PARENTHOOD “Missing” Review

PARENTHOOD "Missing" Season 3 Episode 11 – It was a mixed episode this week, though withParenthood and its plethora of storylines that doesn’t usually make it a bad episode, just uneven in tone. There were some things I absolutely loved (Haddie’s freak out about her brother’s excursion) and some things I was not too crazy about. Namely: let’s show Kristina that being a working mom makes you a terrible human being.

In my last review I mentioned that the show had some trouble with its female characters, though it was not a sexist show by any means. This weak I pretty much have to regurgitate that statement. I’m sure it wasn’t the show’s intent to criticize Kristina for getting a job. It was probably just tryng to maximise the stress of the family at a crisis. But then Adam, of course, came to save the day, leaving work as fast as humanly possible, calmly reassuring Haddie that he still loves her even though she let her autistic brother out of the house and proved to be a fairly thoughtless and pathetic babysitter (which, of course she would be) and ringing Kristina, who, like the she devil she is, was in a meeting with her phone turned off, inattentive to the family crisis. Read More...


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