'Parenthood' - 'Do Not Sleep With Your Autistic Nephew's Therapist': Baby, please don't go

A review of last night's "Parenthood" coming up just as soon as I try to squelch your spirit... 

I had a realization watching the wonderfully-titled "Do Not Sleep With Your Autistic Nephew's Therapist" last night: 

"Parenthood" is like the Hulk: the madder it gets, the stronger it gets. 

There are some shows that become more unpleasant as the characters get angry and yell at each other. (One of the reasons I cut the cord with "Brothers & Sisters" was that I tired of the weekly Walker dinner party screamfest.) But because of the caliber of the actors on hand here, because of the way those scenes are shot, and because of how much time the show also invests in the quiet moments leading up to the yelling, those angry moments pack one hell of a punch.  Read More...



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