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Raising Hope

Mrs. Smartypants (Season 2, Episode 11)
TV-PG
TV Episode | 22 min | Comedy, Family

Based on a block assembly toy, Jimmy and parents proudly assume Hope inherited her serial ma's IQ. Afraid of looking stupid to Sabrina as his daughter outsmarts him, Jimmy decides to return to high-school. Refusing to be left as the ...See moreBased on a block assembly toy, Jimmy and parents proudly assume Hope inherited her serial ma's IQ. Afraid of looking stupid to Sabrina as his daughter outsmarts him, Jimmy decides to return to high-school. Refusing to be left as the family's dumbest, his parents follow suit. Old teacher Mr. Swift remembers all three formerly abusive, unmotivated dropouts and enjoys humiliating them in class. Tutoring by Sabrina, Frank and Mawmaw helps Jimmy, Burt and Virginia, but only enough to pass in a few courses each. To avoid utter failure, they decide to cheat so at least Jimmy gets his G.E.D. Written by KGF Vissers See less
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Director
Writers
Producer
Henry J. Lange Jr. (as Henry Lange Jr.)
Composers
Danny Lux (score by) | Matt Mariano (score by)
Cinematographer
Casting Director
Dava Waite (as Dava Waite Peaslee)
Production Designer
Status
Edit Released
Updated Jan 17, 2012

Release date
Jan 17, 2012 (United States)

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16 cast members
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Lucas Neff
Jimmy Chance Jimmy Chance   See fewer
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Martha Plimpton
Virginia Chance Virginia Chance   See fewer
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Garret Dillahunt
Burt Chance Burt Chance   See fewer
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Shannon Woodward
Sabrina Sabrina   See fewer
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Gregg Binkley
Barney (credit only) Barney (credit only)   See fewer
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Cloris Leachman
Maw Maw Maw Maw   See fewer
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Fred Willard
Mr. Swift Mr. Swift   See fewer
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Carla Renata
Janice Finklebergstein Janice Finklebergstein   See fewer
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Cameron Moulène
Teenage Burt (as Cameron Moulene) Teenage Burt (as Cameron Moulene)   See fewer
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Trace Garcia
Four Year Old Jimmy (as Trace!) Four Year Old Jimmy (as Trace!)   See fewer
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Kelly Heyer
Teenage Virginia Teenage Virginia   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

8.1 / 10 | 211 votes