Raising Hope “Jimmy’s Fake Girlfriend” Review

Raising Hope returned this week with a pretty solid episode in "Jimmy’s Fake Girlfriend". Burt and Virginia tried to find a hobby to share together, while Jimmy tried to use a fake girlfriend to make Sabrina jealous.

One thing Raising Hope has always done well is knowing how to balance all of the laughs with all of the "aww" moments. This was definitely one of those episodes. While the Burt and Virginia story line was played mostly for laughs, seeing Jimmy become so serious about destroying Wyatt and Sabrina’s relationship and getting her to go out with him was such a refreshing change and had a very emotionally satisfying conclusion.

But let’s not get ahead of ourselves here. This episode did have a lot of great sequences, with the double date being a standout. Ashley Tisdale was really great as Jimmy’s fake girlfriend Mary-Louise, and I really hope her character makes a reappearance somewhere down the line. Also, seeing Burt and Virginia trying out a bunch of ridiculous hobbies was hilarious, with remote-controlled helicopter flying and paintball being standouts. Read More...



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