The Big C Clips: Series Premiere Sneak Peeks

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The Big C premieres on Showtime in just a couple weeks.

But you don't need to wait until August 16 to get a look at this promising drama.

It stars Laura Linney as a woman whose outlook on life changes when she's diagnosed with cancer. Other big names set to appear include Oliver Platt, Idris Elba, Liam Neeson and Gabourey Sidibe.

In the following pair of clips, we see Linney's Cathy humorously fight with Platt (as her husband) and Sidibe (as her student). The Big C debuts after the season premiere of Weeds and will be covered in-depth each week on TV Fanatic...

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The Big C Quotes

Sean: The last you could do is buy a damn Hybrid.
Cathy: The least you could do is take a shower.

Paul: Can we at least figure out what to tell Adam? Because right now, my story is: "Adam, your mom's a meanie!"