Out of Practice

Out of Practice

2005 - 2006, Comedy, Science
A couples' counselor finds his niche in a family of physicians.

Episode Guide

  • Out of Practice - Breaking Up Is Hard to Do and Do and Do (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:

    Breaking Up Is Hard to Do and Do and Do

    Oliver realizes he dates the female versions of himself; Regina realizes that many of the women she dates are still in the closet; Ben struggles to get a date.

  • Out of Practice - The Lady Doth Protest Too Much (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    The Lady Doth Protest Too Much

    Lydia and Stewart push Ben to ask out an attractive woman living next door; an apologetic Naomi returns home.

  • Out of Practice - If These Floors Could Talk (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:

    If These Floors Could Talk

    Lydia decides to redocorate her apartment; Stewart tries to bring Lydia and Crystal closer together.

  • Out of Practice - Doctor's Without Bidders (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    Doctor's Without Bidders

    Oliver tries to look younger for the hospital's annual bachelor auction; Stewart and Crystal turn to Ben for counseling.

  • Out of Practice - Losing Patients (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    Losing Patients

    Oliver and Ben get into a fight over their patients moving between their practices.

  • Out of Practice - Restaurant Row (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    Restaurant Row

    When Ben and Oliver run into a former crush, the two brothers compete for her affections.

  • Out of Practice - Doctor of the Year (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    Doctor of the Year

    The family learns that a magazine has named one member a top doctor of the year.

  • Out of Practice - You Win Some, You Lose Some (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    You Win Some, You Lose Some

    Oliver and Lydia exploit their familial relationships when doing so affords them the chance to get ahead.

  • Out of Practice - Hot Water (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Hot Water

    Miscommunication and bad luck mar the Barnes family's Valentine's Day.

  • Out of Practice - Model Behavior (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Model Behavior

    Oliver tries to prove to Ben that he is not shallow by starting a relationship with an annoying woman.

  • Out of Practice - Yours, Mine or His? (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Yours, Mine or His?

    A snowstorm traps the family in a vacation cabin, and a home pregnancy test has each of the Barnes men in a panic.

  • Out of Practice - New Year's Eve (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    New Year's Eve

    When a handsome man charms Lydia at the hospital, she invites him to the kids' New Year's party, not knowing that he is Crystal's father.

  • Out of Practice - Guilt Trip (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Guilt Trip

    Lydia sees Ben at dinner with another woman and fears she is being replaced.

  • Out of Practice - Thanks (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:


    As the family tries to avoid any disasters during the holiday, each reminisces about Thanksgivings past.

  • Out of Practice - The Wedding (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    The Wedding

    On the same week that Lydia and Stewart's divorce is finalized, the family attends the wedding of an old friend, who also happens to be Oliver's ex-girlfriend.

  • Out of Practice - Key Ingredients (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Key Ingredients

    When Crystal takes an innocent gesture the wrong way, Stewart panics and turns to his sons for advice.

  • Out of Practice - The Heartbreak Kid (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    The Heartbreak Kid

    Ben must distance himself from his mother so she can confront her fear of dating after divorce.

  • Out of Practice - Brothers Grim (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Brothers Grim

    Oliver breaches his confidentiality agreement, telling his family the name of a famous actress he helped, and must sell his new apartment and move in with Ben.

  • Out of Practice - The Truth About Nerds and Dogs (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    The Truth About Nerds and Dogs

    Lydia is jealous when the family dog, Monty, perks up in Stewart's company, until she learns that he has been bribing Monty with food.

  • Out of Practice - And I'll Cry if I Want To (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    And I'll Cry if I Want To

    Lydia throws a party to prove that she is OK with the relationship between Stewart and Chrystal.

  • Out of Practice - We Wanna Hold Your Hand (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    We Wanna Hold Your Hand

    Lydia tries to rally the family in support of Ben, but he catches wind of it and decides to take matters into his own hands.

  • Out of Practice - Pilot (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:


    When Ben invites his whole family to dinner, a chance encounter with his father's new girlfriend and an unwanted call from Ben's wife spoil the occasion.