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While Zeek and Camille have come a long way on their path to reconciliation, they are still struggling with one another’s infidelity.  Camille reveals that the man she slept with while she and Zeek were apart, an artist named Matthew, is now teaching her art class.  Zeek is jealous, insecure, upset, and finally reveals his emotions in this week’s therapy session. 

Even after Camille assures him that nothing is happening between her and her teacher, Zeek still makes the bad decision to track Matthew down and warn him to stay away from Camille.  Later, Camille confronts him and they have a fight, a big fight.

After Amber scores very well on her SAT’s, Sarah is thrilled and excited.  When she bursts rudely into Adam’s office to announce this fact, she meets an old colleague of Gordon’s named Carly.   Sarah decides the woman, Carly, would be a great mentor to Amber, since Carly went to Berkley and loved it.  Amber is resistant to the idea, so Adam stops by to give her a pep talk.  I tear up... Could this be it?  Could this be the tearjerker moment?  Read my full review and find out!   

Amber finally attends the meeting and it goes really well.  She and Sarah have a heart to heart and Amber realizes she might actually be able to be successful someday.

Meanwhile, at the elementary school, Crosby is chosen to be Joel’s assistant director for the children’s play.   Crosby decides he would like to spend more time on the musical numbers, Joel needs more convincing.  When the musical portion of the program is not going well, at all, Joel decides to put his foot down.  After Crosby reveals that the principal asked him to “spice up” Joel’s rather dull play, Joel quits.

At the homeless shelter, Haddie throws herself at Alex until he finally responds and they hang out together.  At the end of the episode, Haddie confides in Camille that she likes Alex.  Camille is happy for her.

Christina spends the entire episode stalking the mother of one of Max’s classmates who did not invite Max to a birthday party.

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Parenthood Season 2 Episode 9 Quotes

I've been dying to be your assistant since we met.

Crosby [to Joel]

Amber, life will knock you down more times than you can possibly imagine. Don't knock yourself down.

Adam [to Amber]