THE BIG C “Boo!” Review

THE BIG C "Boo!" Season 2 Episode 4 – It’s Halloween in The Big C and morbidity is in the air. Cathy’s insurance does not come through and her treatment is delayed for a day, leading her to a breakdown. Meanwhile guest star Hugh Dancy makes a turn as a cancer patient undergoing the same trial as Cathy: his introduction to the series is playing the victim of Cathy’s driving, jumping onto the hood of Cathy’s car and playing seriously injured. Meanwhile, Sean deals with the possibility that Marlene’s ghost is haunting his house, and Adam has dissect a pig foetus.

This was probably my favorite episode of The Big C‘s second season since the pilot, though it doesn’t just defy the genre: rather it kills very notion that this show is in any way shape or form a comedy and transformed, for this episode at least, into a half hour drama. Read More...


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