Parenthood 6×05 “The Scale of Affection Is Fluid” – Max (Max Burkholder) gathers intel on his new friend in search of common ground. Though Kristina (Monica Potter) fears he’ll get his heart broken, he is more determined than ever to pursue this new relationship — especially after some botched advice from Adam (Peter Krause). Amber (Mae Whitman) makes an unexpected connection and finds herself smitten. Julia’s (Erika Christensen) new love interest shows up at the family BBQ and runs into Joel (Sam Jaeger). Crosby (Dax Shepard) lets loose with Zeek (Craig T. Nelson) and Jasmine (Joy Bryant) grows concerned about her husband.