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Six Feet Under: complete series coming to DVD

by Adam Finley, posted Oct 16th 2006 5:58PM

six feet underI was never a fan of the HBO series Six Feet Under. While the show had a unique aesthetic I always felt the creators' attempts at unpredictable storylines and eccentric characters lacked any kind of purity. Every moment of that series felt like a cold, calculated decision, and I could never shake that feeling of manipulation when I watched it. I had exactly the same reaction to creator Alan Ball's American Beauty, another example of something that was pretty to look at but lacked any real substance, like an Easter egg filled with shit.

Nevertheless, despite my aversion to the series and my poetic use of simile to describe it, I know Six Feet Under had its fans, and I thought you'd like to know the complete series will be released on DVD November 14. That's plenty of time to put it on your holiday gift list and to convince your family and loved ones it's worth spending around $280.00 on. My parents were actually fans of the series, and I have fond memories of watching it with them and having them tell me to shut the hell up and stop complaining about it while they were trying to enjoy it. I should really visit home more often, those memories don't make themselves.

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Oh My God! at end!! I always love of this show, because I learn a lot about live and death and the humans. I really enjoy it since the beginning. I´m from spain and here not sale all seasons yet, only at third, here nobody knows about the show, bad audience in wrong channel. Please tell me some WEB's about the show. Thanks for read me and sorry for my english.

October 21 2006 at 7:02 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

I'm a huge fan on Six Feet Under and American Beauty. Which makes me wonder if you are a huge fan of West Wing and Studio 60, which give me the exact same feelings you described about my shows. If so, then I wonder if the two would ever meet....Interesting.

October 16 2006 at 7:21 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

Check out the coverart for the Complete Series boxset:


Pretty fraking cool, if you ask me. :)

October 16 2006 at 6:18 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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