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Grey's Anatomy Season 7 Episodes

22 Episodes 2010 - 2011

In the seventh season of this medical drama, Cristina (Sandra Oh) and Owen (Kevin McKidd) plan their wedding, but the tables are turned as Cristina is now the one dealing with PTSD in the wake of a hospital shooting. Arizona (Jessica Capshaw) and Callie (Sara Ramirez) end their relationship and Arizona heads to Africa on her own, so a distraught Callie turns to Mark (Eric Dane). Meanwhile, Derek (Patrick Dempsey) begins working on an Alzheimer's clinical trial and reluctantly allows Meredith (Ellen Pompeo) to work alongside him on it; and Meredith encounters problems with her fertility treatments. This season also features a special musical episode: Callie envisions the staff singing popular songs that had been featured in the series while she undergoes surgery.

Episode 1

With You I'm Born Again

Thu, Sep 23, 2010 60 mins

Season 7 opener: Trauma counselor Andrew Perkins (James Tupper) is brought in to help staffers cope with the shooting rampage---and to assess their fitness to return to work. Meanwhile, Derek resigns as chief and rushes back into surgery; and Cristina plans her wedding.

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Episode 2

Shock to the System

Thu, Sep 30, 2010 60 mins

Meredith finally tells Derek about her miscarriage (and her pregnancy). She's also cleared to return to surgery, but Alex can't operate until he has the bullet removed from his chest, and Cristina experiences post-traumatic stress disorder in the OR while performing a surgery.

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Episode 3


Thu, Oct 7, 2010 60 mins

Derek's estranged sister, Amelia (Caterina Scorsone), visits---and brings with her the issues that led to their estrangement. Meanwhile, the chief notices that Alex hasn't been taking elevators since his shooting, and tries to help; and Meredith and Derek keep trying to ease Cristina back into surgery after her PTSD episode.

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Episode 4

Can't Fight Biology

Thu, Oct 14, 2010 60 mins

Meredith and Derek get bad news from an obstetrician; Lexie notices Meredith and April getting closer and isn't happy about it; Jackson tries to use his physical attributes in the OR; and Cristina and Owen go house hunting. Meanwhile, the surgeons must deal with the human wreckage caused by a car crash.

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Episode 5

Almost Grown

Thu, Oct 21, 2010 60 mins

While Derek, Callie, Owen and the other attending surgeons compete for an important grant, the chief puts the residents in charge of the department.

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Episode 6

These Arms of Mine

Thu, Oct 28, 2010 60 mins

As a TV crew records hospital life six months after the shooting, the patient Mary (Mandy Moore) returns for the surgery she was to have that day; Derek, Owen, Mark and Callie perform an arm transplant; and Alex treats a girl with a blocked trachea. Meanwhile, Cristina has difficulty expressing herself to the crew; and Lexie can't get the hang of the hospital's new security system.

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Episode 7

That's Me Trying

Thu, Nov 4, 2010 60 mins

Owen puts the residents through a tough trauma-certification drill, pushing them to their limits. And Cristina faces a test when she's charged with monitoring a critically ill lung-transplant patient.

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Episode 8

Something's Gotta Give

Thu, Nov 11, 2010 60 mins

The surgeons work to save a dying Middle East political figure amid tightened security measures at the hospital. Meanwhile, Alex makes a bad first impression on a new pediatrics attending (Peter MacNicol); and Cristina decides to decorate her new place and throw a housewarming party.

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Episode 9

Slow Night, So Long

Thu, Nov 18, 2010 60 mins

With the attendings off at Joe's Bar celebrating Derek's clinical-trial grant, Meredith and Alex must deal with a 9-year-old's postsurgical complications and his very demanding mother. Meanwhile, the revelers are surprised to see someone they know.

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Episode 10

Adrift and at Peace

Thu, Dec 2, 2010 60 mins

Derek takes Cristina on a fishing trip to escape her troubles despite Meredith's objections. Meanwhile,Teddy, who's feeling directionless without Cristina, directs all of her energy on an uninsured dying patient (Scott Foley).

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Episode 11


Thu, Jan 6, 2011 60 mins

A mass shooting at a nearby college reopens some not-so-old wounds at the hospital. Meanwhile, Arizona returns to a welcome that's less than warm.

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Episode 12

Start Me Up

Thu, Jan 13, 2011 60 mins

Arizona asks for Mark's advice as she tries to reconcile with Callie, who has big news; Teddy must make a major decision for Henry (Scott Foley) during his surgery; and the chief announces that he's looking for a new chief resident on the day the residents receive a new crop of interns.

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Episode 13

Don't Deceive Me (Please Don't Go)

Thu, Feb 3, 2011 60 mins

Meredith feels left out as Derek begins work on his Alzheimer's clinical trial; Callie drives her obstetrician (Rachael Taylor) nuts as she, Mark and Arizona try to come to grips with her pregnancy; and the chief is not happy with Bailey's OR tweets.

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Episode 14

P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)

Thu, Feb 10, 2011 60 mins

Thatcher Grey (Jeff Perry) returns to the hospital with stomach pains and a tattooed young girlfriend; Alex and ob-gyn Lucy Fields (Rachael Taylor) clash over a patient; and Mark puts Jackson on his service to get information from him about Lexie.

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Episode 15

Golden Hour

Thu, Feb 17, 2011 60 mins

Meredith gets to run the ER for a night, and it's quite a learning experience. She and everyone else are also surprised when Adele Webber (Loretta Divine) shows up as a patient. Meanwhile, Bailey and Eli (Daniel Sunjata) sneak off for some mischief.

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Episode 16

Not Responsible

Thu, Feb 24, 2011 60 mins

Meredith discovers that her fertility treatments are causing problems with her eyesight; Mark tells Callie and Arizona in no uncertain terms that he intends to be an active dad; and April sees a side of Dr. Stark (Peter MacNicol) she wasn't expecting.

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Episode 17

This Is How We Do It

Thu, Mar 24, 2011 60 mins

Richard wants Derek and Meredith to accept Adele (Loretta Divine)into their Alzheimer's trial; Mark and Arizona plan a baby shower for Callie, but aren't on the same page; Henry (Scott Foley) has another complication; and the chief resident competition heats up when Richard receives the go-ahead for his diabetes clinical trial.

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Episode 18

Song Beneath the Song

Thu, Mar 31, 2011 60 mins

As a momentous event hits Seattle Grace-Mercy West, Callie (who's about to undergo something big herself) imagines the hospital in a new way. Songs performed by the cast include "Chasing Cars," "How to Save a Life" and "The Story."

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Episode 19

It's a Long Way Back

Thu, Apr 28, 2011 60 mins

Callie and her baby, Sofia, are recovering following the accident, but Callie has yet to actually see her daughter. Meanwhile, Alex gets an idea that he thinks will make him chief resident as he treats a cranky terminal-cancer patient (Doris Roberts); a patient's sudden death makes Derek more cautious in the clinical trial, but the same can't be said for Meredith; and Teddy is pleasantly surprised by the return of Andrew Perkins (James Tupper).

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Episode 20

White Wedding

Thu, May 5, 2011 60 mins

Callie and Arizona's wedding nears, but things aren't turning out the way they had thought; Alex continues to make the other chief-resident contenders envious; Andrew Perkins has a proposition for Teddy; and Meredith and Derek make a major decision.

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Episode 21

I Will Survive

Thu, May 12, 2011 60 mins

Meredith is on edge and Cristina's increasingly defiant as Owen conducts formal chief-resident interviews; Alex's undefined relationship with Lucy (Rachael Taylor) is tested; Jackson suddenly quits the Webber diabetes trial.

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Episode 22

Unaccompanied Minor

Thu, May 19, 2011 60 mins

Season 7 finale: Meredith's deceit in Derek's clinical trial comes to light, jeopardizing her career and causing unintended consequences for others. Meanwhile, Owen announces his choice for chief resident; and Cristina and Teddy have choices to make.

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