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Grey's Anatomy Episode: "If Only You Were Lonely"

Season 8, Episode 16
Episode Synopsis: A coffee-shop explosion keeps the ER busy. Meanwhile, Adele's Alzheimer's worsens, prompting Richard to consider changing their living situation; Callie helps Meredith study for her boards; Lexie joins Arizona and Alex in pediatrics, where they continue to care for intern Morgan's premature son; Mark encourages Jackson to find ways to relieve his stress after the younger doctor snaps at a patient; and Cristina lets her suspicions get the better of her.
Original Air Date: Feb 23, 2012
Guest Cast Summer Glau: Nurse Amanda Fuller: Intern Morgan Peggy Dunne: Louise Eamon Hunt: Judge Gil McKinney: Chris Grace Rowe: Paramedic Jamai Fisher: Charissa Scout Taylor-Compton: Angie Mitch Pileggi: Larry Jennings Austin Basis: Devin Mark Edward Smith: Gary Shi Ne Nielson: Paramedic Tammy Dahlstrom: Orderly
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Season 8, Episode 16
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Length: 43:12
Aired: 2/23/2012
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Grey's Anatomy Recap: "If Only You Were Lonely" Season 8, Episode 16

Is Owen cheating on Cristina?

That was this big question in this week's episode of Grey's Anatomy. Cristina worrying that her husband's eyes were wandering actually drove her insane. But that was the least of the insanity this week as Adele nearly burned her and Richard's house down and attacked a live-in nurse. Oh boy. Check out the top moments from this week's episode:

It's Summer in Seattle: Finally Summer Glau made her Grey's debut. The producers had kept her role hush-hush and we now see why. Turns out she's an overly friendly nurse who Cristina thinks is cheating with Owen. When Cristina tries to rekindle her marriage in an on-call room, Owen shuts her down. She later rifles through his stuff to look for evidence that he's cheating, but comes up empty handed.

Derek's baby drama: After a parent gives him a sideways glance, Derek worries people have a certain perception of him because he has a black child. He even asks Bailey for a play date with Tuck so Zola can be around her roots. Race isn't the issue, though. It's that Derek doesn't know how to do Zola's hair, so Bailey teaches him.

No coffee, thanks: After an espresso machine explodes, Life Unexpected's Austin Basis looked like he took a whole load of buckshot to the chest. Gross.

The Chief's on fire: After Adele suffers a memory lapse, she nearly sets the house on fire, burning Richard as he tries to put out the flames. It's heartbreaking when he brings Adele to Rose Ridge — where Ellis Grey was housed when she had Alzheimer's — and she forgets that they've already grown old, complaining that he had promised them a house now that he's a doctor. Richard makes the decision not to leave her there, knowing that it means he'll be at Seattle Grace less. Adele later attacks their new in-home nurse, and forgets who Richard is altogether, but remembers later that night that she has Alzheimer's and decides to go to Rose Ridge.

Alex's sparks: Alex continues to treat intern Morgan's premature baby, later named Thomas. Usually terrible with his bedside manner, Alex looks like a true gentleman next to Morgan's boyfriend, who decides to bail when it looks like little Tommy won't survive.

Jackson's, ahem, frustrations: When Mark notices that Jackson is overly stressed about his Boards, he goes to April, trying to enlist her to sleep with Jackson. That's sexual harassment, but it's also pretty funny. Not so funny when Jackson admits he's still in love with Lexie, though. (Never been a Jaxie fan.)

What did you think of this week's episode of Grey's Anatomy? Should Lexie and Jackson get back together? Hit the comments with your thoughts.

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Is Owen cheating on Cristina?

That was this big question in this week's episode of Grey's Anatomy. Cristina worrying that her husband's eyes were wandering actually drove her insane. But that was the least of the insanity this week as Adele nearly burned her and Richard's house down and attacked a live-in nurse. Oh boy. Check out the top moments from this week's episode: read more

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