Season 1, Episode 7
Ep07 1
First Aired July 15, 2001
Episode Guide
"The Room"
"Brotherhood" is the seventh episode of the first season of Six Feet Under. It was written by Christian WIlliams, directed by Jim McBride and first aired on July 15, 2001.


When a young Army vet dies of Gulf War Syndrome, his brother opts for a cremation and disposal.


Billy tries to get in the way of Nate and Brenda's relationship. Ruth invites Hiram over for a family dinner, and also takes a florist job in Nikolai's shop. David meets an open-minded associate priest and votes to keep him on for the church. Claire continues to have problems with school and life in general.


Main Cast

Guest Starring

Also Guest Starring

  • Ed O'Ross as Nikolai
  • Wade Andrew Williams as Paul Kovitch
  • Raphael Sbarge as Father Clark
  • Brian Kimmet as Victor Kovitch
  • Frank Birney as Walter Kriegenthaler
  • Tim Maculan as Father Jack


  • David Noroña as Guidance Counselor
  • Nancy Linehan Charles as Connie
  • Eric Ware as VA Administrator
  • Davis Henry as Private Bailey
  • Gary Murphy as Mooning Private
  • David McSwain as Vet in Wheelchair
  • George Peña as Flag Folder
  • Marina Black as Parisian Classmate
  • Ange Billman as Classmate With Children
  • Shannon Convery as Classmate With Cancer
  • Dianna Miranda as Bride At Floral Shop
  • Luke Sabre as Porno Private
  • Keith Amos as Porno MP #1
  • Raphael Gamon as Porno MP #2


Victor Wayne Kovich, PFC

January 16, 1971 - April 1, 2001

Passed away Sunday after a long illness. He is survived by his brother Paul and step-father, Stanley Cutler.

Friends are invited to a memorial service held in his honor on Tuesday, April 3, at Fisher & Sons Funeral Home, from 11-2PM, followed by burial at National Cemetery.


Song Title Performer(s)
Unbelievable EMF
Water to Drink (Agua de Beber) Victoria Williams
Flute Concerto in G Major Antonio Vivaldi
The Pump Darren Elpant


Season One
#101 "Pilot" #108 "Crossroads"
#102 "The Will" #109 "Life's Too Short"
#103 "The Foot" #110 "The New Person"
#104 "Familia" #111 "The Trip"
#105 "An Open Book" #112 "A Private Life"
#106 "The Room" #113 "Knock, Knock"
#107 "Brotherhood"