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Arizona faces a conflict of interest over a 10-year-old patient whose rich parents are planning to donate $25 million to the hospital. Meanwhile, Cristina tests her boundaries with Owen at the hospital; and Alex must deal with Izzie's hospital bills.
Owen recruits a fellow Iraq-war vet (Kim Raver) as the new cardiothoracic surgeon, and Cristina questions the move for both personal and professional reasons. Meanwhile, Izzie returns with her high-school mentor, who's seeking treatment for dementia; and t (more…)
Bailey's father (Frankie Faison) visits for the holidays, and he voices his disapproval of her life choices. Meanwhile, a woman from Mark's past shows up, complicating things with Lexie; and Meredith defends the Chief when he's criticized by Thatcher (Jeff (more…)
Addison (Kate Walsh) arrives from L.A. to help Mark with a difficult operation on his pregnant daughter (Leven Rambin); Owen questions Teddy's motives when she assigns Cristina to lead a complicated surgery; and the Chief recruits Meredith to assist with a (more…)
Derek begins his new role. Meanwhile, Bailey and Meredith's patient awakens from anesthesia mid-surgery; Teddy refuses to place Cristina on her service while Arizona tests Alex in pediatrics; and Mark refuses to speak to a heartbroken Lexie.
A roof collapses on a restaurant known as a trysting spot on Valentine's Day, interrupting whatever romance plans the doctors might have had. Nonetheless, Arizona and Callie play Cupid---for Bailey and an anesthesiologist named Ben (Jason George). Callie a (more…)
Richard, Bailey and Callie recall important cases in their careers in a lecture series that new chief Derek reintroduces. For Richard, it's an AIDS case (before it was called AIDS) in which he collaborated with young Ellis Grey (Sarah Paulson); Callie look (more…)
Tensions mount between Derek and Richard (and the staff is on edge) when a famous surgeon with a tie to one of the doctors is rushed to the hospital and requests an unorthodox procedure. Meanwhile, Callie and Arizona try to help Teddy and Sloan get over pa (more…)
Richard and Owen vie to perform a difficult operation, and Derek must choose between them. Meanwhile, Bailey anxiously awaits another date with Ben (Jason George). Audrey: Diane Venora. Dan: Dennis Boutsikaris. Kelly: Moon Zappa.
Owen recalls wartime experiences and his past with Teddy after she asks him for help with a patient who wants to die; Callie and Arizona have differing visions of their future; and Richard adjusts to his new role as a surgeon. Kim: Sara Gilbert.
Sloan (Leven Rambin) returns just as she's about to give birth, and Mark must deal with the prospect of his grandson's adoption. Meanwhile, Teddy feels threatened when Derek makes overtures to a distinguished cardiothoracic surgeon; and the captain of a cr (more…)
Bailey conducts a mandatory sensitivity-training session before a 700-pound patient arrives with numerous medical problems that prove challenging. And those aren't the case's only challenges. Meanwhile, Derek must encounter a late patient's husband in a wr (more…)
An elderly heart patient (Marion Ross) meets an long-lost lover in the ER, prompting the charmed staffers to reassess their own romantic lives. Meanwhile, Alex treats a troubled teen (Demi Lovato) whose parents say she is schizophrenic; and Meredith expres (more…)
Part 1 of 2, Season 6 finale. Meredith has news for Derek, but tells Cristina first. Then, the husband of patient (Michael O'Neill) who died during surgery arrives at the hospital with a gun and looking for Derek. Mary: Mandy Moore.
Conclusion, Season 6 finale. Shooter Gary Clark (Michael O'Neill) remains on the loose, presenting Cristina and Meredith with major surgical challenges. Meanwhile, Bailey and Mary (Mandy Moore) must find a way to get the injured Charles to an ER.
Season 7 opener: Trauma counselor Andrew Perkins (James Tupper) is brought in to help staffers cope with the shooting rampage---and to assess their fitness to return to work. Meanwhile, Derek resigns as chief and rushes back into surgery; and Cristina plan (more…)
Meredith finally tells Derek about her miscarriage (and her pregnancy). She's also cleared to return to surgery, but Alex can't operate until he has the bullet removed from his chest, and Cristina experiences post-traumatic stress disorder in the OR while (more…)
Derek's estranged sister, Amelia (Caterina Scorsone), visits---and brings with her the issues that led to their estrangement. Meanwhile, the chief notices that Alex hasn't been taking elevators since his shooting, and tries to help; and Meredith and Derek (more…)