Season 1, Episode 8
Ep08 1
First Aired July 22, 2001
Episode Guide
"Life's Too Short"
"Crossroads" is the eighth episode of the first season of Six Feet Under. It was written by Laurence Andries, directed by Allen Coulter and first aired on July 22, 2001.


In an effort to raise income, Nate and David decide to rent out a room in the funeral home.


The business is a bit slow these days, so Nate and David decide to rent out a room at the funeral home to supplement the loss. Frederico is being wooed by Kroehner's and he contemplates doing it for the experience and the money. Claire is hiking in the mountains but doesn't really understand the point of it all.


Main Cast

Guest Starring

Also Guest Starring

  • Ed O'Ross as Nikolai
  • Marina Black as Parker
  • Steven Pasquale as Kurt
  • Stewart Finlay-McLennan as Connor
  • Michael Cudlitz as Crossroads Leader


  • Garrison Hershberger as Matthew Gildari
  • Justina Machado as Vanessa Diaz
  • Giancarlo Rodriguez
  • Lisa K. Wyatt as Kroehner Mortician
  • Lori Harmon as Chloe's Friend
  • Pat Destro as Chloe's Friend
  • Jules Taerle as Square Dancer
  • Jordan Bower as Topher


Chloe Margaret Bryant Yorkin

January 7, 1959 - April 2001

YORKIN, Chloe Anne Bryant. Born January 7, 1959 in Baltimore, Maryland. She died on April 10. Chloe worked as a Health Systems Administrator for Kaiser Permanente for 12 years and loved travel and fitness. She is survived by her parents Alexander and Vivian Bryant, her sisters Renee and Evelyn and brother Donald. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Viewing and Vigil will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 25 at Harbor Lawn Mortuary at 2400 Topsail Street in Marina del Rey.


Song Title Performer(s)
I Will Survive Gloria Gaynor
Struggling Blues T-Bone Walker
Whose Blues Caia
Ride with the Flow (Instrumental) 60 Channels
Lava Boozoo Bajou
The Fire That Speaks Tulku
Twisted Ultra Nate


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"