In the series finale, David finally embraces a demon; Keith gives "tough love"; Nathaniel talks to his younger son; Brenda delivers early and fights Nate's negativity; Claire gets an exciting phone call; Ted inspires some sexy photos; Margaret is impressed to see Olivier's nurturing side; Rico and Vanessa celebrate an investment; Ruth finds consolation in the truth from Maggie; George's limitations eclipse his intentions; and Claire drives into her future. The Future of the family is revealed.
Episode number: 5x12 Airdate: Sunday August 21st, 2005 Special Runtime: 75 Minutes
This episode runes 75 minutes long (15 minutes longer than a normal episode). Before the episode aired HBO aired 2 30-minute retrospective 'specials' that totaled an hour in length, so the entire series finale airing of "Six Feet Under' actually ran 2 hours and 15 Minutes.
This episodes has won several online polls stating it to be the best series finale ever to air on television.