Season 6, Episode 21 – Dreamcatcher

Air Date: 23rd March 1996

Written By: Deborah Starr Seibel

Directed By: Graeme Clifford

Guest Stars: Alyson Reed (Virginia Sprague)

One of Sorenson’s patients, who was also his medical student, dies during surgery. Sorenson is served with a wrongful death summons and suspended by the hospital until an investigation can be completed. Meanwhile, Alex convinces Reed to fight for joint custody of her young daughter, Halsey. Because of her past criminal record, Reed is denied custody of Halsey for at least a year. However, as child’s grandmother, Alex is allowed to have Halsey visit her home with Reed there as well. When Charley and Wes’ relationship is mentioned in a local magazine, they become the targets of racially motivated crimes.