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    Posted on Jan 30, 2015

    56 Braverman Dance Moves That Can Cure Your Ugly Crying

    Because we could all use a little happy right about now, Parenthood fans.

    1. The expert dancing on Parenthood began when we first learned the origins of Adam's (Peter Krause) legendary nickname.

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    2. And when he went on to reveal the key to all good dancing.

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    3. When he showed Drew (Miles Heizer) and the Parenthood audience that it's all in the arms and hips.

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    Note the smooth jacket toss.

    4. And that an open mouth really helps augment the moves.

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    5. Of course, when he did this perfect spin.

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    So graceful.

    6. And the worm...

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    One floor hump will do.

    7. And the cabbage patch(ish).

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    8. When Kristina (Monica Potter) jumped in and showcased the art of a great tie wiggle.

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    9. And when Sarah (Lauren Graham) did the moonwalk.

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    With added arm movements because Adam is her older brother, after all.

    10. And when Julia (Erika Christensen) really shut it down with the robot.

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    11. When Jabbar (Tyree Brown) played the air drums and symbols at Jasmine's (Joy Bryant) Alvin Ailey audition.

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    12. And when Jasmine showed us how the professionals do it.

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    13. When Zeek (Craig T. Nelson) took the lead with Tony (Preston Mui) during his and Camille's (Bonnie Bedelia) ballroom dancing class.

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    "Do you dip?"

    14. When Adam let "The Fever" reemerge to help clean up at Thanksgiving.

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    15. And when he did the sprinkler.

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    16. When Sarah and Julia got in on the action with some samba-ing.

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    17. And when Sarah's shoulder shake was contagious...

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    18. Because Zeek fortunately/unfortunately caught it.

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    Camille's face, tho.

    19. And when it became a family affair.

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    20. When Jabbar and Sydney (Savannah Paige Rae) put their dads', Crosby (Dax Shepard) and Joel (Sam Jaeger), choreography into action for their kindergarten play.

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    21. When Adam got stoned, courtesy of a pot lollipop from his new boss, and busted out this double-sprinkler/washing-machine combo in the middle of Jasmine's bridal shower.

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    22. And when Jasmine and Crosby finished what he started with this little dance party.

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    23. When Haddie (Sarah Ramos) and Alex (Michael B. Jordan) were the cutest couple at the prom.

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    24. When Adam got "The Fever" again at Sarah's 40th birthday party.

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    This move really seemed to be a product of being under the influence.

    25. And when he and Kristina really worked her pregnant belly.

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    See you soon, Nora (Ella and Mia Allan)!

    26. And when Adam brought the Charleston into his ever-growing dancing repertoire.

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    27. When Joel and Julia proved that they — but mostly their shoulders — are also forces to be reckoned with.

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    28. And when Sydney and Jabbar joined in the fun at their Aunt Sarah's party.

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    29. When Zeek did this celebratory dance after Drew successfully asked Amy (Skyler Day) out on a date.

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    30. And when Zeek really got "The Fever."

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    31. And Sydney couldn't help but join in.

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    32. Jabbar too.

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    33. And when, clearly, they began practicing because they were definitely the most adorable dancers at Crosby and Jasmine's wedding.

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    34. When Haddie really got in the spirit with these sick moves.

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    Please keep in mind, LMFAO's "Party Rock Anthem" was playing at the time.

    35. And when she saved this dance for her dad.

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    36. And when this father-daughter dance between Zeek and Sarah was equally sweet and wonderful.

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    37. When the Braverman brothers basically shut down the dance floor/night/wedding in a Grease-like fashion.

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    38. When Kristina shared this bittersweet slow dance with her son Max (Max Burkholder).

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    39. When the Braverwomen got down during a girls' night out...

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    40. But Kristina outdid them all.

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    I am confident this middle GIF is the best thing on the internet.

    41. When Jabbar decided to do ballet instead of basketball.

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    42. When Adam brought "The Fever" — and the funky chicken — to Julia's house on her first night there without Joel and the kids.

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    43. When he tried the worm again!

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    44. And when Crosby did a split of sorts.

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    And dealt with the consequences like a champ.

    45. When Camille and Zeek's dance classes finally paid off as they said good-bye to the Braverman family home.

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    Camille's dip > Tony's dip

    46. When the Braverman grandkids danced to the original song they recorded for their grandfather for his birthday.

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    47. And when Zeek couldn't help but join in.

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    Tongues typically aren't incorporated into dancing, but Zeek Braverman was a pioneer.

    48. When Crosby went HAM in the studio.

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    And creatively used his sweater as if we were a ribbon dancer.

    49. When Edgar's (Andy Ames) soufflé was a success and Adam started a conga line of one to rejoice!

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    50. When Sarah and Hank's (Ray Romano) wedding photos got some added flavor, courtesy of the Braverwomen...

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    51. And the Bravermen.

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    52. When Sarah and Kristina did some inexplicably glorious one-armed dancing at the reception.

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    53. When Jabbar showed just how much he'd grown up...and how much his dance moves had evolved.

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    It does not get smoother than this child.

    54. When Max was finally able to put Kristina's slow dancing tips to good use.

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    And Kristina hadn't cried that much since Season 4.

    55. And when Haddie brought back some of her iconic moves from Crosby and Jasmine's wedding to Hank and Sarah's.

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    But Drew gave her a run for her money.

    56. And when this spin between Nora and Victor (Xolo Maridueña) changed everything.

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    Considering Parenthood is a family drama, the extended Braverman clan did a whole lot of dancing. And we wouldn't have wanted it any other way.

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    But you could've, Camille. You could've.

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