The One “Parenthood” Detail That Predicted How The Series Would End
WARNING: THIS POST IS ENTIRELY FILLED WITH SPOILERS FROM THE SERIES FINALE, “MAY GOD BLESS YOU AND KEEP YOU ALWAYS.” Double warning: It could break your tear ducts.
And though it certainly made any fan of the NBC family drama cry, it likely did not come as a big surprise.
After the fifth season aired, Parenthood showrunner Jason Katims told BuzzFeed News the sixth and final season would tackle the circle of life. And nearly every episode in the last season touched on the patriarch's failing health. In the Season 6 premiere, Zeek suffered a mini heart attack while celebrating his birthday in Las Vegas with his daughter Sarah (Lauren Graham). In the next episode (“Happy Birthday, Zeek”), his doctor told him he had exhausted all other, less invasive options, and needed to have heart surgery. But a strong-willed Zeek refused.
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