Six Feet Under 8/5...I've got a lot of living to do

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  1. Steve Tannehill

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    I loved the little song and dance number. Did you notice that Kathy Bates directed? This is at least her second episode.
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    The plot thickens as the season draws to an end!
    What will happen to Brenda's brother?
    The sisters' "friend"?
    Federico, will he come back?
    The mom and the Russian?
    The lady that they hired/fired in this show?
    (I thought she was good too!)
    Hum, seems like another HBO show we all watch with all of these plots! [​IMG]
    BTW-What will we watch after this season ends? Until the Soprano's starts? [​IMG]
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    My only disapointment is that I was hoping Illeana Douglas was going to be a new permanent character on the show.
    I love her [​IMG]
     
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    The character development in 6FU is pretty damn good. I'm amazed at how much stuff they can throw in one hour.
    Ileana Douglas's walk-on part was meaty, and within the course of an hour, showed many sides of her (the talky/nosey/sexually free side as well as the non-accountable side - breaking Ruth's glasses). Her main contribution is letting Ruth know that David is gay. Up until now, David's sexual orientation for Ruth has never been cemented in her mind. But now, she knows.
    I knew by the end of the hour everyone would get a gander at Billy shot of Nathan's "Man pees on wall" photo. [​IMG]
    Billy may be the one who causes even more havoc by the season finale. They've set him up to be totally unstable, though I can see Brenda getting drawn into the fray.
    Nate finally makes a commitment to Brenda, and it's done with such subtle touch, in an ordinary, but caring situation, not in the throes of passion.
    David's daydreams are becoming on par with Brian Benben's in "Dream on". [​IMG]
    What is with that church volunteer groupie chick?
    Claire is just attracted to trouble. Nate made some cogent observations with Claire and how she's dealing with their father's passing. That Dimes kid is also trouble.
    Ruth's date with Nikolai was treading on Soprano territory, but it was fun to watch Ruth extricate herself from that confrontation with that other woman in the lady's room.
    And I knew the Fisher boys would be grovelling to get Frederico back.
    Oh, and I loved the opening death scene, that was funny.
    Yet another fine episode, and Kathy Bates did well on the directing duties.
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    Man... what is happening to David? His fantasies, pushing himself on Keith, phone sex, and only who knows what based on next week's previews. His character is really going to get interesting I think.
    And, please, PLEASE Nate... cut that hair! [​IMG]
    Kevin
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    I think the writers missed a great opportunity. They should have included a provocative shot of Claire among Billy's photographs.
    I don't recall Nate being aware of Claire's brief flirtation/fling with Billy and it would have been interesting to let him discover it this way. I think it would have created more tension than the peeing against the wall picture.
    I'm surprised the writers let that Billy/Claire subplot go without any further effects, etc.
     
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    Another great epsiode (only 3 left til March [​IMG] ).
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    Peter Krause will be interviewed on NPR next week (Tuesday morning I believe), for those who are interested. They started a series of conversations with actors about auditions. The first episode was this morning, featuring Ed Asner.
    /Mike
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    This could be the most underrated show on tv, the first half of the first episode it looked weak, then it started slowly picking up momentum. Right now, this show takes you where no other has, the depth they allow for the development of these characters is second to none.
    I will anxiously await the return next year...
     

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