27 Iconic TV Episodes That Totally Nail Real-Life Parenting
Parenthood (Season 5, Episode 18) The Offer
Adam and Kristina Braverman somehow manage to handle every hurdle thrown at them with grace, even when theyâ€™re breaking down. Maxâ€™s Aspergers is a challenge for him and them, but this episode shows just how raw those challenges are. After a classmate pees in his canteen, Max begins to question why heâ€™s not like his peers. â€œI think Iâ€™m a freak,â€ he tells his parents. As he sits in the backseat asking his parents why heâ€™s different, Kristina climbs into the backseat. Sheâ€™s embracing her son, allowing herself to feel the true feelings of helplessness she feels over him often.