Season 04

Episode 17 – Freedom (2)

May 22nd 2008 on ABC

Bailey hands over the running of the clinic to Izzie, as she finds herself to busy too cope with its demands. Meredith and Derek make progress with their clinical trial as its last patient is cured. While Alex struggles to deal with Rebecca’s suicide attempt, Lexie is in shock over a revelation about George. Cristina’s spirits are finally boosted as she takes charge of the coveted sparkle pager.

Episode 16 – Freedom (1)

May 22nd 2008 on ABC

A couple undergoes surgery. Derek and Meredith clinical trial has another patient. Izzie helps Alex. McSteamy hooks up with someone.

Episode 15 – Losing My Mind

May 15th 2008 on ABC

Dr. Wyatt refuses to let Meredith give up on therapy. Alex learns something else about Rebecca. The Chief wants Erica to perform a daring surgery. Cristina continues to act strange.

Episode 14 – The Becoming

May 8th 2008 on ABC

The clinical trial continues to make progress. The anti-McSteamy club creates new initiatives but that isn’t enough to stop one woman from spending time with him. Cristina is affected by Burke’s career developments.

Episode 13 – Piece of My Heart

May 1st 2008 on ABC

Addison visits Seattle Grace because they need skills that only she has. Rebecca/Ava returns with news for Alex. Meredith and Derek’s clinical trial experiences one or two developments.

Episode 12 – Where the Wild Things Are

April 24th 2008 on ABC

Time, specifically six weeks, has passed but sexual angst still runs rampant in the halls of Seattle Grace. Derek and Rose have been dating. Meredith has noticed the activities of her current off-again ex-boyfriend. George and Lexie are getting used to their new apartment. The doctors are in the midst of a competition when a man arrives at the hospital after having survived an attack by a bear. Erica Hahn makes a friend.

Episode 11 – Lay Your Hands on Me

January 10th 2008 on ABC

George has a surprise visitor. Callie copes with not being an O’Malley anymore. Bailey’s family is falling apart, by her husband not thinking she cares about her son and husband. Tuck goes into surgery with the whole hospital worried. Derek sorts through what kissing Rose means. Meredith discovers something that doesn’t inspire hope or happiness in her. Alex treats a faith healer, and doesn’t believe in her “powers”.

Episode 10 – Crash Into Me (2)

December 6th 2007 on ABC

Meredith works furiously to save a paramedic trapped in an ambulance; Lexie holds the life of a patient in her hands; Derek must rely on a nurse to save a patient; Bailey struggles to balance her personal life with her work.

Episode 09 – Crash Into Me1 (1)

November 22nd 2007 on ABC

An ambulance crash endangers the lives of the paramedics involved, as Meredith and the Chief work on-site to save them, Bailey treats a patient who refuses her help, and Ava returns for Alex and meets his other girlfriend in the process.

Episode 08 – Forever Young

November 15th 2007 on ABC

There has been a bus crash and the patients are in the ER. Meredith and Derek’s relationship gets more complicated when he dates a fellow doctor. Meredith’s dad visits her at the hospital.

Episode 07 – Physical Attraction… Chemical Reaction

November 8th 2007 on ABC

Two arguing parents, who are named Jane and Don, bring their son in because he swallowed marbles, while a middle aged woman comes in wanting cosmetic surgery on her chin. A father worries about raising a child alone when the mother needs surgery.

Episode 06 – Kung Fu Fighting

November 1st 2007 on ABC

Cristina and Izzie are fighting for surgeries and a favor from someone. A patient comes to the ER with a dream and a condition which may prevent him from realizing it. The Chief turns to the other men in the hospital when his marriage is in more trouble. Two patients are competing to win something big. One of them convinces an intern to take their place.

Episode 05 – Haunt You Every Day

October 25th 2007 on ABC

It’s Halloween at Seattle Grace! There may be jokes, pranks, and/or scare tactics. Some of the women form a club based on an experience they all share. A man volunteers for what most of the doctors believe is an unnecessary surgery. One of the patients is in the hospital because they tried to carve a pumpkin in an unconventional manner. Alex receives a visit from Jane Doe/Ava/Rebecca. Meredith is having mommy issues. Callie has an announcement to make.

Episode 04 – The Heart of the Matter

October 18th 2007 on ABC

A face familiar to one of the year-twos shows up and dredges up issues that were never really dealt with. A teen football player needs counseling because of his father and surgery for an injury he sustained while playing the game. The girl who was the reason for the prom at Seattle Grace finds out her cancer is back and she brings her aunt Adele with her.

Episode 03 – Let the Truth Sting

October 11th 2007 on ABC

A woman named Marcy brings in her son, Hunter, because she finds his change in behavior suspicious. A patient named Connie may lose her ability to talk unless Mark and Richard can perform a radical new surgery. George impresses the other interns at work but at home he is trying to deal with his guilt about having sex with Izzie. Meredith and Lexie work on a patient. The doctors meet a unique intern.

Episode 02 – Love/Addiction

October 4th 2007 on ABC

A patient is in the hospital because they fell asleep in a hazardous situation. A patient’s home laboratory blew up in an apartment building and the victims flood the hospital. Alex investigates the cause of the incident by talking to an elderly resident of the apartment building. Jane Burke shows up to deal with what her son left behind. Lexie tries to talk to Meredith. Callie is overwhelmed by her new position while Bailey is searching for things to do.

Episode 01 – A Change is Gonna Come

September 27th 2007 on ABC

Entering their first year as residents, Meredith Grey, Cristina Yang, Izzie Stevens and Alex Karev now have interns of their own to mentor. The interns are welcomed by new chief resident Callie. Among the new interns are George, forced to repeat his internship after failing his exams, and Lexie Grey, Meredith’s half-sister. Many new interns will be introduced in this season premiere. And they’ll have their hands full when a three-car accident sends multiple casualties pouring into Seattle Grace. Some of the doctors need to deal with their new stressed out interns. A young boy brings his bleeding deer to the hospital in the hope a doctor will save her. Cristina searches for Burke. Richard resumes his post as chief of surgery. Derek and Meredith reach an impasse. Bailey wrestles with things at the hospital not turning out like she thought they would.