The Dare
Season 4, Episode 7
First Aired August 1, 2004
Episode Guide
"Terror Starts at Home"
"Coming and Going"

"The Dare" is the seventh episode of the fourth season of Six Feet Under. It was written by Bruce Eric Kaplan, directed by Peter Webber and first aired on August 1, 2004.


Ruth goes on a fossil hunt with George, and digs up Sarah and Bettina. Claire focuses her talents on Edie.



Main Cast

Guest Starring

Also Guest Starring



Joan Morrison (1939 - 2004)

Morrison, Joan - Born in Las Vegas, Nevada on September 28, 1939, died February 5th at her home in Burbank after a prolonged illness.

Joan was warm and funny, and had many friends who loved her. She married Edward, her high school sweetheart, and moved to Southern California after finishing school. She raised a family while working as an Accounts Manager at Amgen Pharmaceuticals, and retired last year after 29 years of loyal service. She will be greatly missed.

Joan is survived by her loving husband, her son Joel in Manhattan Beach and her son David in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Visitation at 1 p.m. on Sunday, February 8 at Fisher & Diaz 2302 W. 25th Street in Los Angeles. Burial at 4p.m. at St. John's Cathedral in Chatsworth.


Song Title Performer(s)
Don't Leave Me This Way Thelma Houston & George Benson
I'm a Lonely Petunia Arthur Godfrey
I'm a Lonely Petunia Arthur Godfrey


Season Four
#401 "Falling into Place" #407 "The Dare"
#402 "In Case of Rapture" #408 "Coming and Going"
#403 "Parallel Play" #409 "Grinding the Corn"
#404 "Can I Come Up Now?" #410 "The Black Forest"
#405 "That's My Dog" #411 "Bomb Shelter"
#406 "Terror Starts at Home" #412 "Untitled"