'Dads' Season 1 finale ends with surprising amount of heart

After quite a bumpy start, "Dads" Season 1 bowed out on Tuesday (Feb. 11) with a double-header that ended with a surprising amount of heart for a show that was once criticized for its racist and sexist jokes.The first episode was pure sitcom material. After Crawford (Martin Mull) drunkenly peed the couch in the middle of the night, Camilla (Vanessa Lachey) makes him give up drinking, and promises that she and Warner (Giovanni Ribisi) will join him in solidarity. All three of them struggle like they're alcoholics (meaning they probably are). Warner and Crawford take up a new hobby of playing guitar and writing songs together, like "Raised By a Drunken Dad," to distract themselves, but when they play a song called "Bottoms Up" at an AA meeting, they incite a riot. Oops?Meanwhile, Edna (Tonita Castro) claims David (Peter Riegert) is stealing her change from her change jar. Which he was, but only to...



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