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The Big C: Family Matters

Cathy focuses on her new personal pursuit while Adam and Andrea each cope with her new direction in their own ways; Sean meets Willy, the former owner of his sex line business.

Source: Showtime

Episode Info

Episode number: 3x4
Airdate: Sunday April 29th, 2012

Director: (Unknown)
Writer: (Unknown)

Alternate Airdates:

UK (MORE4) Aug 01, 2013

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Guest Stars
Kailie TorresKailie Torres
As Jesse
Lee TergesenLee Tergesen
As Kirby
Michael ChernusMichael Chernus
As Pastor Rick
Susan SarandonSusan Sarandon
As Joy Kleinman
Angela LinAngela Lin
As Receptionist
Geoffrey CantorGeoffrey Cantor
As Fred Bobick
Kathy DeitchKathy Deitch
As Woman #1
Rachel SternRachel Stern
As Woman #2
Main Cast
Laura LinneyLaura Linney
As Catherine 'Cathy' Jamison
Oliver PlattOliver Platt
As Paul Jamison
Gabriel BassoGabriel Basso
As Adam Jamison
Gabourey SidibeGabourey Sidibe
As Andrea Jackson


The episode begins with Cathy and Paul having rough sex on their bed. Cathy then discusses with Paul, about their plan to adopt a baby. Paul tells Cathy how popular his blog has become. Cathy falls asleep in the middle of her conversation with Paul. Meanwhile, Sean is busy servicing clients on his gay sex line. He is then threatened by someone pretending to be a horny caller. The man then lands up at his doorstep, after reverse looking up his number. The man is angry because Sean has stolen his hotline and acquired his identity. Sean then tells him how much better he is, and how because of him the number of callers is up. Sean then comes up with names like Steve Jobs and Mark Zukerberg to put his point across. ..

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