The Opening
Season 3, Episode 9
First Aired April 27, 2003
Episode Guide
"Tears, Bones and Desire"
"Everyone Leaves"
"The Opening" is the ninth episode of the third season of Six Feet Under.  It was written by Kate Robin, directed by Karen Moncrieff and first aired on April 27, 2003.


The Fishers run into unexpected guests at an art-school benefit featuring works by Claire and company.



Main Cast

Guest Starring

Also Guest Starring



Melinda Mary Bloch (1965-2003)

Melinda Mary Bloch of Beverly Hills passed away on Monday, May 19.

Ms. Bloch was a graduate of Emory University with a cum laude degree in Journalism. She was a contributing editor for several publications including Mademoiselle, Business 2.0 and House & Garden magazines. At the time of her death, she was launching her own publication Candid, scheduled to appear on newsstands in August.

Ms. Bloch is survived by her mother Barbara (Bloch) Knight, her sister Tracy (Paterno) and her brother, John. She will also be missed by Alex Gramm.

Donations may be made in her name to the Anti-Cruelty Society.

A memorial service will be held in her honor on Thursday, May 22 at 1PM at Fisher & Diaz Funeral Home.


Song Title Performer(s)
There She Goes Sixpence None the Richer
Hayling FC Kahuna


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"