Admittedly, when I saw the previews for this week’s episode of Parenthood, I was a little reluctant to even watch it. Christmas eve and a family member with a serious health problem seem like a perfect storm for holiday tears instead of holiday cheers.
Alas, I put my reservations aside, grabbed a box of tissues and settled in. Kristina’s Christmas Eve fever led to a lot of great moments for many in the Braverman clan. Up to bat first was Crosby, who answered the call to watch over Max and Norah while Adam took his wife to the hospital.
Next up to bat was Zeek, who immediately rushed to the hospital after learning about what happened to Kristina. As with any normal family, the fear for a loved one’s health and the stress of waiting around the hospital for updates and hopefully improvement, is a catalyst for tension. Adam has already been on edge since Kristina’s diagnosis and things reached a climax as Kristina went into septic shock and Adam told his dad to go home because he was not helping. Read More...