Jimmy's life takes a drastic turn when a chance romantic encounter with Lucy goes awry once he discovers she is a wanted felon. Months later, when Jimmy pays a visit to the local prison, he learns Lucy is pregnant with their baby, and after she gives birth and is later executed, he is charged with raising their daughter.
Back at home, Jimmy's family is less than enthusiastic about a new addition to the household. His parents, who had him when they were 15, never knew anything about raising a child and have no interest in trying again. Jimmy may be able to get some help from Sabrina, a sardonic checkout clerk he met at the supermarket if only he can work up the nerve to ask her out. Despite it all, Jimmy is determined to take care of his baby - whom Virginia thinks they should name Hope.Season 4, Episode 22: "The Father Daughter Dance" - Virginia Dad's comes back to Natesville and offers Virginia the big wedding ceremony she has always dreamed of. Kenny Logins performs "Danny's Song", the song Burt and Virginia sang at the end of the first episode of the series. This episode, premired on April 4, 2014, is the final epiosde of the overall series. Raisng Hope was canceled by FOX on March 10, 2014.