"Past Tense" is the fourth episode of the second season of Private Practice and the 13th produced episode of the series. It is also the 96th produced episode of the Grey's Anatomy franchise. It was broadcast on October 29, 2008.
In order to ensure the future of Oceanside Wellness, the doctors force Sam and Naomi to find a way to run the practice together but their solution pits the two against each other in an office election for leadership. Cooper's questional personal life catches up to his professional life when a patient's mother recognises him from the internet while Addison treats a young Afghan girl attempting to hide her past. The arrival of Pete's former Doctors Without Borders colleague, and old flame, Meg prompts the doctors to see a different side of him.
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