Episode Number: s01e11
Original Air Date:
May 11th, 2010

Director: Ken Whittingham
Jeff Greenstein


Zeek (Craig T. Nelson) makes his presence known while crashing with Adam (Peter Krause) and Kristina (Monica Potter). Elsewhere, Camille (Bonnie Bedelia) focuses on her art instead of focusing on her husband. Trying to get her father out of debt, Julia (Erika Christensen) enlists the help of her old college flame much to Joel's (Sam Jaeger) chagrin. Meanwhile, Amber (Mae Whitman) feels guilty about betraying Haddie (Sarah Ramos) and Crosby (Dax Shepard) thinks about settling down with Jasmine (Joy Bryant) and Jabbar (Tyree Brown). Lauren Graham, Miles Heizer, Max Burkholder and Savannah Paige Rae also star.

2.6 rating (adults 18-49) and 5.94 million viewers

Transcript by Craig Best - PDF


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YouTube - Parenthood #1.11 Promo
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If anyone can help fill in the missing songs please email me the details.

"(This Is for the) Better Days" A Band of Bees
Plays as Crosby and Jasmine enter the Laundry - iTunes

"song" Artist
unknown song plays when Amber goes to the vending machine - iTunes

"Van Nuys (Es Very Nice)" Los Abandoned
Playing at the slumber party - iTunes

"Innocent Bones" Iron & Wine
Plays as Jasmine is preparing diner for Crosby and Jabbar - iTunes

"One by One" The Black Seeds
Moving the Piano down the stairs - iTunes

"Solace (A Mexican Serenade)" Artist
Played by Crosby on his piano - iTunes

"Sea Shells" Crucial
Does anyone know where to find this song? or when it is played during the episode? - it's not listed on iTunes or any other service.

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My Thoughts

OMG what a way to start the episode, great scene with Mae. Feeling guilty almost the moment she woke up to what she had done. And then breaking down in front of Haddie, next week should be good. Amber was out of place at the slumber party was, anyone else notice how Amber didn't break the CD?

Zeek, what an ass, blaming Camille for what happened, that is low. I do like that Sarah told Adam (who then told his wife) Nice to see Adam confront his father, it will be interesting to see how long he will stay there. I do like they came to some understanding by the end of the episode. Watching Adam cope with Max and his lost turtle or is that tortus?

The scene with Haddie and Zeek was fun and awkward all at the same time, no wonder she didn't want to talk about it to Kristina.

I was hoping to for a breakfast scene with Sarah and the kids, Amber come back after her walk of shame. Sarah making pancakes was an added bonus, one not quite done LOL. Why is it we only see Drew in bit part, the breakfast and then Piano late in the episode?

Good to see Julia helping her father, I can see who Joel has a problem with her working with an ex and the guy she went to prom with. Also we finally know what Joel used to do, a contractor and willing to help. The scenes with Timm (2 Ms) were priceless, anyone else wants Joel to deck him?

Crosby is such a big kid, even I know how to do my laundry, if I have to LOL But it was nice to see him grow up a little and thinking about his future with Jabbar and Jasmine, also nice to see her as part of the family.

Sarah and another dramatic scenes, I just wish we could see her smile some more, like when she found the pink bunny and wanting pizza because she saw it on TV. The scenes with Camille were great, still not sure how much happened with her and the other guy, next week I guess we'll find out. Love the art gallery with Camille and Sarah's comment about the Sex in the City sequel.

Also nice to see the four sibling at the diner together, I think Crosby and Julia could tell something was up.

I think that's everything, such a packed episode, but I loved it, nice balance of drama and comedy.