The Big C - Season 1, Episode 1 - Rotten Tomatoes





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Episode Info

In the series opener, suburban Minneapolis wife and schoolteacher Cathy (Laura Linney), who is dying from skin cancer, begins to take charge of her life and live it up a little. She starts by building a pool in her tiny backyard, and tries to tell those close to her---a teen son, her estranged husband and a homeless brother---about her illness, but finds it difficult.


Laura Linney
as Cathy Jamison
Oliver Platt
as Paul Jamison
Gabriel Basso
as Adam Jamison
Reid Scott
as Dr. Todd
William Duffy
as Police Officer
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Critic reviews for Pilot

If the series is as good as this first episode I think it will create a space for those with chronic illness, and those who care for them, to find meaning and common things to talk about.

August 11, 2017 | Full Review…

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