Season 06

Episode 24 – Death and All His Friends (2)

May 20th 2010 on ABC

In part two of the two-hour season finale, Cristina and Meredith’s surgical skills are put to the ultimate test, and the game changes for all the characters.

Episode 23 – Sanctuary (1)

May 20th 2010 on ABC

In the first hour of the two-hour season six finale, Meredith receives life-changing news just as Seattle Grace Hospital is hit with a crisis like no other in its history.

Episode 22 – Shiny Happy People

May 13th 2010 on ABC

An elderly patient is admitted into the E.R. for a heart condition and sees a familiar face, a long lost love who happens to be in the E.R. as well for a fractured arm, and the staff find themselves caught up in their love story. Meanwhile, Karev treats a troubled teenage patient Hayley, whose parents brought her in for schizophrenia, and Meredith can’t help but tell Cristina about her suspicions of Owen — which inevitably messes with Cristina’s head.

Episode 21 – How Insensitive

May 6th 2010 on ABC

Bailey preps the team with mandatory sensitivity training prior to admitting a 700-pound patient with compounded medical issues, and the case proves to be challenging in every sense of the word. Meanwhile, Derek has to come face-to-face with a former patient’s husband in a wrongful death deposition, and spending time with a heart patient’s daughter opens up some old wounds for Cristina. Also, Callie and Arizona must determine the future of their relationship.

Episode 20 – Hook, Line and Sinner

April 29th 2010 on ABC

Mark, Teddy, Callie, and Arizona come together to help Sloan deliver her baby boy. From there, a dramatic battle ensues as Mark wants to help raise the infant, even though he knows Sloan is not mature enough to handle motherhood. Also, the doctors are faced with a the case of a crab boat captain who has been stabbed with a giant shark hook. Meanwhile, Teddy finds herself fighting to keep her job at Seattle Grace, and Lexie is forced to become more assertive with Alex. Callie is beginning to feel emotionally ready to adopt a child with Arizona, who does not feel the same way at all.

Episode 19 – Sympathy for the Parents

April 1st 2010 on ABC

Alex asks Bailey to approve his younger brother Aaron’s hernia repair pro bono. When Aaron says that Alex hasn’t been home since he got to Seattle, some of Alex’s past secrets are revealed.

Episode 18 – Suicide is Painless

March 25th 2010 on ABC

Teddy’s patient seeks to end treatment and her life, she turns to Owen for help but it triggers memories of him at war and relationship with her. Callie and Arizona have a difference in opinion on what their future holds. Richard tries to adjust to his role as a surgeon.

Episode 17 – Push

March 11th 2010 on ABC

A patient arrives at the hospital in need of a complex surgical procedure, and Richard is furious when Derek chooses Owen to do it over him. Meanwhile, Bailey nervously prepares for another date with Ben.

Episode 16 – Perfect Little Accident

March 4th 2010 on ABC

When Dr Harper Avery, the namesake of the Avery award, is rushed to the hospital, his unusual request for surgery heightens tension between Derek and Richard. The doctors are surprised to learn that Jackson is the medical legend’s grandson. Meanwhile, Callie and Arizona help Mark and Teddy move on from their rocky past relationships.

Episode 15 – The Time Warp

February 18th 2010 on ABC

Derek reinstates hospital lectures, leading the doctors to recount stories of their past – Bailey tells of her days as a timid young resident, Callie reflects on a polio case, and Richard recalls an AIDS patient he treated with Ellis.

Episode 14 – Valentine’s Day Massacre

February 11th 2010 on ABC

Valentine’s Day hits Seattle Grace with a bang when the roof of a popular romantic restaurant collapses and the doctors have to deal with the fallout. Derek continues to struggle in his new position as his busy schedule takes its toll, while Meredith faces the pressure of being the chief’s wife. Mark and Callie try to convince Sloan to do the right thing for her baby.

Episode 13 – State of Love and Trust

February 4th 2010 on ABC

Derek faces his first big challenge as interim chief when Meredith and Bailey’s patient awakens mid-surgery and the impending lawsuit threatens the hospital. Alex returns to Pediatrics, where he is tested by Arizona, while Teddy refuses to let Cristina on her service. Meanwhile, Mark continues to ignore a heartbroken Lexie.

Episode 12 – I Like You So Much Better When You’re Naked

January 21st 2010 on ABC

Derek wants to inform the Board of Richard’s drinking problem, but Meredith urges him not to. Derek decides to try talking to Richard instead, but it becomes a moral issue when Richard shows poor judgment with a patient’s upcoming surgery. Meanwhile, Izzie finally returns, hoping to reconcile with Alex and find a new job. Tensions run high between Teddy, Cristina and Owen in the aftermath of her startling confession. Callie suffers a painful bout of chicken pox, and Lexie agonizes over her recent infidelities.

Episode 11 – Blink

January 14th 2010 on ABC

Addison returns to Seattle Grace to help Mark’s pregnant daughter, whose unborn baby faces life-threatening danger. Meanwhile, Owen questions Teddy’s intentions when she assigns Cristina a complicated surgery. Derek suspects something is wrong when the Chief assigns Meredith to assist him in a high-profile surgery. Also, Lexie doubts the future of her relationship with Mark, and with Izzie still absent from Seattle, Alex is tired of waiting around for her.

Episode 10 – Holidaze

November 19th 2009 on ABC

As Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s pass, Miranda gets a visit from her father, William who disapproves of her choices in life. Mark and Lexie cope with an arrival of a woman from his past. Thatcher questions the Chief’s recent behavior as Meredith comes to his defense.

Episode 09 – New History

November 12th 2009 on ABC

Meredith finally returns to work for the first time since the hospital merger and is daunted by the competition that awaits her. Owen recruits Dr. Teddy Altman, an Iraqi veteran, as the new cardiothoracic surgeon, but Cristina is not happy about it. Meanwhile, Izzie finally returns with her high school mentor, who needs treatment for dementia, but she and Alex show very little interest in reconciling. Also, the Chief’s stressful responsibilities are taking a major toll on him.

Episode 08 – Invest in Love

November 5th 2009 on ABC

A generous $25 million donation is offered to Seattle Grace by the parents of a 10-year-old cancer patient. This prompts the Chief to pressure Arizona into performing a risky operation on the child. Meanwhile, Arizona is upset that Callie is not contributing more to their relationship. Cristina tests her boundaries with Owen during a critical surgery. Alex is left with all of Izzie’s hospital bills to contend with, and as he immerses himself in his work at the hospital, Reed feels herself growing closer to him.

Episode 07 – Give Peace a Chance

October 29th 2009 on ABC

When a lab technician from the hospital has an inoperable tumor wrapped around his spine, he asks Derek to do the impossible. Derek tests the Chief’s authority by moving forward with the risky surgery. Meanwhile, Alex continues to be tested emotionally over his situation with Izzie, and the rest of the doctors compete with each other to prove their talents.

Episode 06 – I Saw What I Saw

October 22nd 2009 on ABC

After a burn victim unexpectedly dies in the midst of a chaotic ER, the Chief and board member Jennings interrogate the residents to find the culprit, as all the Mercy West and Seattle Grace resident defends their actions in an effort to save their jobs.

Episode 05 – Invasion

October 15th 2009 on ABC

The residents of Seattle Grace and Mercy West vie for surgeries and their careers as day one of the hospital merger begins. Still recovering from surgery, Meredith must count on her friends to keep her updated on everything that’s happening. Meanwhile, Arizona stands by an enraged Callie when her father returns to Seattle with a priest to convince his daughter to date men. Lexie clashes with a staff member from Mercy West, while the pressure to save her career takes its toll on Cristina. Lastly, Izzie experiences the brunt of her new surgical competition, especially when a major mistake threatens her job.

Episode 04 – Tainted Obligation

October 8th 2009 on ABC

When Meredith and Lexie’s father, Thatcher, returns to the hospital with a failed liver, it’s up to Meredith to save his life. Meanwhile, Izzie empathizes with a patient riddled with tumors, as Mark, annoyed with Cristina’s competitive zeal, tricks her into assisting on an unusual surgery.

Episode 03 – I Always Feel Like Somebody’s Watchin’ Me

October 1st 2009 on ABC

Several weeks after her near-death experience, a recovering Izzie returns to work, and Alex is concerned that she’s pushing herself too much. Meanwhile, nervous that there will be layoffs in the hospital in the wake of an announcement from the Chief, the Seattle Grace residents compete to survive the cuts, including Cristina, who attempts to work alongside Arizona in pediatrics. Also, Bailey and Alex’s patient’s already complex case is further complicated by her schizophrenic son.

Episode 02 – Goodbye (2)

September 24th 2009 on ABC

Everyone is struggling after losing one of their own and are turning to any distraction they can find. Meredith and Derek seem to be consummating their marriage anywhere and everywhere, while Cristina and Owen have been instructed to abstain from sex by Dr. Wyatt. Izzie doesn’t understand why Alex is pulling away from her emotionally, and Lexie considers the next step in her relationship with Mark.

Episode 01 – Good Mourning (1)

September 24th 2009 on ABC

The hospital staff are left to deal with the aftermath of George’s passing. Hitting them hard, they all find unique ways to get through the various stages of grief. George’s mom returns, faced with the difficult task of deciding what to do with his organs. Elsewhere, the Chief must deal with a shocking blow to his career, Derek receives an unexpected job offer, and Lexie is asked to befriend a young female patient with serious injuries and no support system at her side.