"Family Secrets" is the sixth episode of Season One of FOX's Raising Hope. It is written by Bobby Bowman and directed by Randall Einhorn. It is the sixth episode of the series overall, and premiered on October 26, 2010.
Hope recives the belongings of her mother. Jimmy discovers the truth about his grandmother.
The Chances have recieved Lucy's belongings for Hope. In one of the boxes, there is a video tape. Lucy has recorded a tape for Hope and explains how to survive in the dangerous world of a prison. Virginia advises Jimmy to lie to his daugther about her mom past. So Virginia as to reveal to Jimmy few lies like his pretended allergy to fruits. Jimmy wants Hope to know the truth about Lucy. Virginia his keeping others secrets so Jimmy tries to know which one by asking Burt questions.
Jimmy discovers that the lies are about his grand-mother. To understand how his grand-mother Louise died he ask questions Maw Maw during the brief times she is lucid. Virginia eventually admits thet her mother was "killed by a duck". She hit her head on duck figurine when she struggled to breath after putting a plastic bag on her head. But Sabrina found online that Jimmy's grand-mother is still alive. Jimmy goes to Louise Thompson's house and discovers that his grand-mother never wanted the responsability of a family. Louise had left Virginia. Maw Maw his the one who invited the story about Louise death.
His parents lied to him to protect him. So he decides to lie to Hope and edits the violence in Lucy's video tape to protect his daugther.