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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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16:9 HD
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Trivia

In season three, episode sixteen, "Yo Zappa Do: Part 2", Virginia references that child stars can go down fast even if they starred in a Spielberg film that can wind up playing a nutty mom in some sitcoms. Referencing her (Martha Plimpton's) role as Stef in The Goonies (1985). 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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Spoofed in Mad: The Iron Giant Lady/Raising a New Hope (2012) See more »

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Totally Surprised
29 September 2010 | by janine0912See all my reviews

I have to be completely honest...i didn't want to invest any more of my precious time watching another boring sitcom.. Was i surprised! The premise though a bit far fetched, ala the serial killer mother who is executed... and someone actually naming their child "Princess Beyonce" I was absolutely entertained. The writing is fun and imaginative, the characters are complex and real at the same time. I can bet we have all known one family in our neighborhood just like this. Dysfunctional and slightly psychotic and yet like a train wreck you cant look away. The actors are delightful and i find myself quoting lines the next day to my kids and husband. Oh god I'm dysfunctional and psychotic....oh well :-)


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