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Raising Hope 

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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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 5 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Lucas Neff ...  Jimmy Chance 88 episodes, 2010-2014
Martha Plimpton ...  Virginia Chance 88 episodes, 2010-2014
Garret Dillahunt ...  Burt Chance 88 episodes, 2010-2014
Shannon Woodward ...  Sabrina / ... 88 episodes, 2010-2014
Cloris Leachman ...  Maw Maw / ... 83 episodes, 2010-2014
Baylie Cregut ...  Hope / ... 77 episodes, 2011-2014
Rylie Cregut Rylie Cregut ...  Hope / ... 77 episodes, 2011-2014
Gregg Binkley ...  Barney 71 episodes, 2010-2014
Todd Giebenhain ...  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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Comedy | Family

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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 September 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Keep Hope Alive See more »

Filming Locations:

Chatsworth, California, USA

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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

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16:9 HD
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Jason Lee's Smokey the rock star, is based on Smokey and the Bandit (1977), because it's one of Jason Lee's favorite movies. 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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A gem of a comedy!
27 September 2010 | by cadetgraySee all my reviews

The writers of Raising Hope must have lived in or visited South Carolina, because the characters are not too far off from the folks one would encounter at the local Wal-Mart in these parts. In terms of wit and timing, this show is dead on. The characters may seem pathetic upon first view, but by the end of the episode one is witness to the depth of their humanity. This is the first of the new shows that is on my static viewing schedule.

Cloris Leachman has a surprising role for such a legacy actor, but that is what makes the show brilliant. Her appearances are like the exclamation point in a sentence...though her appearance is brief, it is what elevates the scene from a smile to a laugh out loud. Looking forward to the next episode.


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