Out of Practice Season 1
Out of Practice Season 1
First Air Date: September 19, 2005
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1x22 Breaking Up Is Hard To Do and Do and Do (January 01, 0001)
Stewart accidentally suffered a hernia and has to go to the hospital for a surgery. While he's waiting to be prepped, the other Barnes family members are suffering relationship problems all around him. As Stewart wonders if the distractions his doctor and his anesthesiologist are having might cause his untimely death during surgery, the rest of the Barnes are wondering if they're cursed to be alone forever.
1x21 The Lady Doth Protest Too Much (January 01, 0001)
While Stewart tries to hook Ben up with the new neighbor, he is far too busy keeping it a secret that his ex-wife Naomi has returned and possibly wants to re-kindle the relationship.
1x20 If These Floors Could Talk (January 01, 0001)
Stuart has the brilliant idea to put Lydia and Crystal in the same place in the hopes that they'll bond, but it backfires on him because they ended up sharing horror stories about Stuart instead. Meanwhile, Lydia's planning to have her living room floor redone, but unbeknown to her, Ben and Oliver had stashed a hidden treasure underneath her floorboards since childhood - a treasure which Lydia had accused Regina of stealing for 25 years.
1x19 Doctors without Bidders (January 01, 0001)
Lydia is arranging a bachelor auction and Benjamin feels left out when his mother doesn't ask him to be in it. Oliver helps Lydia to set Regina up with a doctor she has interviewed, but they know it won't work if Lydia shows signs of support.
1x18 Losing Patients (January 01, 0001)
Oliver and Ben fight over losing patients to one another's practice, while Lydia and Stuart start panicking when they realize they're about to be audited by the IRS.
1x17 Restaurant Row (January 01, 0001)
While being on the funeral of an uncle Oliver and Ben meet a girl they both were in love with when they were kids. When she calls the next day and leaves a message to meet on a date, no one knows who she meant and both are convinced to be the one she asked for. While Lydia and Steward are arguing about what their inheritance might be.
1x16 Doctor of the Year (January 01, 0001)
Stewart ends up being named one of the city's top doctors by a Manhattan magazine. However, he is less than thrilled when his old rival shows up at his celebration party with none other than Lydia.
1x15 You Win Some, You Use Some (January 01, 0001)
Oliver, Regina and Lydia all decide to use family member for their own personal gain. Meanwhile, Stewart tries to find a way to get Ben to take his lazy housekeeper.
1x14 Hot Water (March 29, 2006)
Stewart ends up in the ER with a backache on of all days, Valentine's Day. Ben somehow gets locked in Crystal's bathroom while she is taking a bath and Oliver tries his best to get out of a Valentine's dinner with his mother.
1x13 Model Behavior (March 22, 2006)
Stewart and Lydia pretend to still be married to one another while his former receptionist visits. Oliver wants to stop dating a woman whom he finds annoying, but feels horrible because she happens to be friends with Ben.
1x12 Yours, Mine or His? (January 09, 2006)
The whole family gets stuck together in a snowy mountain cabin and the guys find a pregnancy test, but they don't know if it belongs to Crystal or Olivers new girlfriend.
1x11 New Year's Eve (December 19, 2005)
Ben, Oliver and Regina throw a wild New Year's Eve party so they can meet hot dates, but their plans are quickly thwarted by the arrival of their parents. Lydia has invited a handsome man she met at the hospital to the party and has no idea that he is Crystal's father.
1x10 Guilt Trip (November 28, 2005)
Lydia becomes jealous when the kids befriend Crystal, then makes them go with her to visit their former housekeeper.
1x09 Thanks (November 21, 2005)
As Ben, Regina and Oliver gather at Lydia's for Thanksgiving, they recall all their disastrous past Thanksgivings which include the year they found out about Regina's sexuality and the year they found out their parents were breaking up.
1x08 The Wedding (November 14, 2005)
As the family attends the wedding of one of Oliver's old girlfriends, Lydia frets over feeling awkward at the ceremony since she is now divorced. Meanwhile, Oliver wants to show up the bride by bringing a hot date to the ceremony, but his companions keep leaving him.
1x07 Key Ingredients (November 07, 2005)
Lydia and Regina are forced into a cooking class together and Lydia gets friendly with the Chef. Crystal misunderstands a simple gesture by Stewart so he asks Ben and Oliver for advice.
1x06 The Heartbreak Kid (October 24, 2005)
Ben becomes tired of always having to be Lydia's date. To make her confront her fear of dating after the divorce, he tries to set her up with a widowed doctor from the hospital who seems to like her.
1x05 Brothers Grim (October 17, 2005)
Oliver buys a huge luxury apartment and breaks a patient's confidentiality agreement by telling his family about who she is. Now his dream home may soon be lost when the famous actress reveals to the world he was the doctor who did plastic surgery on her and he may be forced to move in with Ben.
1x04 The Truth About Nerds and Dogs (October 10, 2005)
Regina and Oliver begin fretting over Ben's new obsession with comic books and his new slacker friends. So the two come up with a plan to end the situtation by setting Ben up on blind dates. Elsewhere, Lydia is convinced that her dog likes Stewart more than her and is none to happy.
1x03 ...and I'll Cry If I Want to (October 03, 2005)
The whole hospital finds out about Stewart and Crystal's relationship, much to Lydia's dismay. So to prove to them she is moving on with her life, she throws a party. However, things don't turn out quite like she planned them.
1x02 We Wanna Hold Your Hand (September 26, 2005)
Ben is thinking about flying out to Oregon to meet with Naomi about saving his marriage. However, his family is dead set against it, especially Lydia.
1x01 Pilot (September 19, 2005)
Ben, who is a couples counselor, learns that his wife may be leaving him. This news comes to him at his own 30th birthday party with all his family present, including his father's new girlfriend.