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Brothers & Sisters: Cold Turkey

With the holiday season come panic and discord in the Walker family when Nora takes a last minute getaway with Karl. Saul has a chance encounter with a past love, guest starring Richard Chamberlain as Stephen, who he believes had a lasting and very permanent effect on his life.

Source: ABC

Episode Info

Episode number: 5x10
Airdate: Sunday December 12th, 2010

Alternate Airdates:

UK (MORE4) Mar 24, 2011

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Guest Stars
John ApicellaJohn Apicella
As Frank
John TerryJohn Terry
As Dr. Karl West
Odette AnnableOdette Annable
As Annie Miller
Richard ChamberlainRichard Chamberlain
As Jonathan Byrold
Ryan DevlinRyan Devlin
As Seth Whitley
Main Cast
Dave Annable
As Justin Walker
Sally Field
As Nora Holden Walker
Calista Flockhart
As Kitty Walker McCallister
Rachel Griffiths
As Sarah Walker
Matthew Rhys
As Kevin Walker
Ron Rifkin
As Saul Holden
Patricia Wettig
As Holly Harper
Luke MacFarlane
As Scotty Wandell


Nora is making a last-ditch effort to secure a free-range turkey as she
wraps presents. Karl joins her in the kitchen over morning coffee. She's
at her wit's end, trying to make sure she remembers every single
ingredient she needs for her baking. She incinerated her gingerbread
people. She doesn't even know why she's doing this. The kids don't like
it, she'd chuck it all for two cents. She doesn't know what she'd rather
be doing, so Karl suggest she close her eyes and visualize what she
would rather be doing...

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Episode Notes
Gilles Marini doesn't appear on this episode.

Odette Yustman, who plays the new romantic partner of Justin (David Annable), is married to David Annable.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorJon Robin Baitz
Executive ProducerKen Olin  |  Sally Field  |  David Marshall Grant  |  Sarah Caplan  |  Michael Morris (1)  |  Greg Berlanti
Co-Executive ProducerDavid Babcock  |  Stephen Tolkin
ProducerNicole Carrasco
Consulting ProducerMolly Newman
Production DesignerDenny Dugally
EditorKristin Windell  |  Debra Weinstein
MusicBlake Neely
Director of PhotographyCynthia Pusheck
Warning: Brothers & Sisters season 5 episode 10 guide may contain spoilers
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