Few shows left viewers closer to the edges of their seats in May than Private Practice.
In one of the most disturbing cliffhangers in TV history, Violet was drugged, left immobilized and was about to have her baby cut out of her. Yes, Shonda Rhimes really went there.
When the new season premieres on October 1, the fate of Violet and her child will be the main focus of the episode titled "A Death in the Family." Does this title forecast the end of a main character?
You'll need to tune in to find out. But fans can get an early look at the Private Practice season premiere with the photos below...