Ray attends to Claire, a surrogate mother who goes into premature labor after being involved in a car accident. Claire refuses a cesarean section even though the unborn baby is in fetal distress, forcing the doctors to make an emotional decision. Pratt deals with his feelings from the past and the possibility of embracing the family of his future after he encounters his estranged father, Charlie. Despite Kovac's objections, Sam finds a new apartment and starts to pack.
Episode number: 12x2 Production Number: 2T6052 Airdate: Thursday September 29th, 2005