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 Adam Braverman (103 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Sarah Braverman (103 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Crosby Braverman (103 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Kristina Braverman (103 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Julia Braverman-Graham (103 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Joel Graham (103 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Sydney Graham (103 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Max Braverman (103 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Jasmine Trussell (103 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Drew Holt (103 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Amber Holt (103 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Camille Braverman (103 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Zeek Braverman (103 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Jabbar Trussell (102 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Haddie Braverman (60 episodes, 2010-2015)
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 Victor Graham (51 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Hank Rizzoli (44 episodes, 2012-2015)
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A family tree with Zeek (Craig T. Nelson) and Camille Braverman (Bonnie Bedelia) serving as the patriarch and matriarch. After forty-six years of marriage, they've managed to keep their foundation intact by burying their problems underneath the surface for the sake of their now-adult children. Adam (Peter Krause) is the first-born and the ripest apple the tree has to offer. He runs a shoe company, has a supportive wife, two children (boy and girl) and a beautiful home to share with them. He's a dog short of "The American Dream". Sarah (Lauren Graham), is the unstable daughter returning home at thirty-eight years of age with her rebellious daughter and sensitive son to live with Zeek and Camille. Crosby (Dax Shepard), is a happy-go-lucky bachelor living in the now, on a docked boat. He has no idea that his frivolous life is about to change tremendously. Then there is Julia (Erika Christensen). She is the bread-winning shot-calling lawyer, whose husband mans the stay-at-home-dad duties.... Written by Jordan Ray Allen

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Lauren Graham was in Bad Santa with John Ritter and played the love interest of John's son Jason Ritter in Parenthood. See more »


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One of the few shows ever I'd class as "authentic"
26 May 2010 | by (Southern California) – See all my reviews

A new show with Peter Krause and Craig T. Nelson in the cast demanded at least a look, though if it weren't for the DVR I might have passed on it since it's on at the same time as the excellent "The Good Wife". Fortuitous indeed that I did because it strikes me as pure genius in writing and casting.

This show makes me laugh. This show makes me weep. Most important, it makes me smile in recognition of so many scenes that I recognize as things that happened to or around me. Of particular note along this line are the times in family "discussions" when everyone is talking and no one is listening. I don't recall another show that has done this, and it's sooo true to life.

The casting matches the writing so well that I can't imagine another actor in any of the parts. This show is definitely in my all-time top 10; maybe even top 5. Do yourself a favor and watch "Parenthood".


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