Nate Fisher’s funeral director father dies and bequeaths ownership of Fisher & Sons Funeral Home to Nate and his other son David. The Fisher clan also includes widow Ruth Fisher and daughter Claire Fisher.
The show is both a family drama, handling the dysfunctional family relationships, while also covering a range of death-related topics from religion to SIDS. Each episode begins with a death that sets the thematic tone, and the characters reflect on their lives through it.
Notable Queer-Centric Episodes
- Season 4 Episode 3 "Parallel Play" - Claire is surprised when she learns that Edie is a lesbian.