Most of the cast appeared in a reduced number of episodes in season 5. Sally Field (Nora) and Matthew Rhys (Kevin) were the only two stars who appeared in all 22 episodes. Rachel Griffiths (Sarah), Dave Annable (Justin) and Luke MacFarlane (Scotty) appeared in 21 episodes. Gilles Marini (Luc) was in 17 episodes. Calista Flockhart (Kitty) appeared in 15 episodes. Ron Rifkin (Saul) was featured in 13 episodes. Patricia Wettig (Holly) only appeared in 7 episodes but was credited all season. Balthazar Getty (Tommy) appeared in 4 episodes as a special guest star. Emily Van Camp (Rebecca) appeared in 2 episodes, also as a special guest, wrapping her storyline at the beginning of the season.