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The Big C: Killjoy

Cathy pays back Maxine and Dave, and confronts Joy about Paul; Sean discovers the pros and cons of his relationship with Tim and Giselle; Paul learns something new about Cathy.

Source: Showtime

Episode Info

Episode number: 3x8
Airdate: Sunday June 03rd, 2012

Director: (Unknown)
Writer: (Unknown)

Alternate Airdates:

UK (MORE4) Aug 29, 2013

  • Currently 8/10
8/10 (2 Votes cast)
Special Guest Stars
Phyllis SomervillePhyllis Somerville
As Marlene

Guest Stars
Brian dBrian d'Arcy James
As Tim
Fredi WalkerFredi Walker
As Shay
Hamish LinklaterHamish Linklater
As Dave Cooper
Lee TergesenLee Tergesen
As Kirby
Mamie GummerMamie Gummer
As Maxine Cooper
Susan SarandonSusan Sarandon
As Joy Kleinman
Tammy BlanchardTammy Blanchard
As Giselle
Mylinda HullMylinda Hull
As Bethany

Gerard AdimandoGerard Adimando
As Hotel Guest
Main Cast
Laura Linney
As Catherine 'Cathy' Jamison
Oliver Platt
As Paul Jamison
Gabriel Basso
As Adam Jamison
Gabourey Sidibe
As Andrea Jackson


The episode begins with Cathy driving Dave and Maxine into the woods. She has discovered their lie and it is payback time. She takes them in the middle of the woods and tells them that she knows that they were lying to her about having the baby. She points a gun at them and asks them to remove their clothes. It is really cold and Cathy leaves the couple in the woods, without their clothes and drives away. She then arrives at the bar and gives the gun to the bartender. She tells him that she would want him to have it as she can’t trust herself with it anymore. Paul arrives and is upset to hear what happened. Paul suggests that t hey should sue the couple. But Cathy feels that they should sue themselves for being idiots. ..

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