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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...  Jimmy Chance 88 episodes, 2010-2014
...  Virginia Chance 88 episodes, 2010-2014
...  Burt Chance 88 episodes, 2010-2014
...  Sabrina / ... 88 episodes, 2010-2014
...  Maw Maw / ... 83 episodes, 2010-2014
...  Hope / ... 77 episodes, 2011-2014
Rylie Cregut ...  Hope / ... 77 episodes, 2011-2014
...  Barney 71 episodes, 2010-2014
...  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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There's no place like their home. 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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In several episodes of the show, Jimmy wears a t-shirt with the logo "Bayside Tigers". That logo is originally from the high school in Saved by the Bell (1989). 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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Featured in Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.170 (2012) See more »

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Raising Hope raises hope for television
25 October 2010 | by See all my reviews

Many series have ceased to exist, most running their course and production ending, but Raising Hope brings new potential.

The shows currently alive on my list are Modern Family, House, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, and Raising Hope.

The story is about raising a child in a dysfunctional family with little money to spare. Although parallels can be made with My Name is Earl (namely the same creator), I find them to be completely different. This series seems to be fresh, more modern, without the accents as well.

The comedy is hilarious, the dialog is inventive, and the show is enjoyable. I suppose I'd call this the opposite of Modern Family, seeing as how everyone in Modern Family is extremely wealthy, this show depicts the lives of an impoverished family, but with the humor abundant.

This isn't a long series, 21 minutes an episode or 30 minutes on television, give the pilot a chance, you will enjoy it!


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