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Season 1 premiered on March 2, 2010 airing its finale on May 25, 2010, and consisting of 13 episodes.

About ParenthoodEdit

Parenthood is an NBC show about the Braverman family, Zeek Braverman, Camille Braverman, their four children: Adam, Crosby, Julia, and Sarah, and their families. Personalities range from short-tempered to easy-going, smart-minded and goody-goody to rebellious. The Bravermans have their quirks, from an academically gifted child named Sydney to the Asperger syndrome afflicted Max. The show chronicles the Braverman's burgeoning families, their downfalls, and their uprisings.

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Season 1 EpisodesEdit

# Image Title Airdate
01 Parenthood S1DVD Pilot March 2, 2010
Single mother Sarah and her two children Amber and Drew are moving back home with her parents Zeek and Camille. Sarah's sister and complete antithesis, Julia is a successful corporate attorney trying to juggle work and motherhood, alongside her stay-at-home husband, Joel. Commitment-phobe Crosby, Sarah's younger brother, must accept adult responsibility when old flame Jasmine shows up unexpectedly. Meanwhile, Adam, the oldest Braverman sibling, his wife Kristina and teenage daughter, Haddie, learn that their eccentric son and Haddie's little brother, Max, is diagnosed with Asperger syndrome. Although each sibling and family has its own share of life to grapple with, perhaps this reunion is the push they need to help each other pick up the pieces and focus on the everyday challenges that families face while raising children and starting over.
02 Parenthood S1DVD Man Versus Possum March 9, 2010
Adam and Kristina get a diagnosis confirming Max's Asperger syndrome. Sarah interviews for a graphic design job with a little help from her brother and father. Amber is told that she is being held back in the tenth grade as her transcripts from her former school in Fresno are unsatisfactory for her new school. Crosby spends time with his son but still doesn't know how to tell Katie that he already has a child. Julia is frustrated with a fellow mother from Sydney's school and tensions come to a head at the school's fund raising auction.
03 Parenthood S1DVD The Deep End of the Pool March 16, 2010
Adam and Kristina fight to get their son into an exclusive private school, Footpath, after Max gets kicked out of his former school. Meanwhile, while meeting with Footpath, they miss Haddie's soccer game and learn that she feels like they have always paid more attention to Max. Crosby spends more time with his son, Jabbar, and struggles to connect with and integrate him into his life. Sarah confronts her dad about the condoms she found in the den. Julia, a prominent high school swimmer, is unsatisfied with the methods used in her daughter's Zen swimming class so she takes matters into her own hands by attempting to teach her daughter how to swim.
04 Parenthood S1DVD Wassup March 23, 2010
Crosby keeps Jabbar overnight while Jasmine has a dance audition; he has to take Jabbar to the emergency room when Jabbar he gets his thumb stuck in a soda can. Adam and Kristina notice that Haddie's cell phone bill is ridiculously large and seems to be concentrated to one particular number; upon further investigation (including sneaking into her room and enlisting Crosby to hack into her computer), they find that she has a boyfriend. Sarah has to have a talk with Drew about masturbating too much, and rejects her father's help. Amber babysits Sydney while Julia and Joel have a date night while out they run into Racquel and her husband who are also on a date night with their daughter. Sarah continues to bond with Amber, and Adam and Kristina learn to accept their daughter's new-found independence.
05 Parenthood S1DVD The Situation March 30, 2010
When Max re-joins the baseball team, Drew helps Adam connect with his son. Sarah strikes up a friendship with Amber's English teacher, Mr. Cyr (Jason Ritter). Meanwhile, Crosby feels the pressure to have a baby sooner than he expected and Julia tries to teach Sydney how to stand up for herself.
06 Parenthood S1DVD The Big 'O' April 6, 2010
Max starts working with a young behavioral aide (Minka Kelly), while Sarah debates whether she should go out with Amber's teacher. Meanwhile, something happens between Joel and Racquel which convinces Julia that there's something to worry about.
07 Parenthood S1DVD What's Goin' On Down There? April 13, 2010
Sarah and Amber are both attracted to Amber’s teacher, while Crosby tries to have a romantic moment with Valerie, but because he can’t leave Jabbar alone too long the moment doesn’t turn out that well. Meanwhile Julia thinks about doing pro bono work, but she’s sure that her boss will not approve it. While Adam really needs a break from everyone.
08 Parenthood S1DVD Rubber Band Ball April 20, 2010
Amber's ex-boyfriend Damien (Eddy Rioseco) comes from Fresno. Zeek takes Adam on a road trip for investment advice. Julia and Joel worry that Sydney might also have Asperger's and Crosby wants to help plan Jabbar's birthday party.
09 Parenthood S1DVD Perchance to Dream April 27, 2010
One of her old acquaintances runs for Lieutenant Governor in Sacramento, and Kristina leaves Max and Haddie with Adam for the weekend. Kristina is excited by the opportunity to help, but feels out of date among the young generation of campaign workers. Meanwhile, Adam has his hands full, and along with taking care of his own kids, gives Drew girl advice as a school dance approaches. Elsewhere, Sarah tries to get Amber excited about college by taking her to an event on campus and unexpectedly runs into an ex. Julia attempts to teach Sydney a lesson about lying. Crosby takes Jasmine on a real date without Jabbar.
10 Parenthood S1DVD Namaste No More May 4, 2010
As Crosby and Jasmine's romantic relationship continues, they have to decide how to explain it to Jabbar. Elsewhere, Adam and Kristina are on the search for friends but find that the process is a bigger challenge than they thought. Sarah learns about Zeek's financial problems. Meanwhile, Julia becomes the new coach of Sydney's soccer team and Haddie seeks out Amber for advice when Steve starts pressuring her to have sex with him.
11 Parenthood S1DVD Solace May 11, 2010
Zeek becomes Adam and Kristina's houseguest; Julia enlists the help of an old college flame; Amber feels guilty about betraying Haddie; Crosby contemplates settling down with Jasmine and Jabbar.
12 Parenthood S1DVD Team Braverman May 18, 2010
The truth about what happened between Amber and Steve comes out, causing a rift between Sarah and Kristina. Max enlists the family's help in gaining millage for the Walk for Autism coming up, still unknowing that he has Asperger's and that it falls on the Autism Spectrum. Julia tries being a member of a the school support network, and Zeek is continually curious about Camille's relationship with her art teacher.
13 Parenthood S1DVD Lost and Found May 25, 2010
Sarah meets with Mr. Cyr (Jason Ritter) to discuss Amber; Crosby must decide if he will stay with his old family or move in with his new one; Zeek tries to win Camille back.


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