The Big C (2010–2013)
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Cathy finds that her experience with the great Dr. Atticus Sherman isn't anything like she thought it would be. In addition to not appreciating his bedside manner, not believing that he ... See full summary »

Director:

Michael Engler

Writers:

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

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Laura Linney ... Cathy Jamison
Oliver Platt ... Paul Jamison
Gabriel Basso ... Adam Jamison
John Benjamin Hickey ... Sean Tolkey
Alan Alda ... Dr. Atticus Sherman
Gabourey Sidibe ... Andrea Jackson
Cynthia Nixon ... Rebecca
Alexandra Socha ... Mia
Alice Kremelberg ... Ruby
Laura Jordan ... Noelle
Olivia Oguma ... Han
Emily Kinney ... Emily
Peggy J. Scott ... Nadine (as Peggy Scott)
Emily Tarver ... Ms. Conant
Christy Altomare Christy Altomare ... Female Student
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Cathy finds that her experience with the great Dr. Atticus Sherman isn't anything like she thought it would be. In addition to not appreciating his bedside manner, not believing that he pays any attention to her file, or not believing that he sees her anything more than another nameless face in his office, Cathy learns he is conducting a clinical trial, about which she learns from another of his stage 4 patients, an extremely positive woman named Nadine, in which he has no space for her. Meanwhile, Cathy and Sean's relationship is still strained over the fact that she kept her illness a secret from him for so long. As such, he is functioning even less well than normal, which means that Cathy is replacing him in many of Rebecca's "baby partner" functions. Rebecca makes an unusual request of Cathy, and further tells Cathy of a decision that doesn't sit well with her. And Cathy's return to work, where everyone now knows of her illness, places both her and Adam in an uncomfortable ... Written by Huggo

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

Spanish | English

Release Date:

4 July 2011 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Connections

References Doogie Howser, M.D. (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Game Called Life
Main title theme written and performed by Leftover Cuties
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