Scoop: RAISING HOPE on FOX - Today, December 25, 2013

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Like the Mayans, Virginia is convinced that the world is going to end on December 21, 2012, so she uses her Extreme Couponing skills to stock up on supplies and forces the family to train for the apocalypse. Meanwhile, Jimmy is determined to give Hope the best Christmas he can, since it will likely be the first one she remembers and Maw Maw tries to knock a few more items off her bucket list before the end of the world in the "The Last Christmas" episode of Raising Hope airing tonight, Dec. 25 (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (HOP-308) (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: Rylie Cregut as Hope; Carla Jimenez as Rosa; Skyler Stone as Cousin Mike; Johnny Sanchez III as Carlos; David Bloom as Little Kid; Dave Fennoy as Barry; Rosie Garcia as Annette; Gavin Kent as June Bug; Arielle Zimmerman as Stunt Double Virginia; Kevin Foster as Stunt Double Burt; Meggin Penkal as Stunt Double Sabrina; Jen Hansen as Stunt Double Maw Maw; Clint Jones as ND Driver.

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Burt wants to be elected the interim Mayor of Natesville so that Virginia would have the honor of plugging in the town Christmas tree. But the overwhelming responsibilities of being Mayor turns Burt into a Grinch in the "The Chance Who Stole Christmas" episode of Raising Hope airing tonight, Dec. 25 (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (HOP-410) (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; Mary Birdsong as Mayor Suzie Hellman; Carla Jimenez as Rosa; Dan Coscino as Dancin' Dan; Usha Kiren as Mindy; Candace Kita as Mrs. Hoo; Stephen Stanton as Narrator V.O.

Raising Hope is the critically acclaimed comedy created by Emmy Award winner Greg Garcia and executive-produced by Mike Mariano ("My Name is Earl," "Yes, Dear") that follows the continuing comic adventures of the Chance family as they raise an adorable girl named HOPE (guest stars Baylie and Rylie Cregut).

Following JIMMY's (Lucas Neff) marriage to longtime crush SABRINA (Shannon Woodward), the young couple moved into their own home this past season. But they found that they still need Jimmy's parents, VIRGINIA (Emmy Award winner Martha Plimpton) and BURT (Garret Dillahunt), to help them raise Jimmy's daughter, Hope. Having been teen parents themselves, Virginia and Burt see Hope as their second chance to get Parenthood right, after all the mistakes they made with Jimmy.

They continue to live with Virginia's erratic grandmother, MAW MAW (Emmy Award winner Cloris Leachman), whose eccentricities keep everyone on their toes, as she has a tendency to lose her clothing and, in her mind, it just might be World War II. To make ends meet, Jimmy and Sabrina still work together at Howdy's Supermarket, under the supervision of their goofy manager, BARNEY (Gregg Binkley).




More On: Extreme Couponing, Raising Hope, Parenthood.

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