Up All Night Review: Meet the Parents

Despite Reagan's attempt to avoid them, thanks to carpe diem Chris, on this week's episode "Parents" we got a very revealing look at Reagan's upbringing. 

Blythe Danner and Richard Schif were brilliantly cast. The one two critical nature of their parenting punches was enough to make anyone hope Sports Illustrated had predicted an early death for them. Right from the start they clicked together as a couple when Angie awkwardly kissed Reagan on the lips and Dean questioned Chris's feelings about mother/daughter affection. 

The writers also wasted no time affectively establishing the tension between mother and daughter. From Angie's compulsive fixing of Reagan's hair, to the more absurd yet hilarious discussion of naming one's genitals, the whole lot of it was quite entertaining. It was especially fun to see Blythe Danner be an overbearing parent for a change, after playing the more cool headed partner opposite Robert De Niro in the Meet the Parent's films.  Read More...



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