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Season 8

Grey's Anatomy episode guide


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. Watch full episodes of Grey's Anatomy with WATCH ABC.
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S8 Ep 1 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.

09/22/11 Season 8 TV-14 S
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S8 Ep 2 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.

09/22/11 Season 8 TV-14 S
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S8 Ep 3 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.

09/29/11 Season 8 TV-14
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S8 Ep 4 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.

10/06/11 Season 8 TV-PG D, L, V
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S8 Ep 5 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.

10/13/11 Season 8 TV-14
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S8 Ep 6 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.

10/20/11 Season 8 TV-14 D, S
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S8 Ep 7 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.

10/27/11 Season 8 TV-14
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S8 Ep 8 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.

11/03/11 Season 8 TV-14 S
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S8 Ep 9 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.

11/10/11 Season 8 TV-14
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S8 Ep 10 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.

01/05/12 Season 8 TV-PG
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S8 Ep 11 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.

01/12/12 Season 8 TV-PG L
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S8 Ep 12 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.

01/19/12 Season 8 TV-14
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S8 Ep 14 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.

02/09/12 Season 8 TV-14
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S8 Ep 15 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.

02/16/12 Season 8 TV-14
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S8 Ep 16 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.

02/23/12 Season 8 TV-14
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S8 Ep 17 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.

03/15/12 Season 8 TV-14
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S8 Ep 18 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.

04/05/12 Season 8 TV-14
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S8 Ep 19 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.

04/12/12 Season 8 TV-14
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S8 Ep 20 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.

04/19/12 Season 8 TV-PG S
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S8 Ep 21 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.

04/26/12 Season 8 TV-14 S, V
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S8 Ep 22 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.

05/03/12 Season 8 TV-14 S
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S8 Ep 23 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.

05/10/12 Season 8 TV-14 L, S
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S8 Ep 24 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.

05/17/12 Season 8 TV-14 L