Names and faces
Posted: March 13, 2013 at 5:27 a.m.
Emmy winning actress Martha Plimpton — who plays a no-nonsense housekeeper on the hit TV comedy Raising Hope — got her hands dirty at a Tampa, Fla., home Tuesday, doing laundry and scrubbing the tub for the family that lives there. Plimpton and co-star Garret Dillahunt helped clean the home as part of a Fox network promotion contest. The stunt was Plimpton’s idea for a promotion for the show, which has been renewed for a fourth season. The sitcom is about a man in his 20s who lives with his parents and gets a serial killer pregnant. The entire family then raises the baby girl after her mother is sentenced to death. The online contest’s winner, Ben Waberman, who is 26 and lives with his mom, dad, sister and nephew, won by writing an essay about how his family was similar to the Chance clan on the TV show — except for the serial killer part. Waberman said he works at a call center and recently had to move home with his parents. His dad is self-employed, just like the TV dad, and his sister works at a grocery st
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Front Section, Pages 2 on 03/13/2013