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Parenthood: Trouble in Candyland

Sarah puts her energy into helping Hank (Ray Romano) mend his relationship with his family, leaving Mark increasingly impatient with his status in Sarah’s life. Julia is concerned with Victor’s frustration with school and seeks advice from Kristina on how to provide encouragement. Joel reluctantly hires Ryan on his construction site despite Ryan’s lack of experience. Crosby and Adam enter a legal battle to save the Luncheonette while attempting to record an album for Academy Award winning musician Glen Hansard.

Source: NBC

Episode Info  

Episode number: 4x10
Airdate: Tuesday December 04th, 2012

Alternate Airdates:

AU (Seven) Mar 12, 2013

Guest Stars
Courtney GrosbeckCourtney Grosbeck
As Ruby Rizzoli
Jason RitterJason Ritter
As Mark Cyr
Matt LauriaMatt Lauria
As Ryan York
Pamela AdlonPamela Adlon
As Marleise Deigan
Ray RomanoRay Romano
As Hank Rizzoli
Betsy BrandtBetsy Brandt
As Sandy
Daniel Gonzalez (2)Daniel Gonzalez (2)
As Construction Worker #1
Erik AudeErik Aude
As Construction Worker #2
Frank CrimFrank Crim
As Tow Guy
Glen HansardGlen Hansard
As Himself
Ken TakemotoKen Takemoto
As First Neighbor
Ron ButlerRon Butler
As Council Secretary
Stacie GreenwellStacie Greenwell
As Waitress
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
Savannah Paige RaeSavannah Paige Rae
As Sydney Graham
Mae WhitmanMae Whitman
As Amber Holt


The episode begins with Amber driving up to meet Joel and she brings him coffee. She wants him to give Ryan a job at his new construction site. Joel is reluctant and tells her that there is no opening. Amber is disappointed and seeing that he tells her to ask Ryan to come over. Crosby is talking to Glen Hansard and Amber arrives telling him that there is a “Marlese” situation. Glen’s car s being towed as it is blocking her way again. Julia is having a hard time to get Victor to do his homework. He gives excuses for not doing and tells Julia that he wants to get ready to go for baseball. Julia says that if he doesn’t study there will be no baseball; and Victor refuses to do it. ..

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