Breaking The Rules

October 6, 2011
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"Breaking The Rules" is the second episode of the fifth season of Private Practice and the 78th produced episode of the series. It is also the 230th produced episode of the Grey's Anatomy franchise. It was broadcast on October 6, 2011.

When the doctors begin interviewing for Naomi's position, Jake Reilly is the only doctorwho wows the staff and yet no one can understand Addison's reluctance to hire him, especially Sam. Cooper breaks the law and crosses his wife, Charlotte, when he does something extremly unethical in an effort to get cord blood for a young, sick patient. Amelia tries to prove to Charlotte that she's sober and ready to return to work while Pete begins to direct his post-heart attack frustrations towards Violet.



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