There are so many good episodes of Parenthood, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "May God Bless and Keep You Always" the best, or is "How Did We Get Here" your favorite episode of Parenthood? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Parenthood are, let's rank every Parenthood episode from best to worst.
Loosely based on the 1989 film of the same name, Parenthood aired on NBC from March 6, 2010 to January 29, 2015, concluding after six seasons. It was the second TV adaptation of the film, the first airing in 1990 (to 1991). Parenthood, which centered on the Braverman family and spanned three generations, starred Peter Krause, Lauren Graham, Dax Shepard, Monica Potter, and Erika Christensen. In 2012, Ray Romano joined the Parenthood cast after expressing his admiration for the show. During its run, it was nominated for various awards, among them the Gracie Awards, Critics' Choice Television Awards, Golden Globe Awards, and People's Choice Awards.
Vote up your favorite episodes of Parenthood, and downvote any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be painful to put one Parenthood episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.
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Let's Go Home Season 6 Episode 11: A picture is worth a thousand words.
Nora Season 3 Episode 5: Kristina and Julia receive unexpected surprises that will change their families' lives while Sarah's past troubles return. Jason Ritter and John Corbett guest star.
Remember Me, I'm the One Who Loves You Season 3 Episode 17: Julia and Joel prepare to welcome their new baby boy, Adam considers an appealing offer, and Jasmine and Crosby confront past feelings.
May God Bless and Keep You Always Season 6 Episode 13: Parenthood Series Finale - in the excitement of her big day, Sarah (Lauren Graham) surrounds herself with the original Braverman clan.
There's Something I Need To Tell You... Season 4 Episode 5: Kristina shares heavy, emotional news with the family; Julia makes a life changing decision while Joel supports Victor in a new activity; Sarah experiences an awkward moment at work.
Because You're My Sister Season 4 Episode 15: Jasmine and Crosby celebrate their anniversary and receive exciting news while Julia and Joel plan a family event.
The Offer Season 5 Episode 18: The Braverman's learn that communication is key.
How Did We Get Here? Season 6 Episode 10: Zeek's taken to the hospital and his family gather near him, anxiously awaiting news.
Amazing Andy and His Wonderful World of Bugs Season 2 Episode 16: Max has a birthday party, Seth and Drew bond, while Crosby and Jasmine's relationship takes a surprising turn -- John Corbett, Michael Emerson and Minka Kelly guest star.
Everything Is Not Okay Season 4 Episode 3: Kristina is torn apart after receiving emotional news while Zeek's behavior worries his children. Max struggles in a new environment.
The Pontiac Season 5 Episode 22: The Season Five Finale of Parenthood is a fresh start for the Braverman clan.
Cold Feet Season 5 Episode 20: Making a decision isn't quite as easy as it seems.
One More Weekend With You Season 4 Episode 8: A weekend full of activity unfolds for the Bravermans as party planning, road trips, and parenting dilemmas provide the family with some unexpected experiences.
Hard Times Come Again No More Season 2 Episode 22: Season finale --Amber is involved in an accident, Adam's career is altered and Sarah debuts her play-Richard Dreyfuss and Michael B. Jordan guest star.
Do Not Sleep With Your Autistic Nephew's Therapist Season 2 Episode 17: Crosby pays for his mistake, Adam and Kristina are faced with a huge problem, Seth disappoints again, Sydney makes a decision -- John Corbett, Minka Kelly, and Michael B. Jordan guest star.
The Talk Season 4 Episode 4: 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.
Keep On Rowing Season 4 Episode 12: Jasmine and Crosby contemplate the future of their family as they welcome a new roommate. Kristina and Adam go on a much needed date night after she makes a drastic change to her appearance. Ray Romano ('Men of a Certain Age') and Tina Lifford guest star.
My Brother's Wedding Season 3 Episode 18: Season Finale - the Bravermans celebrate a union as Sarah faces a hard decision; Julia and Joel start their next chapter and Adam decides the fate of the luncheonette.
Lean In Season 6 Episode 9: Parenting is a bumpy ride.
It Is What It Is Season 3 Episode 14: Zeek receives startling news from his doctor; Crosby finds a new relationship and Julia doubts Zoe's commitment.
Qualities and Difficulties Season 2 Episode 18: Adam and Kristina make an effort to talk to Max, Crosby gets himself into more trouble and Sarah finds a new passion -- Jason Ritter and Tom Amandes guest star.
Tough Love Season 3 Episode 16: Drew discovers Sarah and Mark's plan to have a baby.
Together Season 4 Episode 7: Adam and Kristina face challenges as she recovers from surgery and prepares for the next phase of her treatment; Amber and Ryan's relationship develops causing concerns for Sarah and Zeek.
Trouble in Candyland Season 4 Episode 10: Sarah deepens her involvement with Hank, further straining her relationship with Mark. Julia experiments with new techniques to alleviate Victor's frustration with school. Meanwhile, Amber helps Ryan secure a job working on Joel's construction crew. Glen Hansard ("Once"), Ray Romano ("Men of a Certain Age"), and Matt Lauria ("Friday Night Lights") guest star.
I'll Be Right Here Season 4 Episode 6: Kristina heads into surgery as the Bravermans lend their support.
Vegas Season 6 Episode 1: Sarah (Lauren Graham) steals Zeek (Craig T. Nelson) away on a birthday trip to Las Vegas, and what unfolds will set the Bravermans on a dramatic season-long course.
Missing Season 3 Episode 11: Kristina and Adam discover harsh consequences come with two full-time jobs; Crosby and Jasmine confront their relationship issues and Sarah and mark think about future plans -- Jason Ritter guest stars.
Happy Thanksgiving Season 2 Episode 10: Adam discovers surprising news at work; Sarah's Thanksgiving dinner guest causes tension with Miles -- William Baldwin ("Dirty Sexy Money") Guest Stars.
Jump Ball Season 5 Episode 13: Mistakes are hard for Braverman's to forget, especially without an apology.
Just Smile Season 3 Episode 13: Adam unexpectedly steals the spotlight from Crosby; Amber is thrown into a new job and Sarah's thoughts turn to a baby.
Politics Season 3 Episode 15: Sarah and Mark contemplate having a baby, Amber struggles to accept a job promotion, Adam and Crosby look to grow their business and Julia and Joel continue to fear the worst about the adoption.
Orange Alert Season 2 Episode 6: Trick or Treat! The Braverman family celebrates Halloween -- William Bladwin Guest Stars.
It Has To Be Now Season 5 Episode 1: New lives, a newborn and new business engage the Braverman clan as the new season begins.