Tuesday, August 23, 2005

A Fly On The Wall At The Last Six Feet Under Writers' Meeting

"Is it an admission of defeat to wrap up the fifth and final season of this, our inexplicably well-received show, with essentially the same arc we were using to wrap up the second season? Do you think it'll look too much like a blatant admission that we've been treading water for the three years in between? But if so, does anyone have any better idea of how to wring dramatic tension out of these people's misery when they so clearly deserve to be miserable, and have even virtually exhausted their meagre capacity for self-awareness in managing to become horribly depressed?"