Raising Hope "Prodigy", Season 2 Episode 1 – "Welcome back! Did everyone have a great summer?" The very first line of this season, spoken cheerily by Shelley followed by a great song, was a great way to start the second season of this great show. Not only did this song catch people up who might have missed last season (If so, go watch it now! It’s on DVD today!), but it also showed us that baby Hope has grown up a little bit!
The rest of the episode was just as great as the opening. YouTube sensation Greyson Chance (What a convenient last name!) played young Jimmy in flashbacks, where we learn that Jimmy used to be a musical prodigy until he suffered from a terrible putt-putt golf accident.
Watching the recently Emmy-nominated Martha Plimpton fawn over her son was great stuff, and finding out that Burt’s jealousy of the affection that was being shown his son was what drove him to inadvertently cause the accident was a fun twist. Read More...