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The Teenage Horror of 'Parenthood'

RufusTFirefly Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 11:22 AM
Sounds like the show represented what happens to young people sometime and how they make this choice. It is a terrible decision for anyone to make and should never be taken lightly. However, they could have shown the we'll go ahead and have the baby version (which has been done), or the conservative future version where she and her Doctor would have been tried for murder. That would also be an interesting concept to watch.
The NBC series "Parenthood"' has drawn raves from TV critics this season for a storyline about a 40-something mother fighting cancer. Then on Jan. 1, NBC asked viewers to tune in the following Tuesday for an "unforgettable" new episode. A teenager would get an abortion at Planned Parenthood. Such is NBC's definition of "parenthood."

Drew, one of show's leading teenager characters, has an ex-girlfriend named Amy who comes back to tell him "I'm pregnant." The high school seniors go to the Planned Parenthood clinic, and the scene plays like a political commercial.

The counselor says, "If you decide to...