The cat is out of the bag. On the May 13 season finale of Private Practice, someone dies.
An original, popular Private Practice cast member. This is not small-time stuff here.
Who do you think it is? Here's a look at why (or why not) it could be anyone ...
Why she'll die: She's the star of the show, which would be huge for buzz.
Why she'll live: She’s the star of the show. Likely an unpopular choice.
Why he'll die: To dramatically alter several ongoing story lines.
Why he'll live: To continue the ongoing, dramatic story lines.
Why she'll die: Audra McDonald's schedule; So Addison and Sam can be together.
Why she'll live: Addison's BFF has been a surprisingly deep, valuable character.
Which of these characters is living on borrowed time?
Why he'll die: All the pent-up stress gives him heart problems?
Why he'll live: Because we'd really miss the comic relief.
Why she'll die: Charlotte has always been a bit of an outcast.
Why she'll live: She's awesome, and you need that outcast.
Why he'll die: The show never seems to know what do do with him anyway.
Why he'll live: Very popular with fans, still untapped character potential.
Why he'll die: So entwined that it would rock the show for years to come.
Why he'll live: Taye Diggs is too hot.
Why she'll die: She's distant, emotionally unstable, and the worst mom ever.
Why she'll live: The redemption of Violet would make for a great story too.
Well, who do you think will die this season on Private Practice? Vote in our survey below, and leave us comments with your reasoning as well ...