As the Tipenes oversee a funeral fit for a Māori princess, Francis frets over every detail, including the staff's weight and an assistant's chattiness.
Francis tries to prove the value of a questionable purchase to his wife. The Tipenes get an unusual request from the family of a young gunshot victim.
A revered teacher-composer returns to his homeland for burial. A new staff member directs her first funeral. Francis suffers from leaf-blower envy.
Fiona directs a Tongan funeral, which ends with an emotional burial. Francis's soft heart impacts the business's profits. A cookie thief strikes.
The funeral home prepares an extended-stay guest for shipment overseas. After gaining weight, Francis restarts his training sessions -- in the chapel.
The staff oversee a Samoan burial in a mausoleum, and later put on a performance at a rest home. The Tipenes' kids attend the viewing of a late cousin.
Francis upgrades to a leaf sucker and sports a new physique. Kaiora's brother joins the staff, who arrange the disinterment of a World War I veteran.
As they expand their office, Kaiora tries to keep Francis on budget. Fiona sensitively directs the funeral of a 47-year-old woman who died by suicide.
Scottie and Kaiora struggle to keep their emotions in check as they prepare a funeral for a 9-year-old boy, whose twin they buried two years earlier.
Newbie Fehe assists with a Samoan Catholic funeral. A multicultural service is held for a 20-year-old who died of leukemia. Francis spies on his staff.
Francis must set things right when a client isn't happy with her deceased husband's facial appearance. A staff member suffers a sudden loss.
The death of a heavyset 32-year-old leads Francis to reflect on his own relationship with food, and to introduce yoga and meditation to his staff.
After ordering the latest in personalized caskets, Francis goes the extra mile to grant a family's wish for an open-casket funeral for their son.
Grandchildren and a family dog participate in a service. Fehe directs her first funeral, for a Tongan compatriot. Francis gambles again on a used vehicle.