Seth Holt (played by John Corbett) is the ex-husband of Sarah Braverman and the father of Drew and Amber Holt. His relationship with his ex-wife and children continues to be rocky throughout the show until Seth begins to turn his life around.
Life[edit | edit source]
Season 1[edit | edit source]
Seth is a traveling musician and has never made much time for either of his children. His ex-wife, Sarah, left Seth due to his chronic problems with drugs and alcohol, and she constantly had to lie to her children regarding his long absences, saying he was away on tour. He shares a bond with his son Drew, who visits him during the Pilot.
Season 2[edit | edit source]
Seth calls Drew on Thanksgiving after Zeek leaves him a voicemail. Seth comes back to town and bonds with Drew again. After Drew tells Sarah that Seth is back in town, she visits him and the two talk. Seth reveals that he has been sober for the last nine months, and Sarah finally lets Drew and Amber see him. While Drew has a good relationship with Seth, Amber is less forgiving and resents her father for never being there. Eventually, Seth leaves to go back on tour.
Season 3[edit | edit source]
Seth visits Sarah while he is drunk, and she attempts to help him get sober. Seth finally agrees to admit himself to rehab, and he and Sarah get closer again even though she is in a committed relationship with Mark Cyr. After Seth gets clean, he kisses Sarah, but she breaks it off. Later in the season, Sarah calls to tell Seth that she and Mark are trying to have a baby, which upsets him.
Season 5[edit | edit source]
Seth helps a very drunk Amber through her break up with her fiancé, Ryan York. It is shown that Seth is finally able to support himself with a job and house. He and Sarah chat later on about how he's doing over the phone.
Season 6[edit | edit source]
Seth sends Amber a baby crib to assemble once he discovers that she is pregnant, meaning he will be a grandfather.