24 Episodes 2015 - 2016
In the 12th season of this medical drama, working relationships grow tense for several of the doctors, including Meredith (Ellen Pompeo), who's forced to work with transfer resident Penny (Samantha Sloyan), one of the doctors who was tending to Derek at the time of his death. Tension also mounts when Owen (Kevin McKidd) is reunited with Dr. Nathan Riggs (Martin Henderson), a man with whom he has a dark and complicated past. And problems persist for Jackson (Jesse Williams) and April (Sarah Drew) in the wake of her return from Jordan, leading Jackson to ask for a divorce, and April to hide some very important news from him.
Thu, Sep 24, 2015 60 mins
In the 12th-season opener, Meredith adapts to new roommates. Meanwhile, Jackson gets ready for April's return; Bailey battles to be chief of surgery; and two young patients propel the doctors to reexamine bullying scenarios from their own pasts.
Thu, Oct 1, 2015 60 mins
Bailey begins her first day as chief of staff and feels the pressure that accompanies the position. Meanwhile, April finds her marriage is in peril; Meredith has trouble balancing her many obligations; and Amelia tries to define what she has with Owen.
I Choose You
Thu, Oct 8, 2015 60 mins
Maggie reflects on her life when her old beau gets married. Meanwhile, Bailey's allegiance is questioned by Richard; Jo tells Stephanie a secret she's been hiding from Alex; and Alex faces a tough decision regarding newborn twins.
Old Time Rock and Roll
Thu, Oct 15, 2015 60 mins
Owen teaches an important lesson to the interns regarding breaking bad news to patients' loved ones. Meanwhile, Arizona's elderly patient tells her not to give up on finding love; and a dinner party gets off to a bad start when the hosts forget about it.
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
Thu, Oct 22, 2015 60 mins
Maggie leaves her dinner party and races to the hospital, so April takes over the cooking duties in an attempt to dodge Jackson. Meanwhile, Arizona is anxious about meeting Callie's new girlfriend.
The Me Nobody Knows
Thu, Nov 5, 2015 60 mins
A transfer resident arrives at the hospital. Meanwhile, Richard wants his relationship with Maggie to evolve; gossip follows a patient who mistakenly sent his sex tape to his congregation; and April presents a case involving a boy from the Middle East.
Something Against You
Thu, Nov 12, 2015 60 mins
A high-stakes case is tackled by a team of doctors, and the atmosphere grows tense. Meanwhile, Bailey pressures Ben to evict their roommate; and Arizona enthusiastically reenters the dating scene with a new wingman.
Things We Lost in the Fire
Thu, Nov 19, 2015 60 mins
Injured firefighters arrive at the hospital after battling a wildfire. Meanwhile, Maggie has trouble maintaining just a professional relationship with Andrew at work; and Jo wants to know what Alex's priorities are.
The Sound of Silence
Thu, Feb 11, 2016 60 mins
A patient attacks Meredith and Penny finds her wounded, so Meredith's coworkers race to save her and wait by her side as she fights to survive.
All I Want Is You
Thu, Feb 18, 2016 60 mins
The staff tend to Meredith and her trauma. Meanwhile, Callie and Maggie perform an experimental surgery on Alex's teenage patient, despite Alex's objections; Owen continues to clash with Nathan; and things progress with Maggie and Andrew's relationship.
Unbreak My Heart
Thu, Feb 25, 2016 60 mins
Jackson and April's romance is recalled through flashbacks, starting with their first meeting. Meanwhile, the lengthy progress of one of Jackson's patients is charted.
My Next Life
Thu, Mar 3, 2016 60 mins
Meredith's first surgical patient returns to the hospital with a new aneurysm, and Amelia takes on the case. Elsewhere, Maggie believes Richard knows about her secret romance with Andrew; and Arizona considers jumping back into the dating world.
All Eyez on Me
Thu, Mar 10, 2016 60 mins
Several of the doctors visit a military hospital to perform a risky operation on a veteran. Meanwhile, Andrew grows to dislike the secret nature of his and Maggie's romance; Ben makes a hasty surgical decision; and cheerleaders cause chaos in the ER.
Odd Man Out
Thu, Mar 17, 2016 60 mins
Richard swaps pairings among the residents and attendings, baffling everyone. Meanwhile, Arizona makes a bold decision as she treats a woman who's carrying quadruplets; and April faces a tough choice.
I Am Not Waiting Anymore
Thu, Mar 24, 2016 60 mins
A complex triple-organ transplant gets underway. Meanwhile, Jackson discovers that April is pregnant again; Meredith ponders reentering the dating world as a widow; and Andrew wants no favoritism after he and Maggie go public with their relationship.
When It Hurts So Bad
Thu, Mar 31, 2016 60 mins
Meredith gets closer to Will, but then she has regret. Meanwhile, Amelia reassesses her relationship with Owen; Catherine stirs the pot when visiting Jackson and April; and Maggie notices a detachment between herself and Andrew.
I Wear the Face
Thu, Apr 7, 2016 60 mins
Meredith discovers why Owen is so hostile towards Nathan when she accompanies them on an ambulance ride to pick up a heart for a transplant patient; a musician with MS is admitted with a tremor in his hand; the residents apply for the Preminger Grant; and Catherine continues to insert herself into Jackson and April's business against Richard's wishes.
There's a Fine, Fine Line
Thu, Apr 14, 2016 45 mins
Ben operates on a pregnant woman without the proper equipment while the hospital is on lockdown.
It's Alright, Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)
Thu, Apr 14, 2016 60 mins
Ben faces disciplinary action for a risky choice he made. Meanwhile, April and Jackson try to prioritize their baby above their squabbling; and Arizona's decision may permanently alter her relationship with Callie.
Thu, Apr 21, 2016 60 mins
A young boy gets shot by mistake, and the doctors desperately try to save his life. Meanwhile, Callie attempts to make a decision about Sophia's future on her own, and this doesn't sit well with Arizona.
You're Gonna Need Someone on Your Side
Thu, Apr 28, 2016 60 mins
Amelia and Owen get support from Meredith, who wants them to take a chance on a real romance. Meanwhile, things grow complex between Stephanie and Kyle; and Arizona and Callie's quarrel creates an awkward situation for their friends.
Thu, May 5, 2016 60 mins
Arizona and Callie clash over Sofia's future. Meanwhile, Alex and April assist a pregnant teenager who's back in the hospital; and Stephanie is unsure about where she stands with Kyle.
Thu, May 12, 2016 45 mins
Owen and Amelia grow closer as their romance progresses. Meanwhile, Alex gains insight into his future with Jo; and Callie and Arizona's custody arrangement proves to be far from harmonious.
Thu, May 19, 2016 60 mins
In the Season 12 finale, an important day arrives for Amelia, and Meredith and Maggie provide her with support. Meanwhile, Jo confesses she's been keeping secrets; Arizona and Callie face the effects of their custody agreement; and Ben assists a friend.