New Show Recap: Parenthood 5×22, “The Pontiac”

After a season full of surprises and heartbreak, Parenthood ends season five with the same theme. Haddie comes home from college with great hair and a girlfriend, Anna Beth Gish makes an appearance as Ryan’s domineering mother, and Joel and Julia hold hands. Oh Parenthood. I don’t even know where to start. Read More New Show Recap: Parenthood 5×22, “The Pontiac”

New Show Recap: “I’m Still Here” Parenthood 5×21

This week, with only one more episode to go for this fifth season of Parenthood, the script is a bit less Julia-centric. We get to see the charter school move forward, Amber and Drew get pulled back into past loves, and Sarah considers her relationship with Hank. Crosby gets his crew back home, with more than a little help from Joel. Read More New Show Recap: “I’m Still Here” Parenthood 5×21

New Show Recap: Parenthood, 5.20, “Cold Feet”

This week Drew gets his head back in the college game, Hank gets more insight from Dr. Pelikan, Julia gets her groove back, and Zeek finds the stage for Camille’s act three. Read More New Show Recap: Parenthood, 5.20, “Cold Feet”

New Show Recap: Parenthood, 5.19 “Fraud Alert”

This week, all kinds of things happened in the Braverman clan: there were road trips, cousins babysitting cousins, and Kristina telling off a school administrator. Let’s dig in, shall we?  Read More New Show Recap: Parenthood, 5.19 “Fraud Alert”

New Show Recap: Parenthood 5.18, “The Offer”

I had high hopes for episode 18 of Parenthood, especially about Joel and Julia’s storyline. It turns out, not too much happened there, but everyone else had plots that moved right along. Read More New Show Recap: Parenthood 5.18, “The Offer”

New Show Recap: Parenthood 5×03, “Nipple Confusion”

This week we find the Bravermans all kind of confused as they find family dynamics changing as significant decisions need to be made.

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Parenthood Recap: The Question You Don’t Want to Ask

This week  was the first night in awhile I wasn’t looking around my living room for cameras as I watched the Parenthood plots unfold. Last night’s show focused on what parents are willing to do for the children,  something I’m familiar with, but not in the ways it was presented in the show. It also focused on adult relationships — specifically trust in a marriage. The matriarch and patriarch of the Braverman family are still recovering from their rough patch a while back. Read More Parenthood Recap: The Question You Don’t Want to Ask

Parenthood Recap: When Art (TV?) Imitates Life

Do you watch Parenthood on NBC? I find myself looking forward to it more each week. Last night, as I was watching, I realized why.

It’s like NBC put a camera in my house, got all their storylines, then split them out between four families because it would be too crazy for one family in a 1200 sq ft townhouse to deal with all of those things. Read More Parenthood Recap: When Art (TV?) Imitates Life