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Raising Hope: Bro-gurt

When the National Invention Convention Extravaganza comes to town, Virginia encourages the family to submit their own inventions that could bring home a large cash prize. Burt teams with the family's neighbor Andrew (guest star Ethan Suplee) and invents unusually flavored yogurts, while Jimmy partners with Sabrina to develop a new baby mop. When convention day arrives the competition between each team escalates as they pitch their inventions to Andrew Dice Clay. During the competition, the family ends up realizing family and friends are what matter the most.

Source: FOX

Episode Info  

Episode number: 2x8
Airdate: Tuesday November 29th, 2011

Director: (Unknown)
Writer: (Unknown)

Alternate Airdates:

AU (Eleven) Apr 23, 2012
UK (sky 1) Sep 02, 2012

Guest Stars
Baylie CregutBaylie Cregut
As Hope
Ethan SupleeEthan Suplee
As Andrew
Gregg BinkleyGregg Binkley
As Barney
Kate MicucciKate Micucci
As Shelley
Rylie CregutRylie Cregut
As Hope
Todd GiebenhainTodd Giebenhain
As Frank
Main Cast
Lucas NeffLucas Neff
As Jimmy Chance
Martha PlimptonMartha Plimpton
As Virginia
Garret DillahuntGarret Dillahunt
As Burt Chance
Cloris LeachmanCloris Leachman
As Maw Maw


The scene opens with Andrew knocking on the door. Jimmy is hiding with Sabrina and tells her that ever since Donna left him, he has been over at their house everyday and not leaving. Virginia is hiding too and says that it is not good. However, Burt comes in and allows Andrew to come in. He tells Burt that he got “occupant” mail and says that Donna would have loved it. He cries and Burt leads him inside. The next day, Burt tells Virginia that he fell asleep when Andrew was here. They listen to a radio advertisement and it is about inventing. Virginia says that they should enter the contest and come up with a great invention. She says that this could be the thing that makes them millionaires. Maw-Maw suggests that they combine the oven and toaster and call it the Oven Toaster. Virginia says that they have a real chance at winning this and tells everyone to come up with ideas...

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