PRIVATE PRACTICE Season 5 Episode 8 & 9, “Who We Are & The Breaking Point” – The moment when Amelia’s boyfriend proposed would have been so sweet if they weren’t strung out on drugs. Theintervention was so bad from the start, from Dr. Reily attending to Addison turning on the interventiondirector.They also seemed really eager to give up at the first sign of trouble. Shouldn’t doctors have more perseverance in the face of adversity?
All of Amelia’s really nasty speeches would have been a lot more effective if they weren’t so true. The rape crack was painful to hear, but all the others were just bitterly issued statements I’ve said in my reviews.
The flashbacks to Amelia’s dads shooting were really powerful. I think they worked because the memories were through a child’s eyes.
I really don’t get how doctors can all get together and decide the best plan is to give a druggie drugs, but Amelia crushing and snorting the drugs in front of all of them was the most effective of this season of Private Practice, it was the ultimate, “screw you” to the rest of the doctors,
One last time is a line along the lines of “nothing bad will happen” and “it can’t get any worse” they should never be said, because they always lead to bad things. Read More...