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Season Four
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No. of episodes 12
Original run June 13, 2004 - September 12, 2004
DVD release August 23, 2005
Season chronology
Season Three
Season Five

Season Four of Six Feet Under premiered on June 13, 2004 and concluded on September 12, 2004.  Unlike previous seasons, it consisted of 12 episodes.


Main Cast

Recurring Cast


Number Title Airdate Viewers (millions)
1 "Falling into Place" June 13, 2004 4.20
Nate is at odds with Lisa's family as David and Keith look for ways to start over. Claire reunites with Russell.
2 "In Case of Rapture" June 20, 2004 3.93
George's routines irk Arthur. As Brenda slowly plans her relationship with Joe, Keith begins a new job. Rico has a fling.
3 "Parallel Play" June 27, 2004
The Fishers hold a yard sale. David gives Arthur more responsibility. Nate warms up to a divorcee at Maya's Mommy and Me class.
4 "Can I Come Up Now?" July 11, 2004
David's ex-fiancée asks him to arrange her father's funeral. Nate has a psychic rendezvous. Ruth discovers the identity of George's stalker.
5 "That's My Dog" July 18, 2004 3.66
David is taken for a ride by a hitchhiker. Nate attends a bereavement support group and Ruth plays matchmaker to George's son.
6 "Terror Starts at Home" July 25, 2004 3.80
Ruth throws a birthday dinner for David who is struggling in the aftermath of his carjacking. Claire gets "closer" with some friends and Vanessa begins to suspect Rico's infidelity.
7 "The Dare" August 1, 2004 3.49
Ruth overhears a conversation between two of George's ex-wives. Keith comes out to his co-worker buddy. Vanessa follows Federico to Sophia's house.
8 "Coming and Going" August 8, 2004 3.95
Rico and Ruth come to melting points in their marriages. Claire gets comfortable with Edie. Keith finds solace away from David and Joe catches Brenda having sex with Nate.
9 "Grinding the Corn" August 15, 2004 3.30
Ruth and Bettina travel to Mexico. David experiences worse side effects of post-traumatic stress disorder. Claire achieves her first orgasm with the help of classmate Jimmy by performing a coital alignment technique (grinding the corn).
10 "The Black Forest" August 22, 2004 3.36
Nate, Brenda, and Maya attend a memorial service for Lisa in Idaho. Claire comes to final blows with Edie at Jimmy's party. Ruth reconciles with George.
11 "Bomb Shelter" August 29, 2004 3.53
George becomes increasingly paranoid about Armageddon and discovers the family's bomb shelter. Ruth wants to attend a sex workshop. David and Keith face a lawsuit. Barb confronts Nate about "Lisa's" ashes.
12 "Untitled" September 12, 2004 3.73
Ruth discovers another secret about George during a lunch with his daughter. David confronts his carjacker. Claire sacrifices her friendships for fame at an art show. Nate confronts Barb and Hoyt after David receives a message from Michaela.


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