Laura Linney continues her superb, award-winning portrayal of wife, mother, teacher and cancer patient Cathy in this sophomore round of the Showtime comedy-drama series.
Not only do Cathy and husband Paul (Oliver Platt) face a redefinition of their marriage as they respond to her illness in different ways, her brother Sean (John Benjamin Hickey) struggles with accepting his impending parenthood with her college roommate (Cynthia Nixon). Gabourey Sidibe and Gabriel Basso also continue as series regulars; Alan Alda and Hugh Dancy are among the season's guest stars. *** (Not rated: AS, P, V)
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'The Big C: The Complete Second Season'
Laura Linney (Showtime)