Six Feet Under

Storyform for the Series Pilot

Story Dynamics

8 of the 12 essential questions

Main Character Resolve: Change
Nate changes his essential nature while attempting to solve the story's problem.

Main Character Growth: Start
regarding Nate, the audience is waiting for something to start.

Main Character Approach: Do-er
Nate prefers a physical solution to his problem.

Main Character Problem-Solving Style: Linear
Nate uses linear problem-solving techniques.

Story Driver: Action
In terms of the overall plot, actions force decisions to be made.

Story Limit: Optionlock
The story climax occurs because all options have been exhausted.

Story Outcome: Success
In terms of the overall plot, the original goal is achieved.

Story Judgment: Good
Nate ultimately succeeds in resolving his personal problems.

Overall Story Throughline

Fisher Family & Family Business

Overall Story Throughline: Psychology
Overall Story Concern: Becoming
Overall Story Issue: Responsibility vs. Commitment
Overall Story Problem: Temptation
Overall Story Solution: Conscience
Overall Story Symptom: Control
Overall Story Response: Uncontrolled
Overall Story Catalyst: Obligation
Overall Story Inhibitor: Approach
Overall Story Benchmark: Being
Overall Story Signpost 1: Conceptualizing
Overall Story Signpost 2: Conceiving
Overall Story Signpost 3: Being
Overall Story Signpost 4: Becoming

Main Character Throughline

Nate

Main Character Throughline: Universe
Main Character Concern: Future
Main Character Issue: Choice vs. Delay
Main Character Problem: Temptation
Main Character Solution: Conscience
Main Character Symptom: Logic
Main Character Response: Feeling
Main Character Unique Ability: Preconception
Main Character Critical Flaw: Closure
Main Character Benchmark: Progress
Main Character Signpost 1: Progress
Main Character Signpost 2: Future
Main Character Signpost 3: Present
Main Character Signpost 4: Past

Influence Character Throughline

Dad

Influence Character Throughline: Mind
Influence Character Concern: Subconscious
Influence Character Issue: Dream vs. Hope
Influence Character Problem: Feeling
Influence Character Solution: Logic
Influence Character Symptom: Control
Influence Character Response: Uncontrolled
Influence Character Unique Ability: Denial
Influence Character Critical Flaw: Openness
Influence Character Benchmark: Preconscious
Influence Character Signpost 1: Memory
Influence Character Signpost 2: Preconscious
Influence Character Signpost 3: Subconscious
Influence Character Signpost 4: Conscious

Relationship Story Throughline

Father/Son--Dealing With Death

Relationship Story Throughline: Physics
Relationship Story Concern: Obtaining
Relationship Story Issue: Morality vs. Ability
Relationship Story Problem: Avoid
Relationship Story Solution: Pursuit
Relationship Story Symptom: Control
Relationship Story Response: Uncontrolled
Relationship Story Catalyst: Attitude
Relationship Story Inhibitor: Rationalization
Relationship Story Benchmark: Doing
Relationship Story Signpost 1: Doing
Relationship Story Signpost 2: Understanding
Relationship Story Signpost 3: Obtaining
Relationship Story Signpost 4: Learning

Addditional Story Points

Key Structural Appreciations

Overall Story Goal: Becoming
Overall Story Consequence: Obtaining
Overall Story Cost: Subconscious
Overall Story Dividend: Future
Overall Story Requirements: Being
Overall Story Prerequisites: Doing
Overall Story Preconditions: Preconscious
Overall Story Forewarnings: Progress

Plot Progression Visualizations

Dynamic Act Schematics

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