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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They're trying to survive her childhood. See more »

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1 September 2010 (USA)  »

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Keep Hope Alive  »

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In Season 1, episodes 12 "Romeo and Romeo" and 13 "A Germ of a Story" are in the reverse order. In Episode 13, Jimmy buys the video camera at a yard sale but Virginia is recording him on the phone to Justin in the previous episode. 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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I Finally Found a Show I look Forward to Watching
4 October 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have to admit, from the previews, I wasn't planning on watching this show. I was simply setting up my DVR to record another Fox show and figured, why not record this one too since I have been a fan of Martha Plimpton since the Goonies. I am so glad I did.

I LOVE THIS SHOW!!!! The show is hilarious. I go from laughing out loud, thinking, "I can't believe they did that" to feeling warm and fuzzy. Garret Dillahunt is absolutely hilarious, Lucas Neff is adorable, and I love watching Martha Plimpton's character capture both a roughness and sweetness at the same time. She is brilliant. I find myself watching the episodes twice and laughing out loud each time. Looks like a great show and I hope it continues to stay as funny as the first two episodes have been.


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