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‘Parenthood’ Returns with New Drama for the Bravermans

It has been nine months since viewers last saw the Bravermans. When the new season of “Parenthood” premieres on September 11, almost as much time will have passed in their lives.  “There’s a five month time gap because we try to stay pretty close to where we are in the calendar year,” showrunner Jason Katims […]

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‘Parenthood’: One Wedding and a Food Fight

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/tv/Parenthood/104496/2203508850/My-Brother-s-Wedding/embed?skipTo=369 580 476] It’s the super early “Parenthood” season finale. There are more happily ever afters on this fairytale conclusion than on an entire season of “Once Upon a Time.” Why not? The show has yet to be renewed — though it is one of NBC’s highest rated dramas so its future seems secure […]

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‘Parenthood’: Which Braverman Loses It When Max Disappears?

Everyone acted like an adult on this week’s “Parenthood,” “Missing.” Even Baby Nora looks mature in a jean jacket. What brought on this uncharacteristic display of Braverman maturity? Dinosaurs, sprained wrists and new jobs. Kristina (Monica Potter) is barely on speaking terms with Adam (Peter Krause) after his boneheaded handling of his smooch with Rachel […]

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‘Parenthood’: Adam Tastes The Forbidden Fruit

Everyone is playing games in this week’s episode of “Parenthood,” “Sore Loser.” Some are harmless, some are dangerous, and some involve word problems. When two trains crash into each other on a rainy night, one fueled by half a bottle of tequila, the other sober enough to drive, who is at fault? Kristina (Monica Potter) […]

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‘Parenthood’: When Exes Kiss

“Parenthood” continues to be two shows. The one about Sarah (Lauren Graham) and her continued attraction to an ex that will bring her nothing but trouble, is the sort of complicated, realistic emotional drama found in the best indie movies. Everyone involved deserves an Emmy nomination. Then there’s the rest of the show, in which […]

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