Raising Hope
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Raising Hope
First Aired: September 21st, 2010
Status: Ended
Genre: Comedy
Air Time: Friday, 09:30 PM
Network: FOX (US)
Summary: At 23 years old, Jimmy Chance is going nowhere in life. He skims pools for a living, parties every night and still lives at home with his family, including his parents and his cousin, Mike. Jimmy's life takes a drastic turn when a chance romantic encounter with Lucy goes awry once he discovers she is a wanted felon. Months later, when Jimmy pays a visit to the local prison, he discovers Lucy gave birth to their baby, who he is now charged with raising.
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Season 4
Déjà Vu Man
Episode 1: Déjà Vu Man
Air Date: November 15th, 2013, 09:30 PM
Summary: Burt and Virginia decide to investigate a when strange man keeps popping up in the Chances' lives; Maw Maw reveals a secret about Virginia's past.
Burt Bucks
Episode 2: Burt Bucks
Air Date: November 15th, 2013, 09:30 PM
Summary: Burt and Virginia introduce Natesville to a new bartering system called "Burt Bucks", that looks an awful lot like a pyramid scheme.
Ship Happens
Episode 3: Ship Happens
Air Date: November 22nd, 2013, 09:30 PM
Summary: When Sabrina finds out that Jimmy never went on a real family vacation as a kid, she’s determined to take Hope on a memorable trip.
Episode 4: Hi-Def
Air Date: November 22nd, 2013, 09:30 PM
Summary: Virginia is thrilled when the doctor prescribes new glasses, until her new crystal-clear vision allows her to see every tiny imperfection around the house.
Extreme Howdy's Makeover
Episode 5: Extreme Howdy's Makeover
Air Date: November 29th, 2013, 09:30 PM
Summary: Howdy's gets business innovator Maxine as its new owner, and all employees must come up with a big idea to change the store.
Episode 6: Adoption
Air Date: November 29th, 2013, 09:30 PM
Summary: Sabrina wants to officially adopt Hope as her own, but the official adoption process doesn't give her the "Motherhood Moment" for which she was hoping.
Murder, She Hoped
Episode 7: Murder, She Hoped
Air Date: December 6th, 2013, 09:30 PM
Summary: Burt and Virginia get new back-fence neighbors, and Burt is convinced that there is something suspicious about them.
Episode 8: DysfunctionFunction
Air Date: December 6th, 2013, 09:30 PM
Summary: Virginia and Burt fear that Jimmy and Sabrina's marriage has lost its spark, so they use their own relationship experiences to try and shake things up.
The Chance Who Stole Christmas
Episode 9: The Chance Who Stole Christmas
Air Date: December 13rd, 2013, 09:30 PM
Summary: Burt wants to be elected the interim Mayor of Natesville so that Virginia will have the honor of plugging in the town Christmas tree. But being mayor turns Burt into a Grinch.
Bee Story
Episode 10: Bee Story
Air Date: December 13rd, 2013, 09:30 PM
Summary: Burt and Virginia go undercover to expose a corporate scandal that is killing all the bees in Natesville.
Hey There, Delilah
Episode 11: Hey There, Delilah
Air Date: January 10th, 2014, 09:30 PM
Summary: Maw Maw accidentally calls a wrong number in her contact book, bringing Virginia's cousin, Delilah, back to town. When the two rivals fight nonstop, Maw Maw threatens to give everything in her will to the granddaughter who can be the most civil. Meanwhile, Jimmy and Sabrina have trouble finding a babysitter for Hope.
Hot Dish
Episode 12: Hot Dish
Air Date: January 17th, 2014, 09:30 PM
Summary: Virginia offers to give Sabrina some much-needed cooking lessons. But when Jimmy proclaims that his wife's casserole is better than his mom's, it brings out Virginia's competitive side and she enters herself and her daughter-in-law in the Hot Dish competition. To ease the tension, Burt also invites his mother to enter the contest.
The Thrilla in Natesvilla
Episode 13: The Thrilla in Natesvilla
Air Date: January 24th, 2014, 09:30 PM
Summary: In trying to help Barney and Maxine's budding relationship, Burt and Virginia wind up getting in a fight. Meanwhile, Jimmy and Sabrina decide to start fencing in order to relieve some of the tension in their relationship.
The Road to Natesville
Episode 14: The Road to Natesville
Air Date: January 31st, 2014, 09:30 PM
Summary: "Groce-letes" from around the world descend on Natesville for the International Grocery Games, where competitors battle for supremacy in the aisles of Howdy's. But when the American delegation is embroiled in a shocking performance-enhancing drug scandal, the Howdy's team, along with Burt and Virginia, must pick up the torch for the Stars & Stripes.
Anniversary Ball
Episode 15: Anniversary Ball
Air Date: February 7th, 2014, 09:30 PM
Summary: Virginia thinks that Burt is getting her an expensive gift for their 25th anniversary, so she decides to take him to a dude ranch that is run by a crazy cowboy. But Burt isn't able to enjoy himself because of a secret he is keeping from Virginia.
The One Where They Get High
Episode 16: The One Where They Get High
Air Date: February 28th, 2014, 09:30 PM
Summary: Maw Maw has found a new love, Hubert, who encourages her to engage in some reckless activities. When Virginia finds herself scolding Maw Maw, she fears she's become a lame adult and wants Burt to take part in more risk-taking activities with her. Jimmy and Sabrina follow suit when they find themselves spying on their own babysitter.
Baby Phat
Episode 17: Baby Phat
Air Date: March 7th, 2014, 09:30 PM
Summary: At Barney's suggestion, Virginia and Burt go to a resort for a vacation; Sabrina and Jimmy want to have a baby.
Dinner with the Tropes
Episode 18: Dinner with the Tropes
Air Date: March 14th, 2014, 09:30 PM
Summary: Virginia's boss Louise begins grooming her for the role of regional sales manager. But when Virginia sees what her boss' job is really like, she has second thoughts. Meanwhile, Jimmy and Sabrina are worried about Hope's lack of compassion when she feels no sadness over the death of her pet fish, and Burt and Virginia perform at the Natesville Telethon.
Para-Natesville Activity
Episode 19: Para-Natesville Activity
Air Date: March 21st, 2014, 09:30 PM
Summary: Virginia stops believing in magical things, but second-guesses herself when a ghost appears in the house. When Burt discovers that Jim Hughes has secretly been living in their house's bomb shelter, he and Jim play along with Virginia's antics in order to make her believe in the paranormal again. Meanwhile, Burt and Virginia learn some news about Jim that scares them straight.
Man's Best Friend
Episode 20: Man's Best Friend
Air Date: March 28th, 2014, 09:30 PM
Summary: When Virginia and Burt realize they are suffering from "empty nest syndrome", Sabrina suggests they adopt a dog. But when they are turned down by the pound, they are given a trial period as dog owners with Michael, who ends up overstaying his welcome at the Chance’s home. Meanwhile, Jimmy tries to prove to Sabrina that he’s still a ladies man, even when he doesn't have Hope with him to attract women.
How I Met Your Mullet
Episode 21: How I Met Your Mullet
Air Date: April 4th, 2014, 09:30 PM
Summary: Jimmy and Sabrina get a surprise when they learn that Sabrina's late grandmother has left them the family maid, who has a lifetime contract with the family. Meanwhile, Virginia gets a promotion at work that allows Burt to retire and pursue his passion – even if he doesn't know what his passion is.
The Father Daughter Dance
Episode 22: The Father Daughter Dance
Air Date: April 4th, 2014, 09:30 PM
Summary: Virginia's father Arnold returns to Natesville seeking help in planning his upcoming wedding. But Arnold surprises everyone when he reveals that the wedding Virginia has planned is really for her and Burt – the dream wedding they never got to have as teen parents.