Kevin McKidd (Owen Hunt) took the helm of tonights episode, "I Saw Her Standing There," directing for the fourth time. As always, his direction was sure and capable as he delivered the lightest episode of the season thus far. The writing, however, was more erratic. Some storylines were golden. Others were a bit of a mess. Lets review.WHAT I LOVEDCristina and Dr. ThomasWho would have thought that Cristina and Dr. Thomas (William Daniels) would become best buds? Cristina even considers him her Minnesota Meredith and thats high praise, indeed. I love their dynamic: teasing and fun but with an undercurrent of mutual respect and caring. One of my big frustrations with the show is that Cristina, despite her growth over the years, is often written as an unfeeling person who puts surgery above all else. Nothing could be further from the truth.
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