War is the twenty first episode of the third season and the 52nd overall episode of Private Practice.

Short Summary

After Violet files for joint custody of Lucas, an embittered Pete voraciously fights back by hiring a tough attorney for the trial, forcing their fellow friends and co-workers to choose sides and have their personal lives dragged onto the stand and into the public eye.

Full Summary


Main Cast

  • Addison Montgomery
  • Pete Wilder
  • Naomi Bennett
  • Cooper Freedman
  • Charlotte King
  • Dell Parker
  • Sam Bennett
  • Violet Turner
  • Sheldon Wallace
  • Ellen Sicher
  • Stephanie
  • Amelia Shepherd
  • Albert Longmuir
  • Ruby Broome
  • Assistant

Also Starring

Guest Stars


Medical Notes


Notes and Trivia

  • This episode scored 7.78 million viewers.



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