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TV Picks: 'Parenthood,' 'Fortitude,' 'Parks and Recreation'
TV Picks: 'Parenthood,' 'Fortitude,' 'Parks and Recreation'

  “Parenthood”: Jason Katims’ gently splendid family drama comes to an end with the Braverman clan all facing new stages of life, albeit on more solid ground than when the show began. The big question, of course, is whether patriarch Zeek (Craig T. Nelson) will survive the show — much of this season has involved him battling heart disease and, with heartbreaking realism, losing — though cast members have said the finale will include a flash-forward epilogue, so one can only hope Zeek will die off screen. As an adaptation of Ron Howard’s 1989 comedy of the same name, “Parenthood” has accomplished the nearly miraculous feat of staying true...

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