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Private Practice

Season 4 2010 - 2011

  • 2010-12-07T03:00:00+00:00 on ABC (US)
  • 42 mins
  • 15 hours, 44 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Drama

The fourth season of Private Practice premiered on September 23, 2010, and concluded on May 19, 2011. The season consisted of 22 episodes.

22 episodes

4x01 Take Two

  • Season Premiere

    2010-12-07T03:00:00+00:00 — 43 mins

Pete and Violet prepare for their wedding day; things take a surprising turn with Addison and Sam; despite disagreements, the doctors come together to mourn the loss of Dell.

4x02 Short Cuts

  • 2010-12-14T03:00:00+00:00 — 43 mins

Violet and Cooper make changes to their friendship to appease their significant others; Pete and Cooper argue over a patient's (Justine Bateman) marijuana use; Addison debates going public with her new romance.

4x03 Playing God

  • 2010-12-21T03:00:00+00:00 — 43 mins

The man responsible for killing Dell and endangering Maya's life comes to the clinic with a heart condition; news of Addison's new romance is not received well.

4x04 A Better Place to Be

  • 2011-01-11T03:00:00+00:00 — 43 mins

Emotions are stirred up at the practice when Dell's daughter arrives; a pregnant woman experiences chronic pain.

4x05 In or Out

  • 2011-01-18T03:00:00+00:00 — 43 mins

Addison butts heads with a new oncologist (Cristian de la Fuente) while treating a newborn with a malignant tumor; Pete is uncomfortable when Violet tries to help a parolee.

4x06 All in the Family

  • 2011-01-25T03:00:00+00:00 — 43 mins

Sam and Addison disagree over the treatment of a comatose patient who becomes pregnant; Charlotte and Pete face an ethical dilemma when a patient with HIV is in a serious car accident.

Pete finds Charlotte bloodied and bruised in the halls of the hospital, but only Addison learns the full extent of her injuries.

4x08 What Happens Next?

  • 2011-02-08T03:00:00+00:00 — 43 mins

Charlotte suffers in silence after the assault; Addison tries to keep that night's events a secret.

4x09 Can't Find My Way Back Home

  • 2011-02-15T03:00:00+00:00 — 43 mins

Despite how Charlotte is choosing to deal with the aftermath of her sexual assault, her fellow doctors think they know what's best, teaming up to pursue criminal charges against her attacker. Pete gets a surprise visitor, his estranged brother, who has come to ask Pete to help release their sick mother from prison.

4x10 Just Lose It

  • 2011-02-22T03:00:00+00:00 — 43 mins

Cooper is outraged when he gets bad news about Charlotte's sexual assault case.

4x11 If You Don't Know Me By Now

  • 2011-03-01T03:00:00+00:00 — 43 mins

Addison's mother, Bizzy, aggressively demands her daughter do whatever it takes to save her partner from dying - including working with Dr. Rodriguez once again. Meanwhile Amelia and Pete's medical consultation is complicated when a patient's wife and his mistress disagree on the course of treatment, Charlotte and Cooper try to be intimate with each other again, and Violet considers publishing a personally-revealing book she's written.

4x12 Heaven Can Wait

  • 2011-04-27T03:00:00+01:00 — 43 mins

Addison plans Bizzy and Susan's wedding while trying to keep her distance from the overly flirtatious Dr. Rodriquez. Sam is concerned about the care his longtime patient is receiving, and Sheldon refers Charlotte to his mentor and friend for psychiatric help.

4x13 Blind Love

  • 2011-05-04T03:00:00+01:00 — 43 mins

Charlotte's attacker, Lee Henry, arrives at St. Ambrose Hospital, injured by his girlfriend and in need of urgent care, and Sam and Charlotte must decide whether or not to save his life. Meanwhile, Susan's health takes a turn for the worse, and Addison's mother, Bizzy, begs her daughter to do everything in her power to help.

4x14 Home Again

  • 2011-05-11T03:00:00+01:00 — 43 mins

After tragedy strikes the Montgomery family, Addison goes home to Connecticut and Sam and her friends decide to join her. Meanwhile, Sheldon and Violet clash when Sheldon's death row patient confesses to a crime that his wife, one of Violet's patients, believes he didn't commit.

4x15 Two Steps Back

  • 2011-05-18T03:00:00+01:00 — 43 mins

Charlotte and Cooper look to forgive each other after revealing secrets during couples therapy, Violet seeks the forgiveness and approval of her fellow doctors after they learn her novel-in-progress will make all of their personal lives public, Sheldon treats a patient who claims to have multiple personality disorder, and Sam and Naomi team up on a case involving a pregnant teen with Down's Syndrome.

4x16 Love and Lies

  • 2011-05-25T03:00:00+01:00 — 43 mins

A couple wants to harvest eggs from their unborn child who is not going to survive, and the doctors cannot agree what the right path is; meanwhile, Amelia tries to comfort a friend while waiting for test results for Huntingtons disease.

4x17 A Step Too Far

  • 2011-06-01T03:00:00+01:00 — 43 mins

Violet's book launch party has finally arrived but Sheldon finds himself attracted to the doctor who criticized her book. A surrogate under Addison and Pete's care is caught in a complicated love triangle. Cooper and Sam must convince a family that their son's health must take a priority over his sports career.

4x18 The Hardest Part

  • 2011-06-08T03:00:00+01:00 — 42 mins

Pete suspects that his brother Adam may be responsible for their mother's illness. Meanwhile, Violet discovers quite by chance that Sheldon is dating Marla Phillips, the doctor who panned her book, and who Violet considers as her archenemy. Cooper's patient is a musical prodigy with a debilitating brain tumor.

4x19 What We Have Here...

  • 2011-06-15T03:00:00+01:00 — 43 mins

Katie threatens to take legal action against Violet for "breach of confidentiality," and although Violet feels that she hasn't done anything wrong, she soon realizes she'll have to defend her actions to more people than just Katie. Meanwhile, Cooper suspects that Charlotte may be hiding some lingering feelings for ex-husband Billy, only to find out that Billy has been hiding some feelings of his own.

4x20 Something Old, Something New

  • 2011-06-22T03:00:00+01:00 — 42 mins

The day has arrived for Cooper and Charlotte to marry, but not everyone is in a celebratory mood, leading the couple to second-guess their wedding plans. Meanwhile, the doctors of Oceanside Wellness are torn between the future of their practice and protecting one of their own, as an investigator is sent to question them about Violet's breach of confidentiality case.

4x21 God Bless the Child

  • 2011-06-29T03:00:00+01:00 — 43 mins

When Betsey returns to the ER for a second visit, the concerned Oceanside doctors start investigating the foster family. Amelia struggles to stay sober while Naomi announces a life changing decision affecting her family.

4x22 ...And to Change the Things I Can

  • 2011-07-06T03:00:00+01:00 — 43 mins

The fate of Oceanside Wellness is on the line as the doctors decide if it's time to dissolve the practice. Addison's new admirer makes an enticing offer and things hit close to home for Charlotte with her latest case.