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** Considering how much they were against Jimmy keeping her (and still were in this scene) they manage to get over this to help comfort the baby.
* Jimmy confessing to his parents why he wants to keep his baby, he sees her as a chance to finally do something worthwhile with his life. He knows he hasn't been motivated and wants to improve himself with his daughter being his motivation.



* Pretty much all of the "re-birthing" in "Adoption." Jimmy senses that Sabrina is uncomfortable with questions regarding her not being Hope's biological mother, even after officially adopting her she feels unfulfilled. The actual "re-birthing" is rather silly (and ends with an emergency c-section performed by Sabrina herself with a brick) but the gesture from Jimmy and the affection Hope gives her afterward [[TenderTears brings her to tears]].

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* Pretty much all of the "re-birthing" in "Adoption." Jimmy senses that Sabrina is uncomfortable with questions regarding her not being Hope's biological mother, even after officially adopting her she feels unfulfilled. The actual "re-birthing" is rather silly (and ends with an emergency c-section performed by Sabrina herself with a brick) but the gesture from Jimmy and the affection Hope gives her afterward [[TenderTears brings her to tears]]. This shows that, while she may not have given birth to Hope, Hope sure sees Sabrina as her real mother.


** During the "Arbor Day Future" portion of the YetAnotherChristmasCarol plot involving Sabrina and the Ghost of Arbor Day (who also does other minor holidays), Sabrina smiles at seeing the preteen Hope and mentions how beautiful she is like a proud mother would.



* Pretty much all of the "re-birthing" in "Adoption." Jimmy senses that Sabrina is uncomfortable with questions regarding her not being Hope's biological mother, even after officially adopting her she feels unfulfilled. The actual "re-birthing" is rather silly (and ends with an emergency c-section performed by Sabrina herself) but the gesture from Jimmy and the affection Hope gives her afterward [[TenderTears brings her to tears]].

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* Pretty much all of the "re-birthing" in "Adoption." Jimmy senses that Sabrina is uncomfortable with questions regarding her not being Hope's biological mother, even after officially adopting her she feels unfulfilled. The actual "re-birthing" is rather silly (and ends with an emergency c-section performed by Sabrina herself) herself with a brick) but the gesture from Jimmy and the affection Hope gives her afterward [[TenderTears brings her to tears]].


* Almost the entirety of "Mother's Day." Virginia was jealous that Sabrina gets Mother's Day rights from Hope, while she spent the first few years raising her (much like how she considers Maw Maw, her grandmother, to be her mother). Seeing how much it hurts her, Sabrina decides to pass Mother's Day rights from her own mom to Virginia, explaining that she has been more of a mom to her despite not actually having the title. While it involved a little deception to make her feel better (recruiting Frank and Shelley to fake a phone call) the last words has Sabrina saying "I'm with my family."

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* Almost the entirety of "Mother's Day." Virginia was jealous that Sabrina gets Mother's Day rights from Hope, while she spent the first few years raising her (much like how she considers Maw Maw, her grandmother, to be her mother). Seeing how much it hurts her, Sabrina decides to pass Mother's Day rights from her own mom to Virginia, explaining that she has been more of a mom to her despite not actually having the title. While it involved a little deception to make her feel better (recruiting Frank and Shelley to fake a phone call) call, though that was because she never managed to get in touch with her biological mother) the last words has Sabrina saying "I'm with my family."


* The Chance's call in Barney to babysit Maw Maw while they're off at a couple's retreat. Right after they leave, he calls his mothers and has to call off his birthday brunch tomorrow because he thought being called over to watch Maw Maw was an excuse to get him to a surprise party. Over the episode Barney and Maw Maw bond, and it's quite touching how she tries to help him celebrate ([[CrowningMomentOfFunny not to mention hilarious when, after he passes out, she puts him in her bed and lets him come to conclusions the morning after]]). When the Chances all come back, they see Barney acting odd and leaving. After Maw Maw explains, [[spoiler: Jimmy anxiously asks her if she told him about the big surprise party they've all set up for that night. She says of course not.]]

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* The Chance's call in Barney to babysit Maw Maw while they're off at a couple's retreat. Right after they leave, he calls his mothers and has to call off his birthday brunch tomorrow because he thought being called over to watch Maw Maw was an excuse to get him to a surprise party. Over the episode Barney and Maw Maw bond, and it's quite touching how she tries to help him celebrate ([[CrowningMomentOfFunny ([[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments not to mention hilarious when, after he passes out, she puts him in her bed and lets him come to conclusions the morning after]]). When the Chances all come back, they see Barney acting odd and leaving. After Maw Maw explains, [[spoiler: Jimmy anxiously asks her if she told him about the big surprise party they've all set up for that night. She says of course not.]]

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* The first season finale features flashbacks that show that Jimmy had become a bratty teen acting out towards his parents. But when he gets in trouble, the first person he runs to is his father and Burt immediately takes action to protect his son.


** And then leads to a FunnyMoment where Jimmy teaches Hope a Chance family tradition: the [[GassHole Pull My Finger]].

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** And then leads to a FunnyMoment SugarWiki/{{Funny Moment|s}} where Jimmy teaches Hope a Chance family tradition: the [[GassHole Pull My Finger]].


* The end of the pilot where Virginia sings "Danny's Song" to Hope. Especially sweet when it flashes back to teenage Virginia and Burt doing the same thing to an infant Jimmy.

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* The end of the pilot where Virginia sings "Danny's Song" to Hope.Hope while Burt plays the guitar. Especially sweet when it flashes back to teenage Virginia and Burt doing the same thing to an infant Jimmy.



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* In "Poking Holes in the Story," Virginia laments that she's always wondered if Burt stayed with her for her or because of the baby, and if she held him back from something bigger in life, not knowing the Burt is listening. [[spoiler: Burt admits that he poked a hole in the condom so that she would get pregnant because he was so in love with her and afraid she would leave '''him''' otherwise.]]


* The reason behind Burt's actions in "Happy Halloween". He loves his son and is saddened that Jimmy doesn't hug him anymore.

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* The As twisted as it is, the reason behind Burt's actions in "Happy Halloween". He loves his son and is saddened that loved the way it felt when Jimmy doesn't hug ran to him anymore.for comfort and was upset that these instances became fewer as Jimmy grew up so he started scaring the bejesus out Jimmy in order to be the hero in his son's eyes.


** The way the whole story was brought full circle with Virginia's dad coming to stay with them and mend his relationship with her. Jimmy says it all, "You don't always become a parent at the perfect time." and no one on the show had a fairy tale experience, but that doesn't mean they aren't a loving family.

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** The way the whole story was brought full circle with Virginia's dad coming to stay with them and mend his relationship with her. Jimmy says it all, "You don't always become a parent at the perfect time." and no one on the show had a fairy tale experience, but that doesn't mean they aren't a loving family.family.
* Burt's HappyPlace includes a harem of beautiful women...all of whom are his wife, Virginia. Earlier in the series, he'd said that she's the only one for him, and that if she died, he wouldn't date or hook up with anyone else or remarry.



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--> '''Sabrina''': That's why I'm gonna keep the necklace that Hope made. 'Cause this one is one that I made for you. Happy Mother's Day.
--> '''Virginia''': That's very sweet, but it's not Mother-in-Law's Day; it's Mother's Day. You should give that to your mother.
--> '''Sabrina''': Over the last few years, you have been more of a mother to me than my mother ever was. I want you to have this.
--> '''Virginia''': I see what you're doing, and it's very sweet, but--
--> '''Sabrina''': What's my favorite color? What is it?
--> '''Virginia''': Orange.
--> '''Sabrina''': And you know that because?
--> '''Virginia''': Because, for your wedding, you and I spent two days driving to every supermarket in town buying all the orange flowers.
--> '''Sabrina''': And how did I chip my tooth?
--> '''Virginia''': You thought you could skateboard drunk on Cinco de Mayo. And you not only chipped your tooth, you sprained your ankle.
--> '''Sabrina''': And when did I start walking again?
--> '''Virginia''': Three days later on Ocho de Mayo.


** Jimmy's narration during this moment is also very sweet, as he explains the trade-off that comes when a child knows you love them unconditionally.

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** Jimmy's narration during this moment is also very sweet, as he explains the trade-off that comes when a child knows you love them unconditionally.unconditionally is that they tend to be less likely to listen to you out of fear that you'll stop loving them.

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* Burt wants Jimmy to continue working with him instead of going to work at Howdy's, but also realizes that Hope needs medical insurance so he swallows his pride and takes a second job with a much-hated former boss so that he can continue working with his son while properly providing for his granddaughter.

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* The small ShoutOut to Series/MyNameIsEarl, which shows he did manage to accomplish his list at the end.


* From the series finale, the CallBack to the Pilot when Kenny Loggins sings "Danny's Song" at Burt & Virginia's wedding. Also when there's a flashback of Virginia singing the song in the Pilot.

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* From the series finale, the CallBack to the Pilot when Kenny Loggins sings "Danny's Song" at Burt & Virginia's wedding. Also when there's a flashback of Virginia singing the song in the Pilot.Pilot.
** The way the whole story was brought full circle with Virginia's dad coming to stay with them and mend his relationship with her. Jimmy says it all, "You don't always become a parent at the perfect time." and no one on the show had a fairy tale experience, but that doesn't mean they aren't a loving family.

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