- Starring: Mathew St. Patrick, Lauren Ambrose, Peter Krause
- Summary: When death is your business, what is your life? For the Fisher family, the world outside of their family-owned funeral home continues to be at least as challenging as--and far less predictable than--the one inside.Oscar(R)-winning screenwriter Alan Ball's breakout series that takes a darkly comic look at members of a dysfunctional L.A. family that run a funeral business.… Expand
- Genre(s): Drama
- Show Type: Ended
- Season 4 premiere date: Jun 13, 2004
- Episode Length: 60
- Air Time: 09:00 PM
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At some point, however -- and that point is the first episode in this fourth season -- it all becomes too much, too arch, too ridiculous and trying and forced. Worse, perhaps, is the sense that not enough effort has been put in, not enough of the tightrope-walking brilliance of the first three seasons shines through.
A formaldehyde fog has settled over 'Under' -- it envelops you with a serenity that used to be unsettling (the very point of a series about a family of neurotic funeral-home inhabitants) but now seems more like smothering.
Positive: 2 out of 2
Mixed: 0 out of 2
Negative: 0 out of 2