Sneak Peeks & Photos: Private Practice 4.17 “A Step Too Far”

Clarissa March 23, 2011 3

A new episode of Private Practice will be airing this week on Thursday, March 24. Alex Kingston will be guest starring at Dr. Marla Phillips. This week the group celebrates the release of Violet’s book with a launch party. At the party, Sheldon will be attracted to Dr. Phillips, who gives Violet’s book a bad review.

Addison and Pete will have a strange situation on their hands when one of their patients is caught in a love triangle with her brother-in-law and sister, while she’s acting as a surrogate mother for the pair.

Cooper and Sam will also get entangled in a patient’s private life when they try to convince some parents that they should focus more on their son’s health than his wrestling career.

Below are four sneak peeks and promo photos for the upcoming new episode of Private Practice. Expect a few weeks of new episodes, with new episodes also airing on March 31 and April 7. ABC also set the finale dates for its Fall shows. The Private Practice finale will be airing on Thursday, May 19. To see more ABC finale dates, click here.

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  • xav

    doesn't Alex Kingston introduce herself as Marla Tomkinson?

  • Clarissa

    I'm not sure, but she's listed as Marla Phillips in the official press release from ABC for the episode.

    • xav

      I just watched again. I'm positive she says "Marla Tomkins" or something very similar to that. Whoops, ABC press release.