Kevin becomes suspicious of Addison while she evaluates their relationship after kissing Wyatt Lockhart, Sam and Pete help a patient to die, Charlotte asks Cooper to marry her, Violet tells a patient some shocking news about herself and Naomi, Dell, and Addison help a woman decide whether to give her child up for adoption after complications from the birth.
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
- Brian Benben as Dr. Sheldon Wallace
- Joel Grey as Dr. Alexander Ball
- Grant Show as Dr. Archer Montgomery
- Susan Ruttan as Nora
- Sarah Drew as Judy
- David Sutcliffe as Kevin Nelson
- Kathy Christopherson as Carrie
- Jeffrey Doornbos as Matt
- Amy K. Harmon as Tina
- David Haley as Andrew
- Heidi Strickler as Nurse
- Doctors/Medical Personnel:
- C-section delivery
Judy was in labor and giving birth. While she was pushing, the baby's shoulder pressed against her pelvis, so Addison had to push the baby back into the uterus manually and send Judy to the hospital so she could do a c-section. When the baby was born, he had a diaphragmatic hernia and Violet came in to counsel Judy as she made a decision after the Sinclairs left when told they'd need to make a choice.
- Diaphragmatic hernia
- Addison Forbes Montgomery (neonatal surgeon)
When Judy gave birth, the baby was diagnosed with a diaphragmatic hernia. Addison said the baby needed surgery, but Judy was adamant that the Sinclairs make the decision as the baby was theirs now. When they walked away, Judy decided to have Addison do the more aggressive surgery. It was successful and he was stable after his surgery.
- Stage IV-B pancreatic cancer
Alexander was in the practice getting acupuncture to treat the pain that was coming with his cancer treatment. Knowing that he was going to die soon and painfully, he asked Sam and Pete to help him die quickly. Pete was okay with it, but Sam opposed and since it's illegal, Pete told Alexander they couldn't help him. However, Alexander took matters into his own hands and took a combination of drugs to kill himself. Pete and later Sam stayed with him as he slowly started to die. When he saw that Alexander was still in a lot of pain, Pete went back to the practice to get a syringe of morphine to end his life. Not wanting Pete to do it himself, Sam gave Alexander the syringe and said that he and Pete would sit and not pay attention to what he was doing. He asked Pete it if was enough and when he confirmed that it was, Alexander pulled up his sleeve and prepared to inject the morphine. After he injected it, Sam and Pete stayed with him as he died.
- Violet Turner (psychiatrist)
- Talk therapy
Nora, who was severely agoraphobic, came to the practice because her daughter was getting married and wanted her to be able to come to the wedding. Violet was paged away for an emergency before seeing her, but asked her to wait. When she came back, she found Nora hiding in the closet in her office. On the day of the wedding, Nora was unable to leave the car. Violet went there to counsel her. With Violet's help, she was able to go to her daughter's wedding.
Violet found out she was pregnant and didn't know who the father was.
|"Bizarre Love Triangle"||Frente||
|"Angel Flying Too Close to the Ground"||Beth Rowley||
Notes and TriviaEdit
- This episode scored 9.49 million viewers.
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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