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The Big C: Hereafter (2013)




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"The Big C" is retitled "The Big C: Hereafter" for its fourth and final season which finds Cathy (Laura Linney) winding down. Adam (Gabriel Basso) turns 16 which prompts Cathy to throw him a party. Andrea (Gabourey Sidibe) is mentored by guest-star Isaac Mizrahi at fashion school. Cathy checks in to hospice where she's visited by Dr. Sherman (Alan Alda). Paul (Oliver Platt) reunites Cathy and her estranged father. Sean (John Benjamin Hickey) decides to be charitable by donating a kidney. Adam fulfills one of Cathy's dying wishes.


Laura Linney
as Cathy Jamison
Oliver Platt
as Paul Jamison
Gabriel Basso
as Adam Jamison
Reid Scott
as Dr. Todd
Alan Alda
as Dr. Sherman
Judy Gold
as The Rabbi
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Critic Reviews for The Big C: Hereafter

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (3)

Linney herself also exudes remarkable confidence in a role where you'd think the only real option would be uncertainty.

April 28, 2013 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Through lingering, dark humor and through more quiet, serious moments, the moral continues to be the importance of actually living.

April 25, 2013 | Full Review…

These four episodes provided some genuine, emotional closure to the story of Cathy and her family, dealt interestingly and movingly with lots of questions about death, and what comes next and ended the series in the only way it honestly could.

May 21, 2013 | Full Review…

This show always knows exactly how to mesh comedy and drama.

April 29, 2013 | Full Review…

With Hereafter, creators Darlene Hunt and Jenny Bicks, Linney and the cast and crew continue to guide viewers through treacherous territory many people may refuse to consider.

April 28, 2013 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…

The path The Big C takes is fairly predictable and unsurprising, but that doesn't mean these last four hours aren't occasionally heartfelt.

April 28, 2013 | Full Review…

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