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Home Again is the fourteenth episode of the fourth season and the 68th overall episode of Private Practice.

Short Summary[]

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.

Full Summary[]

Episode in detail.


Main Cast[]

Guest Stars[]


Medical Notes[]

Hillary Loveman[]

  • Diagnosis:
  • Treatment:
    • Talk therapy

Hillary talked to Violet about her husband, who was about to be executed. Violet tried to get her to talk about what would happen if she couldn't get the execution stayed, but she refused to talk about it. Violet was there with her when she learned that her husband was guilty and went with her to ask the wife of the man he had killed to ask the governor for a stay of execution. And then she came with her to witness the execution.

Brett Loveman[]

  • Diagnosis:
  • Treatment:
    • Talk therapy

Brett, who was going to be executed in 48 hours, spoke to Sheldon. He'd been talking to Sheldon for a few months. Brett had maintained his innocence for 17 years, but he confessed to Sheldon that he was guilty, that he had done it. He had just snapped.

"The Captain" Montgomery[]

  • Diagnosis:
    • Scalp laceration
  • Treatment:
    • Stitches
    • Oral medication

The Captain cut his head when he fell trying to punch Pete. Pete stitched it up. He also deduced that The Captain was taking something. He said he'd been prescribed the medicine for grief.


Song Performer Scene
"We Will Drink Wine" Seinking Ships
  • Addison prepares to get on the jet to go to Bizzy's funeral.
"In My Head" Unkle Bob
  • Hillary talks to Ellen and asks her to ask the governor for a stay.
  • Ellen tells Hillary all the memories her husband didn't get to enjoy.
  • Ellen asks them to leave.
"We Will Drink Wine" Seinking Ships
  • Brett is prepared for execution. He looks and sees Sheldon in the viewing area.
  • Hillary comes in and says one last thing to him before he's executed.
  • Addison puts Susan's urn in the casket with Bizzy.
  • Archer starts crying at Bizzy's funeral.

Notes and Trivia[]

  • This episode scored 6.73 million viewers.


Episode Stills[]


Charlotte: Tomorrow, at the chapel, stand up and say whatever the hell you want. Funerals aren't for the dead. They're for the living. They're to help us survive when it feels like the grief might just kill us. Tommorow's for you, Addison. Do you hear me? Tell whatever the hell you want.

See Also[]

A complete overview of this episode's crew can be found here.