I think there's definitely a way to tell a story, to also look at marriages that are working, but find drama from what's challenging them. That's what I think, certainly, 'Parenthood' is kind of about: the unexpected things that come up in your life that challenge you as a man, as a woman, as a husband and a wife, and as a parent.— Jason Katims
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People think about autism as something with kids. Well, those kids grow up.
Write what you’re scared about.
I feel that people are basically trying to do their best in the world.
Even when you see people making mistakes, you understand why theyre making a mistake. Everybody has flaws, everybody has demons, everybody has ghosts, but I think you watch people and you see everybody trying to do their best.
The frustrating thing about Friday Night Lights is I know a lot more people would respond to the show if they saw it.
To me, when you have people trying to put their best foot forward but facing conflict, that's when stories are the most interesting.
Parenthood has been the beneficiary of wonderful performances by child actors.
I did a lot of freelance desk publishing jobs when I graduated from college.
I sort of earned a living doing that while I was writing plays, which was what I wanted to do. My hope was to become a playwright.