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The Teenage Horror of 'Parenthood'

Mary509 Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 9:41 PM
Just one more reason why what my teenagers watch on TV is monitored and restricted by me.
LucasMcCain Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 9:49 PM
I agree. Actually - go further - there is nothing worthwhile or morally uplifting on tv - turn it off and never turn it back on.
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...