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Parenthood 

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The lives and tragedies of the Braverman family tree.

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Jason Katims
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 15 wins & 37 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Peter Krause ...  Adam Braverman 103 episodes, 2010-2015
Lauren Graham ...  Sarah Braverman 103 episodes, 2010-2015
Dax Shepard ...  Crosby Braverman 103 episodes, 2010-2015
Monica Potter ...  Kristina Braverman 103 episodes, 2010-2015
Erika Christensen ...  Julia Braverman-Graham 103 episodes, 2010-2015
Sam Jaeger ...  Joel Graham 103 episodes, 2010-2015
Savannah Paige Rae ...  Sydney Graham 103 episodes, 2010-2015
Max Burkholder ...  Max Braverman 103 episodes, 2010-2015
Joy Bryant ...  Jasmine Trussell 103 episodes, 2010-2015
Miles Heizer ...  Drew Holt 103 episodes, 2010-2015
Mae Whitman ...  Amber Holt 103 episodes, 2010-2015
Bonnie Bedelia ...  Camille Braverman 103 episodes, 2010-2015
Craig T. Nelson ...  Zeek Braverman 103 episodes, 2010-2015
Tyree Brown ...  Jabbar Trussell 102 episodes, 2010-2015
Sarah Ramos ...  Haddie Braverman 60 episodes, 2010-2015
Xolo Maridueña ...  Victor Graham 51 episodes, 2012-2015
Ray Romano ...  Hank Rizzoli 44 episodes, 2012-2015
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Storyline

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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Comedy | Drama

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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 March 2010 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

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Color

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Craig T. Nelson (Zeek Braverman) and Bonnie Bedelia (Camille Braverman) also played a married couple in Alex: The Life of a Child (1986) and The Fire Next Time (1993). See more »

Connections

Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.71 (2010) See more »

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Will You Be There
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Performed by Aaron Wheeler
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Flawed characters making hard choices.
24 April 2010 | by treedcubSee all my reviews

Not everyone is going to "approve." The characters make mistakes, sometimes behave irresponsibly, and are full of self doubt. In other words, this is great storytelling. Even if this show is slow to get its start, I hope the network has the foresight to keep it running, because programming of this emotional and moral complexity is a rarity.

Beyond the top notch writing, the acting is superb. These roles are demanding of actors. There are moments of comedy mixed in with real pathos, which requires a cast that has range and depth. Every single casting choice is pitch perfect, and creates a wonderful dynamic on the screen.

This series is well worth watching.


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