Susan Grant, Private Practice
Susan Grant (Ann Cusack)
Susan Grant was introduced in Season 3 of medical drama Private Practice as Bizzy Forbes’ secret lover. Bizzy was still married to her husband, despite having had a relationship with Susan for 20 years. When Bizzy’s daughter, and lead character Addison caught the two of them kissing, Bizzy finally came out to her family.
Bizzy and Susan returned in Season 4 when Susan fell ill, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer and had to undergo surgery. After Susan’s surgery Bizzy told Addison that she had finally divorced her father and was marrying Susan.
The two got married in episode 12, “Heaven Can Wait”, but Susan’s cancer had come back, she signed a DNR, and at the end of the wedding Susan collapsed. She then died in the next episode and a devastated Bizzy killed herself.
- 5 episodes.
Female love interests:
- Bizzy Forbes 💀 (JoBeth Williams, lesbian, recurring, 6 episodes, wife)
Relationship story arc with a woman: Yes
No male love interests
Relationship story arc with a man: No
Male love interest after being identified as a lesbian? No
Filter Relationship Arc:
Storyline during sweeps? No
 A relationship story arc is defined as explicit, developed on screen, and lasting more than 3 episodes. It is listed as questionable or subtext if romance is only implied, mentioned instead of shown on screen, part of a dream sequence, or otherwise not explicit for the viewer.
 Sweeps episodes air in February, May, July and November, the periods when advertising rates are set. A character is marked as "sweeps" when there is a very limited number of episodes that address their sexuality, all air during sweeps period, and the storyline is otherwise ignore/dropped.