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  • - You know what also eats batteries like a bitch

  • is the (beep) Bluetooth keyboards.

  • - Yeah, you know what else does?

  • - What?

  • - My big, big vibrator I stick up my (beep).

  • Actually, that's not even enough power,

  • now I plug it into the wall.

  • I hook it up to a car battery.

  • (beep) it, all the electricity

  • is like Poltergeist on this block,

  • every house is just flashing.

  • (both laughing)

  • Hi, it's me, Trixie Mattel.

  • - And I'm Katya.

  • - And we are two queens who like to watch.

  • - And today, we are watching a new reality series

  • called "Buried by the Bernards",

  • which follows a mortuary business in Memphis, Tennessee.

  • - Drag queen funeral home, that's a business.

  • - Absolutely.

  • - We don't just do up the body for the funeral,

  • she is show ready. - She does a number, yeah.

  • - She does a number, marionette, wood cracks,

  • I am the master, you are the slave.

  • - Smoke comes out of the casket.

  • - It's "Thriller" every night,

  • the song "Thriller".

  • (Katya laughs)

  • (intense music)

  • Now caution, spoilers ahead, dead people ahead.

  • - I had the time of my life in Memphis,

  • let me tell you. - Really?

  • - Absolutely.

  • I went to this place called Earnestine & Hazel,

  • it was an old brothel back in the day.

  • It was incredible.

  • - They said, you're old

  • and you look like you belong in a brothel,

  • come on in, sis.

  • - And I stayed there for three days,

  • I left with an accent.

  • - I love when people go somewhere for five seconds

  • and come home with an accent.

  • - I could see myself getting annoying

  • and I couldn't stop.

  • - There's this girl I went to high school with,

  • we went to France,

  • she started to talk like the English

  • that French people.

  • - Oh my god.

  • - She's like, how do you say?

  • I'm like, we're from Wisconsin, you know the word.

  • - You know English. - You know the word.

  • It was, how you say, great.

  • I'm like, yeah, that is how you say it.

  • All right, so we're gonna meet the Bernards here,

  • and their whole business,

  • and we have a drive through

  • - Viewing of dead people.

  • - A drive through viewing of dead people,

  • very COVID friendly.

  • - Take a quick look into our funeral chapel right here.

  • - Wait a minute, Mr. Deadman.

  • - Why, why, are you so, so dead, man.

  • - The biggest thing we're known for

  • is the drive through viewing.

  • We were one of the first pioneers in this area

  • with this service. - What?

  • That is a repurposed bank.

  • This looks like a bank.

  • - My aunt and my uncle, the always had this idea

  • of opening a funeral home.

  • I really didn't like the idea at all.

  • (Trixie and Katya laughing)

  • - I love that.

  • - This is my office. - Oh, nice office.

  • Oh, work.

  • - This was a gift. - Self tapestry.

  • - From one of my daughters. - He's cute.

  • - I want a tapestry of me in a room

  • that's of me in that room.

  • - And then it goes on and on.

  • Like that girl who comes to the meet and greets

  • with the shirts.

  • - Yeah, meet and greet inception.

  • - She comes to the meet and greet

  • with a picture of you on the shirt.

  • - From the previous meet and greet

  • and so on and so forth. - And then keeps going.

  • That is crazy.

  • - Seven times I got a T-shirt.

  • - Do you collect them?

  • - Are you kidding me?

  • Absolutely.

  • I have a tapestry at home.

  • (both giggling)

  • - As a single dad of two women,

  • I have to be strong for them

  • and do what I have to do.

  • A good soldier. - Beautiful.

  • Okay, I've never had a dad,

  • but if I did, I would want a dad like that.

  • - Yeah. - He seems fun.

  • - Good morning.

  • - This is my daughter, Deja and Reagan.

  • - My daughter's office,

  • and look, the cameras come in

  • and she's on her phone, doesn't even look up.

  • - Yeah.

  • - Instant reality star. - Unfazed.

  • - Looking out for her, and she's looking out for me.

  • Boom, Beyonce and Solange, 2.0.

  • (Trixie and Katya laughing)

  • - Okay, so this show is very exciting

  • because it's demystifying death a little bit,

  • but it's also Black owned business, Black family,

  • Black joy, 2021, let's get into it, sis.

  • - Let's get into it.

  • - I know y'all back there, man.

  • I'm talking to myself, man. (laughs)

  • - Kevin!

  • Kevin!

  • First of all, this outfit is fire.

  • - It's so good.

  • - Strictly pimping.

  • - Strictly pimping.

  • - [Both] Strictly pimping.

  • - We have my mother, hello, Debbie.

  • - Wait a minute,

  • are them cameras really working for real?

  • - Yes, yes, yes.

  • - [Trixie] It's not a prop camera.

  • - Oh, (beep), you might be telling the truth now.

  • Okay, hold up.

  • - Love her.

  • - The boss, I'm the boss.

  • Tell me, I tell you what to do.

  • Come on, camera crew, y'all gotta go.

  • - Us, 10 minutes into this.

  • - Yeah, get out of here.

  • - But quickly turned into a dictatorship.

  • (Debbie chuckles)

  • - Amazing.

  • Fabulous.

  • - Wait, wait, wait, wait, wait.

  • - Kevin!

  • That should be on the other episode she did.

  • - I'm like, hi, I'm Trixie Mattel,

  • and we're queens who like to watch,

  • and you sit up in a casket like the Crypt Keeper and laugh.

  • No, you wake up smiling.

  • - Like, laughing. (chuckles)

  • - There's something very funny about coffins.

  • - Yeah, death is hysterical.

  • - A bed that locks that will-

  • - They're just laying there, dead.

  • - And let me just say,

  • that coffins appear to be more comfortable

  • than a lot of the beds I've had in my life.

  • - That's a really good point.

  • - All that padding for a dead person?

  • - I know, and it's like a cocoon.

  • - Throw my body in a fire and cook food over it.

  • I don't care.

  • - Literally, just put it outside on Wednesday morning

  • for the trash.

  • - Anybody who ever wanted to (beep) me,

  • tell them, that's their moment,

  • whether I wanted it or not.

  • Like, give me a show.

  • You know what I mean?

  • Let people connect with me.

  • Just donate me to the necrophiliacs.

  • - Oh my god, the local necrophiliac chapter.

  • - I wanna be the next Leggy.

  • (Katya laughs)

  • So Reagan wants more responsibility at the company,

  • so Uncle Kevin's taking her

  • to pick up her first dead body.

  • - You always remember your first.

  • - I gotta teach you how to drive the hearse.

  • - Kevin! - Yeah.

  • - [Reagan] Are there bodies in there?

  • - No bodies, no bodies.

  • - I have never driven a hearse ever in my life.

  • - You got this, girl. - You go, girl.

  • You drive that death wagon.

  • - We teach you how to pick the body up.

  • - Pick up a body?

  • - She's in her school uniform.

  • - It's gonna be in the back of here?

  • Kevin, my Gucci purse is back there.

  • - The dead man's not gonna steal the purse. (laughs)

  • Just eating an orange.

  • - He's eating an orange.

  • - [Kevin] You want some?

  • - No, I don't want an orange,

  • where'd you even get the orange from?

  • - The duke.

  • (Trixie and Katya laughing)

  • - What would your casket look like?

  • - Acrylic, clear, I want every body

  • to see every inch of me. - Like Snow White?

  • - Yeah, bottom and top, and I'm nude, naked and nude.

  • - I want Pam in "True Blood".

  • That pink satin tufted. - Oh yeah.

  • The pink ruched satin.

  • - Yes.

  • My wish for my funeral is that I have an aluminum coffin

  • but everybody at the funeral says aluminum.

  • (Katya chuckles)

  • You know how people say aluminum?

  • - Aluminum?

  • How is, this coffin? - Aluminum.

  • - I think this baby's fixing to come.

  • - All right, it's time for Deja's baby.

  • Like a sequel to Rosemary's baby.

  • - Yeah, we got multiple themes here.

  • - Mama?

  • - I'm fixing to go get the bag.

  • - Oh no, I thought she was gonna be like,

  • we're in a meeting.

  • - Yeah, that baby can wait.

  • - Look at her run. - Go get the damn bag.

  • - I love that they've prepared this

  • and it's still like a panic.

  • - Wait a minute, wait a minute, wait a minute,

  • that was the worst test run in America.

  • - Oh my god!

  • - We gotta pick up the pace.

  • - My heart skipped a whole beat.

  • - I done told the whole set.

  • - Incredible.

  • - Kevin's not having it.

  • I'm gonna use that when I wanna get out of a meeting.

  • I'm gonna be in a Zoom,

  • and I'm gonna come back, - Three times a year.

  • - With a basketball under my T-shirt. (exclaims)

  • - [Debbie] It's getting late, it's getting real late.

  • - So the family's about to throw Deja

  • a surprise baby shower, but she's running late.

  • - Deja gonna be late.

  • She gonna be late to work,

  • late for the baby shower.

  • It's just something about time and Deja don't go together.

  • - Every work place needs a Debbie though.

  • Otherwise, everyone falls apart.

  • - Yeah, absolutely.

  • - You ever wanna come work for Trixie Cosmetics,

  • we need a bitch to toe the line.

  • - I never thought that I was gonna have a boy.

  • I always wanted a girl.

  • So I said, I'm gonna name my baby Tatum O'Neal,

  • 'cause I was sure it was a girl.

  • - [Trixie And Katya] Tatum-

  • (Trixie laughs)

  • - So if you don't have a name,