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Re: Parenthood (Season 4 - 2012)
« Reply #30 on: November 14, 2012, 03:39:18 pm »
Your point of getting rid of her would actually bring a new angle to the show. Coping, meeting someone new, raising family on his own, etc....But as you said, it wouldn't happen. The closet it would come to is maybe a major cliffhanger of will she or won't she to end the season.
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Re: Parenthood (Season 4 - 2012)
« Reply #31 on: November 14, 2012, 06:36:34 pm »
Yea, the demographic that they are after and that watch it... It would be the end of the world.
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Re: Parenthood (Season 4 - 2012)
« Reply #32 on: November 21, 2012, 05:55:56 am »
Added Episode 8: One More Weekend With You
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Re: Parenthood (Season 4 - 2012)
« Reply #33 on: November 21, 2012, 06:38:31 am »
I'm torn with this episode. Thankfully it finally had some major conflict with Ryan and his war comrades. Not that I want to see a fight, but bring some real sensitive issues to the table. Including Kristina's cancer. The tension scene between the friends was by far the best of the show.

I know they were really stressing the point of the chaos Adam had to deal with and it translated very well to the small screen, but I was getting headache being part of it. The constant talking over each others lines really gets to me. I understand it happens in arguments, but this is the way many of the family members talk. I find it irritating and in fact lose the points each is trying to make. Reality I guess?

Sarah continues to be frustrating. He constant intrusions chip away at relationships. Drews and Marks especially.

Good gawd, let's throw Sydney suddenly into the show. WTF
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Re: Parenthood (Season 4 - 2012)
« Reply #34 on: November 21, 2012, 07:00:52 am »
One More Weekend With You



This was a tough episode for me to get through. Some of it was because it was emotional to see, especially with what Kristina was going through regarding the after effects of her chemo and some of it was annoyance, especially that of Adam. I just wanted him to shut the hell up. Max was aggravating as always. Crosby and Jasmine's fight was actually a nice distraction because it grounded the episode somewhat. Prior to even watching this episode, I ask myself if the writers were ever going to involve them in a story arc because they have been MIA for most of the season, especially with Jabar, who is still MIA. At least they got around to Sydney who has been all but forgotten since adding adopted brother Victor. I thought her scenes were great.

The best scenes of course belonged to Ryan and him having to come to terms with the suicide of one of his soldiers in arms. The fight at the end was kind of a catharsis release for the entire episode in a way and then having Ryan and Amber jump into the ocean was a good way to wash that ick off of them and the episode as a whole. It worked for the most part. The ick of Drew still lingers. I don't like that kid or his story. Mark needs to dump Sarah and her whiny kid and run for the hills.
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Re: Parenthood (Season 4 - 2012)
« Reply #35 on: November 21, 2012, 07:16:35 am »
Yea, no way can have that good of 'skills' that Mark thinks any of this is a good idea. Waaaaaaaaay to much maintenance.
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Re: Parenthood (Season 4 - 2012)
« Reply #36 on: November 27, 2012, 08:12:25 pm »
Finally... Yay Mark. Yay Max.
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Re: Parenthood (Season 4 - 2012)
« Reply #37 on: November 28, 2012, 06:33:20 am »
Added Episode 9: You Can't Always Get What You Want
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Re: Parenthood (Season 4 - 2012)
« Reply #38 on: November 28, 2012, 06:53:10 am »
You Can't Always Get What You Want



There was a lot of irrational behavior going on in this episode. So much so that it was making me a nervous wreck. For starters, Julia was being incredibly irrational in trying to control Joel and to some extent very selfish in using Victor as an excuse to keep Joel under her thumb. I'm glad that Joel put his foot down and called her out on what she was doing. At least she had the good sense to see it for herself and apologize for her behavior.

On the flip side is Sarah. Ugh. I've never loved a character like I did with her for the first couple of seasons of Parenthood. But any affection I had for her is now long gone. She is the typed of girl that I would have zero association with in real life. I know women like this and it's irritating as hell to see them make stupid bone-head decisions. It was a long time coming, but Mark finally grew a pair and caller her out on her sh*t. But he needs to go a step further and just kick her ass to the curb. I would not want to stay with someone that chose a "job" over a weekend getaway. While on the subject, I'm pretty sure that Hank is just making up the whole "daughter has been taken away" angle just so that he can manipulate Sarah to go away with him. I don't even think he was drunk. For someone that's suppose to be bombed out of his mind, he sure was speaking very coherently and with a lot of articulation.

But the biggest irrational behavior of the night went to Max. But unlike the previous two situations, this one produced one of the best scenes in the history of the series when Kristina finally got to share a dance with him. Very cool moment.

Okay, and now for my weekly 'Drew is a  p u s s y '  rant. He wants NOTHING to do with Mark and goes out of his way to shun him at all cost. But as soon as Sarah puts her foot down against something Drew may want to so, the first thing he does is reach out and try to get Mark to side with him. And when that doesn't work he just dismisses Mark as if he doesn't even exist. F*ck that sh*t and f*ck that brat.

I love the addition of Pamela Adlon as the neighbor from hell. She is awesome in Californication and will be just as awesome on Parenthood. It probably won't be a long stay because of her commitment to her other series, but it should be a fun ride while it last.
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Re: Parenthood (Season 4 - 2012)
« Reply #39 on: November 28, 2012, 03:28:25 pm »
Yep, she will bring some heat to the story.




News alert... Amber cried at 53 minutes. Drink a bottle gin
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Re: Parenthood (Season 4 - 2012)
« Reply #40 on: November 28, 2012, 03:30:04 pm »
News alert... Amber cried at 53 minutes. Drink a bottle gin

I was pretty sure that you start drinking heavily on Tuesday afternoon, prepping for Parenthood.
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Re: Parenthood (Season 4 - 2012)
« Reply #41 on: November 28, 2012, 07:02:58 pm »
Ya, that's a good bet
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Re: Parenthood (Season 4 - 2012)
« Reply #42 on: December 05, 2012, 02:14:46 pm »
Added Episode 10: Trouble in Candyland
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Re: Parenthood (Season 4 - 2012)
« Reply #43 on: December 05, 2012, 03:24:50 pm »
Trouble in Candyland



You reap what you sow, Sarah. You had this coming for a long time. I'm glad that Mark finally kicked her ass to the curb. I found something that he said during his speech a real eye opener when he was calling her out on her  s h i t . It's clear that she suffers from Narcissistic personality disorder. Now, I don't know if the writers have being laying the groundwork to actually have the character of Sarah have the disorder, but it would be just blind luck that what they were writing previously would somehow manifest in the disorder itself. Whatever the case may be, she's got some serious issues. As for Hank, talk about being self-invovled. He is so wrapped up in his own little world that I actually found it very humorous that he wasn't even mindful of what Sarah was going through. Like I said, you reap what you sow.

Now onto Crosby. I was very frustrated with how he was handling everything. The whiny Crosby resurfaces again and is back to acting like a child. Who would have guessed that this same cat would step up to the plate and knock it out of the park by spearheading the Council Meeting and rounding up the local neighbors that support the Luncheonette. Bravo, Mr. Braverman. Funniest moment was Julia seeking parental advice from a clearly stoned Kristina. Haha.
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Re: Parenthood (Season 4 - 2012)
« Reply #44 on: December 14, 2012, 08:02:14 am »
Added Episode 11: What to My Wondering Eyes
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