Season 11

September 25, 2014
May 14, 2015
Region 1
August 18, 2015
Region 2
October 5, 2015
Region 4
October 7, 2015
The life you save may be your own.

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The eleventh season of Grey's Anatomy 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.

Summary Edit

Plot Edit

Cast Edit

Main Edit

Recurring Guest Edit

Prominent Guest Edit

Recurring Co-Stars Edit

Trivia Edit

  • 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.

Notes Edit

  • 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.

Episodes Edit

11A Edit

Image Title Airdate Series Season
11x01 I Must Have Lost it on the Wind September 25, 2014 221 11.01
Derek makes a decision about moving to Washington, DC. Callie and Arizona consider surrogacy. A new doctor, Maggie Pierce, joins the team.
11x02 Puzzle With a Piece Missing October 2, 2014 222 11.02
Though having trouble adjusting to her new workplace, Maggie solves a thorny case and reveals a deeply personal secret to Meredith.
11x03 Got to Be Real October 9, 2014 223 11.03
Derek and Amelia tangle over a promotion, Arizona frets about having another baby. Richard reveals to Maggie the truth of their relationship.
11x04 Only Mama Knows October 16, 2014 224 11.04
While sparring with Derek over his decision to stay in Seattle, Meredith struggles to come to terms with Maggie being her half-sister.
11x05 Bend & Break October 23, 2014 225 11.05
Hoping it will salvage their relationship, Arizona and Callie undertake a 30-day trial separation, during which Arizona puts her job in jeopardy.
11x06 Don't Let's Start November 6, 2014 226 11.06
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.
11x07 Could We Start Again, Please? November 13, 2014 227 11.07
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.
11x08 Risk November 20, 2004 228 11.08
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.

11B Edit

Image Title Airdate Series Season
11x09 Where Do We Go From Here January 29, 2015 229 11.09
Jackson and April deal with the devastating news about their unborn child. Meredith and Derek try to keep their relationship alive.
11x10 The Bed's Too Big Without You February 5, 2015 230 11.10
Richard helps Amelia through a crisis of confidence about Dr. Herman's operation. Jackson and April clash over whether to end her pregnancy.
11x11 All I Could Was Cry February 12, 2015 231 11.11
April and Jackson confront a heartrending decision about their baby. Amelia gets a chance to test out the procedure for Dr. Herman's surgery.
11x12 The Great Pretender February 19, 2015 232 11.12
Meredith plans a trip to visit Derek but takes a secret detour. Callie starts dating again. Dr. Herman discovers another side of Arizona.
11x13 Staring at the End February 26, 2015 233 11.13
Dr. Herman's condition deteriorates while Amelia struggles with insecurities about the operation. Arizona performs her first solo fetal surgery.
11x14 The Distance March 5, 2015 234 11.14
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.
11x15 I Feel the Earth Move March 12, 2015 235 11.15
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.
11x16 Don't Dream It's Over March 19, 2015 236 11.16
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.
11x17 With or Without You March 26, 2015 237 11.17
Derek has returned to Seattle, but Meredith still harbors doubts about his fidelity. Meanwhile, Owen discovers a distressing secret about his mother.
11x18 When I Grow Up April 2, 2015 238 11.18
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.
11x19 Crazy Love April 9, 2015 239 11.19
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.
11x20 One Flight Down April 16, 2015 240 11.20
A plane crashes in downtown Seattle, raising the specter of the past for members of the town. Meanwhile, Meredith frets about Derek's whereabouts.
11x21 How to Save a Life April 23, 2015 241 11.21
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.
11x22 She's Leaving Home April 30, 2015 242-243 11.22
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.
11x23 Time Stops May 7, 2015 244 11.23
Things turn sour at the hospital when Richard calls off the wedding. Amelia berates Meredith for letting Derek die. Maggie gets bad news.
11x24 You're My Home May 14, 2015 245 11.24
Jackson gives April a ultimatum about their relationship. Meredith makes amends with Amelia. Richard and Catherine tie the knot.

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