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RAISING HOPE
Air Date: Friday, April 04, 2014
Time Slot: 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST on FOX
Episode Title: (HOP-419/20) "How I Met Your Mullet/The Father Daughter Dance"
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FRIDAY, APRIL 4

[EDITOR'S NOTE 1: Audio descriptions (AD) for tonight's episodes of RAKE and RAISING HOPE are available on the SAP Audio Channel.]

[EDITOR'S NOTE 2: ENLISTED is preempted tonight.]

**ONE-HOUR SERIES FINALE**--"RAISING HOPE" - (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) CC-AD-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1

THE CHANCES BID FAREWELL ON THE ONE-HOUR SERIES FINALE OF "RAISING HOPE" FRIDAY, APRIL 4, ON FOX

Lesley Nicol ("Downton Abbey"), Jeffrey Tambor ("Arrested Development") and Musician Kenny Loggins Guest-Star

Jimmy and Sabrina get a surprise when they learn that Sabrina's late grandmother has left them the family maid (guest star Lesley Nicol), who has a lifetime contract with the family. Meanwhile, Virginia gets a promotion at work that allows Burt to retire and pursue his passion - even if he doesn't know what his passion is. Then, Virginia's father, Arnold (guest star Jeffrey Tambor), returns to Natesville seeking help in planning his upcoming wedding. But Arnold surprises everyone when he reveals that the wedding Virginia has planned is really for her and Burt - the dream wedding they never got to have as teen parents in the all-new, one-hour "How I Met Your Mullet/The Father Daughter Dance" Series Finale episode of RAISING HOPE airing at a special time Friday, April 4 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (HOP-419/20) (TV-14 D, L, V)

Cast: Lucas Neff as Jimmy; Martha Plimpton as Virginia; Garret Dillahunt as Burt; Shannon Woodward as Sabrina; Cloris Leachman as Maw Maw; Gregg Binkley as Barney.

Guest Cast: Baylie and Rylie Cregut as Hope; Todd Giebenhain as Frank; Kelly Heyer as Teenage Virginia; Corey Eid as Teenage Burt; Lesley Nicol as Eleanor; Michael Bowen as Muller; Jeremy Steel as Nate; Jourdan Steel as Phil; Carol Herman as Mabel; Al Johnson as Man in a Wig; Matt Leonard as Big Kuhuna; Kate Micucci as Shelley; Jeffrey Tambor as Arnold; Kelly Heyer as Teenage Virginia; Kenneth C. Loggins as Kenny Loggins; Lou Wagner as Wally Phipps; Cecile Bershad as Old Lady Stevens.

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RAISING HOPE (FOX)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/21/10 - 4/4/14
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2013-2014 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
4 (88 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
confirmed as canceled on 3/10/14
DESCRIPTION:
(from FOX's press release, March 2014) Critically acclaimed comedy RAISING HOPE will end its four-season run with a special one-hour farewell event Friday, April 4 (9:00-9:30/9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT). The series finale kicks off with the all-new episode "How I Met Your Mullet" (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT), in which guest star Lesley Nicol ("Downton Abbey") plays Jimmy (Lucas Neff) and Sabrina's (Shannon Woodward) new maid. Then, in "The Father Daughter Dance" (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT), Virginia's (Martha Plimpton) dad (guest star Jeffrey Tambor, "Arrested Development") returns to Natesville with a big surprise for her and Burt (Garret Dillahunt), including a musical performance by Kenny Loggins (guest-starring as himself). "On behalf of myself, Greg Garcia and RAISING HOPE's amazing cast and crew, I would like to thank our audience for tuning in and supporting us over the last four seasons," said executive producer Mike Mariano. "We planned our Season Four finale with this possibility in mind, and hope our loyal fans enjoy the way we've chosen to say goodbye to the Chances and to Natesville. Thanks again, and we'll see you in syndication."
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Cloris Leachman as Maw Maw
· Garrett Dillahunt as Burt
· Gregg Binkley as Barney
· Lucas Neff as Jimmy
· Martha Plimpton as Virginia
· Shannon Marie Woodward as Sabrina
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Kate Micucci as Mike (Original Pilot)
· Olesya Rulin as Sabrina (Original Pilot)
· Skyler Stone as Mike (Pilot)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Greg Garcia as CRTR/EP
· Michael Fresco as DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Amigos de Garcia Productions