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Parenthood: The Talk

Jasmine and Crosby work as a parenting unit to teach Jabbar an emotional lesson earlier than expected which may change the family dynamic. Despite Adam's reservations, Kristina encourages Max to extend himself even though she may be too preoccupied to help him. Sarah becomes more sensitive to her new boss Hank while entertaining his daughter, and Zeek finds a potential friend in young Ryan York. Victor attempts an after school activity and gives Julia and Joel a glimpse of their future family.

Source: NBC

Episode Info  

Episode number: 4x4
Airdate: Tuesday October 02nd, 2012

Alternate Airdates:

AU (Seven) Feb 19, 2013
IE (RTÉ TWO) Feb 06, 2014

Guest Stars
Chris FlandersChris Flanders
As Coach Fulton
Courtney GrosbeckCourtney Grosbeck
As Ruby Rizzoli
Kurt FullerKurt Fuller
As Dr. Bedsloe
Matt LauriaMatt Lauria
As Ryan York
Ray RomanoRay Romano
As Hank
Wen Yann ShihWen Yann Shih
As Dr. Gibbon
As Dougie
Charles EmmettCharles Emmett
As Volunteer Coordinator
Sergio VasquezSergio Vasquez
As Jack's Dad
Shane BladesShane Blades
As Dylan's Dad
As Dwayne
Main Cast
Peter KrausePeter Krause
As Adam Braverman
Lauren GrahamLauren Graham
As Sarah Braverman
Dax ShepardDax Shepard
As Crosby Braverman
Monica PotterMonica Potter
As Kristina Braverman
Erika ChristensenErika Christensen
As Julia Braverman
Sam JaegerSam Jaeger
As Joel Graham
Max BurkholderMax Burkholder
As Max Braverman
Joy BryantJoy Bryant
As Jasmine Trussell
Tyree BrownTyree Brown
As Jabbar Trussell
Mae WhitmanMae Whitman
As Amber Holt
Bonnie BedeliaBonnie Bedelia
As Camille Braverman
Craig T. NelsonCraig T. Nelson
As Zeek Braverman
Xolo MaridueñaXolo Maridueña
As Victor Graham


The episode begins with Zeek standing in his garden early in the morning and trying to make his wife listen to some noises from the sprinklers. Camille doesn’t understand what Zeek is saying nor can she hear anything different. She tells him that he needs a hobby and goes back to bed. Victor is playing video games and Julia and Joel are encouraging him to take up a sport. Victor has no interest in doing so. Joel gives him an ultimatum; either a sport or no more video games. Baseball. Adam and Kristina meet up with her surgeon. She tells him that her son who has asperger’s, is running for the student council president, and so needs to make time for him. ..

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