Nobody Sleeps
Season 3, Episode 4
First Aired March 23, 2003
Episode Guide
"The Eye Inside"
"The Trap"

"Nobody Sleeps" is the fourth episode of the third season of Six Feet Under. It was written by Rick Cleveland and Alan Ball, directed by Alan Poul and first aired on March 23, 2003.


While the partner of a recently deceased gay man is orchestrating an operatic tribute at Fisher & Diaz, Lisa plans an unwanted birthday party for Ruth.



Main Cast

Guest Starring

Also Guest Starring



Robert Lamar Giffin (1951-2003)

GIFFIN, Robert Lamar - Born September 2, 1951 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Passed away at home on February 20, 2003, surrounded by friends who loved him dearly. Bob will be greatly missed by his colleagues at the Los Angeles Lyric Opera, where he worked as lighting designer for the last 11 years. He will also be missed by his fellow members of the Los Angeles Gay Men's Chorus. Bob was happiest when he was cooking, watching classic movies with friends, playing tennis, or making his annual trip to the Winter Festival in Avignon.

He is survived by his partner of 22 years, Kevin Lamb, and his sister Barbara Peek in Phoenix, Arizona. Service to be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, February 23, at Fisher & Diaz Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Los Angeles Lyric Opera.


Song Title Performer(s)
Nessun Dorma! (Turandot: Puccini) Jussi Björling


Season Three
#301 "Perfect Circles" #308 "Tears, Bones and Desire"
#302 "You Never Know" #309 "The Opening"
#303 "The Eye Inside" #310 "Everyone Leaves"
#304 "Nobody Sleeps" #311 "Death Works Overtime"
#305 "The Trap" #312 "Twilight"
#306 "Making Love Work" #313 "I'm Sorry, I'm Lost"
#307 "Timing & Space"