New York Magazine
Date: 2012-02-28
Author: Margaret Lyons

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Author, Margaret Lyons
Mentioned, Dax Shepard
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Mentioned, Jason Katims
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Parenthood ends its third season tonight, and it hasn't been renewed for its fourth just yet. (The odds of renewal are decent, but it's hardly a done deal.) Should this be the end of the road and please no, NBC! we'd miss a lot of things about the earnest ensemble: the humanely drawn teenage characters, the little squabbles that punctuate most family interactions, Dax Shepard's Crosby giving slacker dudes a good name. But the thing we'd miss most of all would be the weekly weep session. Parenthood rivals Friday Night Lights (also the work of tearjerker-in-chief showrunner Jason Katims) in its ability to choke viewers up, and every week there seems to be an opportunity to just Let It Out thanks to a well-placed explosive monologue or a cha...(read more)
... Parenthood ends its third season tonight, and it hasn't been renewed for its fourth just yet. (The odds of renewal are decent, but it's hardly a done deal.) Should this be the end of the road and please no, NBC! we'd miss a lot of things about the ...
... Crosby giving slacker dudes a good name. But the thing we'd miss most of all would be the weekly weep session. Parenthood rivals Friday Night Lights (also the work of tearjerker-in-chief showrunner Jason Katims) in its ability to choke viewers up, an ...
... filthy) into rehab. "Sarah, he's playing you," Zeke growls. And it's not just from anger or frustration you can watch his heart break all over as he watches his little girl go through the wringer yet again with her deadbeat ex-husband. A tearful Sar ...
... to really take the weepiness to new heights. Amber's little shrug is just so, so sad, and neither we nor Sarah need much more of an explanation. Read more posts by Margaret Lyons Filed Under: parenthood ,tv ,crying ,vulture lists ...


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