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Private Practice

The Hardest Part (Season 4, Episode 18)
TV-14
TV Episode | 42 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

When Pete's brother, Adam (Kyle Secor), brings their sick mother (Louise Fletcher) for a consult, Pete discovers her illness may be his brother's fault. Meanwhile, in the wake of her book's success, Violets walks in on Sheldon just as he's...See moreWhen Pete's brother, Adam (Kyle Secor), brings their sick mother (Louise Fletcher) for a consult, Pete discovers her illness may be his brother's fault. Meanwhile, in the wake of her book's success, Violets walks in on Sheldon just as he's about to take her archenemy on a date, and Cooper treats a young musical prodigy whose brain tumor could prevent him from ever playing the piano again Written by ABC Publicity See less
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Lex duPont (as Lex du Pont)
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Updated Mar 31, 2011

Release date
Mar 31, 2011 (United States)
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22 cast members
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Kate Walsh
Dr. Addison Forbes Montgomery (credit only) Dr. Addison Forbes Montgomery (credit only)   See fewer
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Tim Daly
Dr. Pete Wilder Dr. Pete Wilder   See fewer
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Audra McDonald
Dr. Naomi Bennett (credit only) Dr. Naomi Bennett (credit only)   See fewer
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Paul Adelstein
Dr. Cooper Freedman Dr. Cooper Freedman   See fewer
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KaDee Strickland
Dr. Charlotte King Dr. Charlotte King   See fewer
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Brian Benben
Dr. Sheldon Wallace Dr. Sheldon Wallace   See fewer
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Caterina Scorsone
Dr. Amelia Shepherd Dr. Amelia Shepherd   See fewer
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Taye Diggs
Dr. Sam Bennett Dr. Sam Bennett   See fewer
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Amy Brenneman
Dr. Violet Turner Dr. Violet Turner   See fewer
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Louise Fletcher
Frances Wilder Frances Wilder   See fewer
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Alex Kingston
Dr. Marla Thomkins Dr. Marla Thomkins   See fewer
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Tom Bower
Dennis Hoffman Dennis Hoffman   See fewer
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Kyle Secor
Adam Wilder Adam Wilder   See fewer
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Laura Wiggins
Lisa (as Laura Slade Wiggins) Lisa (as Laura Slade Wiggins)   See fewer
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Michael Grant
Patrick Hoffman Patrick Hoffman   See fewer
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Evan Olman
Paramedic Paramedic   See fewer
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Brett T. Friedmann
Orderly (uncredited) Orderly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

8 / 10 | 126 votes