Check out these spoilers from the episode guide of Private Practice season 4 episode 18 "The Hardest Part” which airs March 31 at 10/9c, on ABC so make sure you tune in!
- Academy Award® Winner Louise Fletcher ("One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest") Guest Stars as Frances, Pete's Mother
- Paul Adelstein Directs
- Guest starring Alex Kingston as Marla, Kyle Secor as Adam Wilder and Vanessa Marano as Casey.
- When Pete's brother, Adam (Kyle Secor), brings their sick mother (Louise Fletcher) for a consult, Pete discovers her illness may be his brother's fault.
- Meanwhile, in the wake of her book's success, Violets walks in on Sheldon just as he's about to take her archenemy on a date.
- Cooper treats a young musical prodigy whose brain tumor could prevent him from ever playing the piano again.
It's going to be a great episode. We'll get to see more of Pete's family dynamic.