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Exclusive: Raising Hope Taps Martha Plimpton's Dad Keith Carradine for Dude-Ranch Adventure

Raising Hope Keith CarradineIt’s a family reunion — with a murderous twist — on Raising Hope.

Dexter alum Keith Carradine, father of Hope‘s leading lady Martha Plimpton, will guest-star in an upcoming Season 4 episode of the Fox comedy, TVLine has learned exclusively.

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In the installment, Virginia and Burt head to a dude ranch run by Carradine’s Colt Palamino, a no-nonsense, no-outside-world-technology, real deal cowboy. The actor will also sing during the half-hour.

Carradine’s other TV credits include Missing, Damages, Dollhouse and Deadwood, where his on-screen alter ego was killed by Plimpton’s Hope hubby, Garrett Dillahunt.

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“It’ll be good to see him. And I’m hoping there’s no leftover hard feelings over his fake brutal murder by my fake husband,” says Plimpton.

Raising Hope returns with back-to-back episodes on Friday, Nov. 15 at 9/8c.