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The Big C: Fight or Flight

Cathy makes a big decision regarding her family after a fight with Lee and a dinner with Dr. Sherman; Adam goes looking for his missing uncle; Andrea makes an impulsive choice about Myk.

Source: Showtime

Episode Info  

Episode number: 2x11
Airdate: Monday September 12th, 2011

Director: (Unknown)
Writer: (Unknown)

Guest Stars
Alan AldaAlan Alda
As Dr. Atticus Sherman
Ben SinclairBen Sinclair
As Homeless Guy
Boyd HolbrookBoyd Holbrook
As Mykail
Gabourey SidibeGabourey Sidibe
As Andrea Jackson
Hugh DancyHugh Dancy
As Lee Fallon
Benjamin GoochBenjamin Gooch
As Crowd Cheerer #1
Ellyn Marie MarshEllyn Marie Marsh
As Paramedic
Keala SettleKeala Settle
As Mandy
Kyle DonnellyKyle Donnelly
As Crowd Cheerer #2
Laura BenantiLaura Benanti
As Gia Sherman
Phillip A. MartinPhillip A. Martin
As Crowd Cheerer #3
Val EmmichVal Emmich
As Ajax
Main Cast
Laura LinneyLaura Linney
As Catherine 'Cathy' Jamison
Oliver PlattOliver Platt
As Paul Jamison
Gabriel BassoGabriel Basso
As Adam Jamison


The scene opens with Cathy and Lee are hanging out on a cold day, when they spot a homeless man peeing in the snow. Cathy remembers her brother Sean, who is homeless and likes to pee on snow. After Cathy charitably gives her expensive hand gloves to the peeing man as goodwill, they find him using it around his crotch. Cathy is exasperated, but even more disappointed when she finds out that Lee has decided to opt out of the cancer trial. She wants him to fight, but Lee says he would rather stay out of a treatment and trials. He does not want it anymore if it works selectively for some people, and not him...

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