It might not have been as shocking as this week's The Good Wife, but by Parenthood standards, this episode was downright Hitchcockian. With more twists than Adam's dance moves, "Fraud Alert" played with our emotions like no other.
Despite last week's glimmer of hope for Joel and Julia, now we're right back to square one and separation frustrations reach an all-time high. Meanwhile, Drew and Amber continue to be the cutest siblings ever, and Max breaks our hearts into a million tiny pieces once again.
But when Kristina (Monica Potter) was diagnosed with breast cancer in Episode 2 I figured I was in for a tearful season, and I was more than right -- but I also came to the conclusion that Potter is one of the best actresses on TV.
She was cast as Gwen on Parenthood on the one-year anniversary of finishing chemo, and this interview was conducted on her one-year "Cancer Birthday." Rose likes to say that this is her cancer storyline coming full circle.
Cancer is a huge topic in the media. So many movies, books, TV shows, and news stories have plots or sub-plots related to cancer. Up until a week ago, I spent far too much of my energy avoiding it. Sounds simple enough, right? Wrong.