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Season 5  "An Honest Mistake"  5x16

Aired 10 years ago - Feb 19, 2009

Derek's confidence is shaken like never before as he faces off with Addison over what course is best for their dying pregnant patient; Cristina calls the abilities of a renown surgeon into question after she botches a standard procedure; and Bailey, who has decided to pursue a fellowship in Pediatrics, is appalled by the Chief's less-than-stellar recommendation letter.

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Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 1
Oh, right, that. No, I haven't had a chance to swing by peds and ask the nurse to point out the attending
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 2
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 3
Your letter of recommendation is due by the end of the day.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 4
But I don't have to,because you're gonna be there to make sure I don't turn him into a jerk.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 5
When you could barely finish the intern bowl?
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 6
Well, don't apologize to me.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 7
Yes, after I connect the S.T.A., We will be able to close.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 8
You've got a minor fracture,so you won't need surgery.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 9
Dr. Hunt... perhaps you can explain to dr. Yang why I chose to do the surgery this way?
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 10
Sadie harris mislabeled a patient's blood sample,and now the clinic is probably getting sued.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 11
Did you hear yourself just then?
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 12
Stop fighting me on this.We had a victory in there. Let's stay focused on that.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 13
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 14
out of nowhere,in a bathroom.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 15
I'm a--I'm a divorc for god sake, right?
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 16
Well, at least he didn't call you a baby.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 17
Paparoscopic or open,none of us should've made that mistake.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 18
This is Dr. Yang's call.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 19
You're like the Dalai Lama of surgery.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 20
Know what's so wrong?
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 21
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 22
No, um, but she could lose some of her speech, uh... voice, memory.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 23
uh, Dr. Ontgomery is taking every precaution to avoid an early delivery.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 24
You'll need another surgery to repair it.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 25
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 26
Isabel Stevens?
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 27
instead of instilling them with the fear and shame that actually causes one to remember anything in the first place.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 28
Or if you had to operate in a hospital that couldn't afford a fluoroscope?
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 29
Decels are getting longer.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 30
Are you sure you can do this?
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 31
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 32
Derek, look at me.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 33
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 34
The baby's still in distress. I need to take it out.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 35
Get some more blood.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 36
But as doctors,you and I both know that it's our job to remain worry free
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 37
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 38
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You were supposed to become the next me.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 42
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 43
Come on, stop.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 44
The fact that you felt the need to come and tell me that tellme that you're a much better surgeon
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 45
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 46
Hell, I just watched dek shepherd beat up a man 'cause he's sick of it.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 47
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 48
Yeah. I make an excellent chicken piccata in addition to many other delicious meals
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 49
Addison Montgomery, thank you.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 50
40 years from now, I'm gonna have to pry that scalpel out of your hand, too.

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Your letter of recommendation is due by the end of the day.
#3
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 4
But I don't have to,because you're gonna be there to make sure I don't turn him into a jerk.
#4
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 5
When you could barely finish the intern bowl?
#5
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 6
Well, don't apologize to me.
#6
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 7
Yes, after I connect the S.T.A., We will be able to close.
#7
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 8
You've got a minor fracture,so you won't need surgery.
#8
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 9
Dr. Hunt... perhaps you can explain to dr. Yang why I chose to do the surgery this way?
#9
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 10
Sadie harris mislabeled a patient's blood sample,and now the clinic is probably getting sued.
#10
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 11
Did you hear yourself just then?
#11
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 12
Stop fighting me on this.We had a victory in there. Let's stay focused on that.
#12
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 13 #13 Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 14
out of nowhere,in a bathroom.
#14
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 15
I'm a--I'm a divorc for god sake, right?
#15
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 16
Well, at least he didn't call you a baby.
#16
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 17
Paparoscopic or open,none of us should've made that mistake.
#17
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 18
This is Dr. Yang's call.
#18
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 19
You're like the Dalai Lama of surgery.
#19
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 20
Know what's so wrong?
#20
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 21 #21 Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 22
No, um, but she could lose some of her speech, uh... voice, memory.
#22
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 23
uh, Dr. Ontgomery is taking every precaution to avoid an early delivery.
#23
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 24
You'll need another surgery to repair it.
#24
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Isabel Stevens?
#26
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 27
instead of instilling them with the fear and shame that actually causes one to remember anything in the first place.
#27
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 28
Or if you had to operate in a hospital that couldn't afford a fluoroscope?
#28
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 29
Decels are getting longer.
#29
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 30
Are you sure you can do this?
#30
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 31 #31 Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 32
Derek, look at me.
#32
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 33 #33 Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 34
The baby's still in distress. I need to take it out.
#34
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 35
Get some more blood.
#35
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 36
But as doctors,you and I both know that it's our job to remain worry free
#36
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 37 #37 Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 38 #38 Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 39 #39 Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 40 #40 Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 41
You were supposed to become the next me.
#41
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Come on, stop.
#43
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 44
The fact that you felt the need to come and tell me that tellme that you're a much better surgeon
#44
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 45 #45 Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 46
Hell, I just watched dek shepherd beat up a man 'cause he's sick of it.
#46
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 47 #47 Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 48
Yeah. I make an excellent chicken piccata in addition to many other delicious meals
#48
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 49
Addison Montgomery, thank you.
#49
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 16 (S05E16) - 50
40 years from now, I'm gonna have to pry that scalpel out of your hand, too.
#50