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A spin-off of the medical drama "Grey's Anatomy" centering on the life of neonatal surgeon Addison Montgomery.

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Series cast summary:
Kate Walsh ...  Dr. Addison Forbes Montgomery 112 episodes, 2007-2013
Paul Adelstein ...  Dr. Cooper Freedman 111 episodes, 2007-2013
KaDee Strickland ...  Dr. Charlotte King 111 episodes, 2007-2013
Taye Diggs ...  Dr. Sam Bennett 111 episodes, 2007-2013
Amy Brenneman ...  Dr. Violet Turner 111 episodes, 2007-2013
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Brian Benben ...  Dr. Sheldon Wallace 83 episodes, 2008-2013
Audra McDonald ...  Dr. Naomi Bennett 77 episodes, 2007-2013
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Chris Lowell ...  William 'Dell' Parker 54 episodes, 2007-2010
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A spin-off of the medical drama "Grey's Anatomy" centering on the life of neonatal surgeon Addison Montgomery.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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ABC [United States]

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USA

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English

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19 September 2007 (USA) See more »

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Untitled 'Grey's Anatomy' Spin-off See more »

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The role of Naomi Bennett was played by Merrin Dungey in the pilot episode's Grey's Anatomy: The Other Side of This Life, Part 1 (2007) and Grey's Anatomy: The Other Side of This Life, Part 2 (2007). See more »

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Dr. Naomi Bennett: I wish i was a little bit more like you.
Dr. Addison Montgomery: What an adulterous bitch who forgot to have kids?
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Give It A Chance
4 October 2007 | by nameless_jagSee all my reviews

This is one of those shows that has been discredited by many viewers as a simple spin-off. Think it not a spin-off, but an extension. Before simply saying, "I have to make a choice between Private Practice and Grey's Anatomy. I can't watch both." Give Private Practice a chance.

The all-star cast is incredible. And Kate Walsh is even better now that she is in her element with actors and characters who are her age, and act like it. Grey's Anatomy's story now seems immature, and repulsively similar to high school in comparison to Private Practice's adults in their late thirties/early forties who are fed up with the crap of relationships. These characters have been divorced, been broken up with, and are looking for something of substance and meaning to add to their lives.

Yes, the individual episode format of medical conflict is similar to that of Grey's Anatomy. But more than just surgery plays its part in this show; therapy, alternative medicine, pediatrics and simple family medicine can be just as complex as surgery; often more-so since the patient is conscious and often fuels the issue with their personality problems.

So give this show a chance. The cast is great and the storyline is much more mature than Grey's Anatomy. If you don't try it, you won't know if you like it.


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