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Brothers & Sisters Season 1 Episodes

23 Episodes 2006 - 2007

Season 1 of the family drama begins with a death and stunning revelations that affect the Walkers, a well-to-do but down-to-earth California clan with diverse personalities, from a liberal gay lawyer to a conservative talk-show host. All of their lives change when their patriarch (Tom Skerritt) and founder of the family business Ojai Foods suddenly dies. His death devastates his wife Nora (Sally Field). Her world is further rocked when she learns that her husband had a mistress (Patricia Wettig) and a daughter with his lover. And if that weren't enough, the Walkers discover that Ojai Foods is in serious financial trouble. Calista Flockhart, Balthazar Getty, Dave Annable, Rachel Griffiths and Ron Rifkin also star.

Episode 1

Patriarchy

Sun, Sep 24, 2006 58 mins

Conservative radio talk-show host Kitty interviews for a TV job in Los Angeles; Sarah worries about the family business; and Justin struggles to readjust after getting out of the service.

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Episode 2

An Act of Will

Sun, Oct 1, 2006 59 mins

Justin disappears after William's will creates tension in the family, sending Nora, Kitty and Kevin on a frantic search to find him. Meanwhile, Sarah gets off to a rocky start as the head of the business when she's forced to confront her father's mismanagement.

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Episode 3

Affairs of State

Sun, Oct 8, 2006 59 mins

Revelations of William's peccadilloes come as a shock to the Walkers, who are also surprised, to a lesser degree, by Nora's previously unseen awareness of the circumstances.

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Episode 4

Family Portrait

Sun, Oct 15, 2006 59 mins

Kitty's love life gets more complicated; Justin struggles to adjust to the demands of his new job; and Sarah and Joe enter their most difficult phase as parents.

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Episode 5

Date Night

Sun, Oct 22, 2006 59 mins

Nora finally makes an effort to put William's death in the past, but her rendezvous with a younger man (Treat Williams) doesn't go quite like she planned. Meanwhile, Kitty has her own relationship problems when she green-lights an uncomfortable double date.

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Episode 6

For the Children

Sun, Oct 29, 2006 59 mins

The Walker family secrets are no longer concealed when their private and business affairs are made public in a less-than-dignified way.

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Episode 7

Northern Exposure

Sun, Nov 5, 2006 59 mins

Kitty and Warren's weekend getaway in the country isn't so peaceful; Thomas and Julia explore options for starting a family.

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Episode 8

Mistakes Were Made, Pt. 1

Sun, Nov 12, 2006 59 mins

Part 1 of 2. Justin's vow of sobriety is severely tested by the unsettling contents of a letter.

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Episode 9

Mistakes Were Made, Pt. 2

Sun, Nov 19, 2006 59 mins

Conclusion. A road trip for Sarah, Thomas and Kevin reveals more startling news about their father's secret life; Kitty interviews Sen. Robert McCallister (Rob Lowe); and Justin comes clean about his reasons for joining the service after returning from a hospital stay.

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Episode 10

Light the Lights

Sun, Dec 10, 2006 60 mins

The holidays aren't so happy when business troubles continue to plague Sarah, Tom and Saul; and Nora tries to distract her family from a difficult year.

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Episode 11

Family Day

Sun, Jan 7, 2007 59 mins

The Walkers don't do Justin's rehabilitation any favors during a group-therapy meeting; Kitty mulls a tempting offer from Senator McCallister (Rob Lowe).

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Episode 12

Sexual Politics

Sun, Jan 14, 2007 58 mins

Kevin is smitten with a soap-opera actor (Jason Lewis) who is unsure if the feeling is mutual; Nora and Kitty fall for a matchmaker's presentation.

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Episode 13

Something Ida This Way Comes

Sun, Jan 21, 2007 59 mins

A party for Nora's 60th birthday becomes an experiment in controlled chaos when her mother (Marion Ross) ruins the surprise, half the family gets the flu, and a video tribute goes awry.

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Episode 14

Valentine's Day Massacre

Sun, Feb 11, 2007 59 mins

Nora's Valentine's Day includes dinner with a friend and some uncharacteristic behavior that may not be entirely lawful. Margot Kidder guest stars.

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Episode 15

Love Is Difficult

Sun, Feb 18, 2007 57 mins

Sarah and Joe seek help from a therapist (Joel Grey); grumblings among McCallister's staff could change Kitty's opinion of the senator; and Thomas runs into a distant relative.

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Episode 16

The Other Walker

Sun, Mar 4, 2007 59 mins

Word of the existence of William and Holly's illegitimate child, Rebecca, finally filters down to the entire Walker clan, sending shock waves through the family.

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Episode 17

All in the Family

Sun, Apr 1, 2007 59 mins

Rebecca is invited to a Walker family dinner; Nora has a close encounter with her college professor (Peter Coyote); and Sen. McCallister has another surprise up his sleeve.

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Episode 18

Three Parties

Sun, Apr 8, 2007 59 mins

Nora's mischievous friend, Emily (Margot Kidder), urges her to pursue a romance with her professor (Peter Coyote); Justin looks out for Rebecca; and Chad's revelation comes at Kevin's expense.

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Episode 19

Game Night

Sun, Apr 15, 2007 58 mins

Rebecca is invited to join the Walkers' tradition of a family game night, which pits them against their longtime rivals, the Joneses, including the pregnant Lizzie (Jenna Elfman) and her mother, Miranda (Susan Sullivan).

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Episode 20

Bad News

Sun, Apr 29, 2007 58 mins

Marital woes and assumptions about her husband's infidelity are becoming too much for Sarah to bear; Kitty and Robert cope with the fallout from a tragedy.

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Episode 21

Grapes of Wrath

Sun, May 6, 2007 58 mins

A party to kick off Tom's vineyard venture ends chaotically; Nora finds it necessary to set boundaries for Holly.

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Episode 22

Favorite Son

Sun, May 13, 2007 58 mins

Tom and Julia face an extremely emotional choice after the birth of their twins; Justin receives a helping hand as he gets ready to return to the Army; and Sarah and Joe contemplate a critical point in their marriage.

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Episode 23

Matriarchy

Sun, May 20, 2007 58 mins

Justin prepares for his overseas deployment by reaching out to each family member separately; Nora maps out a party for Kitty and the senator; Sarah mulls the future of her marriage; and more details of Saul's private life are revealed.

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