The Big C is a 2010 English-language Comedy Drama series created by Darlene Hunt. The series was Produced by Cara Dipaolo, Lou Fusaro and Melanie Marnich under the banner of Perkins Street Productions in collaboration with Farm Kid Films, Original Film, Sony Pictures Television and Showtime Networks. for Showtime. Cathy Jamison is a suburban Minneapolis high school teacher, wife and mother with less than a perfect life, despite it perhaps ming so to much of the outside world. Her life is given a major shock when she is diagnosed with melanoma, the first news of such to her being when it is at advanced stage IV, meaning that she will most likely succumb to it within short order barring some extreme or radical intervention. Cathy goes through a myriad of emotions concerning the diagnosis, including how she will deal with it in relation to family, friends and people close to her in other ways. These people include: Paul Jamison, her college sweetheart husband, who is often just another big kid in their relationship, while Cathy has acted the responsible adult; Adam Jamison, Cathy and Paul's teenaged son who is going through typical issues of being a teenager and only child; Sean Tolkey, Cathy's hyper-environmental anti-establishment brother, who chooses to be homeless to live off the grid and who abhors what he s as Cathy's bourgeois suburban lifestyle; her students, such as Andrea Jackson, who openly stands her ground on any issue, including her weight problem and her African-American background; and her elderly mingly crotchety female long-time neighbor, who Cathy has not made the effort to know despite their close proximity for years. Written by Huggo. The big c stars Laura Linney in the lead role along with an ensemble cast including Oliver Platt, John Benjamin Hickey, Gabriel Basso, Gabourey Sidibe, Phyllis Somerville and Cynthia Nixon. The music was composed by Marcelo Zarvos along with Jesse Voccia. The series has a running time of 28-56 minutes for each episode. The show has a total of 40 episodes during it's run of 4 seasons. Distribution rights for the show were acquired by Sony Pictures Television.
The Big C Season 4
Part 1 of 2. Cathy signs Paul up for a dating service, much to his dismay. Meanwhile, Andrea fails to impress Isaac Mizrahi, her design instructor; Sean makes a charitable donation; and Adam strikes a deal with his chemistry tutor in an effort to pass the class.
Comedy , Drama
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