Exclusive Raising Hope Video: Cloris Leachman & Shirley Jones Reconnect for Burt's Bar Mitzvah

Thursday’s one-hour season finale of Raising Hope (Fox, 9/8c) features not only Burt’s bizarre bar mitzvah — more on that in a sec — but also the reunion of longtime friends/actresses Cloris Leachman and Shirley Jones. And the following exclusive first look gives you a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the festivities.

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The Partridge Family matriarch guest stars as Burt’s mom (alongside The Fall Guy‘s Lee Majors as his dad), who comes bearing some surprising news for her son: He’s actually Jewish! So the clan gathers to watch Burt officially become a man… a few decades late.

While it remains to be seen how Maw Maw gets on with her counterpart during the festivities, Leachman and Jones — who became pals through their hubbies — are definitely happy to be working together on their third project.

Press PLAY to watch the sneak peek, and then hit the comments with your thoughts.

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  1. eddie says:

    is it really the season finale? i thought the third season had 24eps? thursdays one hour finale is episodes 21 & 22…. hmmm i guess episodes 23 & 24 will air in season 4

  2. ollie says:

    they aired 2 eps back to back so maybe thats why its ending thrusday. im not happy fox did that but at least they renewed it.

  3. Jason says:

    LOVE< LOVE<LOVE Shirley Jones. Such a classy lady and an amazing presence on screen. Wish we'd see more of her on a regular basis.

  4. Pat S. says:

    Wow its Shirley Jones she looks amazing! i loved her years ago on the Partridge Family.

  5. MessyRules says:

    Maw Maw had so many hilarious lines this episode. i coulnt stop laughing! Maw Maw’s Maw Maw farting… I had to pause the show I was laughing so hard!!!

  6. 4play says:

    The second episode had all the hallmarks of an amazing Raising Hope episode. Keep it up guys!

  7. Matt M. says:

    First espisode didn’t really do it for me. :/ but the second episode was the best in a long time.an awesome finish to the season. can’t wait for number 5