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The Big C: A Little Death

Rebecca has a funeral for her unborn baby and things get confused and Cathy starts to receive flowers and grieving items for Paul. Adrea and Myk's relationship moves up and take the next step. Adam meets Poppy, the girl he has been chatting with and finds out that she is older then he thought.

Episode Info

Episode number: 2x9
Airdate: Monday August 22nd, 2011

Director: (Unknown)
Writer: (Unknown)

  • Currently 6.3/10
6.3/10 (3 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Boyd Holbrook
As Mykail
Cynthia Nixon
As Rebecca
Gabourey Sidibe
As Andrea Jackson
Nadia Dajani
As Tina
Parker Posey
As Poppy Kowalski
Jason Antoon
As Funeral Director
Paul Desiderio Jr.
As Funeral Worker
Seana Kofoed
As Julie

Teena Byrd
As Burger Joint Patron
Main Cast
Laura Linney
As Catherine 'Cathy' Jamison
Oliver Platt
As Paul Jamison
Gabriel Basso
As Adam Jamison


The scene opens with Rebecca and Cathy shopping for coffins for Rebecca’s unborn baby, Cathy. The funeral director tries to convince Rebecca to buy the most expensive. Cathy says that when she miscarried, she planted a tree. Rebecca says that she doesn’t want a tree and says that she wants to celebrate the life that was inside of her. She tells that she wants a photo booth and sushi bar. Cathy pulls her to the side and says that she wants to be supportive, but she is finding it hard. The funeral director asks where the coffin is going to be buried. Rebecca says that she will have it buried in the Tolkey family plot. Cathy tells her that they don’t have one. Rebecca is surprised and tells that they need to think about that...

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