Type
Scripted
Premiered
Aug. 16, 2010
Status
Completed/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
Showtime TV Network
Genre

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The Big C

A provocative new SHOWTIME half-hour series about a woman diagnosed with cancer. The series delves into the emotional ups and downs of a suburban wife and mother forced to face reality yet also find the light side in a dark situation. A metaphor for the way we all should live, yet rarely do, this is a journey about how to seize the day.

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The Big C Season 1 (2010)

1x01 1 1x01 Pilot
After being diagnosed with melanoma, Cathy decides to build a pool in her backyard, much to the chagrin of her older curmudgeonly neighbor, Marlene. Cathy’s son, Adam, plays pranks ...
Aug. 16, 2010
1x02 1 1x02 Summer Time
Cathy learns from Dr. Todd just how little time she has left, and for the first time in her life, starts to appreciate her body. Paul tries to make sense of his wife's request to live ...
Aug. 23, 2010
1x03 1 1x03 There's No C In Team
When Cathy's attempt to connect to the people closest to her fails, she signs up for a well-meaning but overbearing cancer support group. Adam rebuffs Cathy's attempts to connect with ...
Aug. 30, 2010
1x04 1 1x04 Playing the Cancer Car
Cathy, eager to try on a carefree, impulsive persona, drains her 401K, buys a convertible and imagines what life would be like if she were Dr. Todd's girlfriend. At his therapist's ...
Sep. 13, 2010
1x05 1 1x05 Blue-Eyed Iris
Cathy meets someone new to feel sexy again. Meanwhile, Cathy's eccentric brother Sean tries to keep his building and Adam is caught while watching pornography.
Sep. 20, 2010
1x06 1 1x06 Taking Lumps
Cathy needs a lump on her butt removed and someone to pick her up after surgery. She asks Marlene, who becomes disoriented - so Lenny picks up Cathy instead. Sean moves into Cathy's ...
Sep. 27, 2010
1x07 1 1x07 Two for the Road
Cathy and Sean hit the open road to visit their dad. During the trip, Cathy tells Sean she has cancer. Sean falls apart at the news, so Cathy pretends it was a big joke. Adam gets drunk ...
Oct. 04, 2010
1x08 1 1x08 Happy Birthday, Cancer
For her birthday, Paul surprises Cathy with a party just when Lenny has invited her to an art opening on the Bahamas. At the party, Cathy's brother begins a fling with Cathy's eccentric ...
Oct. 11, 2010
1x09 1 1x09 The Ecstacy and the Agony
Dr. Todd tells Cathy that she’s been rejected from the clinical trial. Sean sets up Marlene on a date. At a party, Adam gets into a fight with Andrea. Cathy and Lenny take ecstasy ...
Oct. 18, 2010
1x10 1 1x10 Divine Intervention
Cathy’s unexpected visit to Andrea’s home yields many surprises. Later, Cathy seeks spiritual advice at church and while helping around the house. Rebecca calls it quits with Sean ...
Oct. 25, 2010
1x11 1 1x11 New Beginnings
Paul seeks support from people at his work place, but gets more than he bargained for. Sean pulls away from Rebecca when it appears she’s getting too serious. Cathy, Marlene and Rebecca ...
Nov. 01, 2010
1x12 1 1x12 Everything That Rises
Dr. Todd and Cathy go to see the Bee Man to seek non-traditional treatment for her cancer. Paul is overly supportive of Cathy around the house. Sean gives Adam relationship advice about ...
Nov. 08, 2010
1x13 1 1x13 Taking the Plunge
In the Season 1 finale, Cathy receives the news about her bee treatments.
Nov. 15, 2010
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