Private Practice: Season 1, Episode 2

In Which Sam Receives an Unexpected Visitor... (3 Oct. 2007)

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Cooper tries to get Sam back into the main stream again, while Addison deals with a child who's condition doesn't match that of her parents' lineage.



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Cooper thinking Sam needs to get back in the game, sends him a stripper. He and the others go to Addison's to watch but Naomi also shows up and is not happy. Later the stripper goes to the clinic because Sam saw something and sends her to Pete for treatment which doesn't make Addison happy. A couple brings their baby in for treatment. They're told their baby has a terminal disease. When they some tests, they discover the couple are not the baby's biological parents. So Naomi and Addison go talk to Charlotte King, the Chief of Staff of the hospital where the baby was born to find out who the baby's parents are. She tells them she needs to consult their lawyer first. She later tells them that another couple who went to Naomi to help get pregnant are the baby's parents. Which leaves them wondering how this happened. And Sam goes to see one of his patients and finds him in bad shape, that he needs to be brought to the hospital. Written by

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Comedy | Drama | Romance


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3 October 2007 (USA)  »

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Dr. Addison Forbes Montgomery: Tell me that is NOT the girl from last night
Dr. Violet Turner: Cooper's bringing them to work now?
Dr. Naomi Bennett: Oh my god, that's it. He's just crossed the line.
[the watch Sam hugging Ginger]
Dr. Naomi Bennett: Sam just hugged a stripper
Dr. Violet Turner: Oh god, at least with Cooper you know what you have
Dr. Addison Forbes Montgomery: Now let's all calm down. Sam is not a dog, he never was. And their could be a totally innocent explanation for this
Dr. Naomi Bennett: For stripper hugging? Give me one! Give me one!
Dr. Addison Forbes Montgomery: [they see Pete and Ginger shaking hands] Like: She's here to see the real dog
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