The Big C (2010–2013)
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Cathy learns from Dr. Mauer that she probably has at least a year to live if not longer, which gives her some perspective of how much time she has left to do the things she wants. Chief ... See full summary »

Director:

Michael Engler

Writers:

Darlene Hunt (created by), Darlene Hunt | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Laura Linney ... Cathy Jamison
Oliver Platt ... Paul Jamison
Gabriel Basso ... Adam Jamison
John Benjamin Hickey ... Sean Tolkey
Phyllis Somerville ... Marlene
Gabourey Sidibe ... Andrea Jackson
Reid Scott ... Dr. Todd Mauer
Christine Toy Johnson ... Angela
Juliet Adair Pritner Juliet Adair Pritner ... Bus Driver (as Juliet Pritner)
Daniel Picciotto Daniel Picciotto ... Boy on Bus
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Cathy learns from Dr. Mauer that she probably has at least a year to live if not longer, which gives her some perspective of how much time she has left to do the things she wants. Chief among these is spending time with Adam. So instead of allowing him to go away to soccer camp for six weeks over the summer, she decides unilaterally for him to stay home over the summer so that they can spend time together. Cathy's actions seem crazy to Adam and Paul, both who still don't know about her medical diagnosis. Regardless, Cathy goes to extreme lengths to get what she wants. Dr. Mauer's time estimate also makes Cathy examine her body image, which she is doing truly for the first time in her life. What she sees surprises her. Meanwhile, Paul still isn't sure why Cathy won't let him come home and thus suggests they attend marriage counseling. Cathy treats the sessions with the knowledge of what she knows is the problem in relation to her health situation without divulging anything about the ... Written by Huggo

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 August 2010 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Quotes

Cathy Jamison: I just saw my brother's penis. Somebody shoot me in the eye.
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Where You Are
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Performed by Low-Fi
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