Slow Night, So Long

Season 7, Episode 9 -  Air Date: 11/18/2010
5 Ratings
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Derek and the attendings go out to celebrate when he gets the grant he needs for his clinical trial; Meredith and Alex must fend for themselves during the night shift.

‘Grey‘s Anatomy‘ Fan Columnist: Nighttime Meditations

How do you keep things fresh? It feels repetitive for me to gush, once again, how truly excellent season 7 of Grey‘s Anatomy is turning out to be, but there it is. There‘s no getting around it. Nine episodes into this resurgent year, I‘m running out of superlatives to describe the creative renaissance GA is exhibiting. "Slow Night, So Long" was another terrific outing that gave the entire ensemble a chance to shine while playing with the show‘s format in an unusual way. The entire episode took place over a period of roughly 12 hours as the residents worked the night shift while the attendings went out drinking. Here are my impressions of the evening.
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