I Saw Her Standing There

Season 9, Episode 4 -  Air Date: 10/25/2012
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From ABC: "Aware that Derek might never operate again, Meredith stops talking about the surgeries she‘s performing. Meanwhile, Richard calls on Dr. Catherine Avery to help him perform a complicated procedure, as things continue to heat up between Jackson and April; and Arizona‘s struggle to accept her fate forces Callie and Alex to face their guilt."

‘Grey‘s Anatomy‘ Review: Sex, Lies and a Cry for Help

Kevin McKidd (Owen Hunt) took the helm of tonight‘s 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. Let‘s 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 that‘s 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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