The Lion Sleeps Tonight

Season 8, Episode 18 -  Air Date: 4/5/2012
4 Ratings
Your vote: 5


From ABC: "A lion breaks loose in Seattle, leaving a couple‘s lives and relationship at risk; Lexie overhears Mark‘s discussion about moving in with Julia; Teddy begins to take steps towards coming to terms with Henry‘s death; Callie grills Arizona on her past lovers; and Alex requests to be taken off Morgan‘s preemie case when she becomes too dependent on him. Meanwhile, Meredith tries to be a support for Cristina as the tension between her and Owen hits a boiling point."

‘Grey‘s Anatomy‘ Fan Columnist: More Bark Than Bite

So which do you want first, the good news or the bad news? The good news is that after a stretch of winter hiatus in which we only got one new episode of Grey‘s Anatomy in six weeks, the show returned tonight with "The Lion Sleeps Tonight", the first in a run of seven uninterrupted episodes until the season finale on May 17. The bad news is that the lion wasn‘t the only one sleeping tonight. Aside from the Cristina/Owen story this was the definition of a filler episode and I found it difficult to stay awake, let alone care about what was happening.
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