September 25, 2014
May 14, 2015
The life you save may be your own.
premiered on September 25, 2014. It was broadcast on Thursday nights at 8/7c PM. It consisted of 24 episodes, which was broadcast in two uninterrupted blocks. The eighth episode is the mid-season finale.
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ABC officially renewed Grey's Anatomy on May 8, 2014.
This is the first season not to feature Sandra Oh as Cristina Yang.
Shonda Rhimes stated this season will be a very Meredith-centric season.
Filming started on July 25, 2014 and ended on May 5, 2015.
The table read for the first episode took place on July 22, 2014.
The table read for the finale took place on April 22, 2015.
The second episode was filmed before the season premiere.
This season takes place in mid 2014 and ends in July 2016.
This season has a one year time jump.
Jo, Stephanie, and Ben start out as third year residents but end as fifth year residents, due to the time jump.
Meredith and April start out as third year attendings, but end as fifth year attendings.
Alex and Jackson start out as first year attendings, but end as third year attendings.
Derek dies in March 2015.
Ellis Shepherd is born in January 2016.
She's Leaving Home takes place from late March 2015 to February 2016.
I Must Have Lost it on the Wind
September 25, 2014
Derek makes a decision about moving to Washington, DC. Callie and Arizona consider surrogacy. A new doctor, Maggie Pierce, joins the team.
Puzzle With a Piece Missing
October 2, 2014
Though having trouble adjusting to her new workplace, Maggie solves a thorny case and reveals a deeply personal secret to Meredith.
Got to Be Real
October 9, 2014
Derek and Amelia tangle over a promotion, Arizona frets about having another baby. Richard reveals to Maggie the truth of their relationship.
Only Mama Knows
October 16, 2014
While sparring with Derek over his decision to stay in Seattle, Meredith struggles to come to terms with Maggie being her half-sister.
Bend & Break
October 23, 2014
Hoping it will salvage their relationship, Arizona and Callie undertake a 30-day trial separation, during which Arizona puts her job in jeopardy.
Don't Let's Start
November 6, 2014
Bailey gets a wake-up call about her own health. Richard tries to make amends with Maggie. Arizona learns an unnerving secret about Dr. Harman.
Could We Start Again, Please?
November 13, 2014
When Amelia's drug-troubled past comes back to haunt her, Derek tries to turn it to his advantage. Meanwhile, Jo preforms her first solo surgery.
November 20, 2004
Amelia believes she can save Dr. Herman's life. Derek faces renewed pressure to take the job in Washington, DC and makes a big decision.
Where Do We Go From Here
January 29, 2015
Jackson and April deal with the devastating news about their unborn child. Meredith and Derek try to keep their relationship alive.
The Bed's Too Big Without You
February 5, 2015
Richard helps Amelia through a crisis of confidence about Dr. Herman's operation. Jackson and April clash over whether to end her pregnancy.
All I Could Was Cry
February 12, 2015
April and Jackson confront a heartrending decision about their baby. Amelia gets a chance to test out the procedure for Dr. Herman's surgery.
The Great Pretender
February 19, 2015
Meredith plans a trip to visit Derek but takes a secret detour. Callie starts dating again. Dr. Herman discovers another side of Arizona.
Staring at the End
February 26, 2015
Dr. Herman's condition deteriorates while Amelia struggles with insecurities about the operation. Arizona performs her first solo fetal surgery.
March 5, 2015
While Arizona and Bailey clash over how to save a pregnant patient, Amelia begins the intricate and grueling operating to save Dr. Herman's life.
I Feel the Earth Move
March 12, 2015
When an earthquake hits Seattle, the team talks a girl through a risky procedure on the phone. Meanwhile, Meredith suspects Derek of cheating on her.
Don't Dream It's Over
March 19, 2015
A man with Alzheimer's accidentally destroys the life a young couple, causing Richard and Maggie to ponder the disease's effect on their own lives.
With or Without You
March 26, 2015
Derek has returned to Seattle, but Meredith still harbors doubts about his fidelity. Meanwhile, Owen discovers a distressing secret about his mother.
When I Grow Up
April 2, 2015
A 15-year-old who killed two cops during a bank robbery needs an immediate liver transplant - and one of the officers he killed is a match.
April 9, 2015
A wife and a jealous lover cut off a chief's penis - twice. Meanwhile, Derek leaves for Washington, DC. but never shows up for his meeting there.
One Flight Down
April 16, 2015
A plane crashes in downtown Seattle, raising the specter of the past for members of the town. Meanwhile, Meredith frets about Derek's whereabouts.
How to Save a Life
April 23, 2015
After stopping to help victims of a car accident, Derek's car is hit by a truck, and he's rushed to the hospital with serious injuries.
She's Leaving Home
April 30, 2015
Meredith and the staff feel the impact of losing one of their own. Jackson struggles with April's decision. Bailey and Ben argue about their future. Months after Derek's funeral, Amelia struggles with her emotions. April plans to return. Derek's part in Meredith's life continues to grow.
May 7, 2015
Things turn sour at the hospital when Richard calls off the wedding. Amelia berates Meredith for letting Derek die. Maggie gets bad news.
You're My Home
May 14, 2015
Jackson gives April a ultimatum about their relationship. Meredith makes amends with Amelia. Richard and Catherine tie the knot.
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