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The Big C

Episodes

Season 4 Episode Guide

8 Episodes 2013 - 2013

"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.

Episode 1

Quality of Life: Part One

Mon, Apr 29, 2013 30 mins

Part 1 of 2. In the Season 4 premiere, Adam is turning 16 and Cathy plans to throw him a party, despite his objections, while Paul receives help on his motivational-speaking campaign from a new assistant.

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Episode 2

Quality of Life: Part Two

Mon, Apr 29, 2013 30 mins

Conclusion. Andrea proves to be an uncomfortable fit with her new roommate at fashion school; and Cathy's surprising news from Dr. Sherman leads to an appointment with a therapist.

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Episode 3

You Can't Take It With You: Part One

Mon, May 6, 2013 30 mins

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.

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Episode 4

You Can't Take It With You: Part Two

Mon, May 6, 2013 30 mins

Conclusion. Cathy signs Paul up for a dating service, much to his dismay; 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.

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Episode 5

Quality of Death: Part One

Mon, May 13, 2013 30 mins

Part 1 of 2. Cathy checks into a hospice and experiences problems with her roommate; Adam confronts Paul about his extreme lack of parental guidance; Cathy inadvertently inspires Andrea to get her sparkle back; and Dr. Sherman visits Cathy.

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Episode 6

Quality of Death: Part Two

Mon, May 13, 2013 30 mins

Conclusion. Cathy checks into a hospice and experiences problems with her roommate; Adam confronts Paul about his extreme lack of parental guidance; Cathy inadvertently inspires Andrea to get her sparkle back; and Dr. Sherman visits Cathy.

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Episode 7

The Finale: Part One

Mon, May 20, 2013 30 mins

Part 1 of 2. Cathy gets a visit from her estranged father. Meanwhile, Sean develops mixed feelings about his impending kidney surgery after he meets the recipient of his goodwill; and Andrea receives an opportunity of a lifetime from Isaac Mizrahi. Later, Adam surprises everyone by fulfilling one of Cathy's wishes.

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Episode 8

The Finale: Part Two

Mon, May 20, 2013 30 mins

Conclusion. In the series finale, Cathy gets a visit from her estranged father. Meanwhile, Sean develops mixed feelings about his impending kidney surgery after he meets the recipient of his goodwill; Andrea receives an opportunity of a lifetime from Isaac Mizrahi; and Adam surprises everyone by fulfilling one of Cathy's wishes.

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