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The Big C: Vaya Con Dios

Cathy tries scuba diving in an effort to maximize the fun on her Puerto Rico vacation; Paul, reeling from the news about Joy, tries to keep it together during a speaking engagement. Later, Sean decides to take a respite from dating after undergoing yet another breakup.

Source: Showtime

Episode Info

Episode number: 3x9
Airdate: Sunday June 10th, 2012

Director: (Unknown)
Writer: (Unknown)

Alternate Airdates:

UK (MORE4) Sep 05, 2013


Guest Stars
Andrew PifkoAndrew Pifko
As Eduardo
Elizabeth TwiningElizabeth Twining
As Christina
Jazmín CaratiniJazmín Caratini
As Interviewer
Zoraida FonalledasZoraida Fonalledas
As Concierge
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 Paul, Cathy, Ababoo, Sean and Adam on a vacation in Puerto Rico. Sean tells the gang how America acquired Puerto Rico from Spain. Paul is slated to give a presentation there, and is visibly tensed about it. Paul then sees a memorial for Joy there, and realizes that the people, who are there, don’t want to see him, they are actually there for Joy, and hence he is simply their second choice. It also turns out; Paul goes by the name Pablo in Puerto Rico, Cathy ridicules him for this. Later in their room Paul asks Cathy where she goes nowadays, and why she is never home. Paul also tells her that he feels she doesn’t want to be home. Cathy in turn tells him to just enjoy their week in Puerto Rico and not worry about anything else. ..

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