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Hung: "A Man, A Plan" or "Thank You, Jimmy Carter"

Tanya finally gets Francis to agree to dinner with Ray and Lenore is continuing to be a pest as usual. Ray can tell that Mike is struggling to not continue with his life and tells that he needs to look at himself and tell himself that he is wonderful. Damon goes back to the Poetry Bar and embarrasses Darby after which he has a performance "enhancing" scone and sees Jessica and Ronnie naked. Ray has to choose whether to cancel on the big client or his son who needs him.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 2x5
Airdate: Sunday August 01st, 2010

Director: Adam Davidson
Writer: Eileen Myers

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky ATLANTIC) Nov 14, 2010

Guest Stars
Lauren WeedmanLauren Weedman
As Horny Patty
MaryLouise BurkeMaryLouise Burke
As Jessica's Mother
Roxanne HartRoxanne Hart
As Francis

Co-Guest Stars
David JungDavid Jung
As Poetry Patron
Lachlan BuchananLachlan Buchanan
As Baseball Player
Shawn Carter PetersonShawn Carter Peterson
As Poetry Patron
Main Cast
Anne HecheAnne Heche
As Jessica Haxon
Sianoa Smit-McPheeSianoa Smit-McPhee
As Darby Drecker
Eddie JemisonEddie Jemison
As Ronnie Haxon
Thomas JaneThomas Jane
As Ray Drecker
Jane Adams (2)Jane Adams (2)
As Tanya Skagle
Charlie SaxtonCharlie Saxton
As Damon Drecker


The scene opens with Ray pushing his truck because it ran out of gas. He steps into a puddle of water to add to his misery. But when he enters the school the team claps and cheers for him. He feels great. However, Mike is not sharing the joy and tells that he needs to quit. He tells that he read the teacher evaluation and he rated 1.3 out of 10. Ray reassures him that he is going to be hated by kids in Earth Science. Ray tells that he can’t quit the team. He tells Mike to look in the mirror and tell himself that he is wonderful. Meanwhile, Tanya meets with Francis and she is donating blood to get to be able to talk to her. Francis tells that she doesn’t want to have sex with Ray and Tanya reacts loudly to the nurse putting the needle in her arm. Tanya tells that she doesn’t have to have sex with Ray, but she can go out to dinner with him to start off. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorColette Burson  |  Dmitry Lipkin
Executive ProducerAlexander Payne  |  Scott Stephens  |  Noreen Halpern  |  Michael Rosenberg  |  Dmitry Lipkin  |  John Morayniss  |  Colette Burson
Co-Executive ProducerAngela Robinson (2)
Supervising ProducerEileen Myers
ProducerHilton Smith
Co-ProducerGuy Oseary  |  Peter Phillips (1)
Associate ProducerJonathan Brytus
Production DesignerRichard Toyon
EditorAnnette Davey
CastingAmy McIntyre Britt  |  Anya Colloff
Unit Production ManagerHilton Smith
First Assistant DirectorKenneth Roth (1)
Second Assistant DirectorMaileen Williams
Staff WriterGary Sunshine  |  Julia Brownell
MusicCraig Wedren
Costume DesignerAlix Friedberg
Set DecoratorKaren Agresti
Location ManagerLeif Tilden
Property MasterJoe Connolly
Script SupervisorKirsten Robinson
Production CoordinatorAnn Kaiser
Script CoordinatorLisa Slopey
Director of PhotographyUta Briesewitz
Story EditorEduardo Machado  |  Elizabeth Ann Phang  |  Wendy Riss  |  Brett C. Leonard
Production SupervisorPeter Feldman
Art DirectorL.J. Houdyshell
Assistant Production CoordinatorHarry Limauro IV
Visual Effects SupervisorDavid T. Altenau
Original CastingLisa Beach  |  Sarah Katzman
Travel CoordinatorCatherine McCabe
Assistant Property MasterGeorge Lee
Second 2nd Assistant DirectorStacy Schrader
Key Assistant Location ManagerEric Mills  |  Ted Alvarez
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