‘Parenthood’: Kristina Tells Everyone She Has Cancer

Kristina tells the rest of the Bravermans that she has breast cancer in this week’s episode of “Parenthood.” Their reactions very from “altruism” to “freaking the hell out” to the ever popular “montage.” “South Park” was right: they really do work for every occasion. DVR the Next Episode of “Parenthood” Amber (Mae Whitman), learned that […]

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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’: 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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‘Parenthood’: Is Sarah Falling For Her Alcoholic Ex?

This week’s “Parenthood” features one Braverman striving to do the right thing in a complex, emotionally delicate situation, and the rest of the Bravermans achieving new personal bests in the field of self-absorption. This episode should have been called “First World Problems,” but it’s actual title is “Forced Family Fun.” Sarah (Lauren Graham), the only […]

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‘Parenthood’: Cee Lo Sings Janis Joplin

What’s the one thing you never expected to see on “Parenthood“? A dinner scene where none of the Bravermans talk over each other? Don’t get crazy. That is not going to happen. However, something nearly as unlikely transpired in the October 18th episode, “Tales From the Luncheonette”: celebrity stunt casting. “The Voice’s” Cee Lo Green […]

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