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Grey's Anatomy Episode: "Valentine's Day Massacre"

Season 6, Episode 14
Episode Synopsis: 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 also teams up with Mark to help persuade Sloan (Leven Rambin) to do the right thing for her baby. Meanwhile, Derek struggles to manage his time in his new role as chief, and Meredith wrestles with what being the chief's wife entails.
Original Air Date: Feb 11, 2010
Guest Cast Leven Rambin: Sloan Kelvin Brown: Frankie Jason George: Ben Pamela Reed: Mrs. Banks Brian George: Emile Moe Irvin: Nurse
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Season 6, Episode 14
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Length: 43:30
Aired: 2/11/2010
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Grey's Anatomy Episode Recap: "The Time Warp" Season 6, Episode 14

This week's episode of Grey's Anatomy flashes back to a time when Miranda was still an intern, Callie was getting it on with different doctors and Richard Webber was just a resident alongside the infamous Ellis Grey. Through these stories, the residents at Seattle Grace learn what it truly means to be a doctor.

Hey all, Natalie Abrams here, recapping Grey's Anatomy this week since Adam is off taking a long cold shower after last episode's sex-a-thon. The Grey's flashback episode opens on Ben checking Bailey out in the mirror. The chemistry between them is quite cute, especially when she tells him to go away while trying to hide that Bailey blush.

Meanwhile, Dr. Webber's voice over (in place of the usual Meredith Grey) is actually coming from his AA meeting, where he's talking about how being a surgeon can really cause you to go insane. Callie understands this as she throws up before having to speak in front of the hospital that day. "Living on that high can eat them alive," Webber says on surgery, noting that a very few can make it through.

Richard returns to the hospital after being clean for 45 days, but his job isn't waiting for him like promised. Derek offers him a position as an attending general surgeon, but Richard initially declines. He does, however, stick around to give one last lecture.

First up in the lecture circuit is Miranda Bailey, who chucks Hershey's kisses at Yang to make sure she's paying attention. Her flashback takes us back to 2003, three days into her first year at the hospital. Bailey is a soft spoken intern with dreads and glasses, quite unlike the doctor we know today. Her resident, Dr. Nicole Baylow, isn't too happy about "Mandy" making her look bad in front of the Chief. In surgery, Mandy shows how important taking a patient's history is, once again showing Baylow up in the OR. "Listen you little moppet, you hang me out to dry like that in front of the Chief again and I will end you," the original Nazi says.

When her patient, Alicia, returns a month later because of an unsuccessful surgery, Mandy actually gets her first solo procedure, an appendectomy. Baylow looks grumpily down from the gallery, which pushes Webber to give Mandy a tip that will eventually change her life forever: "Surgery is a shark tank, sharks have teeth. Be sure you're a shark too, not a minnow." Unfortunately, her diagnoses was wrong, which plasters a smile on Baylow's face.

When her patient is about to be unceremoniously discharged without being cured, Mandy calls her resident out. In true fashion to the surgeons we've seen walk the halls of Seattle Grace, Baylow steals her suggested diagnosis and presents it as her own to Webber. Each test came up negative though, so Mandy hits Joe's bar (Nice long hair Joe!) and cries over being a minnow. Months later, Alicia returns and Mandy finally has her light bulb moment, which includes canceling her resident's surgery and finally yelling at her for misdiagnosing their patient. The Chief, and we, finally watch the Nazi being born. Immediately following, Mandy believes she's about to be berated by the Chief, but he actually commends her, though asks for her to keep a terrified look on her face so Baylow won't know that he thinks she's going to be an amazing surgeon someday.

Second up for the lecture is Callie, who is, of course, very nervous; so much so that a cutesy picture of her and Arizona shows up on screen before she finds the right slide. She tries to describe a case she picked up in her third year as a resident, just weeks before we, the audience, initially met her. Looks like Alex knew her before we did and makes her believe that he's actually the heart guy from the elevator (who is really George O'Malley). We're only slightly grossed out when he hits on her. Eventually giving up on her cards and her nervousness, Callie describes her patient who wanted to get his club foot fixed, but she wanted to make him walk again. The Chief calls her out saying she is arrogant thinking she can do this, but gives her a chance. "This is your career at Seattle Grace," he tells her.

In surgery, the patient begins to lose pressure, so they have to close up. While telling the patient the bad news, he shows them that he has movement in his toes, wanting to press on with more surgeries so he can eventually walk. After Alex gives her a pep talk (once again stealing from George's story), Callie finally huddles down for another surgery. His pressure drops once again, but she has Alex jump in and do what he had done for the cop's heart in the elevator. Oh crap, that wasn't him all along! He has to jump in and do it anyway.

Over the course of several surgeries, Karev and Callie are able to cure his club foot. "It was amazing," she said on finishing the surgery, but she also meant the sexy time she had with Alex immediately after. Whoa now! Didn't see that coming.

The final case comes from the Chief, err former Chief, Webber. He begins to spin a tale of his time as a resident in 1982 where we meet a younger Ellis Grey, a hard working fox who takes no guff from anyone, which certainly attracts a younger Richard Webber, much to Meredith's blatant discomfort in hearing this story. "Look around. The biggest influences in your life are sitting next to you right now," Webber tells the hospital. Webber describes how being a female doctor in that era automatically made you less of a person and he could relate, being African American didn't help his cause either.

Ellis and Richard are not all about the case though, as the story takes us in an on-call room for a steamy make-out sesh (Adam's going to need a longer shower!). Though, medical discoveries are far more important than sex, so Richard dashes off once he thinks of a course of treatment. Their patient freaks out as they ask leading questions that would point to him having GRID, which we now know as AIDS. Their attending loses it because the patient threatens to sue them for slander, saying he's not gay.

Months later, little Meredith Grey arrives with Thatcher, but Ellis doesn't look pleased to see them. Saved by the bell, Ellis is paged away almost immediately. The guilt on Richard's face speaks wonders, but we'll get to that later. Their GRID patient has returned and he exclaims that they were right, begging for their help. When their attending says he doesn't want to risk the life of his staff for this man, Richard calls him out, citing the fact that they're supposed to be healers. "10 years ago you wouldn't even been allowed in this program," he retorts.

Despite these warnings, Ellis and Richard decide to go ahead with the surgery to treat their AIDS patient. While scrubbing in for surgery, Richard conveys to Ellis that they shouldn't be together. She suggests leaving their significant others to be together, but he declines. (Hey Sarah Paulson! Good job with your "being a mother doesn't make you less of a woman speech." You captured the essence of Ellis Grey and here's hoping they remember your name come Emmy time.) Despite surviving the surgery, the patient died eight months later.

Webber closes his lecture by telling the doctors to remember why they came to the hospital so they won't lose their way. He takes a pledge in front of the doctors, leading to a standing ovation. The episode closes on him pondering Derek's offer to come back and be an attending. The kicker of the episode? Ellis Grey is actually the one to put alcohol in Richard's hands. So all these seasons when he blamed her for his alcoholism, he was serious.

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This week's episode of Grey's Anatomy flashes back to a time when Miranda was still an intern, Callie was getting it on with different doctors and Richard Webber was just a resident alongside the infamous Ellis Grey. Through these stories, the residents at Seattle Grace learn what it truly means to be a doctor.

Hey all, Natalie Abrams here, recapping Grey's Anatomy this week since Adam is off taking a long cold shower after last episode's sex-a-thon. The Grey's flashback episode opens on Ben checking Bailey out in the mirror. The chemistry between them is quite cute, especially when she tells him to go away while trying to hide that Bailey blush.

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