie de paintball (Tears, Bones and Desire)
9. Le Dernier Tableau (The Opening)
10. Querelles et séparations (Everyone Leaves)
11. La mort fait des heures supplémentaires (Death Works Overtime)
12. La Séparation (Twilight)
13. La vie n’attend pas (I’m Sorry, I’m Lost)
1. Perfect Circle
Nathaniel Samuel Fisher,Jr
What would it be like if Nate died? Or, if Nate and Brenda had a kid? Or, if Nathaniel Sr married someone different? Or, if Nate's surgery didn't go so well and he became brain damaged? Or if Nate was an existential redneck? Nate experiences alternate realities but which one does he choose?
Fisher & Sons is now Fisher & Diaz, and Rico is taking a stand. He does not want to be a "gofer" anymore, and makes sure everyone knows he is now a partner.
Claire becomes "gofer", for 50 bucks a shot, and takes a body to the crematory where she meets a worker named Phil. She plays hooky from art class the next day to be with him.
David and Keith start couples therapy, which only seems to anger Keith more.
Ruth gets a bit obsessive with her granddaughter Maya, but Lisa puts her in her place.
Lisa also deals with the quirkiness of her frenetic boss and landlord, Carol.
2. You Never Know
|Matthew Clark Hazen||Martin Jacobs||Andrew Wayne Milne||Daniel Grant Showalter|
While on the phone with a telemarketer, a man begins hearing gun fire over the line. Daniel, a somewhat perturbed ex-employee, has come into his previous place of employment to show his dissatisfaction via shotgun.
Lisa & Nate are having a few problems finding times to be alone. Lisa is still having to deal with all of her employer's issues that seem to pop up at all inappropriate times.
Ruth's sister Sarah gives her a call feigning interest in seeing her, however, she is in the throws of detox, and Ruth gets bamboozled into picking up some vicadin for her. Ruth arrives at her sister's house in Topanga, but Sarah's friend Bettina lets her in on the situation at hand.
Claire and her new beau Phil seem to be getting hot and heavy, or are they? Claire finds a friend in a fellow art class student, Russell. She is able to open up to him and tell him how much she is into Phil. However, later, Claire gets let in on the fact that Phil isn't necessarily as serious about her as she is with him.
Rico is experiencing the difficulties of being a partner at Fisher & Diaz. He doesn't seem to understand why they would hold funerals for both the killer and the victim. He feels strongly that the killer does not deserve to have a respectable funeral.
Keith ends up having a counseling sessions sans David. Keith is able to voice his opinions a bit better without him. Later, during dinner Lisa and Nate, Keith makes a remark about whether or not they will have children. He then tells David that they are just living day to day, so there's no reason to make future plans.
3. The Eye Inside
Callie Renee Mortimer
Young Callie comes walking out of a bar and notices a few guys whistling at her. She ignores them for a moment, until their advances become a bit more obnoxious. She starts to cross the street to get away from them, and they yell out to her to get her attention. She then notices that the raucous group is just some of her friends that are messing around with her. However, she's still in the middle of the street and the car coming down the road doesn't see her.
Lisa has quit her job without consulting Nate, and he doesn't seem to be overly happy about it. However, Ruth seems extremely happy letting them live in David's old room. Ruth also seems to be acting out a bit with her new friend Bettina. She skips out on a job interview, and steals a tube of lipstick from a department store.
After Phil tells Claire that she can't go to one of his band's gigs because of another woman, she decides that she can't continue a relationship with him if he's going to date others. However, things are looking up for Claire at LAC-Arts. A new professor, Olivier Castro-Staal, praises Claire's work because it "...instantly makes me want to throw up."
David and Keith go to a vacation resort, but David feels uncomfortable because there are no other gay couples around. Eventually David loosens up and he and Keith end up having a great relaxing time. But things change immediately when they hit rush-hour traffic and Keith goes back to his normal routine of instigation.
4. Nobody Sleeps
Robert Lamar Giffin
A room full of men are watching an old movie and one man is cuddled up with Robert, who is attached to an IV. The last thing Robert does is laugh with his head on his lover's shoulder.
Nate is having bizarre dreams again. This time he's dreaming of his mother in his bed in the morning instead of his wife. He also has a dream with his father, where we learn he's afraid of becoming his father.
Lisa is planning a birthday dinner for Ruth, but Nate thinks it's a bad idea. According to him, they've never done anything for her birthday before and she seems to like it that way.
Bettina accompanies Ruth to the dentist and makes a fuss about having to wait over an hour on her birthday. They skip out there and go to a massage parlor where they discuss their past infidelities.
Kevin, the lover of Robert, asks Fisher & Diaz if he can do something a little different for Robert's funeral. He wants to make Robert's funeral a scene in an opera. They agree and are quite amazed at the effort put forth for it. David wonders about how the couple lasted for 22 years. He realizes it's something he very much wants for he and Keith.
Claire can't make it to her mother's birthday. She's attending a guest artist lecture with Russell. Afterwards, she goes out with Russell, her teacher Olivier, and the artist. Olivier continues to tell Claire how talented she is, and seems to begin flirting with her. Later, Russell and Claire hang out until morning where he informs Claire that he is not gay.
5. The Trap
William Aaron Jaffe
A couple are in the woods hiking, and come upon an old VW Beetle. The car is rusted and plants have grown over it a bit. The look inside the car and they see someone in it. They open the car door and a bird flies out, however, there is an old skeleton in the front seat.
Claire and Russell are in Olivier's art class and chatting it up. Russell asks Claire to go to his brother's wedding. Then Olivier asks Claire to be his assistant.
Claire tells Federico that she can't do deliveries anymore because of her new job as an assistant. Federico takes a proposal to Nate and David. He suggests they use a mortuary student and they won't even have to pay them. They would have to provide room and board for the student, but they could save money overall.
After David's choir practice he talks to some of the members. He discovers one of the guys is someone he had a brief fling with in a Sears bathroom. He denies it emphatically.
Lisa starts to pour over their visa bill and finds purchases of Nate's that are questionable. Lisa reminds him that he is no longer single and needs to stop acting like he is. Nate then starts to get paranoid about every thing he wants to purchase.
They decide on an apprentice, Arthur Martin. He's a bit odd in behavior, but that's what landed him the job. Ruth shows him around the house and the kitchen. She institutes an eating schedule so they don't end up in the kitchen together.
Brenda shows up at the funeral home to talk to Nate. He is busy, so she ends up going with him on some errands. While waiting for some small repairs on the hearse, they go down the street to a cafe to have a drink. Eventually, they get to what she is there for. She is there to make amends. She apologizes to Nate about everything she did to him. Later, Nate tells Lisa about his run-in with Brenda. Lisa gets very upset, she wants Nate to check in with her before doing things like that in the future.
Keith gets a call to a house. The police are already there, but they leave everything to Keith and a co-worker, Dion Corelli. While there, Keith & Dion, have a drink. However, Dion gets a bit carried away and wants to start tearing things up. Keith gets upset and pins Dion down, and starts hitting him.
Lisa discovers the receipt of Nate and Brenda's lunch and seems very worried about it.
Bettina is going to be leaving for awhile to de-program her daughter in Montana.
Claire tells Russell that she would rather not go to his brother's wedding with him. Russell agrees and says he values their friendship.
Keith tells David he wants to find a new job.
6. Making Love Work
Karen Postell Pepper
Three middle-aged women stand outside a television studio waiting to be let in a session of Dr. Dave. As they are being let in one of the women starts getting a nose bleed. The other two women go in and leave the other woman outside to get her bleeding under control. She stands outside trying to manage it, but then collapses.
Nate and Lisa are going camping with their friends Todd and Nina. Nate and Lisa seem to fight about every little detail before leaving to go camping. Once they get there, Nate wonders why they only have a 6-pack of beer. Lisa tells him they don't need to be drinking that much. Nate is saved because Todd brings a cooler-full of beer to the camp site.
Ruth discovers Arthur uses a handkerchief and finds it refreshing that someone still uses them. Her and Arthur start talking about one of Arthur's favorite movies, Silent Running. It was playing at a local theater, but Arthur missed it. Later that night, Ruth tells Arthur that she picked up the movie at a movie store so they can watch it.
Russell is dying Claire's hair in her bedroom. They seem to be getting much closer. After a bout of Olivier's criticism in art class, Russell gets very upset. Claire consoles him and they end up sleeping together. Afterwards, she discovers that it was Russell's first (and second) time.
Federico has a very large body to work with. It requires a larger casket than usual. He gets Arthur to assist him, so they can get the casket and everything set up the night before the viewing. In the middle of the night, the whole house hears a huge booming crash. The body has fallen out of the casket. With several attempts, and much work, they finally get the body on a gurney.
Ruth seems to be getting a bit odd around Arthur. She accidentally washes one of his handkerchiefs and goes to put it in his drawer. Before placing it in the drawer, she puts it to her face and inhales deeply.
7. Timing & Space
Bernard Asa Chenowith
Brenda, her mother, and her brother, all sit around her father's hospital bed completely silent.
Lisa is going to a cooking convention and leaving Nate alone with Maya. She worries a bit, but eventually goes. Later, while Nate is reading the paper, he discovers that Brenda's father has died and the funeral is today. He calls up Lisa, like a good little husband, and asks if she minds if he goes to the funeral. Lisa says she completely understands and it's cool if he goes. He has a problem finding someone to watch Maya. Federico says his wife, Vanessa probably wouldn't mind watching her. Nate takes Maya over to their house, but doesn't feel very comfortable leaving Maya with Vanessa. Nate tells Federico this, but he seems to shake it off. Nate ends up taking Maya with him to the funeral.
Arthur shows Ruth some of his computer music work and she total loves it. She fawns all over him telling him how talented he is. Arthur decides to take a run, and Ruth wants to know where. She then proceeds in stalking him as he runs.
David and Keith get ready for a brunch party with David's choir friends, and David wants to make sure Keith wears something nice to show off "good big parts". They get to the brunch and Keith obviously feels very uncomfortable. All the party-goers have leading lady names stuck to their back and are supposed to figure out who it is by asking everyone questions. Everyone figures theirs out except Keith and he gets very upset about the whole thing.
Claire and Russell go to a paint supply store, where Claire admires a very expensive tube of blue paint. Later on, Russell gives Claire a present -- the expensive tube of blue paint. She tells him that he better be careful or she'll get used to such nice treatment. He tells her she better get used to it.
Lisa gets home from her convention and finds out that Nate took Maya to the funeral and she gets extremely upset. She seems especially unnerved at the fact that Brenda might have picked up Maya or touched her. Lisa also feels that Nate always seems so different after spending time with Brenda.
Federico confronts Vanessa about her moods as of late. He thinks maybe she should see someone or get some medication. Vanessa tells him that it's normal for her to be this way after her mother has died.
8. Tears, Bones and Desire
A unique family makes hand mops and teaches their children from the backyard. Daddy, their teacher and father, sits down as the children play and his hat slips from his hand.
The family of Daddy comes to Fisher & Diaz, and have a unique look on life. They are a communal family known as "The People". They decide to allow embalming, but they insist on remaining in his presence at all times so government agents don't take him.
David invites some of his friends to a paintball game that Keith planned. Keith seems fine with it, but once of the paintball field, he seeks revenge for the party game he failed so miserably at.
Lisa gets even more paranoid about Brenda, and decides to make an appointment for a massage with her. While there, Lisa seems very nervous, and at one point even cries. Afterwards, Nate sees something different with Lisa, but can't quite figure what it is.
Ruth kisses Arthur, but he asks her not to do it ever again. He cherishes their friendship and doesn't want it to change. Ruth agrees, and then kisses him again.
Claire and Russell go to Olivier's house to see what he wants. He wants Claire to go to Azusa to pick up something. They argue, but she eventually goes, leaving Russell behind with Olivier. While in Azusa, she meets up with an artist that was once Olivier's assistant. She finds out that Olivier usually sleeps with his assistants, and sometimes he has "boy years". She gets a bit concerned and asks Russell later if Olivier came onto him at all. He vehemently denies it and reiterates the fact that he is not gay.
David & Keith end up having a paintball buddy, Sarge, stay the night because he drinks too much. However, when David and Keith are going to bed, Sarge asks if he can join them. They both agree. The next morning, Sarge is up making breakfast and David seems to feel a bit awkward. Keith seems fine, though.
9. The Opening
Melinda Mary Bloch
A woman starts packing as though going on a trip. Lines up her luggage by the door. She leaves various notes around her house for specific people. She grabs a tape out of her stereo then goes into her garage. She turns her car on, puts the tape in the car stereo, applies her lipstick, and shuts the garage door.
Claire and Russell's art work will be in a art show. They help Olivier place some work in the gallery. Claire is happy with where her work is placed, but Russell feels his is being somewhat hidden.
Nate and Lisa talk about the possibility of them splitting up. Nate loves Lisa, but he just can't handle her lack of trust in him. While at Claire's art show, they run into Brenda. Lisa acts as though she's never seen her before and Brenda acts along. Later at the art gallery, sitting inside a pyramid piece, Nate and Lisa agree to start their relationship over -- as friends that happen to be lovers.
Ruth continues to be interested in Arthur, but he doesn't seem to want to take the relationship to any other level than light petting.
Keith and David continue their threesomes. Keith seems to be a bit more enthused about it than David, but he continues to go along. They set a ground rule - no kissing.
10. Everyone Leaves
Jeanette Louise Bradford
While at a family picnic, Keith's mom's aunt gets stung by a bee. She immediately has an allergic reaction.
Vanessa seems to be out of her depression. She has more energy and Frederico is enjoying it. She schedules them for dance lessons, and they have a blast. Later, while dancing at a club Vanessa starts to have difficulty breathing. She asks Frederico to give her a Xanax out of her purse that has quite a number of pills in it.
Keith and David argue, as usual, in the car on the way to Keith's great aunt's funeral. David thinks they've had enough sexual exploration for the moment, but Keith wants to continue.
After visiting with a man who lost his wife, Nate goes into the kitchen and starts to cry. Lisa is going to visit her sister up the coast and is worried about leaving him alone. Nate reassures her that he just had a temporary meltdown and he'll be fine.
While in class, Russell has a breakdown of his own, temper-tantrum style. After his return, Russell reveals to Claire that he did mess around with Olivier. Claire tells him she never wants to see or speak to him again. He doesn't get the message because later he shows up at her house.
Brenda and Billy appear to be living well together. However, after an emotional outburst at a poor cartoonization of their beloved book "Nathaniel and Isabel", Billy tries to intimately kiss Brenda. Brenda goes to visit Nate afterwards and they talk for awhile. As Brenda starts to leave, her and Nate kiss.
Ruth sits down with Arthor and comes to the conclusion that he has never had sex before. As Arthur does not appear to want such a relationship with Ruth, she basically tells him they are off.
At the funeral, Keith decides he is finally going to talk to his father about the abuse his father inflicted upon him and his sister when they were children. His father gets extremely upset, and when David tries to referee, Keith tells David that it's a family matter and none of David's business. David storms out and takes a bus back home.
Nate tries contacting Lisa's sister to see if she's made it there alright, but Lisa's sister doesn't seem to know anything. Nate attempts to contact Lisa on her cellphone a few times with no success.
11. Death Works Overtime
|Dorothy Su||David Raymond Monroe||Edward Tully|
Nate is still trying to find Lisa. He makes calls frantically to everyone he knows. Lisa's car is found near a beach, and Nate nearby in hopes of finding something out.
The funeral home gets a number of cases, and needs all the help they can get. Arthur tries to learn how to interact with the funeral home's customers.
Federico is having added issues now that Vanessa's sister lives with them, but has to go into work despite that due to the influx of deaths. Vanessa and her sister go shopping and come home with a big screen television and a fridge, and refuse to take them back.
Brenda finds a new place of her own in a questionable neighborhood. She has few belongings and moves in quickly. Brenda's mother asks her to join her and Billy to scatter their father's ashes. Brenda reluctantly agrees. When they do get together to scatter the ashes they argue, of course, and end up throwing them over an apartment balcony.
Russell shows up at the Fisher's to apologize once again to Claire. However, she rejects his continued advances. Claire has a review with Olivier, and they end up getting into a very heated argument. Later, Claire takes a pregnancy test, and it's positive.
After one of the funerals, Ruth meets a new man, George Sibley, and proceeds to cry all over him.
Carl Desmond Williman
Ruth's whirlwind romance with George gets hot and heavy when she suggests they get married. George, married six times before, agrees. Later, however, Ruth seems to reconsider and asks to takes things slow. George doesn't seem to mind that either.
David and Keith come to a head. David lays it on the line with Keith and tells him how he feels. Later, he goes out with one of his friends from chorus, and they end up sleeping together. That seems to speed up his decision about Keith and he decides to move out.
Claire has decided to get an abortion. She hasn't told anyone, except when she runs into Brenda. She asks that Brenda take her to the clinic, and Brenda agrees without question.
Nate is completely terrified about what might have happened to Lisa. He starts to picture every possible way she could have disappeared. Nate assists a grieving daughter of an executing serial killer with funeral arrangements. In a desperate attempt to numb his feelings, he has sex with her.
13. I'm Sorry, I'm Lost
Ruth and George are getting married. When they announce to the Fisher family, there are mixed emotions. Nate is completely against it, David feels like it's inconsiderate considering Lisa's disappearance, and Clare thinks they barely know each other. Ruth doesn't care, she just wants to be happy and wants her children to be a part of it, but will continue even if they don't.
Nate is drinking more often, and it's starting to effect the business. He also leaves Maya alone at night.
Federico, in his frustration from home, accepts an invitation to a strip club. It's his first time to ever go to one. He gets a bit inebriated and flirts with one of the dancers, who later gives Federico a bit of enjoyment in his car.
Nathaniel, Sr. visits Claire and takes her on a trip to the afterlife, which is guised as a park amusement park. She sees people that she has loved and lost, like Gabe Dimas, her baby, and Lisa. Her trip to the afterlife seems to resolve some issues for Claire.
David also has a visit from his father. In his, his father convinces him to call Keith and try to make a go of it. David also seems to resolves some of his issues.
Ruth and George get married at the house and have a nice reception. Everyone but Nate attends. He finally receives a phone call that he was not looking forward to. The police have found Lisa's body. In his fragile state, Nate goes to a local bar and gets himself beat up. On his drive home, he starts to see his father in the car with him, then Lisa. They both start talking to him about committing suicide. Instead, he ends up at Brenda's.