Family Plots

Season 1 Episode 1

Blood Is Thicker Than Water

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Aired Sunday 9:00 PM Apr 19, 2004 on A&E
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Blood Is Thicker Than Water
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In this premiere episode, we are introduced to the employees of the Poway Bernardo Mortuary, a busy California funeral home: Shonna Smith, the head mortician; Emily Vigney, the office manager; Rick Sadler, the boss; Melissa Wissmiller, the assistant funeral director; Chuck Wissmiller, hearse driver (and father of Shonna, Emily and Melissa); John Greeney, apprentice embalmer; and David Moravee, funeral director.

Synopsis from A&E: Welcome to Poway Bernardo Mortuary, where a real-life death experience awaits you. In our reality series chronicling the intense, peculiar, and often hilarious days and nights at a busy California funeral home, we meet three beautiful sisters, their hot-blooded father, exacting boss, and quirky funeral director. The first episode finds head embalmer Shonna with only 30 minutes to get a body into its casket and to the funeral. After one last embalming, the three sisters head for a girls' night out.moreless

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Rick Sadler

Rick Sadler

The Boss

Melissa Wissmiller

Melissa Wissmiller

Assistant Funeral Director

John Greeney

John Greeney

Apprentice Embalmer

Emily Vigney

Emily Vigney

Office Manager

Chuck Wissmiller

Chuck Wissmiller

Hearse Driver

David Moravee

David Moravee

Funeral Director

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