Private Practice Episodes

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Private Practice episodes

Jan 22, 2013: In Which We Say Goodbye
Jan 15, 2013: Full Release
Jan 08, 2013: Good Fries Are Hard to Come By
Dec 18, 2012: Georgia on My Mind
Dec 11, 2012: I'm Fine
Dec 04, 2012: Life Support
Nov 21, 2012: The World According to Jake
Nov 20, 2012: Apron Strings
Nov 13, 2012: The Next Episode
Oct 23, 2012: You Don't Know What You've Got Till It's Gone
Oct 09, 2012: Good Grief
Oct 02, 2012: Mourning Sickness
Sep 25, 2012: Aftershock
May 15, 2012: Gone, Baby, Gone
May 08, 2012: Drifting Back
May 01, 2012: True Colors
Apr 24, 2012: And Then There Was One
Apr 17, 2012: It Was Inevitable
Mar 15, 2012: The Letting Go
Feb 23, 2012: Andromeda
Feb 16, 2012: You Break My Heart
Feb 09, 2012: Too Much
Feb 02, 2012: The Time Has Come
Jan 19, 2012: Losing Battles
Jan 12, 2012: The Standing Eight Count
Jan 05, 2012: Are You My Mother
Nov 17, 2011: The Breaking Point
Nov 17, 2011: Who We Are
Nov 17, 2011: Who We Are; The Breaking Point
Nov 10, 2011: Don't Stop Till You Get Enough
Nov 03, 2011: If I Hadn't Forgotten...
Oct 27, 2011: Step One
Oct 20, 2011: Remember Me
Oct 13, 2011: Deal With It
Oct 06, 2011: Breaking the Rules
Sep 29, 2011: God Laughs
May 19, 2011: To Change the Things I Can
May 12, 2011: God Bless the Child
May 05, 2011: Something Old, Something New
Apr 28, 2011: What We Have Here...
Mar 31, 2011: The Hardest Part
Mar 24, 2011: A Step Too Far
Mar 17, 2011: Love and Lies
Feb 24, 2011: Two Steps Back
Feb 17, 2011: Home Again
Feb 10, 2011: Blind Love
Feb 03, 2011: Heaven Can Wait
Jan 06, 2011: If You Don't Know Me By Now
Dec 02, 2010: Just Lose It
Nov 18, 2010: Can't Find My Way Back Home
Nov 11, 2010: What Happens Next
Nov 04, 2010: Did You Hear What Happened to Charlotte King?
Oct 28, 2010: All in the Family
Oct 21, 2010: In or Out
Oct 14, 2010: A Better Place to Be
Oct 07, 2010: Playing God
Sep 30, 2010: Short Cuts
Sep 23, 2010: Take Two
May 13, 2010: The End of a Beautiful Friendship
May 06, 2010: In the Name of Love
Apr 29, 2010: War
Apr 22, 2010: Second Choices
Apr 01, 2010: Eyes Wide Open
Mar 25, 2010: Pulling the Plug
Mar 11, 2010: Triangles
Mar 04, 2010: Fear of Flying
Feb 18, 2010: 'Til Death Do Us Part
Feb 11, 2010: Love Bites
Feb 04, 2010: Shotgun
Jan 21, 2010: Best Laid Plans
Jan 14, 2010: Another Second Chance
Dec 03, 2009: Blowups
Dec 03, 2009: The Parent Trap
Dec 03, 2009: The Parent Trap; Blowups
Nov 19, 2009: Sins of the Father
Nov 12, 2009: The Hard Part
Nov 05, 2009: Slip Slidin' Away
Oct 29, 2009: Strange Bedfellows
Oct 22, 2009: Pushing the Limits
Oct 15, 2009: Right Here, Right Now
Oct 08, 2009: The Way We Were
Oct 01, 2009: A Death in the Family
Apr 30, 2009: Yours, Mine and Ours
Apr 23, 2009: What You Do For Love
Mar 26, 2009: Do the Right Thing
Mar 19, 2009: What Women Want
Mar 12, 2009: Finishing
Feb 19, 2009: Wait and See
Feb 12, 2009: Ex-Life
Feb 05, 2009: Acceptance
Jan 29, 2009: Second Chances
Jan 22, 2009: Nothing to Fear
Jan 15, 2009: Homeward Bound
Jan 08, 2009: Contamination
Dec 17, 2008: Worlds Apart
Dec 10, 2008: Know When to Fold
Dec 03, 2008: Crime and Punishment
Nov 26, 2008: Tempting Faith
Nov 19, 2008: Serving Two Masters
Nov 05, 2008: Let It Go
Oct 29, 2008: Past Tense
Oct 22, 2008: Nothing to Talk About
Oct 08, 2008: Equal and Opposite
Oct 01, 2008: A Family Thing
Dec 06, 2007: In Which Dell Finds His Fight
Nov 21, 2007: In Which Cooper Finds a Port in His Storm
Nov 15, 2007: In Which Sam Gets Taken for a Ride
Nov 01, 2007: In Which Charlotte Goes Down the Rabbit Hole
Oct 24, 2007: In Which Addison Finds a Showerhead
Oct 17, 2007: In Which Addison Has a Very Casual Get-Together
Oct 11, 2007: In Which Addison Finds the Magic
Oct 03, 2007: In Which Sam Receives an Unexpected Visitor...
Sep 26, 2007: In Which We Meet Addison, a Nice Girl From Somewhere Else

In Which We Say Goodbye Season 6, Episode 13

In the series finale, Naomi returns for Addison's wedding. Meanwhile, Cooper has a difficult time transitioning to life as a stay-at-home dad; and Violet starts a meaningful project. read more

Full Release Season 6, Episode 12

Addison attends a custody hearing for Henry and discovers the judge has reservations regarding Jake. Meanwhile, Miranda meets Sheldon's friends; and Cooper's plans to acquire the perfect house are halted when Charlotte goes into labor. read more

Good Fries Are Hard to Come By Season 6, Episode 11

Amelia goes on a string of unsuccessful blind dates set up by her colleagues. Then she experiences an unexpected turn of events when she and James work together on a procedure and share dinner afterward. read more

Georgia on My Mind Season 6, Episode 10

Charlotte attempts to run the hospital while on bed rest, which puts stress on her colleagues. Meanwhile, Mason reacts to Charlotte's confinement by misbehaving in school. read more

I'm Fine Season 6, Episode 9

A new woman brings Sheldon joy, but the case of a girl missing from the hospital continues to weigh on him, and he begins to think that one of his patients is connected to the disappearance. read more

Life Support Season 6, Episode 8

Cooper and Charlotte have a terrible fight, unintentionally endangering their unborn triplets. Elsewhere, Violet provides comfort to a friend who must decide whether to remove her partner from life support. read more

The World According to Jake Season 6, Episode 7

Jake worries about an incident from his past when he learns he must meet with Henry's social worker. Meanwhile, Jake's high-maintenance patient arouses suspicion in Addison; and James continues to try to win over Amelia. read more

Apron Strings Season 6, Episode 6

Henry's birth mom returns and decides she wants to have a bigger presence in his life, causing Addison to reexamine her own role as a parent. Meanwhile, Addison's former mentor reveals a troubling secret. read more

The Next Episode Season 6, Episode 5

Sam stars in a reality show and assists his mother when her boss becomes sick. Meanwhile, the search continues for a girl who disappeared from the hospital. read more

You Don't Know What You've Got Till It's Gone Season 6, Episode 4

Sheldon jumps to conclusions when a child disappears from the ER. Meanwhile, Addison and Jake don't see eye to eye regarding one of his patients; Stephanie inquires about Sam's history with Addison; and a new doctor begins work at Saint Ambrose. read more

Good Grief Season 6, Episode 3

Violet hears a shocking confession from a patient and seeks counsel from Sheldon. Meanwhile, Addison attempts to mourn in private; Cooper and Charlotte adjust to big changes; and Sam tries to get Sheldon to deal with his denial. read more

Mourning Sickness Season 6, Episode 2

The doctors gather at Addison's home to reminisce. Meanwhile, Sheldon works with a suicidal patient who makes a startling revelation. read more

Aftershock Season 6, Episode 1

In the sixth-season opener, Addison's romance flourishes. Meanwhile, Pete misses a court hearing; Charlotte asks Cooper to keep a big secret; Amelia reaches an important milestone; and Sheldon reconnects with his ex-wife. read more

Gone, Baby, Gone Season 5, Episode 22

Season 5 finale: When Amelia goes into labor, the Seaside doctors come to her side as she faces a very tough decision. Addison faces a choice as well; and Pete and Violet realize what they mean to each other after he finds himself in serious trouble. read more

Drifting Back Season 5, Episode 21

A patient's father and partner heatedly clash on a course of treatment, so Pete must decide, and his decision affects him as well as them. Meanwhile, Jake suspects that Amelia could give in to substance-abuse temptation; Sheldon and Violet treat a family concerned about the father's new sexual appetite; and Addison and Sam struggle to define their relationship as baby Henry draws them closer to each other. read more

True Colors Season 5, Episode 20

A pregnant illegal immigrant takes drastic measures to ensure that her baby will be a U.S. citizen. Meanwhile, Cooper and Violet work with a family whose young daughter has gender-identity disorder; and Violet wants more time in couples therapy with Pete before they resume dating. read more

And Then There Was One Season 5, Episode 19

Pete and Violet enter marriage counseling; Amelia shuts down emotionally after receiving devastating news; Addison adjusts to the new man in her life; Mason won't speak to Charlotte and Cooper; and Violet becomes suspicious of a patient's sister. read more

It Was Inevitable Season 5, Episode 18

As Erica's condition worsens, Cooper and Charlotte try to prepare Mason, who's in denial, for the worst; Violet and Pete find that they still have feelings for each other; Addison encourages Amelia to embrace her impending motherhood; and Sheldon and Jake treat a pregnant woman who was jailed for killing her other two children. read more

The Letting Go Season 5, Episode 17

Sheldon warns Sam about caring for Corinne at home; a badly beaten Scott arrives at the ER, where Pete is waiting for him; Amelia is encouraged to come to a decision about her unborn baby; and Jake's daughter grills him about his love life when he visits her at college. Meanwhile, Erica takes a turn for the worse. read more

Andromeda Season 5, Episode 16

Sam tries to care for his sister, Corinne, but her mental instability makes it very difficult; Sheldon learns that Amelia has life-changing news; Addison and Jake keep flirting; and Cooper rejects Charlotte's suggestion to seek help with Erica's care. read more

You Break My Heart Season 5, Episode 15

Cooper and Charlotte take Erica to Seattle Grace to meet with Derek, Lexie and Amelia about Erica's risky gliosarcoma surgery; Scott tells Violet that he wants to intensify their relationship; Sam and Jake fight about a patient (with Addison in the middle); and Sheldon urges Sam to deal cautiously with his sister, Corinne. read more

Too Much Season 5, Episode 14

When Sam finds his estranged sister in jail under heavy medication and nearly catatonic, he calls on Sheldon for help. Meanwhile, Cooper, Pete and Addison treat a drug addict's baby; Erica begins secret cancer treatments and won't let Cooper and Charlotte tell Mason about it; and Violet and Scott continue to heat things up in the bedroom. read more

The Time Has Come Season 5, Episode 13

Sheldon counsels an Army-veteran friend of Sam's suffering from PTSD who harbors a secret sexual trauma. Meanwhile, Erica and Mason get into in a nonfatal car accident, upsetting Cooper and Charlotte all the more; Pete sees Violet kissing Scott; and Addison and Jake attend a medical conference they won't soon forget. read more

Losing Battles Season 5, Episode 12

An abused paramedic Violet had met several months earlier shows up again—abused again and this time pregnant as well. But on the plus side for Violet, things are going better for her and Scott. Meanwhile, Addison and Jake meet with potential surrogates; and Cooper, Charlotte and Amelia counsel Erica on what could be the toughest decision of her life. read more

The Standing Eight Count Season 5, Episode 11

Pete, Violet, Sam and Addison adjust to their newly unattached status in different ways: Addison questions how much she wants a baby and confides in Jake; Violet considers dating a hot, young paramedic; and Sam and Pete have a bachelors' night out. Meanwhile, Charlotte faces an ethical dilemma when Amelia uncovers a secret about Mason's mom, Erica; and Sheldon is pressured by an old friend from the police force who wants him to rubber-stamp a fellow cop suffering from PTSD. read more

Are You My Mother Season 5, Episode 10

Cooper catches Mason stealing and frets about punishment; Pete and Violet have trouble splitting time with Lucas now that they're living apart; Addison changes her home routine as she plans for a baby; Violet and Jake work with a polyamorous threesome; and Amelia returns to work and realizes how badly she hurt Sheldon when she was abusing drugs. read more

The Breaking Point Season 5, Episode 9

Conclusion: Amelia reluctantly enters rehab and is helped by an 18-year-old fellow patient; Cooper's bond with his son is tested by his tie to a patient; Pete and Violet's marriage reaches a tipping point; Addison's fertility treatments get to her. Music from the Mary J. Blige album "My Life II...The Journey Continues (Act 1)" is featured on the soundtrack. read more

Who We Are Season 5, Episode 8

Part 1 of 2. Amelia's colleagues stage an intervention for her when she resurfaces after her drug binge with her boyfriend, Ryan. During the intervention, Amelia attacks her friends, one at a time. Addison finds the ordeal particularly distressing. Music from the Mary J. Blige album "My Life II...The Journey Continues (Act 1)" is featured on the soundtrack. read more

Who We Are; The Breaking Point

Amelia's colleagues stage an intervention for her when she returns from her drug binge, and she reluctantly goes into rehab; Cooper's growing bond with his son is tested by his allegiance to a patient; Pete and Violet's marriage reaches a tipping point; and Addison's rigorous fertility treatments get to her. Music from the Mary J. Blige album "My Life II...The Journey Continues (Act 1)" is featured on the soundtrack. read more

Don't Stop Till You Get Enough Season 5, Episode 7

Amelia leaves work with a new fling, writes herself pill prescriptions and has a run-in with police; Addison and Jake must choose between donating a patient's organs and saving her healthy unborn baby; Violet returns to work at Seaside Wellness; and Cooper, Charlotte and Mason begin to form a family bond, much to Erica's chagrin. read more

If I Hadn't Forgotten... Season 5, Episode 6

Amelia spirals further out of control, triggering in Charlotte memories of a past tragedy; Addison chooses a sperm donor; Cooper discovers that an ADHD patient is being drugged by his parents; and Pete's inability to trust keeps him and Violet apart.. read more

Step One Season 5, Episode 5

Addison begins in vitro fertilization with Jake's help (and without Sam's knowledge); Amelia's dying friend (Sydney Tamiia Poitier) wants her help in killing herself; Sam and Violet must deal with a patient who won't take his antipsychotic medication. read more

Remember Me Season 5, Episode 4

Cooper gets a surprise when a woman from his past (A.J. Langer)arrives at the office; Addison, Sheldon and Violet treat a pregnant woman suffering from memory loss after a car accident and her husband, who's threatening to leave her and take the baby with him. read more

Deal With It Season 5, Episode 3

A woman without a uterus wants to have a baby; Amelia, back in AA and seemingly back on track, treats a Parkinson's patient who habitually cheats on her husband; Violet, unhappy as a stay-at-home mom, attends a mommy group; and Cooper gets a surprise. read more

Breaking the Rules Season 5, Episode 2

Jake Reilly (Benjamin Bratt) is one of the candidates for Naomi's slot at Oceanside—and Addison is opposed to hiring him; Cooper breaks the law (and crosses Charlotte) to save a patient; and Pete takes out his post-heart-attack frustrations on Violet. read more

God Laughs Season 5, Episode 1

Pete has a heart attack in the Season 5 premiere. While Sam, Cooper, Charlotte and Amelia try to save him, Violet is nowhere to be found. Elsewhere, Addison seeks out Jake (Benjamin Bratt), the guy she's interested in, because she wants a baby; and Sheldon tries to help Amelia stop drinking. read more

To Change the Things I Can Season 4, Episode 22

Season 4 finale: Oceanside Wellness faces an existential crisis as a result of its vulnerabilities. Meanwhile, Addison has a new admirer (Benjamin Bratt), who makes her a tempting offer; and Charlotte is assigned a case that cuts close to the bone. read more

God Bless the Child Season 4, Episode 21

The Pacific Wellness doctors investigate Betsey's foster family after Dell's daughter needs ER treatment for the second time. Meanwhile, Amelia's drinking problem gets worse; and Naomi makes a life-changing family decision. read more

Something Old, Something New Season 4, Episode 20

Charlotte and Cooper's wedding day arrives, but not everyone is happy about it. Meanwhile, an investigator is looking into Violet's breach-of-confidentiality case. It's a situation in which her interests and those of Oceanside Wellness don't coincide. read more

What We Have Here... Season 4, Episode 19

Violet must defend her book after Katie Kent (Amanda Foreman) threatens to sue her after reading about herself in it; and Cooper suspects that Charlotte isn't entirely over her ex-husband (Myk Watford). Meanwhile, a patient of Addison's who is diagnosed with cancer must choose between her baby and her life. Addison and Sam come down on opposite sides of the issue. read more

The Hardest Part Season 4, Episode 18

While examining his ailing mother (Louise Fletcher), Pete discovers that his brother (Kyle Secor) might be responsible for her illness. Meanwhile, Violet walks in on Sheldon just as he's about to go out with her critic, Marla (Alex Kingston); and Cooper treats a piano prodigy for a brain tumor that could keep him from playing. read more

A Step Too Far Season 4, Episode 17

At Violet's book-launch party, Sheldon falls for a critic (Alex Kingston) of Violet's book. Meanwhile, a woman Addison and Pete are treating is caught up in a love triangle with her sister and brother-in-law, for whom she is a surrogate; and Cooper and Sam try to convince a couple that their son's health is more important than his wrestling career. read more

Love and Lies Season 4, Episode 16

An expectant mother and her husband want eggs from their unborn baby harvested; a friend of Amelia's threatens to kill herself if her Huntington's test is positive; and Fife (Michael Patrick Thornton) returns to tell Naomi how he feels about her. read more

Two Steps Back Season 4, Episode 15

Charlotte and Cooper deal with the secrets they learn about each other in therapy; Violet seeks approval (and forgiveness) from her colleagues when they learn they'll be in her book; a patient of Sheldon's claims to have multiple-personality disorder; Sam and Naomi treat a pregnant teen with Down syndrome. read more

Home Again Season 4, Episode 14

Following a family tragedy, Addison returns to her Connecticut home, and Sam and her friends decide to join her. Meanwhile, a death-row inmate Sheldon is treating confesses to a crime that his wife, a patient of Violet's, doesn't believe he committed. read more

Blind Love Season 4, Episode 13

Charlotte's attacker (Nicholas Brendon) arrives at St. Ambrose in critical condition after being injured by his girlfriend. Meanwhile, Susan (Ann Cusack) takes a turn for the worse, but Bizzy won't give up without a fight. read more

Heaven Can Wait Season 4, Episode 12

Addison plans Bizzy and Susan's wedding while trying to keep the flirtatious Dr. Rodriquez at bay; Sam worries about the care that a longtime patient is receiving; and Sheldon refers Charlotte to his mentor and friend for psychiatric help. read more

If You Don't Know Me By Now Season 4, Episode 11

Addison's mother (JoBeth Williams) demands that Addison do all she can to save her dying partner (Ann Cusack)---even if it means collaborating with Dr. Rodriguez (Cristián de la Fuente). Meanwhile, Charlotte and Cooper try to be intimate again; a patient's wife and mistress disagree on his treatment, complicating life for Pete and Amelia; and Violet considers publishing a personally revealing book that she has written. read more

Just Lose It Season 4, Episode 10

The DA's office has bad news for Charlotte about her sexual-assault case, leaving her numb and Cooper outraged. Meanwhile, Addison, who wants to have a child with Sam, is personally affected when she treats a pregnant drug addict. read more

Can't Find My Way Back Home Season 4, Episode 9

Charlotte resists her colleagues' efforts to pursue criminal charges against her attacker. Meanwhile, Pete's estranged brother turns up unexpectedly to enlist his help in getting their ailing mother (Louise Fletcher) released from prison. read more

What Happens Next Season 4, Episode 8

While Charlotte remains mum about her assault, Addison struggles to keep it a secret and the rest of the Oceanside Wellness doctors fight demons of their own arising from the attack. read more

Did You Hear What Happened to Charlotte King? Season 4, Episode 7

The doctors come to Charlotte's aid after she's found bloodied and bruised in a hospital hallway after she's attacked by a deranged man (Nicholas Brendon) in the ER. read more

All in the Family Season 4, Episode 6

Addison and Sam clash over a comatose pregnant patient, and it strains their relationship; Pete and Charlotte agonize over revealing an auto-accident victim's HIV status; and Violet crosses boundaries with Pete's family over Lucas' first Halloween. read more

In or Out Season 4, Episode 5

Addison isn't pleased to work with a new oncologist (Cristian de la Fuente) in the case of a newborn with a malignant tumor; Pete is uneasy when Violet aids a parolee; and Addison and Violet suggest Sheldon could be just who Amelia needs. read more

A Better Place to Be Season 4, Episode 4

Dell's orphaned daughter, Betsey (Hailey Sole), arrives, stirring up emotions at Oceanside Wellness. Meanwhile, Pete and Amelia disagree about surgery for a pregnant woman who's experiencing excruciating chronic pain. read more

Playing God Season 4, Episode 3

The driver who killed Dell and injured Maya shows up at Oceanside with a heart condition, and Sam must treat him; and Violet warns Pete against helping out at a friend's home-health clinic. Meanwhile, news of Addison's new romance doesn't go over well. read more

Short Cuts Season 4, Episode 2

Violet and Cooper adjust their friendship to please their lovers; Pete and Cooper clash over a pot-smoking patient (Justine Bateman); Addison is uneasy about disclosing her new romance; Sheldon and Charlotte disagree over a patient's sex-change request. read more

Take Two Season 4, Episode 1

As the doctors mourn Dell in the fourth-season opener, Violet and Pete anxiously prepare for their wedding---perhaps too anxiously. Meanwhile, Naomi must care for both Maya and Maya's baby. She also worries about Dink's parenting skills. And things take a surprising turn for Addison and Sam. read more

The End of a Beautiful Friendship Season 3, Episode 23

Season 3 finale: While Addison, Amelia and Fife struggle to save Maya and her unborn baby, Sam operates on another car-crash victim. Meanwhile, Cooper tries again with Charlotte. read more

In the Name of Love Season 3, Episode 22

A very frail William returns, and Naomi wants Fife to try his experimental ALS treatment on him; a brain-tumor patient of Violet and Amelia must choose between life and quality of life; and Sheldon decides to make a play for Charlotte. read more

War Season 3, Episode 21

Violet files for joint custody of Lucas, and Pete fights back by hiring a take-no-prisoners lawyer (Frances Fisher). As for their friends and colleagues, they must take sides and see their private lives made public in court. read more

Second Choices Season 3, Episode 20

Violet returns from Costa Rica, and everyone's walking on eggshells around her, especially Addison and Pete, who are wary of her desire to reconnect with Lucas. Meanwhile, Amelia (Caterina Scorsone) interferes in Sam's personal life; Sheldon encourages Charlotte to get back together with Cooper; and Cooper treats a youngster who won't stop eating. read more

Eyes Wide Open Season 3, Episode 19

A neurosurgical team trying to save Addison's comatose patient, Kayla, includes Derek Shepherd's younger sister, Amelia (Caterina Scorsone), whose take on the case sparks friction. Meanwhile, Cooper and Charlotte continue to be unable to work together. Dr. Ginsberg: Nora Dunn. Vanessa: Christina Chang. read more

Pulling the Plug Season 3, Episode 18

A husband wants to pull the plug on his dying pregnant wife, but a judge won't allow it until the twins she's carrying as a surrogate are able to survive on their own. Meanwhile, Sam and Addison's feelings for each other leave Naomi feeling betrayed, so she turns to Fife for support while William is out of town; and Addison takes a day off with Pete and Lucas. read more

Triangles Season 3, Episode 17

Addison and Sam's new girlfriend, Vanessa (Christina Chang), disagree about how to treat a comatose surrogate who's carrying triplets; Cooper and Sheldon's personal differences over Charlotte get in the way of their treatment of a young patient; and Naomi must choose between William (James Morrison) and the suddenly charming Gabriel Fife. read more

Fear of Flying Season 3, Episode 16

Addison, Pete and Sam work together uneasily as they treat a father-to-be with tuberculosis; with Violet in Costa Rica, Sheldon treats one of her patients (Clea Duvall), who's afraid of flying; and Naomi gets involved in a love triangle. read more

'Til Death Do Us Part Season 3, Episode 15

As Maya's wedding approaches, Naomi still won't help Violet with the preparations but does work with Addison and Pete to save a premature infant. Meanwhile, Cooper suspects Charlotte's new boyfriend of abusing pills. Sara Rue and Bruno Campos guest star. read more

Love Bites Season 3, Episode 14

Naomi won't take part in Maya's wedding planning, so Sam turns to Violet for help; tensions between Addison and Sam rise even as they treat a suicidal patient, and she turns to Pete for comfort; Cooper and Pete treat a teen with a mysterious bite mark on her neck. read more

Shotgun Season 3, Episode 13

A couple must decide which of their two ailing daughters to save with their newborn child's blood. Meanwhile, Sam learns that Dink (Stephen Lunsford) intends to marry Maya; and the rest of the staff stages an intervention. Corinne: Rosanna Arquette. Sheldon: Brian Benben. read more

Best Laid Plans Season 3, Episode 12

Maya makes an announcement that stuns Sam and Naomi, especially Naomi; Pete challenges Fife (Michael Patrick Thornton) over a patient with a bionic arm. Lynn McDonald: Melissa McCarthy. read more

Another Second Chance Season 3, Episode 11

Mark Sloan (Eric Dane) arrives from Seattle with his daughter (Leven Rambin), seeking Addison's assistance with her pregnancy; Dell and Naomi have problems with their daughters as well; and Violet and Cooper argue about a case. read more

Blowups Season 3, Episode 10

Heather and Betsey are seriously injured in an explosion at Dell's house and rushed to the hospital. Meanwhile, Addison's mother (JoBeth Williams) arrives and shares a devastating family secret that further strains Addison's relationship with her father. read more

The Parent Trap Season 3, Episode 9

Addison manages to both impress and bond with her dad (Stephen Collins) because of an intricate surgery she performs. Elsewhere, Sam and Naomi realize their daughter is overanxious to grow up; and Violet does something unimaginable. read more

The Parent Trap; Blowups

Addison manages to both impress and bond with her dad (Stephen Collins) because of an intricate surgery she performs. Elsewhere, Sam and Naomi realize their daughter is overanxious to grow up; and Violet does something unimaginable. Then Heather and Betsey are seriously injured in an explosion at Dell's house and rushed to the hospital; and Addison's mother (JoBeth Williams) arrives and shares a devastating family secret that further strains Addison's relationship with her father. read more

Sins of the Father Season 3, Episode 8

Addison's father (Stephen Collins) shows up, and Addison isn't happy to see him; Cooper is arrested for not cooperating in a case involving a longtime patient; and Pete struggles to keep a dying patient alive long enough to see his new daughter. read more

The Hard Part Season 3, Episode 7

While hiking in Malibu, Addison and Sam happen upon an expectant couple trapped in their car after an accident. And at Oceanside Wellness, Charlotte, Cooper and Violet treat a nervous newlywed who overdosed on a sexual stimulant. Meanwhile, Pete and Sheldon fall for the same woman at a singles bar. read more

Slip Slidin' Away Season 3, Episode 6

Pacific Wellcare hires a genetics specialist, leading Naomi to question the idea of "designer" babies. Meanwhile, Violet decides to try shock therapy on a patient; and Addison finds herself alone with a cat. Brian Reynolds: George Newbern. read more

Strange Bedfellows Season 3, Episode 5

While Violet agonizes over the prospect of facing Katie (Amanda Foreman) in court, Charlotte campaigns to join Oceanside Wellness. Meanwhile, Addison must deal with complications in two of Naomi's former patients whose embryos were accidentally switched. read more

Pushing the Limits Season 3, Episode 4

After counseling a pregnant rape victim, Violet's emotional scars from her attack reemerge, and she has trouble relating to her baby; Addison, Sam and Cooper treat the child of a homeless teen they met while volunteering; Cooper has financial woes and can't afford to help buy Naomi's share of the practice. read more

Right Here, Right Now Season 3, Episode 3

Miranda Bailey (Chandra Wilson) arrives with a kidney patient, and Addison isn't the only Oceanside doctor who's happy to see her; Addison begins to pay the price for her involvement with Noah; the identity of Violet's baby's father is revealed. read more

The Way We Were Season 3, Episode 2

Violet's still traumatized by her attack, and no one can seem to help her recover; Addison and Naomi try to repair their relationship. Meanwhile, Sam and Cooper treat a man who was stabbed by his wife after he allegedly attacked his family. Michelle: Kellie Martin. read more

A Death in the Family Season 3, Episode 1

Season 3 opener: Addison and Naomi struggle in the ER to save Violet, whose baby is still missing, as is her attacker (Amanda Foreman). Meanwhile, flashbacks recall Pete and Violet's first meeting, which took place following the death of his wife. read more

Yours, Mine and Ours Season 2, Episode 22

The second season concludes with choices facing both Naomi (to leave Oceanside Wellness or stay) and Violet (Pete or Sheldon). Violet must also deal with a grieving patient. Meanwhile, Morgan (Amanda Detmer) goes into labor as Addison sorts out her feelings for Noah (Josh Hamilton); and Dell worries about his daughter when doped-up ex-girlfriend Heather returns to town. read more

What You Do For Love Season 2, Episode 21

Noah takes an interest in one of Addison's cases; Sam is concerned by Naomi's evasiveness; Violet's pregnancy complicates Pete's relationship with Lisa (Idina Menzel); and Sheldon makes a stand. Noah: Josh Hopkins. read more

Do the Right Thing Season 2, Episode 20

Cooper struggles with a patient's mother because she allows her 12-year-old daughter to be sexually active. Pete begins dating his patient's mom, arousing jealousy in Violet. Meanwhile, Sam must testify at a colleague's malpractice trial; and Addison continues to fight her feelings for Noah (Josh Hopkins). Morgan Gellman: Amanda Detmer. read more

What Women Want Season 2, Episode 19

When Addison discovers that a disturbed pregnant patient has lost her baby, Violet must convince her that the baby has died and that she needs surgery. Meanwhile, Cooper must tell a patient he must remove part of his jaw because of a fast-growing cancer; Dell copes with the absence of his daughter after his ex moves for a new job; and Sam and Addison must suppress feelings for two unattainable people. Noah: Josh Hopkins. Morgan: Amanda Detmer. Katie: Amanda Foreman. read more

Finishing Season 2, Episode 18

Addison flirts with a doctor at St. Ambrose Hospital who turns out to be more than she bargained for; Pete and Sheldon try to persuade Violet to take a paternity test, but she's not easily swayed; and Naomi helps Sam plan romantic activities with Sonya (Sharon Leal) after he accidentally calls Sonya "Naomi" in bed. Dr. Noah Barnes: Josh Hopkins. Morgan Gellman: Amanda Detmer. Jill Duncan: Amber Benson. read more

Wait and See Season 2, Episode 17

Naomi and Archer (Grant Show) grow closer as a couple, but Addison suspects that her brother is still a bachelor at heart. Meanwhile, a baby is born with both male and female sex organs, leading to a heated debate about gender-reassignment surgery among Dell, Addison and Naomi; and Violet and Sheldon settle some of their own issues when they lead a couples-therapy group. read more

Ex-Life Season 2, Episode 16

A "Grey's Anatomy" crossover episode: As Archer recovers from surgery at Seattle Grace, Derek asks Addison to work with his pregnant neuro patient; and Bailey and Naomi work together to discover why Sam suffered a sudden asthma attack. Back at Oceanside Wellness, Cooper, Violet and Pete work together to treat a mother suffering from postnatal depression. read more

Acceptance Season 2, Episode 15

When Archer (Grant Show ) suffers a severe seizure, Addison and Naomi aggressively search for the cause and cure---even calling Addison's ex, Derek, for advice. Meanwhile, Violet tells Sheldon and Pete that she's pregnant; and an abandoned 7-year-old patient of Cooper's is left at his doorstep. read more

Second Chances Season 2, Episode 14

Addison's brother, Archer (Grant Show), moves to L.A. to begin work at Pacific Wellcare, causing problems for both her and Naomi. Meanwhile, Cooper encourages Violet to talk to Pete and Sheldon (Brian Benben) about her pregnancy, then she learns that neither of them wants children. read more

Nothing to Fear Season 2, Episode 13

Violet discovers that she's pregnant but isn't sure who the father is; Addison struggles with her conscience after kissing Wyatt; Sam and Pete clash when an old friend asks them to help him die; and Charlotte proposes to Cooper. Archer: Grant Show. Dr. Alexander Ball: Joel Grey. Sheldon: Brian Benben. Nora: Susan Ruttan. read more

Homeward Bound Season 2, Episode 12

Addison finds herself attracted to Wyatt (Jay Harrington) as she and Kevin struggle in their relationship; Violet tries to carry on relationships with both Pete and Sheldon (Brian Benben); and Cooper grows closer to Charlotte when she experiences a family emergency. Sonya: Sharon Leal. Cynthia: Patty McCormack. read more

Contamination Season 2, Episode 11

A patient of Cooper's contracts the measles, forcing a quarantine at Oceanside; Naomi pressures Addison to work with Wyatt (Jay Harrington) on a fertility case; Dell fights for sole custody of his daughter; and Violet and Pete ponder taking their friends-with-benefits relationship to the next level. Sheldon: Brian Benben. read more

Worlds Apart Season 2, Episode 10

Meg (Jayne Brook) returns to Los Angeles and notices that Pete and Violet have gotten closer; Kevin questions his relationship with Addison; Cooper treats a diabetic boy with a mysterious past; and Charlotte's practice continues to siphon business away from Oceanside Wellness. read more

Know When to Fold Season 2, Episode 9

Charlotte opens a private practice of her own, touching off a battle for patients (one of whom is Addison's). Meanwhile, Dell proposes an in-house adoption program. Sheldon: Brian Benben. Monica: Ione Skye. read more

Crime and Punishment Season 2, Episode 8

Addison and Charlotte work to save the lives of a comatose pregnant woman and her unborn child; Meg ruffles feathers when she begins seeing patients at Oceanside; and Violet seeks Kevin's advice when a patient is suspected of killing his wife. Sheldon: Brian Benben. read more

Tempting Faith Season 2, Episode 7

Addison receives a surprise visit from her brother, Archer (Grant Show), who's also a surgeon, and his presence causes trouble not only for her but for Naomi and Sam as well. Meanwhile, Meg (Jayne Brook) returns and tries to make it work with Pete; and a patient accused of a malicious crime stirs up anger in Violet and Dell. read more

Serving Two Masters Season 2, Episode 6

Addison cares for two pregnant women, but there's a most-unusual snag: Both unwittingly share the same husband. Meanwhile, an Alzheimer's patient and her spouse inspire Sam and Naomi to reflect on their own relationship; and Violet drills Charlotte about her relationship with Cooper. Billy Dee Williams and Alexis Denisof guest star. read more

Let It Go Season 2, Episode 5

Addison puts the practice in peril while trying to fix its financial woes; and Violet must break the law to help a friend. Meanwhile, Maya hopes that her parents, Sam and Naomi, are rekindling their relationship for good. read more

Past Tense Season 2, Episode 4

Sam and Naomi run against each other in an office election to run the practice; Addison treats an Afghan girl who wants to hide her past; and Cooper's personal and professional lives collide. Meg: Jayne Brook. read more

Nothing to Talk About Season 2, Episode 3

As Addison's relationship with Kevin (David Sutcliffe) heats up, Charlotte tries to lure her to St. Ambrose Hospital with promises of surgeries. Meanwhile, Sam questions his ability to keep Oceanside Wellness afloat; Pete's firefighter patient (Ernie Hudson) suffers an unusual form of post-traumatic stress disorder; and Violet is threatened by a patient's son. read more

Equal and Opposite Season 2, Episode 2

Addison and Sam team up on a hostile takeover to bring the practice out of bankruptcy as the doctors look for new patients and new ways to bring in money. Meanwhile, Violet's friendship with Cooper is tottering; and a married couple fight for a fertility treatment considered unethical. read more

A Family Thing Season 2, Episode 1

In the second-season opener, Addison discovers that Naomi is keeping the practice's financial woes a secret; Violet wonders what secret Cooper is keeping from her; and Cooper must decide whether or not to tell a medical secret to a patient. Kevin: David Sutcliffe. Molly: Amy Acker. read more

In Which Dell Finds His Fight Season 1, Episode 9

Oceanside focuses on fertility and starts a dads-to-be class; Sam and Naomi struggle to figure out where their relationship is heading; Addison is conflicted about her status in the dating world; Cooper begins a secret affair with a colleague. read more

In Which Cooper Finds a Port in His Storm Season 1, Episode 8

Following their disastrous romantic encounters with colleagues, Cooper returns to online dating with surprising results and Addison dates one of Violet's patients. Meanwhile, Naomi and Sam make a house call at a convent; and Addison and Pete participate in a Safe Surrender program and come to the aid of a teen mother (Joy Lauren). read more

In Which Sam Gets Taken for a Ride Season 1, Episode 7

While Sam is off on a dangerous house call, love---or at least sex---is in the air at Oceanside Wellness Center: Pete and Addison decide to take their relationship to the next level, and Violet enters into a friends-with-benefits pact with Cooper. read more

In Which Charlotte Goes Down the Rabbit Hole Season 1, Episode 6

Charlotte asks Pete to treat her insomnia; Naomi goes on her first date since college; Cooper suspects that his patient's injuries aren't accidental; and a patient asks Addison and Naomi to conceal her fertility from her husband. read more

In Which Addison Finds a Showerhead Season 1, Episode 5

Addison can't stop thinking of Pete, despite being encouraged to channel her energies elsewhere; Allan, Violet's ex, visits the clinic, and Cooper is not happy to see him; and Naomi and Sam's daughter Maya seeks Addison's medical advice without telling her parents. read more

In Which Addison Has a Very Casual Get-Together Season 1, Episode 4

Addison invites her new colleagues to her house for a get-together, but no one RSVPs; Violet's ex-boyfriend's wife seeks medical treatment at Oceanside; Cooper counsels a lovesick young patient; and Sam appears on his first talk show to promote his self-help book. read more

In Which Addison Finds the Magic Season 1, Episode 3

Addison turns to Pete for help in treating a newlywed couple who can't consummate their marriage---though not from a lack of effort; Violet tries to persuade a patient to leave his wife, even though she can't put her own failed relationship behind her; and Cooper can't figure out why four sisters all have the same mysterious illness. read more

In Which Sam Receives an Unexpected Visitor... Season 1, Episode 2

Cooper hires a stripper to spice up Sam's bachelor life, upsetting Naomi and, later, Addison, when the stripper asks Pete to treat a medical problem. Meanwhile, the Oceanside doctors work with a grudging King (KaDee Strickland) on a case involving a sick baby born in King's hospital; and Sam tries to figure out why a healthy middle-aged man passed out, and why the man's mother is behaving strangely. read more

In Which We Meet Addison, a Nice Girl From Somewhere Else Season 1, Episode 1

In the series opener, Addison begins work at L.A.'s Oceanside Wellness Clinic. Trouble is, her old friend Naomi Bennett (Audra McDonald), a fertility specialist, hired her without telling the other Oceanside doctors. And they aren't happy about it. Meanwhile, a teen develops complications during labor; and a wife and a girlfriend both want a donor's sperm after his sudden death. read more

Private Practice Episode: "The Parent Trap; Blowups"

Episode Synopsis: Addison manages to both impress and bond with her dad (Stephen Collins) because of an intricate surgery she performs. Elsewhere, Sam and Naomi realize their daughter is overanxious to grow up; and Violet does something unimaginable. Then Heather and Betsey are seriously injured in an explosion at Dell's house and rushed to the hospital; and Addison's mother (JoBeth Williams) arrives and shares a devastating family secret that further strains Addison's relationship with her father.
Original Air Date: Dec 3, 2009
Guest Cast JoBeth Williams: Bizzy Forbers Montgomery Stephen Collins: The Captain Montgomery Agnes Bruckner: Heather

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Premiered: September 26, 2007, on ABC
Rating: TV-14
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Premise: A 'Grey's Anatomy' spin-off focusing on neonatal surgeon Addison Forbes Montgomery, who left Seattle Grace and moved to L.A., where she practices at (and owns) the upscale Oceanside Wellness Center. Colleagues include her boyfriend, Dr. Sam Bennett; pediatrician Cooper Freedman and sexologist Charlotte King, who are married to each other, as are psychiatrist Violet Turner and alternative-medicine specialist Pete Wilder; and Amelia Shepherd, the sister of Addison's former Seattle colleague Derek.



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