Jimmy becomes a single parent to an infant after the mother he had a one-night stand with ends up on death row.
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 Jimmy Chance (88 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Virginia Chance (88 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Burt Chance (88 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Sabrina / ... (88 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Maw Maw / ... (83 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Hope / ... (77 episodes, 2011-2014)
Rylie Cregut ...
 Hope / ... (77 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Barney (71 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Frank (50 episodes, 2010-2014)
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Jimmy becomes a single parent to an infant after the mother he had a one-night stand with ends up on death row.

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Life's more fun with a little Hope. See more »

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1 September 2010 (USA)  »

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Keep Hope Alive  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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The original title of the show was "Keep Hope Alive". See more »

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Cloris Leachman, who reportedly was born in 1926 and made her film debut in 1947, and who easily has the longest career of anyone in the cast, is credited as "and introducing Cloris Leachman as Maw-Maw." See more »

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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.3 (2011) See more »

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It's going to be really funny.
11 August 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I got a chance to see the pilot of Raising Hope, which was originally called Keep Hope Alive, and I loved it. I was laughing pretty hard at pretty much the entire show. Most of the things that were going on during the program were things I haven't seen before on a cable television show. It is very original and has a lot of visual comedy also some very funny dialogue. The characters go together well and the acting is very believable. If you liked My Name Is Earl(RIP) then you are going to love Greg Garcia's newest creation! Raising Hope gives you almost the same feeling as My Name Is Earl when you watch it but it's definitely not going to be the exact same show. It's on Fox premiering September 21, 2010. I can't wait to watch it again and see other episodes!


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