A terrible explosion at Dell's house lands Betsey and Heather in the hospital, and everyone is pushed to the limit trying to save their lives. Tensions rise even higher between Addison and The Captain when her mother, Bizzy, shows up and a shocking family secret is revealed.
Episode in detail.
- Kate Walsh as Dr. Addison Montgomery
- Tim Daly as Dr. Pete Wilder
- Audra McDonald as Dr. Naomi Bennett
- Paul Adelstein as Dr. Cooper Freedman
- KaDee Strickland as Dr. Charlotte King
- Chris Lowell as Dell Parker
- Taye Diggs as Dr. Sam Bennett
- Amy Brenneman as Dr. Violet Turner
- JoBeth Williams as Bizzy Montgomery
- Agnes Bruckner as Heather Parker
- Ann Cusack as Susan Grant
- Stephen Collins as The Captain
- Hailey Sole as Betsey Parker
- Bruce Katzman as Dr. Joe Hoffman
- Grace Matias as Nurse
- Lon Gowan as Dr. Simcox
- Jeff Skier as Paramedic #1
- Severe burns
- Inhalation injury
- High potassium
- Lactated ringers
- Burn treatment
Heather, 24, was cooking meth on the stovetop at her house when it exploded, injuring herself and Betsey. She was severely burned over 60% of her body. They stabilized her, but she was given a 30% chance of survival. They started treating the burns, but Heather crashed. They got her back, but at that point, her death was inevitable. They gave her morphine and Pete sat with her as she died.
- Brain contusion
- Carbon monoxide poisoning
- Cooper Freedman (pediatrician)
Betsey, 7, was injured when the house exploded. She had a brain contusion and carbon monoxide poisoning. She was intubated until she woke up and started to fight the intubation. Cooper examined her and said she showed no on-going effects of the explosion.
- Doctors/Medical Personnel:
- Dell Parker (student midwife)
Dell said he was supposed to deliver the Higgins baby. Naomi covered it for him, sending the on-call doctor.
- Sheldon Wallace (psychiatrist)
- Talk therapy
Addison spoke to Sheldon about The Captain, Bizzy, and Susan, trying to work out her feelings.
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Notes and TriviaEdit
- This episode scored 9.21 million viewers.
A complete overview of this episode's crew can be found here.
|Private Practice Season 3|
|#01||"A Death in the Family"||#09||"The Parent Trap"||#17||"Triangles"|
|#02||"The Way We Were"||#10||"Blowups"||#18||"Pulling the Plug"|
|#03||"Right Here, Right Now"||#11||"Another Second Chance"||#19||"Eyes Wide Open"|
|#04||"Pushing the Limits"||#12||"Best Laid Plans"||#20||"Second Choices"|
|#06||"Slip Slidin' Away"||#14||"Love Bites"||#22||"In the Name of Love"|
|#07||"The Hard Part"||#15||"'Til Death Do Us Part"||#23||"The End of a Beautiful Friendship"|
|#08||"Sins of the Father"||#16||"Fear of Flying"|
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