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‘Parenthood’ Stars: How to Binge Watch Our Show During XFINITY Watchathon Week

If you’re looking for a good cry, binge watch “Parenthood.” The family drama is filled with well-written  tearjerker storylines about Aspergers Syndrome, cancer and adoption. It also features more scenes of characters talking over each other than the rest of the XFINITY Watchathon Week shows combined. The people who bring the Bravermans to life are […]

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‘Parenthood’: The Teen Pregnancy Episode So Controversial That It Required a Warning

This week’s brilliant, heartbreaking, daring episode of “Parenthood” begins with a warning from NBC that it contains “mature subject matter.” That could refer to its treatment of abortion, or it could be a reference to  language used in this week’s comedic subplot. I definitely am not mature enough to handle Zeek talking about ejaculation. Here […]

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‘Parenthood’: Come for the Sensitive Cancer Storyline, Stay for the Shirtless Matt Lauria

“Parenthood” is back, after two weeks off, with an episode that deftly blends tear jerking social issues storylines, humor, and eye candy. Kristina (Monica Potter) is about to start chemotherapy.  Adam (Peter Krause)  is trying to take care of all the household stuff. Kristina tells Adam her mother is going to try to visit. Adam […]

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‘Parenthood’ Tearjerker: Kristina Undergoes Surgery

This week’s episode of “Parenthood” is a tearjerker. Kristina (Monica Potter) prepares for her lumpectomy. The rest of the Bravermans are determined to help her, even though their attention is more annoying than comforting. Crosby (Dax Shepard) volunteers to walk the dog and bring take out food over the night before Kristina’s surgery. On his […]

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How ‘Parenthood’ Tackled ‘the N-word,’ and Why Crosby’s Reaction Was Off

All of the Braverman men find themselves dealing with the sort of sensitive issues that used to make for Very Special Episodes on this week’s “Parenthood.” Surprisingly, Zeek (Craig T. Nelson) turns out to be the one who is not a self-absorbed, clueless, entitled, jerk. Adam (Peter Krause) and, especially Crosby (Dax Shepard), I am […]

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"Parenthood": Monica Potter as Kristina Braverman -- (Photo by: Danny Feld/NBC)

‘Parenthood’ Boldly Portrays Cancer as a Disease, Not a Life Changing Opportunity

“Parenthood” has taken a big creative risk by giving one of its main characters, Kristina (Monica Potter) breast cancer. Her story will continue throughout the season, exploring the impact of the disease on the entire family. It’s a dark turn for a show that usually focuses on the lighter aspects of family life. Even the […]

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"Parenthood": Monica Potter as Kristina Braverman -- (Photo by: Danny Feld/NBC)

‘Parenthood’: Kristina Gets Shocking News!

This week’s episode of “Parenthood” is called “Left Field.” It more than lived up to its title with a shocking ending that has the potential to change the Bravermans forever. DVR the Next Episode of “Parenthood” It all starts simply enough, when Crosby (Dax Shepard) discovers that Adam (Peter Krause) and Kristina (Monica Potter) schedule […]

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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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