Picket Fences

Fetal Attraction

Season 1, Ep 18, Aired 4/1/93
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  • Episode Description
  • Jill asks Dr. David Williams, her ex-fiancĂ©, to perform a controversial fetal tissue transplant on a man suffering from Parkinson's Disease, in the hopes it can cure him. However, Brock wonders if Jill's interest is purely professional.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Holly Marie Combs

    Kimberly Brock

  • Lauren Holly

    Officer Maxine Stewart

  • Adam Wylie

    Zachary Brock

  • Kathy Baker

    Dr. Jill Brock

  • Tom Skerritt

    Sheriff Jimmy Brock

  • Fan Reviews (1)
  • An patient of Jill's has advanced Parkinson's disease, leaving him unable to walk and now to speak. In frustration, she decides to contact the leading neurosurgeon in the country. He also turns out to be an ex-fiance.

    By Atreyu75, Jul 23, 2007

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (4)

    • Judge Henry Bone: And Wambaugh, I am in no mood to entertain your rhetoric either. Douglas Wambaugh: I won't say a word judge. (Wheels over Bill McGarth) All I ask you to do is to look into my clients eyes and tell him why. Tell him why politics matter more than a chance for him to talk again. District Attorney: I object. How dare you make a mockery of this forum. Douglas Wambaugh: It's who I am. Judge Henry Bone: Quiet!

    • Judge Henry Bone: You're in Rome, Wisconsin now. District Attorney: Meaning what? Judge Henry Bone: Meaning, strange things happen.

    • Dr. David Williams: (To Jill) You traded in aspiration for contentedness.

    • Jimmy: We're grownups. We don't get, uh ... uh? Kim: Jealous? Jimmy: Yeah, jealous. I didn't even know the word. Kim: Uh huh.

    Notes (2)

    • This episode was up for Emmy consideration.

    • Guest star Jamey Sheridan would later go on to star as Dr John Sutton during the second season of David E. Kelley's Chicago Hope.

    Trivia (1)

    • Jill: It is revealed she was third in her class at medical school and is board certified in general surgery.

    Allusions (2)

    • Wilson Pickett: Kim comments that when Jimmy gets depressed, he plays saxophone and becomes Wilson Pickett. Wilson Pickett is an American R&B and soul singer.

    • Fatal Attraction is a 1987 film starring Michael Douglas and Glenn Close.

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