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The Big C

Season 2 2011

  • 2011-06-28T02:30:00+01:00 on Showtime
  • 27 mins
  • 6 hours, 0 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Comedy

A suburban mother faces her cancer diagnosis while trying to find humor and happiness as well.

13 episodes

2x01 Losing Patients

  • Season Premiere

    2011-06-28T02:30:00+01:00 — 28 mins

Cathy seeks a second opinion, causing a strain on her relationship with Dr. Todd; Sean learns about his sister's cancer while adjusting to life with a pregnant Rebecca; Adam sees a therapist against his will.

2x02 Musical Chairs

  • 2011-07-05T02:30:00+01:00 — 28 mins

Frustrated at not being able to land a spot in the clinical trial of a new treatment by a respected oncologist, Cathy resorts to supernatural aid; Sean becomes assertive around the house; Adam capitalizes on his classmates' sympathy about his mother's illness.

2x03 Sexual Healing

  • 2011-07-12T02:30:00+01:00 — 27 mins

Cathy and Paul experience frustrations in bed and with the help of their new house mate Andrea, realize they need to set some patient-caregiver limits; Rebecca is put off by the newly medicated Sean; unsatisfied by his physical relationship with Mia, Adam turns to another girl, Emily.

2x04 Boo!

  • 2011-07-19T02:30:00+01:00 — 28 mins

Cathy is intrigued by Lee, a fellow cancer patient she meets on the first day of her clinical trial; Adam's downward spiral continues with a fight at school and refusal to take responsibility for his actions with Emily; Sean is worried that his new house is haunted.

2x05 Cats and Dogs

  • 2011-07-26T02:30:00+01:00 — 28 mins

Due to Paul's layoff, Cathy starts to pawn her jewelry and meets Lee there as well. Adam gets into a situation that he may need help with to get out of. Sean is kicked out of a mother's group when he tests out his homemade sling at the park

2x06 The Little c

  • 2011-08-02T02:30:00+01:00 — 28 mins

Adam's shocking indiscretion threatens Cathy's new job as a swim coach; sparks fly between Andrea and Myk, a Ukrainian coworker that Paul is mentoring; Sean seeks advice on taking the "next step" with Rebecca.

2x07 Goldilocks and the Bears

  • 2011-08-09T02:30:00+01:00 — 27 mins

Lee takes Cathy to a Tibetan doctor to deal with her high blood pressure. Feeling jealousy of Lee, Paul takes Cathy and Lee out for an evening, while Adam interfere with Andrea's date.

2x08 The Last Thanksgiving

  • 2011-08-16T02:30:00+01:00 — 27 mins

Cathy invites friends and family to a Thanksgiving dinner, but a long-hidden secret she brings to light causes trouble.

2x09 A Little Death

  • 2011-08-23T02:30:00+01:00 — 28 mins

Rebecca deals with the grief over her miscarriage in an unexpected way which leads Cathy to reconnect with old friends; Andrea's relationship with Myk heats up; Adam is taken by surprise when he finally meets the girl he's been chatting with in an online cancer support group.

2x10 How Do You Feel?

  • 2011-08-30T02:30:00+01:00 — 28 mins

Cathy helps Lee check a few items off his "bucket list;" Poppy takes Adam to her high school reunion; a distraught Sean takes issue with his new neighbors.

2x11 Fight or Flight

  • 2011-09-13T02:30:00+01:00 — 28 mins

After an argument with Lee and a revealing dinner with Dr. Sherman, Cathy (Laura Linney) comes to a major crossroads. Elsewhere, Adam searches for his AWOL uncle and an impulsive Andrea makes a decision about Myk.

2x12 The Darkest Day

  • 2011-09-20T02:30:00+01:00 — 28 mins

As Cathy prepares for her trip to Italy, she receives an amicable call from Lee. Elsewhere, Paul uncovers a secret about Myk while Adam discovers one about Poppy.

2x13 Crossing the Line

  • 2011-09-27T02:30:00+01:00 — 27 mins

Cathy is inspired by Lee’s passing to ring in the New Year in an unexpected way; burdened by financial issues, Paul tries a new tactic with the insurance agency; Adam makes a surprising connection with Dr. Todd.