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Grey’s Anatomy Recap: Meredith Gives Her Number to a Hot Doctor (Guest Star Scott Elrod)

By Micheline Goldstein | Mar 11th, 2016

In the Grey's Anatomy Season 12 episode "All Eyez On Me" Meredith, Bailey, Jackson, Callie and Jo travel to a military hospital to perform an experimental and extremely risky surgery on a veteran with an advanced tumor. Meanwhile back at Grey Sloan Memorial, DeLuca is tired of being Maggie's secret hook up, Ben makes an impulsive surgical decision, and a team of cheerleaders wreaks havoc in the ER. Keep reading the Grey's Anatomy recap for highlights from Season 12, Episode 13, "All Eyez On Me."

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A Not-So-Warm Military Welcome

When the team arrives at Bauer Army Medical Center, they're greeted by the veteran's furious military surgeon, Major Will Thorpe (guest star Scott Elrod), who believes they are just there to perform a showy experimental surgery, without regard for the patient's life. He mockingly calls them the "Dream Team" and refuses to be swayed by Bailey's diplomatic words. Finally, Callie steps up and passionately defends the team, informing Thorpe that his boss asked for their help because they ARE the Dream Team: "We are miracles workers. Now, the sooner you recognize that the sooner we can get to the business of saving a life."

Watch: The Dream Team Has Arrived

 

Jackson Gets His Flirt On

While prepping the OR for the surgery, Captain Emily Vaughn (guest star Sarah Jane Morris) starts flirting with Jackson, revealing she Googled him, and requests to watch his bone graft retrieval. "You have a reputation for a much more refined approach," she tells him. He agrees to let her observe, and after she leaves, Jo starts teasing Jackson about flirting with Captain Vaughn. When he protests, Jo informs him, "You don't even have to say anything," and, waving a hand in his direction, says, "All of this is a flirt."

Watch: Jo Teases Jackson: "All of This" Is a Flirt

 

Meredith Pushes Callie to Be Better  

Meredith has learned a lot about people after everything she's had to survive in the last year. From recovering emotionally after Derek's death, to the fight to recover physically after she was brutally attacked, Mer has realized that when people push you, they're trying to help you. So when Callie is pacing the halls outside the OR, panicking and unable to focus on how to save their patient after something goes drastically wrong during surgery, Meredith is there to push her to focus and to help her find a solution.

Watch: Meredith Helps Callie Save a Life

 

Meredith Takes a Leap

After working with the Grey Sloan Memorial "Dream Team," Major Thorpe has a new respect for their medical expertise and intentions. But one doctor in particular captured his attention... Meredith! As he walks her out, he admits he was wrong about her team, and tells Grey he'd like to "follow up" with her. He's clearly disappointed when she gives him the numbers for her service and the hospital, and says it was nice working with him. As they walk to the van, Jackson points out that Thorpe was flirting with her. Taken aback, she pauses to think, then hurries back to give Thorpe her number. Is Meredith finally ready to move on and start dating again?

Watch: Meredith Gives Her Number to a Hot Doctor

 

Mean Girls: Grey's Anatomy Edition?

Edwards and Blake are gossiping and complaining that Jo and Ben get special treatment and the best surgeries because of who they're in relationships with, but suddenly realize they sound just like the group of teenage "mean girl" cheerleaders that flooded the ER earlier. Meanwhile, DeLuca, who's been pushing Maggie to tell everyone about their relationship, looks concerned. Maybe it's not such a great idea to go public with their relationship after all.

Watch: Edwards & Blake Complain About Special Treatment

 

Maggie Takes Everyone to Awkward Town

Maggie definitely has a gift for making social situations uncomfortable, and when she decides on the spur of the moment to let everyone know she's dating DeLuca, it's "really hard to watch," as an amused Arizona informs her afterwards. When Dr. Riggs asks her if they can reschedule a procedure for later that night, she calls Andrew over to stand next to her before announcing that she can't make it, because she has plans: "...With Dr. DeLuca. A date! Whom I've been seeing. We've been seeing each other. As a couple. Romantically. In romance." Yep, that happened. Riggs, not sure what to make of the non sequitur, gives her a funny look and agrees not to reschedule.  

Watch: Maggie & DeLuca Go Public

 

No Special Treatment for Ben

Bailey is livid when she emerges from the long and stressful surgery at Bauer Army Medical Center to multiple messages informing her that one of her residents, her husband Ben(!), went rogue, ignoring all the rules, and made the extremely risky call to try to save a patient's life by cutting open the man's chest with a clipboard! As the Chief, Bailey is furious that Ben's arrogance put her in the position of having to discipline him, but as a fellow surgeon, she can't wait to hear all the details.

Watch: Chief Bailey Suspends Ben

 

Share you reactions to the events of this episode, and tune in THURSDAY, MARCH 17 8|7c to see Season 12, Episode 14, "Odd Man Out," as part of TGIT on ABC and watch Episode 13, "All Eyez On Me," now!

Season 12 Recaps

Season 12, Episode 12: "My Next Life"

Season 12, Episode 11: "Unbreak My Heart"

Season 12, Episode 10: "All I Want Is You"

Season 12, Episode 9: "The Sound of Silence"

Season 12, Episode 8, the Winter Finale: "Things We Lost in the Fire"

Season 12, Episode 7: "Something Against You"

Season 12, Episode 6: "The Me Nobody Knows"

Season 12, Episode 5: "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner"

Season 12, Episode 4: "Old Time Rock and Roll"

Season 12, Episode 3: "I Choose You"

Season 12, Episode 2: "Walking Tall"

Season 12 Premiere: "Sledgehammer"

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