Moral ethics poses a problem for all the Oceanside doctors, as Addison and Noah are still struggling with their feelings for each other, but Morgan's condition deteriorates and Noah is not there to support her; Sam is asked to lie in court; Cooper becomes frustrated with a parent who allows her 12 year old daughter to have sex; and Pete is pushed towards the mother of a patient, by none other than the patient himself. Meanwhile, Charlotte begins to see Cooper and Violet's relationship and she and Violet fall out while Dell goes into self-destruct and Naomi tries to be heard, but falls on deaf ears.
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
- Josh Hopkins as Dr. Noah Barnes
- Idina Menzel as Lisa King
- Amanda Detmer as Morgan Gellman
- D.B. Woodside as Duncan
- Carrie Preston as Yvonne Pierce
- Wendy Gazelle as Corinne Lee
- Juliette Goglia as Sarah Pierce
- Max Burkholder as Ben King
- Pulmonary embolism
- Addison Forbes Montgomery (OB/GYN)
- Dr. Brody (anesthesiologist)
- Bed rest
- Cervical cerclage
Morgan was still on bed rest during her pregnancy. Addison made a house call to check on her. Addison did the examine. Her cervix had opened and Addison planned a cervical cerclage to close it. While waiting before surgery, Morgan coded. They were able to get her back and then rushed her into surgery to close her cervix.
Sarah, 12, was at the practice for a checkup with Cooper. Her mother asked Cooper if Sarah could see a female doctor because she needed someone to prescribe her birth control. He called in Naomi for the consult. Naomi ran blood work, which revealed that Sarah was pregnant. When they broke the news to Sarah and her mom, her mom tried to pressure her into an abortion, but Sarah decided she didn't want one.
- Acute allergic attack
- Pete Wilder (alternative medicine practitioner)
- Milk thistle
Ben was being treated by Pete for severe allergies. While at a friend's house, Ben had an acute allergic attack. His mom brought him to the practice, where Pete gave him adrenaline to help him breathe.
- Chest pains
- Cardiopulmonary arrest
- Aspirin allergy
Martin Weiser is a patient who died after being treated by Harold Allen. His family later sued Dr. Allen. Sam testified in the trial as an expert witness. When reviewing the files, Sam noticed that there were indications that the patient was allergic to aspirin. Harold Allen had given the patient aspirin, which is why he hadn't been able to revive him in the ER.
|"It's Your Thing"||The Isley Brothers||
|"Just Like Heaven"||Katie Melua||
|"I Don't Live in a Dream"||Jackie Greene||
Notes and TriviaEdit
- This episode scored 10.12 million viewers.
- Idina Menzel, who portays Lisa King in this episode, was married to Taye Diggs at the time that the episode was produced. They have since divorced.
- According to Sarah's phone, this episode takes place partially on March 26, 2009.
A complete overview of this episode's crew can be found here.
|Private Practice Season 2|
|#01||"A Family Thing"||#09||"Know When to Fold"||#17||"Wait and See"|
|#02||"Equal and Opposite"||#10||"Worlds Apart"||#18||"Finishing"|
|#03||"Nothing to Talk About"||#11||"Contamination"||#19||"What Women Want"|
|#04||"Past Tense"||#12||"Homeward Bound"||#20||"Do the Right Thing"|
|#05||"Let It Go"||#13||"Nothing to Fear"||#21||"What You Do for Love"|
|#06||"Serving Two Masters"||#14||"Second Chances"||#22||"Yours, Mine & Ours"|
|#08||"Crime and Punishment"||#16||"Ex-Life"|
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