There are almost too many patients of the week to keep track of this week, but somehow they're all good enough to keep it interesting. First up is Addison and Sam's pregnant patient, Elisha. She's about to marry her boyfriend, Esau, who's Kenyan and needs a physical to get his visa renewed. Unfortunately, Sam finds he has tuberculosis that's not treatable, so he has to be quarantined. The couple runs, but comes back when she goes into labor. Immigration shows up, too, to take him away so Sam pretends he's too sick long enough for him to see his baby. Elisha wants to flee to Kenya with him, but since her unborn baby has heart conditions, she will have to stay in the U.S. to get it the treatment it needs. While they're working on this patient, Addison finds out Sam's now good with her and Pete and everything else. Which turns out to be because he's dating a new neonatal doctor named Vanessa. He drops her for Addison and their patients once and she says she's a catch, but he's going to have to chase her to find out. Sam chooses to chase her, but not until telling Addison he thinks about her while he's with Vanessa. Because we all have to continue to believe Addison is too amazing for any man in her presence to like someone else. Except Pete, of course, who thinks Violet's moved on, too, since she moved to Costa Rica (WTF?). In the end, Addison and Pete cry in each other's arms. It's hilarious.
Pete has his own patient of the week: A new couple who find out she's allergic to his sperm. It's very sad because they're both sad sacks who thought they'd be alone forever. Pete tells them to break up after they try using condoms and she almost dies, but then changes his tune when he realizes how rare their kind of love is. He is going to work on desensitizing her to his sperm, if they can wait six months to a year to have sex. They're actually Naomi's patients, but she splits from the case early to focus on going to the ballet with her boss, William. But then Fife declares his love for her (yes, he actually says he loves her, which is dumb). She complains about him to Addison, who lets her in on the fact that she likes him a lot. Naomi admits it, but goes to the ballet with William in the end.
Sheldon's also dealing with a patient of the week: Violet's, since she bailed to Central America. This girl is afraid of flying after being in a plane crash, but Sheldon gets her to fly to San Francisco by the end of the episode. Which is just dumb, because they live in L.A. Her sister's wedding should have been in Maine or something so that we would have actually felt there was an urgency to her getting on a plane. Cooper, meanwhile, comes back from Central America all Zen after being in the sun and getting therapy from Violet. He's not angry about the bathroom sex or anything else, but Charlotte still is. And, because this show always needs a love triangle or seven, Charlotte helps Sheldon with his afraid-of-flying patient and they end up sleeping together on her couch. Which is exactly when Cooper comes over to get Violet's mail. Is it just me, or is this show way better now that it's about doctors having frivolous sex instead of being about people and their very serious wounds and deep emotional issues? The only thing that would improve things: Dell!
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Sunny, sunny L.A. as Adele's Many Shades of Black kicks in. Pete finds Addison and gives her the panties she left at his place this morning. She'd been wondering where those were. Dude, if you forget your panties after morning sex, it shouldn't be that difficult to figure out. Most of us put them on once and then don't take them off in random places, so the place we had sex would be the obvious choice, would it not? Then again, we are not all Addison Forbes Montgomery. She puts them on as Charlotte wonders if Violet's back after being gone for two weeks. Pete thinks Charlotte's awfully into Violet, but Addison exposits that she just misses Cooper, and can't admit that. Addison tells Pete she's standing there (previously underwearless) waiting to talk to Sam. She's going to make him talk to her, because he can't be mad anymore. Pete weirdly thinks Sam has a right to be mad, but she disagrees and wonders if Pete isn't irritated Violet went away. He says, "She's not with some guy. She's with Cooper." They're apparently touching monkeys, which sounds dirty, and Pete expects her back today. Sam comes in and greets Addison warmly, all, "Hi! I'm great." Then, "Good to see you Pete." Addison wonders what's up, and then she and Pete go into her office for some more morning sex.
Sheldon's on an airplane with Clea Duvall, who we quickly learn is Violet's patient with a fear of flying because she survived something terrible. She thanks Sheldon for doing this, and says if her sister weren't getting married, she would have waited for Violet. Clea freaks out as the plane starts to taxi onto the runway. Sheldon tries to talk her through it and get her to breathe, but he grabs her arm and she says she can't do this. She freaks and screams and says that they're going to crash and people will burn. Sheldon helpfully explains she was on the Flight 97 crash. She screams and gets up and bangs on the door. And ... sunny title card.
Naomi's at her desk, not working, because she never seems to, when William comes in and tells her he got them tickets to Alvin Ailey Dance Theater, which is apparently coveted and difficult to do, so she's excited. She asks if he's just trying to get her into bed with all the fancy dates, because he could just ask. He says if he wanted to get her into bed, he would ask, but right now he's wooing. She agrees and they agree on the next night at 7 for their date. When he leaves, Fife's waiting at her door to tell her what a pretty picture the dirty, rich boss and hot employee are. But he's actually here to tell her there's a couple who can't keep their hands off each other in the lobby. Then he asks if she actually likes "that guy," and she does. Fife just smiles and nods, not buying it.