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      Season 2 – Private Practice

      2008 Drama List
      29% 7 Reviews Tomatometer 84% Fewer than 50 Ratings Audience Score Neonatal surgeon Addison Montgomery escapes from a dysfunctional love triangle, leaving her friends and foes at Seattle Grace Hospital behind for a fresh start in Los Angeles, where she joins a trendy public clinic run by her recently divorced friends, Sam and Naomi Bennett. Read More Read Less Watch on Vudu Premiered Jul 18 Buy Now

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      Previous Episode 1 Aired Oct 1, 2008 A Family Thing Addison finds out that Naomi is concealing the practice's financial problems; Violet wonders what secret Cooper is hiding from her; Cooper has to decide if he should reveal a medical secret to a patient. Details Episode 2 Aired Oct 8, 2008 Equal and Opposite Addison and Sam stage a coup to bring the practice out of bankruptcy; Violet and Cooper's friendship is on the brink of extinction; a married couple fights for an unethical fertility treatment. Details Episode 3 Aired Oct 22, 2008 Nothing to Talk About Charlotte tries to tempt Addison to come to St. Ambrose Hospital by promising her surgeries; Sam doubts his ability to save Oceanside Wellness from financial ruin; Pete's firefighter patient suffers an unusual form of post-traumatic stress disorder. Details Episode 4 Aired Oct 29, 2008 Past Tense Naomi and Sam compete to run the practice; Addison treats an Afghan girl who wants to hide her past. Details Episode 5 Aired Nov 5, 2008 Let It Go Addison tries to fix the financial issues at Oceanside Wellness, only to put the practice in danger; Violet must choose whether to break the law to help a friend; Maya hopes her parents are rekindling their relationship for good. Details Episode 6 Aired Nov 19, 2008 Serving Two Masters Addison treats two pregnant women who unwittingly share the same husband; Violet confronts Charlotte about her liaison with Cooper; Dell reveals a special woman in his life. Details Episode 7 Aired Nov 26, 2008 Tempting Faith Addison's brother makes a surprise visit, causing trouble for her, Sam and Naomi; Meg comes back to try and make it work with Pete; a patient accused of a crime angers Violet and Dell. Details Episode 8 Aired Dec 3, 2008 Crime and Punishment Addison and Charlotte fight to save the lives of a woman in a coma and her unborn child; members of the Oceanside staff clash with Meg; when a patient is suspected of murdering his wife, Violet seeks Kevin's advice. Details Episode 9 Aired Dec 10, 2008 Know When to Fold Pacific Wellcare, Charlotte's practice, opens and the competition with Oceanside Wellness starts; Dell suggests that an in-house adoption program be created. Details Episode 10 Aired Dec 17, 2008 Worlds Apart Meg returns to Los Angeles and notices that Violet and Pete have grown closer; Kevin questions where he and Addison are headed as a couple; Cooper treats a young boy with a mysterious past. Details Episode 11 Aired Jan 8, 2009 Contamination A measles outbreak forces Oceanside into a quarantine; Naomi pressures Addison into working with Wyatt on a fertility case; Pete and Violet wonder if their relationship should move to the next level. Details Episode 12 Aired Jan 15, 2009 Homeward Bound Addison finds herself attracted to Wyatt; Violet secretly dates Sheldon and Pete; Cooper and Charlotte grow closer as she experiences a family emergency. Details Episode 13 Aired Jan 22, 2009 Nothing to Fear Violet discovers she's pregnant, but isn't sure who the father is; after a kiss with Wyatt, Addison struggles with a guilty conscience; Charlotte proposes to Cooper. Details Episode 14 Aired Jan 29, 2009 Second Chances Addison's brother, Archer, moves to Los Angeles to work at Pacific Wellcare; Cooper encourages Violet to discuss her pregnancy with Pete and Sheldon. Details Episode 15 Aired Feb 5, 2009 Acceptance When Archer has a severe seizure, Addison and Naomi use every resource possible to determine the cause and a cure; Violet tells Pete and Sheldon that she is pregnant; Cooper cares for an abandoned patient. Details Episode 16 Aired Feb 12, 2009 Ex-Life Derek asks Addison to work with his pregnant patient while Archer recuperates from surgery; Bailey and Naomi work together to find the cause of Sam's sudden asthma attack; Cooper, Violet and Pete treat a woman with postpartum depression. Details Episode 17 Aired Feb 19, 2009 Wait and See Addison suspects that Archer is up to his old tricks; a patient's child is born with male and female reproductive organs; Violet and Sheldon co-lead a therapy group for couples. Details Episode 18 Aired Mar 12, 2009 Finishing Addison flirts with a colleague at St. Ambrose Hospital; Sheldon and Pete try to convince Violet to take a paternity test; Sam accidentally calls Sonya by the wrong name. Details Episode 19 Aired Mar 19, 2009 What Women Want Violet has to convince a pregnant psych patient that an unwanted surgery is necessary; Dell's ex moves for a new job; Addison and Sam suppress feelings for two unattainable people. Details Episode 20 Aired Mar 26, 2009 Do the Right Thing Violet gets jealous when Pete begins dating a single mother; Addison continues to fight feelings for Noah. Details Episode 21 Aired Apr 23, 2009 What You Do for Love Noah and Addison try to save a pregnant heart patient; Sam rethinks his friendship with Naomi; Violet's pregnancy complicates Pete's relationship with Lisa (Idina Menzel). Details Episode 22 Aired Apr 30, 2009 Yours, Mine & Ours Violet chooses between Sheldon and Pete; Dell is concerned for his daughter when a drugged-out Heather comes back to town; Naomi wonders if she should stay at Oceanside Wellness. Details Next
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      Critics Reviews

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      Previous James Poniewozik TIME Magazine The return episode trudges along like a 44-min. chore Oct 1, 2008 Full Review Matthew Gilbert Boston Globe Shonda Rhimes's Grey's Anatomy spinoff is a fill-in-the-blanks kind of drama that tells cliched stories all over again, with no imagination. Oct 1, 2008 Full Review Robert Bianco USA Today In a reflection on the show itself, the practice is in trouble. Oct 1, 2008 Full Review Matt Roush TV Guide I'm still waiting for this overqualified cast to get material that allows them to act like grown-ups. C- Oct 1, 2008 Full Review Read all reviews Next
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      Previous luke g Season 2 of Private Practices delves deeper into the lives of the doctors at Oceanside Wellness with twists and a compelling cliffhanger. Definitely a step up from season 1. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 03/31/23 Full Review Next Post a review

      Season Info

      Michael Zinberg, Tom Verica, Mark Tinker, James Frawley
      Executive Producer
      Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers, Marti Noxon, Mark Gordon, Mark Tinker
      Jon Cowan, Craig Turk, Shonda Rhimes, Ayanna Floyd, Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, Mike Ostrowski, Steve Blackman, Sal Calleros, Elizabeth Klaviter, Robert Rovner, Debora Cahn
      TV-14 (V)
      Original Language
      Release Date
      Oct 1, 2008
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