The Talk

Details
Episode Number: s04e04
First Aired on Global TV Canada:
October 1, 2012
Original US Air Date:
October 2, 2012
Director: Patrick Norris
Writer:
Sarah Watson

Description
JASMINE AND CROSBY EXPLAIN AN EMOTIONAL LESSON TO JABBAR WHILE KRISTINA LEARNS TO ACCEPT A NEW NORMAL; JOEL PUTS HIS FAITH IN VICTOR WHILE HE TRIES OUT A NEW ACTIVITY AND SARAH BEGINS TO SEE SENSITIVITIES IN HER NEW BOSS

Jasmine (Joy Bryant) and Crosby (Dax Shepard) work as a parenting unit to teach Jabbar (Tyree Brown) an emotional lesson earlier than expected which may change the family dynamic. Despite Adam’s (Peter Krause) reservations, Kristina (Monica Potter) encourages Max (Max Burkholder) to extend himself even though she may be too preoccupied to help him. Sarah (Lauren Graham) becomes more sensitive to her new boss Hank (guest star Ray Romano) while entertaining his daughter, and Zeek (Craig T. Nelson) finds a potential friend in young Ryan York (guest star Matt Lauria). Victor (Xolo Mariduena) attempts an after school activity and gives Julia (Erika Christensen) and Joel (Sam Jaeger) a glimpse of their future family.

Ratings
1.7 rating (adults 18-49) and 4.48 million viewers
tvbythenumbers.com - Parenthood notched a 1.7 adults 18-49 rating down 6% from last week's 1.8.

Transcript
Transcript by Craig Best

Pictures

these photos can be found at buddytv.com and nbc.com

Trailers & Teasers
Parenthood 4x04 Promo The Talk (HD) - YouTube
Thanks to TVShowsPreviews

Music

"Great Going Good" Thurz
Band in the studio when Jabbar hears the "N" word - iTunes

"Watering Hole" Missy Higgins
Zeeks sprinklers with Adam - iTunes

"I'm Getting Ready" Michael Kiwanuka
Zeek meeting war veteran Brian at the VA - iTunes

"Lusitania" Andrew Bird & Annie Clark
Luncheonette Adam & Crosby talking - iTunes

"Towards The Sun" Alexi Murdoch
Jasmine and Crosby talking to Jabbar about the "N" word - iTunes

"Names and Races" Foreign Fields
Crosby watching Jabar sleeping, then talking to Jasmine - YouTube

"Old Shoes" Sean Rowe
Zeek visiting the VA and into the closing scenes - iTunes

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Spoilers
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Sides
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*Warning this episode aired in Canada one day before the US the below write up is full of spoilers for those who have not seen this episode.

My Thoughts

Another good solid episode, Zeek obsessed about the sprinklers, which leads him to helping out at the VA. Like how Brian helped him fix the sprinklers. Joel getting Victor to play baseball, came full circle with them playing catch at the end.

We also got our first look at Max's now dog Otis and his push for President at his school. The Signature list was mean but I think it was good for Kristina to push him to go forward with it. Also like they went for the sooner date for Kristina's surgery after first pushing the date back.

Maybe the best part for me this week was Jasmine and Crosby talking to Jabbar about the words he heard, how things have changed and are getting better.

Sarah is getting more involved with Hanks like, meeting his daughter and finding a connection, should Mark be worried? Speaking of which he was MIA this week, along with Drew and Sydney, but I guess they can't have everyone on each week.