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Grey's Anatomy Season 5 episodes

Now or Never Season 5, Episode 24

Conclusion. George makes an announcement; Izzie's friends await her recovery from surgery; and Bailey is surprisingly unhappy after being accepted into the pediatric fellowship program. Meanwhile, the doctors work as a team following an auto accident. read more

Here's to Future Days Season 5, Episode 23

Part 1 of 2. Izzie decides on whether to have cancer surgery; Mark prepares to move forward with Lexie; Owen makes a reassessment. read more

Grey's Anatomy Episode Recap: "Here's to Future Days"/"Now or Never" Season 5, Episode 22

Packed with a series of powerful punches, this fifth season finale of Grey's Anatomy focuses on Izzie's difficult decision on how to deal with her illness, while Owen and George make life-changing decisions of their own.  Plus, Meredith and Derek reconstruct their wedding plans, as Bailey contemplates what family means to her.

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Grey's Anatomy Episode Recap: "What a Difference a Day Makes" Season 5, Episode 21

It's Grey's Anatomy's 100th episode and the gang's all heading to the chapel because someone's getting hitched. But is it Meredith and Derek who end up at the altar? While one dynamic duo looks to make their love official, another pair appears to be heading toward Splitsville after a fancy dinner creates some serious tension. Also, George begins to question his future at Seattle Grace.

TODAY'S THE DAY MY LIFE BEGINS

This week, Izzie takes on the narrator role and she's quick to point out, "The days that start out normal ... end up being the biggest." Though there's nothing normal about this day, the day that Meredith and Derek are set to ... read more

Grey's Anatomy Episode Recap: "No Good at Saying Sorry (One More Chance)" Season 5, Episode 20

This week on Grey's Anatomy, we get a look at how some of our favorite docs feel about their parents when Izzie's mom surfaces by surprise and Mer and Lexie's dad returns with an important agenda. Meanwhile, Callie struggles with her own parental issues after her father cuts her off.

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Grey's Anatomy Episode Recap: "Sweet Surrender" Season 5, Episode 19

This week on Grey's Anatomy, Izzie tried to escape the reality of her illness by taking on the fantasy of Meredith's wedding planning, Callie faced repercussions for her girl-girl romance, Bailey avoided a truth, Owen dodged his ghosts and George perhaps found his calling. I'm Matt Mitovich, subbing for Erin Lulevitch (no relation). Now on with the recap!

GREY MATTERS
Cuddled in bed, Mer and Der discuss the kind of wedding they will not have, seeing as Mer is "not really a church wedding bride, or a poufy white dress bride either." After their confab, there's an awkward run-in with Mark and Little Grey ... read more

Grey's Anatomy Episode Recap: "Elevator Love Letter" Season 5, Episode 18

In this episode of Grey's Anatomy, Derek works through the jitters as he returns to the OR for the first time since he lost his last patient, and Cristina continues to deal with Owen's post-traumatic stress disorder when it takes a seriously dark turn. Plus, Karev learns the importance of sticking by your loved ones while the other residents deal with Izzie's sickness in their own ways. So did Izzie come out of her first (of many) surgeries OK? Let's find out! read more

Grey's Anatomy Episode Recap: "Stand By Me" Season 5, Episode 17

While Derek hides in the woods to battle his inner demons, Mark leads a face transplant surgery and Izzie struggles to decide if she'll seek treatment in the ultimate fight for her life.

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Grey's Anatomy Episode Recap: "I Will Follow You into the Dark" Season 5, Episode 16

After weeks of debate, Izzie's illness is finally revealed, Meredith catches her first glimpse of the diamond Derek's secretly been toting around for so long and Karev finally rises to the top. read more

Grey's Anatomy Episode Recap: "An Honest Mistake" Season 5, Episode 15

On this episode of Grey's Anatomy, Derek battles it out with two of his colleagues, Cristina gets booted from the OR and the Chief writes a less-than-stellar recommendation for Bailey.

Last week, Addison pleaded with Derek to "be a god" when operating on her brother and work a miracle to save his life. That operation was a success, but did the victory go to Derek's head?

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Grey's Anatomy Episode Recap: "Before and After" Season 5, Episode 14

In this episode of Grey's Anatomy, Addison returns to Seattle Grace with a medical crisis she's praying Derek can fix, Owen's past comes back to haunt him, and Izzie makes the interns play a game for a "really big prize."

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Grey's Anatomy Episode Recap: "Beat Your Heart Out" Season 5, Episode 13

The secrets at Seattle Grace are quickly mounting in this episode of Grey's Anatomy. Izzie secretly puts the interns to work on uncovering her health issues, Lexie's bursting at the seams to let everyone know about her and Mark, and Derek can't quite seem to keep a lid on the engagement chatter.

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Sympathy for the Devil Season 5, Episode 12

Derek's mother, Carolyn (Tyne Daly), meets Meredith for the first time during a surprise visit to Seattle, and Mark tries to conceal his relationship with Lexie. Meanwhile, death-row inmate William (Eric Stoltz) wants to donate his organs to Bailey and Arizona's patient; and Owen and Cristina attempt to go on a first date. Arizona: Jessica Capshaw. Denny: Jeffrey Dean Morgan. Melinda: Samantha Mathis. read more

Wish You Were Here Season 5, Episode 11

While Bailey teams with new pediatric surgeon Arizona Robbins (Jessica Capshaw ) to save a young patient near and dear to her heart, the arrival of a death-row inmate at the hospital angers Derek and further erodes Meredith and Cristina's friendship. Meanwhile, Callie and Sloan join forces to fight their respective attractions to Sadie and Lexie; and Izzie tells Alex that she has been seeing Denny (Jeffrey Dean Morgan). William: Eric Stoltz. Melinda: Samantha Mathis. read more

All By Myself Season 5, Episode 10

Cristina is awarded the first solo surgery among the residents, but she has to relinquish it and choose her replacement; Mark performs a cutting-edge procedure to restore a patient's speech, impressing Lexie in the process; and Callie can't figure out if Sadie (Melissa George) is flirting with her or just being friendly. read more

In the Midnight Hour Season 5, Episode 9

A routine surgery goes horribly awry for Lexie and Sadie, so Meredith, Cristina and Bailey rush to assist them. Meanwhile, Owen and Derek treat a man who was injured while sleepwalking, and Mark comforts the man's daughter. read more

These Ties That Bind Season 5, Episode 8

Meredith's old friend Sadie (Melissa George) becomes an intern at Seattle Grace, but Meredith's other friends aren't exactly welcoming; new surgeon Virginia Dixon (Mary McDonnell) brings rules and order to the OR; and Lexie leads the interns in secretive, unorthodox surgical-training sessions. read more

Rise Up Season 5, Episode 7

The Chief tells the residents that one of them will get a solo surgery, and a competitive frenzy ensues; Derek asks Bailey for advice when he feels that Cristina is coming between him and Meredith; Erica discovers a shocking connection between one of her residents and a longtime patient. read more

Life During Wartime Season 5, Episode 6

The chief gives Bailey new power and responsibility. He also gives her a very difficult surgical assignment: remove a girl's inoperable tumor. Meanwhile, new trauma chief Owen (Kevin McKidd) challenges the attendings' methods and the residents' skills. read more

There's No "I" in Team Season 5, Episode 5

Bailey heads up a "domino procedure," in which each surgery hinges on the one preceding it. Meanwhile, Derek gets sole credit for the brain-tumor study he did with Meredith; Lexie tries to get George to notice her romantically; and Sloan counsels a desperate Callie in the ways of love. read more

Brave New World Season 5, Episode 4

Meredith gets upset when Derek finds her mother's diary; Callie worries about her first "official" date with Erica; and Cristina discovers a part of the hospital that neither she nor her fellow residents had seen before. read more

Here Comes the Flood Season 5, Episode 3

The chief attempts to implement new teaching policies, and George tries to retake his residency exam as flooding from a plumbing leak causes major problems at Seattle Grace. Meanwhile, Derek wants Meredith's roommates to move out of her house, to their surprise. Barry: Daniel J. Travanti. read more

Dream a Little Dream of Me Season 5, Episode 2

In the conclusion of the fifth-season opener, Meredith and Derek discover the morning-after side of their renewed relationship. Meanwhile, a military doctor (Kevin McKidd) who arrives at the hospital with a trauma patient catches Cristina's eye; and the chief learns that Seattle Grace's national rankings have slipped. Sarabeth: Bernadette Peters. Betty: Mariette Hartley. Anna: Kathy Baker. read more

Dream a Little Dream of Me Season 5, Episode 1

Part 1 of 2. In the fifth-season opener, Meredith and Derek discover the morning-after side of their renewed relationship; a military doctor (Kevin McKidd) who arrives at the hospital with a trauma patient catches Cristina's eye; and the chief learns that Seattle Grace's national rankings have slipped. Sarabeth: Bernadette Peters. Betty: Mariette Hartley. Anna: Kathy Baker. read more

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