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The Big C

The Big C follows Minneapolis Westhill High School teacher Cathy Jamison – a reserved, suburban wife and mother – who is diagnosed with melanoma. The realization of this forces her to really begin to live for the first time in her adult life. At first she chooses to keep her diagnosis from her family, behaving in ways they find puzzling and increasingly bizarre. She finds new freedom to express herself. As the show progresses, Cathy allows her family and some new friends to support her as she copes with her terminal prognosis, and finds both humor and pathos in the many idiosyncratic relationships in her life.

Show Info

Network: United States Showtime (2010 - 2013)
Schedule: Sundays at 21:30 (30 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: DramaComedy
Episodes ordered: 4 episodes
Created by: Darlene Hunt

7.6 (14 votes)

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Previous Episode

The Finale

Episode 4x04; May 20, 2013

Adam surprises everyone when he fulfills one of Cathy's wishes. Cathy's estranged Dad visits her. Andrea gets the opportunity of a lifetime. Sean has mixed feelings about his impending kidney surgery.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
4x04: The FinaleMay 20, 2013
4x03: Quality of DeathMay 13, 2013
4x02: You Can't Take It with YouMay 6, 2013
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Extra Details

Also known as:
  • Парченца живот (Bulgaria Bulgaria)
  • Cathy! Bajban nagy! (Hungary Hungary)
  • Eu sunt Cathy (Romania Romania)
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