Grey's Anatomy episode guide

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The doctors of Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital deal with life-or-death consequences on a daily basis -- it's in one another that they find comfort, friendship and, at times, more than friendship. Together they're discovering that neither medicine nor relationships can be defined in black and white. Real life only comes in shades of grey.

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    S8 E1 Free Falling

    Meredith loses her job; April tries to fill the role of chief resident; Cristina and Owen butt heads; Zola's adoption counselor worries about Meredith and Derek's relationship; Cristina makes a difficult decision.

    09/22/11Season 8TV-14
    S8 E2 She's Gone

    Meredith loses her job; April tries to fill the role of chief resident; Cristina and Owen butt heads; Zola's adoption counselor worries about Meredith and Derek's relationship; Cristina makes a difficult decision.

    09/22/11Season 8TV-14
    S8 E3 Take the Lead

    The chief makes a decision that shocks everyone at Seattle Grace; Owen and Cristina attempt to find normalcy; April struggles in her new role; the 5th-year residents receive their first solo surgery assignments.

    09/29/11Season 8TV-14
    S8 E4 What Is It About Men

    A stampede at a comic book convention leads to an influx of colorful characters in the ER; Mark continues to make life difficult for Jackson; Ben returns and realizes Bailey has moved on.

    10/06/11Season 8TV-PG
    S8 E5 Loss, Love and Legacy

    The residents try to impress Jackson's mother, Catherine Avery, when she comes to Seattle Grace to perform a groundbreaking surgery; Alex and Arizona encounter a familiar face in the ER; Bailey makes a choice about her love life.

    10/13/11Season 8TV-14
    S8 E6 Poker Face

    Through Lexie, Meredith tries to get Derek interested in a patient's rare brain tumor; Callie ends up being annoyed when Mark and Arizona finally form a friendship; Teddy and Alex look into alternative surgeries for a superficial patient.

    10/20/11Season 8TV-14
    S8 E7 Put Me In, Coach

    Owen organizes a baseball game against Seattle Presbyterian; Lexie is unable to control her emotions when she sees Mark with a new woman; Alex fights for Zola; Richard talks to Meredith and Bailey about their feud.

    10/27/11Season 8TV-14
    S8 E8 Heart-Shaped Box

    George O'Malley's mother comes to Seattle Grace for help after another hospital botches her surgery; a medical miracle inspires the residents; Jackson's suspicions about Mark and Lexie interfere with work.

    11/03/11Season 8TV-14
    S8 E9 Dark Was the Night

    Teddy is called away on another case, as Henry is brought in for emergency surgery; Derek and Meredith finally receive news about Zola; a patient experiences complications after surgery.

    11/10/11Season 8TV-14
    S8 E10 Suddenly

    The eldest daughter of a family involved in a car crash must make a difficult decision; Teddy asks Cristina to help with an O.R. patient; Lexie works with Mark's new girlfriend during a surgery.

    01/05/12Season 8TV-PG
    S8 E11 This Magic Moment

    The doctors form two teams to operate on conjoined twins; Bailey uses Meredith as a buffer between her and Ben; Alex learns a tough lesson; Teddy asks Cristina about Henry's surgery.

    01/12/12Season 8TV-PG
    S8 E12 Hope for the Hopeless

    Richard's 10,000th surgery is a liver transplant for two sisters; Derek and Lexie take on a case that had been declared inoperable; Teddy and Cristina try to swipe a case from Alex and Dr. McQueen; Meredith tries to choose a specialty.

    01/19/12Season 8TV-14
    S8 E13 If/Then

    Meredith dreams of what her life would have been if her mother had been healthy.

    02/02/12Season 8TV-14
    S8 E14 All You Need Is Love

    Lexie watches Zola as Meredith and Derek try to have a night to themselves for Valentine's Day; Callie surprises Arizona with a romantic evening; Ben tries to prove that he knows Bailey better than she thinks.

    02/09/12Season 8TV-14
    S8 E15 Have You Seen Me Lately?

    Amelia arrives at Seattle Grace to beg Derek to help with the gliosarcoma case; Cristina and Owen have heated arguments during marriage counseling; Alex realizes he needs to improve his people skills in order to be a good doctor.

    02/16/12Season 8TV-14
    S8 E16 If Only You Were Lonely

    As Adele's condition deteriorates, Richard considers making a change; an explosion at a coffee shop results in a busy ER; Callie helps Meredith study; Lexie helps Alex and Arizona care for an intern's premature baby.

    02/23/12Season 8TV-14
    S8 E17 One Step Too Far

    Derek asks Meredith to work with him in neuro again; Catherine Avery (Debbie Allen) comes back to Seattle Grace and takes an interest in Richard; Cristina becomes increasingly suspicious of Owen; Morgan may be falling for Alex.

    03/15/12Season 8TV-14
    S8 E18 The Lion Sleeps Tonight

    An escaped lion puts lives and relationships in danger; Lexie hears Mark talking about moving in with Julia; Teddy begins to come to terms with Henry's death; Callie asks Arizona about her past relationships.

    04/05/12Season 8TV-14
    S8 E19 Support System

    Cristina makes Owen tell her about the intimate details of his affair; Mark takes his authority very seriously when he steps in as chief for the day; Arizona, Callie and Bailey plan special night for Teddy.

    04/12/12Season 8TV-14
    S8 E20 The Girl With No Name

    The doctors treat a Jane Doe who turns out to be the subject of a nationally followed case; the residents begin their interviews for post-residency positions; Richard faces a disturbing realization while visiting Adele.

    04/19/12Season 8TV-PG
    S8 E21 Moment of Truth

    The residents travel to San Francisco for the oral boards; sparks fly when Richard and Catherine (Debbie Allen) bump into each other at a hotel; Alex feels guilty about being away from the hospital when Tommy's health takes a turn for the worse.

    04/26/12Season 8TV-14
    S8 E22 Let the Bad Times Roll

    The residents agonize over their upcoming exam results; Arizona's childhood friend needs medical help; the doctors try to help a patient who is missing one third of his skull; Julia wants to start a family with Mark.

    05/03/12Season 8TV-14
    S8 E23 Migration

    The residents choose their future positions; Mark admits to Derek that he still has feelings for Lexie; Arizona encourages her friend to have surgery.

    05/10/12Season 8TV-14
    S8 E24 Flight

    A dangerous situation leaves the doctors fighting to stay alive while trying to save their peers; Ben and Bailey make a decision; Teddy gets a tempting offer; Richard plans a dinner for the residents.

    05/17/12Season 8TV-14
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