24 Episodes 2012 - 2013
In the ninth season of this medical drama, several doctors who were on board a small plane that went down struggle with the aftermath of the life-changing plane crash, which resulted in both severe injuries and deaths. Cristina (Sandra Oh) decides to accept a fellowship in Minnesota as a way of moving on, and she and Meredith (Ellen Pompeo), Derek (Patrick Dempsey) and Arizona (Jessica Capshaw) pursue a major lawsuit concerning the crash. Meanwhile, Meredith is happy to learn that she's pregnant again; and Bailey (Chandra Wilson) gets cold feet en route to her wedding to Ben (Jason George). Career-wise, Bailey also encounters some trouble when she becomes the target of a CDC investigation.
Going, Going, Gone
Thu, Sep 27, 2012 60 mins
In the ninth-season opener, the doctors try to deal with the fallout from the plane crash, which includes adjusting to changes and moving on from loss.
Remember the Time
Thu, Oct 4, 2012 60 mins
A flashback to the aftermath of the plane crash recounts how the victims dealt with the disaster. Meanwhile, back at Seattle Grace, the doctors seek peace from the turmoil.
Love the One You're With
Thu, Oct 18, 2012 60 mins
The plane-crash survivors face a difficult choice, which will have far-reaching effects. Elsewhere, Jackson and April are put in a stressful situation when they're obligated to work together; and Alex must exercise some self-restraint with an intern.
I Saw Her Standing There
Thu, Oct 25, 2012 60 mins
Meredith stops discussing her surgeries with Derek in an effort to be sensitive to his situation; Richard seeks Catherine's assistance with a difficult operation; and Arizona wrestles with her new reality, making Callie and Alex confront their guilt.
Thu, Nov 8, 2012 60 mins
Meredith and Cristina lean on each other and maintain their long-distance friendship as Meredith deals with a case that affects her personally, while Cristina provides assistance on a difficult cardiac operation.
Thu, Nov 15, 2012 60 mins
The crash victims proceed with their lawsuit, which requires them to face their injuries. Meanwhile, Bailey sneakily gets Arizona to assist with a pediatric case; and Cristina works on adjusting to her new surroundings.
I Was Made for Lovin' You
Thu, Nov 22, 2012 60 mins
Bailey and Ben disagree over wedding plans. Meanwhile, Cristina and Owen take stock of their relationship; and Callie wants Jackson to help her with Derek's dilemma, but Jackson gets distracted by a surprise involving April.
Love Turns You Upside Down
Thu, Nov 29, 2012 60 mins
Meredith wants Heather to help repair Derek's hand, even if it requires pushing the limits. Meanwhile, Cristina encourages her interns to get competitive with each other; Alex sees a different side of Jo; and Shane learns an important lesson from April.
Run, Baby, Run
Thu, Dec 6, 2012 60 mins
Bailey gets nervous as she prepares for her wedding, so Richard helps calm her down. Meanwhile, Lizzie clashes with Meredith; and Callie and Jackson attempt to persuade Derek to undergo a high-risk surgery to repair his hand.
Things We Said Today
Thu, Dec 13, 2012 60 mins
Bailey's wedding is in limbo while she focuses on saving Adele. Elsewhere, Cristina and Owen are indecisive about following through with their divorce; Arizona and Callie try to spice things up; and a group of injured bikers are brought to the hospital.
The End Is the Beginning of the End
Thu, Jan 17, 2013 60 mins
The plaintiffs in the plane-crash lawsuit receive an update on their case. Meanwhile, Catherine pursues Richard, but he tries to dodge her; Jackson treats a former patient of Mark's; and Derek starts the recovery process for his hand.
Walking on a Dream
Thu, Jan 24, 2013 60 mins
A new doctor arrives and unnerves the staff. Meanwhile, Arizona deals with having a phantom limb; and a pregnant and highly emotional Meredith faces a grave fear.
Thu, Jan 31, 2013 60 mins
Derek and April burn the midnight oil trying to come up with a solution to the hospital's problems, while Cristina has a tough time acceding to the wishes of a family whose son is dying. Meanwhile, Arizona deals with a teen who's facing the same physical problems as she.
The Face of Change
Thu, Feb 7, 2013 60 mins
Several doctors vie to be the hospital's new ambassador. Meanwhile, April works on an emergency case; a transgender teenage couple arrive at the hospital; and the staff find it difficult to adhere to some exasperating new policies.
Thu, Feb 14, 2013 60 mins
The hospital's dire financial problems jeopardize a pricey, lifesaving surgery for a child. Meanwhile, Alex and Jo team up to help an infant; and April turns to Jackson for advice on her love life.
This Is Why We Fight
Thu, Feb 21, 2013 60 mins
Jackson's mom tries to persuade him to relocate to Boston. Meanwhile, the doctors talk to a potential investor about saving the hospital; the interns think their jobs are in jeopardy; and Alex's attentiveness to a patient wins him points with Jo.
Thu, Mar 14, 2013 60 mins
Multiple transplant surgeries are scheduled at the same time. Meanwhile, the hospital's new management team create havoc, leading one doctor to question whether he still belongs at Seattle Grace.
Thu, Mar 21, 2013 60 mins
The doctors start feeling the weight of their new roles as hospital owners. Meanwhile, Meredith fears for her unborn baby's health; Callie and Arizona attempt to spice things up; and Alex gets competitive with Jo's new beau.
Can't Fight This Feeling
Thu, Mar 28, 2013 60 mins
A gas-tanker explosion results in many injuries, and a paramedic is among the wounded. Meanwhile, a distraught mother wants to uncover the cause of her son's mysterious illness; and Owen gets close to a young boy whose parents may die.
She's Killing Me
Thu, Apr 4, 2013 60 mins
Meredith asks Cristina for a favor concerning her kids. Meanwhile, several pre-op patients get an infection, which may be traced back to one doctor; a group of Syrian doctors learn some basic surgical skills; and April makes a confession to Matthew.
Thu, Apr 25, 2013 60 mins
A CDC investigation targets Bailey, and board members debate how to address the crisis. Meanwhile, Cristina taunts Alex about his feelings for Jo; and Owen continues to look after Ethan as the boy waits for his parents' conditions to improve.
Do You Believe in Magic
Thu, May 2, 2013 60 mins
Bailey refuses to accept help from her colleagues. Meanwhile, Owen worries that Ethan will land in foster care; a craniofacial specialist assists a young patient; and a magician's assistant gets injured during a magic trick.
Readiness Is All
Thu, May 9, 2013 60 mins
The hospital staff get ready for a major storm about to hit Seattle. Meanwhile, Owen yearns to be a dad as he bonds with Ethan; Meredith and her unborn baby are put in peril; and Jo turns to Alex during a crisis.
Thu, May 16, 2013 60 mins
In the ninth-season finale, a severe storm rages outside and the hospital's resources become limited as more storm victims arrive. Meanwhile, one doctor's life is in jeopardy.