September 27, 2012
May 16, 2013
November 4, 2013
Life changes in a heartbeat.
premiered on September 27, 2012 and ended May 16, 2013. It was broadcast on Thursday nights at 9/8c PM. It consisted of 24 episodes, ending with a two-hour finale.
It's year of bold new beginnings as your favorite doctors return to Seattle Grace for the biggest challenge of their lives. The plane crash that took the lives of Lexie Grey and Mark Sloan sent shockwaves throughout the hospital. But from the ashes, romance will rise, with each surgeon handling the loss in their own personal way. Meredith finds her groove in the operating room while Derek's hand injury forces him to focus on something other than surgery. And as Mark prepares to say goodbye, Alex falls for someone new, Cristina tries to rekindle the flame with Owen, and Bailey and Ben discover the perils of a long-distance relationship.
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ABC officially renewed Grey's Anatomy on May 10, 2012.
Filming ended on May 1, 2013.
The table read for the first episode took place on July 16, 2012.
This season takes place in July 2012 and ends in early May 2013.
This season is the first season where Meredith, Cristina, and Alex are attendings.
Going, Going, Gone
September 27, 2012
Following a plane crash, the doctors of Settle Grace try to cope with loss, adapt to changes and move forward with their lives.
Remember the Time
October 4, 2012
The doctors try to cope with heartache and injuries caused by the place crash. Everyone at Seattle Grace struggles to return to normalcy.
Love the One You're With
October 18, 2012
The crash survivors must make a life-changing decision. Tensions escalate between Jackson and April. Alex tries to restrain himself.
I Saw Her Standing There
October 25, 2012
Out of consideration for Derek, Meredith stops talking about her surgeries. Richard asks Dr. Avery to help with a complicated procedure.
November 8, 2012
Meredith and Cristina rely on each other as they face more responsibilities at their respective hospitals and cope with life after the plane crash.
November 15, 2012
As the doctors move forward with their lawsuit, they must face the realities of their injuries. Bailey tricks Arizona into assisting with a case.
I Was Made for Lovin' You
November 29, 2012
Owen and Cristina navigate their relationship and the pending lawsuit. Bailey and Ben argue over wedding plans.
Love Turns You Upside Down
December 6, 2012
Meredith asks Heather to help fix Derek's hand. Cristina sets Stephanie and Leah against each other in a competition.
Run, Baby, Run
December 13, 2012
While the doctors prepare for Bailey's wedding, Richard helps her with her anxiety. Lizzie and Meredith butt heads.
Things We Said Today
January 10, 2013
Bailey continues to put her wedding day on hold as she tries to save Adele's life. Owen and Cristina are unsure about their pending divorce.
The End is the Beginning is the End
January 17, 2013
Derek, Meredith, Arizona and Cristina receive news about the plane crash lawsuit. Jackson takes on one of Mark Sloan's former patients.
Walking on a Dream
January 24, 2013
A new doctor at Seattle Grace puts others on edge. Arizona struggles with phantom limb pain. Meredith is faced with her worst fear.
January 31, 2013
Derek and April fight to find a solution for the hospital. Cristina works to respect the wishes of a dying boy's family.
The Face of Change
February 7, 2013
Several of the doctors compete to be the new face of Seattle Grace. Alex and Jackson work with a transgender teen couple.
February 12, 2013
Owen is faced with tough decisions as Seattle Grace spirals toward financial ruin. Jo and Alex try to save an infant's life.
This Is Why We Fight
February 21, 2013
As news of Seattle Grace's financial issues spreads, Catherine wants Jackson to move to Boston and the interns fear for their jobs.
March 14, 2013
Discord and chaos created by new management causes one doctor to question his future at Seattle Grace.
March 21, 2013
More positive changes are made by the hospital's new management. Meredith worries about her unborn baby.
Can't Fight This Feeling
March 28, 2013
A gas tanker explodes on a highway, resulting in multiple injuries. Jo and Meredith try to help a frantic woman, whose child has a mysterious illness.
She's Killing Me
April 4, 2013
Unsettling news motivates Derek and Meredith to take preventive steps for their children's future.
April 25, 2013
After several of Bailey's patients die, she becomes the focus of a CDC investigation. Cristina teases Alex about her feelings for Jo.
Do You Believe in Magic?
May 2, 2013
Bailey continues to shut everyone out. A magician's assistant needs medical attention after a trick goes awry.
Readiness is All
May 9, 2013
The doctors prepare for a superstorm headed for Seattle. As Owen becomes closer to Ethan, his desire to be a parent gets stronger.
May 16, 2013
As the storm rages, patients are brought to the hospital by the busload and resources dwindle. A doctor's life hangs in the balance.