Private Practice: Season 3

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Oct 01
2009

A Death in the Family

When Pete discovers Violet clinging to live following a violent attack from a patient, he rushes her to the hospital where Addison and Naomi work together to save her life. Mea…

2 Oct 08
2009

The Way We Were

Violet is physically recovering from her violent attack at home, but the emotional trauma she suffers from isn’t going away, despite the best efforts of Pete and her othe…

3 Oct 15
2009

Right Here, Right Now

Miranda Bailey brings a kidney transplant patient to Los Angeles, and Addison and especially Sam is pleased to see her. Addison’s consequences of her emotional affair wit…

4 Oct 22
2009

Pushing the Limits

Addison, Sam and Cooper treat the sick child of a homeless teen mother they met while volunteering. Meanwhile Violet has trouble relating to her baby when her feelings about he…

5 Oct 29
2009

Strange Bedfellows

Katie Kent is apprehended and on trial. Violet is asked to testify against her attacker, but she struggles with whether or not she can face her attacker in court. Meanwhile a s…

6 Nov 05
2009

Slip Slidin' Away

The doctors venture into controversial territory when an unexpected new hire at Pacific Wellcare causes Naomi to struggle with the idea of genetically designing babies and Viol…

7 Nov 12
2009

The Hard Part

Addison and Sam go for a hike in Malibu, they come across an expecting couple trapped in their car after an accident, they then perform urgent field care. Charlotte, Cooper and…

8 Nov 19
2009

Sins of the Father

While Addison deals with the unwelcome arrival of her father, Cooper is arrested because he refused to cooperate in a case involving a longtime patient. Meanwhile, Pete will st…

9 Dec 03
2009

The Parent Trap

Addison performs a complex utero surgery, proving not only her talents to her father but giving them some common ground. Sam and Naomi deal with have a family crisis when they…

10 Dec 03
2009

Blowups

An explosion at Dell’s house lands Betsey and Heather in the hospital. everyone is pushed to the limit in trying to save their lives.
The tensions between Addison a…

11 Jan 14
2010

Another Second Chance

Desperate to help his pregnant daughter, Mark (Eric Dane) follows Addison back to Oceanside Wellness, Dell and Naomi struggle to raise their children under the same roof, and V…

12 Jan 21
2010

Best Laid Plans

Maya shocks Sam and Naomi, while Pete and Fife disagree on patient care.

13 Feb 04
2010

Shotgun

Addison and Cooper are counseling a couple who must pick a child to save with their newborn’s cord blood. Meanwhile Dink wants to marry Maya.

14 Feb 11
2010

Love Bites

When Naomi refuses to help plan Maya’s wedding, Sam convinces Violet to help her. Meanwhile the tension between Addison and Sam deepens when they treat a suicidal patient…

15 Feb 18
2010

'Til Death Do Us Part

It’s Maya’s wedding day and while Violet helps Sam prepare, a furious Naomi still refuses to take part as she works with Addison and Pete to save a premature baby.…

16 Mar 04
2010

Fear of Flying

Things get too close for comfort when Addison, Pete and Sam must come together on a complicated case involving a dad-to-be who comes down with tuberculosis and threatens the fu…

17 Mar 11
2010

Triangles

When Addison’s patient and the life of the three unborn babies she is carrying as a surrogate hang in the balance, Sam’s new girlfriend, Vanessa, and Addison are sh…

18 Mar 25
2010

Pulling the Plug

A husband’s decision to pull the plug on his pregnant wife is overruled by a judge, forcing the hospital to keep her on life support until the fetuses she is carrying as…

19 Apr 01
2010

Eyes Wide Open

When famed neurosurgeon Dr. Ginsberg and her team pay a visit to St. Ambrose to save the life of Kayla, Addison is shocked to see Amelia Shepherd – Derek’s younger…

20 Apr 22
2010

Second Choices

After her open-ended escape to Costa Rica, Violet has finally returned home and to the practice. Everyone treads a little lightly around her, especially Pete and Addison who h…

21 Apr 29
2010

War

After Violet files for joint custody of Lucas, an embittered Pete voraciously fights back by hiring a tough attorney for the trial, forcing their fellow friends and co-workers…

22 May 06
2010

In the Name of Love

Naomi begs Fife to use his still experimental treatment to help William’s advanced ALS. Violet and Amelia treat a woman with a brain tumor, whil…

23 May 13
2010

The End of a Beautiful Friendship

Maya and her unborn baby are fighting for their lives on the operating table, and Addison, Amelia and Fife try everything humanly possible to save them. Meanwhile, Sam operates…

About Private Practice

From the Golden Globe-winning creator of GREY’S ANATOMY comes an ABC drama Private Practice. Seattle fades into grey as renowned surgeon Dr. Addison Montgomery (Kate Walsh) aims to reinvent herself. The promise of a simpler golden state of mind has her working alongside medical school friends at California’s Oceanside Wellness Center.

But is the new life prescription her cure? Join Addison newly-divorced-but-professionally-bound Naomi and Sam Bennet the kissable Pete Wilder and Violet Turner — a psychiatrist with her own issues — as affairs of the heart bring on symptoms of love lust and high drama in a journey worth taking.

In April 2012, the show moved to Tuesday night.

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