NBC’s Parenthood Demonstrates Why Parents Are Better Off Letting Kids Game

NBC’s Parenthood Demonstrates Why Parents Are Better Off Letting Kids Game

This clip from next Tuesday’s winter premiere of NBC’s drama Parenthood is really only delivering the sort of common sense knowledge every parent already knows: If you turn off the game before your son or daughter completes the level, you’re a total bitch.

I’ve never watched Parenthood myself, preferring to learn my latest trade the old-fashioned way (About.com), so I have no idea if Max calling his mother Monica a bitch is a common thing or simply the result of interrupting generic Xbox 360 game number five before the end of the level he’d been working on all week long. HE LOST EVERYTHING!

Man, I’m really feeling for the sexually ambiguous little tyke right now. How’s he ever gonna find himself if he can’t finish the level? Perhaps I need to tune in Tuesday night to see what happens.

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‘Parenthood’ Preview: Max Calls Kristina the Unthinkable (Exclusive Video) [The Hollywood Reporter]


  • Should probably point out that the character has Asperger’s syndrome and him throwing a temper tantrum every episode isnt exactly an uncommon thing…

    But he called her a bitch… STOP THE PRESSES!!!

  • Yeah, I think Max having Asperger’s has something to do with it. Also, his mother’s name isn’t Monica, it’s Kristina………don’t judge me for watching it religiously.

    • Dude, it’s Mike! Like come on bro, are you down like a clown, Charlie Brown? Testing testing 1, 2….3?

      What I’m saying if you’re not down in my crib man, is that this is Mike Fahley, did he ever need a reason to be relevant? Relevancy is of course subjective anyway, I couldn’t find the guys humour anymore relevant.

  • LOL! Mike, gosh you’re a legend. You are by far the funniest author on Kotaku.

    I mean, don’t get me wrong…There are others, they live and they live to be funny, but I haven’t had a kick like this ever.

    Don’t ever change, Mike <3 No homo, of course.

  • 1) The kid is an ACTOR

    2) Not all Aspies are social retards.

    3) So quit acting like every dickhead has Asperger’s.

  • It’s not a regular occurrence that he calls his mother a bitch but he frequently throws temper tantrums, whether it’s having to have a doughnut instead of pancakes even when his cousin is nearly dead or freaking out about something else, usually so inappropriate it’s funny. I really like this so and am glad I found it because I don’t follow really any other shows.

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