The BEST episodes of Out of Practice
Every episode of Out of Practice ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Out of Practice!
Out of Practice was a half-hour sitcom, about a family of physicians who share the same profession but have little else in common. Ben Barnes is the youngest of the family and a marriage counselor; he is the only one in the family to be a non-physician.
#1 - Key Ingredients
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/7/2005
Lydia and Regina are forced into a cooking class together and Lydia gets friendly with the Chef. Crystal misunderstands a simple gesture by Stewart so he asks Ben and Oliver for advice.
#2 - Thanks
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/21/2005
As Ben, Regina and Oliver gather at Lydia's for Thanksgiving, they recall all their disastrous past Thanksgivings which include the year they found out about Regina's sexuality and the year they found out their parents were breaking up.
#3 - ...and I'll Cry If I Want to
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/3/2005
The whole hospital finds out about Stewart and Crystal's relationship, much to Lydia's dismay. So to prove to them she is moving on with her life, she throws a party. However, things don't turn out quite like she planned them.
#4 - Pilot
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/19/2005
Ben, who is a couples counselor, learns that his wife may be leaving him. This news comes to him at his own 30th birthday party with all his family present, including his father's new girlfriend.
#5 - If These Floors Could Talk
Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 12/1/2009
Stuart has the brilliant idea to put Lydia and Crystal in the same place in the hopes that they'll bond, but it backfires on him because they ended up sharing horror stories about Stuart instead. Meanwhile, Lydia's planning to have her living room floor redone, but unbeknown to her, Ben and Oliver had stashed a hidden treasure underneath her floorboards since childhood - a treasure which Lydia had accused Regina of stealing for 25 years.Watch Now:Amazon
#7 - The Wedding
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/14/2005
As the family attends the wedding of one of Oliver's old girlfriends, Lydia frets over feeling awkward at the ceremony since she is now divorced. Meanwhile, Oliver wants to show up the bride by bringing a hot date to the ceremony, but his companions keep leaving him.
#8 - Doctors without Bidders
Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 12/1/2009
Lydia is arranging a bachelor auction and Benjamin feels left out when his mother doesn't ask him to be in it. Oliver helps Lydia to set Regina up with a doctor she has interviewed, but they know it won't work if Lydia shows signs of support.Watch Now:Amazon
#9 - Yours, Mine or His?
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/9/2006
The whole family gets stuck together in a snowy mountain cabin and the guys find a pregnancy test, but they don't know if it belongs to Crystal or Olivers new girlfriend.
#11 - The Heartbreak Kid
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/24/2005
Ben becomes tired of always having to be Lydia's date. To make her confront her fear of dating after the divorce, he tries to set her up with a widowed doctor from the hospital who seems to like her.
#12 - New Year's Eve
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/19/2005
Ben, Oliver and Regina throw a wild New Year's Eve party so they can meet hot dates, but their plans are quickly thwarted by the arrival of their parents. Lydia has invited a handsome man she met at the hospital to the party and has no idea that he is Crystal's father.
#13 - Breaking Up Is Hard To Do and Do and Do
Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired 12/1/2009
Stewart accidentally suffered a hernia and has to go to the hospital for a surgery. While he's waiting to be prepped, the other Barnes family members are suffering relationship problems all around him. As Stewart wonders if the distractions his doctor and his anesthesiologist are having might cause his untimely death during surgery, the rest of the Barnes are wondering if they're cursed to be alone forever.Watch Now:Amazon
#14 - Restaurant Row
Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 12/1/2009
While being on the funeral of an uncle Oliver and Ben meet a girl they both were in love with when they were kids. When she calls the next day and leaves a message to meet on a date, no one knows who she meant and both are convinced to be the one she asked for. While Lydia and Steward are arguing about what their inheritance might be.
#18 - Brothers Grim
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/17/2005
Oliver buys a huge luxury apartment and breaks a patient's confidentiality agreement by telling his family about who she is. Now his dream home may soon be lost when the famous actress reveals to the world he was the doctor who did plastic surgery on her and he may be forced to move in with Ben.
#20 - Hot Water
Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 3/29/2006
Stewart ends up in the ER with a backache on of all days, Valentine's Day. Ben somehow gets locked in Crystal's bathroom while she is taking a bath and Oliver tries his best to get out of a Valentine's dinner with his mother.
#22 - The Truth About Nerds and Dogs
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/10/2005
Regina and Oliver begin fretting over Ben's new obsession with comic books and his new slacker friends. So the two come up with a plan to end the situtation by setting Ben up on blind dates. Elsewhere, Lydia is convinced that her dog likes Stewart more than her and is none to happy.