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Grey's Anatomy Season 8 episodes

Grey's Anatomy Recap: "Flight" Season 8, Episode 24

[Warning: This story contains major spoilers from the season finale of Grey's Anatomy.]

The Grey's Anatomy finale was... so many things it's hard to even finish that sentence. Shocking. Heartbreaking. Frustrating. Nauseating. (You can fill in more blanks down in the comments.)

After... read more

Grey's Anatomy Recap: "Migration" Season 8, Episode 23

So that happened. And we can't even begin to digest that. So we won't. And we'll act like everything is going to be fine — even though we know there's a death coming. Instead, we'll think of happy things from this week's episode of Grey's Anatomy, even though most of it was spent figuring out which hospitals each of the doctors were going to leave Seattle Grace for. Here are our "Happy Moments": read more

Grey's Anatomy Recap: "Let the Bad Times Roll" Season 8, Episode 22

The tables have been turned on the Grey's Anatomy residents when they're put in the hot seat while taking the medical boards. Who failed and who prevailed? Check out how each of the docs did below. Plus: Seattle Grace is filled with babies, old friends and new doctors! read more

Grey's Anatomy Recap: "Moment of Truth" Season 8, Episode 21

It's the moment of truth — yes, that's the episode title, but it also marks the residents' trip to San Francisco to take their medical boards. Some crack under the pressure — April — and others just don't care — come on, Alex! Who handles the stress the best? Let's take a look at how each of the docs fared being away from Seattle Grace:

Meredith: Unfortunately... read more

Grey's Anatomy Recap: "The Girl With No Name" Season 8, Episode 20

Aww, the residents are all grown up!

In this week's episode of Grey's Anatomy, the docs are heading all over the country to interview for positions at different hospitals. For some, like Cristina, it's easy. For others, like Alex, it's a nightmare. Meanwhile, Seattle Grace becomes ground zero for all media when the victim of a highly publicized kidnapping case ends up there. Let's take a look at the top moments: read more

Grey's Anatomy Recap: "Support System" Season 8, Episode 19

This week's Grey's Anatomy was a gut-wrenching hour. While the residents were worrying about the upcoming medical boards — get the scoop here — and Mark was acting as Chief, Cristina was forcing Owen to recall every torturous detail of the night he cheated on her.

Let's check out the heartbreaking — and sometimes heartwarming — top moments from the hour: read more

Grey's Anatomy Recap: "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" Season 8, Episode 18

Stage Five Clingers, Buffy alums and lions — oh my!

In this week's Grey's Anatomy, Teddy finally deals with Henry's death, Callie gets majorly jealous, Alex has lady issues and Cristina finally lets Owen have it. Really, this feels like early Grey's, but the gang's all grown up... and there was a lion. Let's take a look at this week's top moments: read more

Grey's Anatomy Recap: "One Step Too Far" Season 8, Episode 17

The doctors of Seattle Grace have the most dysfunctional relationships.

Case in point, in this week's episode of Grey's Anatomy we learned that Owen did, in fact, cheat, Derek and Meredith truly can't work together and Catherine Avery is as seductive as a cougar, except she goes after older men like the Chief. Here are the five most dysfunctional relationships from Thursday's episode: (We'd normally call this top moments, but... read more

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: read more

Grey's Anatomy Recap: "Have You Seen Me Lately" Season 8, Episode 15

The special Grey's Anatomy-Private Practice crossover failed to disappoint: Amelia ventured to Seattle Grace hoping her brother Derek could save Erica, the baby mama of Cooper's son Mason. Meanwhile, Meredith found a new mentor, Cristina and Owen tried therapy, and Jackson stood up to the Nazi.

Let's take a look at the top moments from the crossover: read more

All You Need Is Love Season 8, Episode 14

It's Valentine's Day, and Lexie and Mark draw babysitting duty (for Meredith and Derek, and Callie and Arizona, respectively). Meanwhile, Ben shows Bailey that he knows her better than she thinks; and the ER also fills with romantics, including a 10-year-old girl who has an allergic reaction to chocolates from her valentine; and a man who's hit by a car while chasing down his frustrated girlfriend. read more

If/Then Season 8, Episode 13

Meredith dreams about what-ifs in flashbacks. Among them: Her mother didn't get Alzheimer's; she hadn't met Derek in a bar, and he stayed with Addison; Bailey had remained as meek as she was as an intern; and Callie and Owen had become a couple long before she met Arizona. read more

Hope for the Hopeless Season 8, Episode 12

Richard performs his 10,000th surgery—a liver transplant involving bickering sisters (Peri Gilpin and Nia Vardalos). Meanwhile, Adele Webber is found aimlessly wandering the streets; Derek and Lexie take on a supposedly inoperable neuroblastoma case; Teddy and Cristina try to steal a case from Alex and Dr. McQueen, countermanding Owen's orders; and Meredith searches for a specialty—with Ellis Grey's ghost hovering over her. read more

This Magic Moment Season 8, Episode 11

The doctors split into teams for a risky surgery involving conjoined twins. Meanwhile, Teddy questions Cristina about Henry's surgery; Bailey enlists Meredith to be a buffer between her and Ben, who's pressuring her to ratchet up their relationship; and Richard teaches Alex a tough lesson in the OR. read more

Suddenly Season 8, Episode 10

As the human wreckage from a serious auto accident preoccupies the doctors, Teddy (who's unaware that Henry has died) calls on Cristina to help with a patient; and Lexie works alongside Mark's new girlfriend, Julia, during an eye surgery. read more

Dark Was the Night Season 8, Episode 9

Henry is sent to the OR for emergency surgery while Teddy's away; Meredith and Derek receive news about Zola; Callie and Jackson are blamed for their patient's post-op complications; and Meredith and Alex treat an ailing infant at a neighboring hospital and get involved in a life-threatening situation. read more

Heart-Shaped Box Season 8, Episode 8

George's mother (Debra Monk) returns to Seattle Grace after undergoing a botched surgery at another hospital, and the doctors wax nostalgic about George. Meanwhile, a harvested heart continues to beat outside its body; a new pediatric fellow excites Arizona and arouses Alex's insecurity; Jackson allows his suspicions about Mark and Lexie interfere with his work; and Henry and Teddy fight when he tells her he wants to go to medical school. Guest stars include Alfre Woodard. read more

Put Me In, Coach Season 8, Episode 7

Owen tries to teach the doctors a lesson in teamwork when he signs them up for a baseball league; Lexie can't hide her jealousy when she sees Mark with another woman; Alex fights to keep baby Zola from being transferred to another hospital because of a conflict of interest involving Derek and Meredith; and Richard scolds Meredith and Bailey in an effort to get them to end their feud. read more

Poker Face Season 8, Episode 6

Meredith is on the outs at the hospital, so she must enlist Lexie to get Derek interested in a brain-tumor case. Meredith also gives April advice in secret about Bailey's clinical trial. Meanwhile, Arizona and Mark have finally become friends, but that proves more annoying than helpful to Callie; Alex and Teddy research different surgeries for the same patient; and Callie and Cristina struggle with a tough spinal surgery. Guests stars include Lee Majors and Marilu Henner. read more

Loss, Love and Legacy Season 8, Episode 5

Jackson's mother (Debbie Allen), a renowned surgeon, arrives to perform a groundbreaking transplant; Alex and Arizona are hamstrung by confidentiality issues when a familiar patient turns up in the ER; a love-struck Teddy hosts a dinner party; and Bailey makes a decision about her romantic life. read more

What Is It About Men Season 8, Episode 4

A stampede at a comic-book convention leads to an array of colorful characters in the ER. Also turning up in the ER: Ben (Jason George) —who discovers that Bailey has something going with Eli (Daniel Sunjata). Meanwhile, Callie and Arizona leave baby Sofia with Mark when they go out of town. He treats her better at home than he treats Jackson at work. And the male doctors find they have something in common: their frustrations with women. read more

Take the Lead Season 8, Episode 3

The chief makes a career-changing decision; Cristina and Owen try to put their relationship on an even keel; and April continues to struggle in her new role. Meanwhile, the fifth-year residents finally get a shot at their first solo surgeries. It won't be as easy as they had imagined. read more

She's Gone Season 8, Episode 2

Baby Zola's adoption counselor is worried about Derek and Meredith's rocky relationship (and Meredith's troubles spill over onto Alex); Cristina makes a decision about her pregnancy; and the chief brings in Henry (Scott Foley) for an urgent surgery, alarming Teddy. read more

Free Falling Season 8, Episode 1

As the fifth-year residents return to the hospital, Meredith faces the consequences of tampering with Derek's clinical trial; Cristina and Owen are at odds over her pregnancy; and a sinkhole in downtown Seattle leaves April in charge of the residents. read more

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