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Season 5  "I Will Follow You Into the Dark"  5x17

Aired 10 years ago - Mar 12, 2009

Derek decides to quit after learning that more of his patients have died than survived; Izzie's interns make an unsettling discovery about "Patient X."

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Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 1
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- Must be slumming. - Excuse me? S- -
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 4
So,uh,you've... decided you're ready to take the next step.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 5
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 6
- Who? - Seizure patrol.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 7
Patient "x," a previously healthy 29- Year- Old female presented with stable vital signs,
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 8
Possible side effects and complications from prophylactic gastrectomy,so post- Op,you know what to expect.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 9
- That's something! - Don't be stupid.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 10
Well,then now would probably be a bad time to tell you that my hand's still out of commission,and I can't operate.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 11
- Not like she's a master flautist. - Okay,get out.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 12
You realize,that as your doctor,I'm not recommending this,right?
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 13
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 14
Look,I know you've got a big lawsuit breathing down your neck,and I know you lost a patient,
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 15
You guys are hilarious.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 16
Or the other option is,grey?
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 17
- What? - She's fine.Patient "x" is fine.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 18
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 19
I want the surgery right now.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 20
Look,I'm not wrong!
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 21
And log more hours in the skills lab than any other resident here.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 22
Uh,sir,if I may,one more time,I think stapling would be a betterhoice.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 23
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 24
Uh,the wound hurts a little.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 25
So just... let me decide when I'm scared.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 26
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 27
Not only did I push through my harelip reconstruction and a tympanoplasty,
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 28
Now... you and me,we're just gonna have to find a way to work together.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 29
That coupled with further staging tests led to our final diagnosis of metastatic melanoma with mets to the liver,skin and brain.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 30
You think every time you diagnosis a patient,handomeone a death sentence,there's a prize?
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 31
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 32
Yeah,we were thinking maybe you should try out for choir or debate.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 33
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 34
It doesn't matter,not compared to the alternative.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 35
What would you say?
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 36
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 37
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 38
I sink to the bottom.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 39
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 40
Well,maybe,but it seems to me that every time I do something that you perceive as soft,
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 41
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 42
Look,I know... I have no business asking you for anything.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 43
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 44
You're the one who put me back gether.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 45
It's a big hospital with lots of floors,lots of places to hide,
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 46
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 47
You don't like me very much,do you?
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 48
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 49
You' wanted me out since the day I moved in.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 50
The chief told me. I know there's a ring.

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- Must be slumming. - Excuse me? S- -
#3
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 4
So,uh,you've... decided you're ready to take the next step.
#4
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 5 #5 Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 6
- Who? - Seizure patrol.
#6
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 7
Patient "x," a previously healthy 29- Year- Old female presented with stable vital signs,
#7
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 8
Possible side effects and complications from prophylactic gastrectomy,so post- Op,you know what to expect.
#8
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 9
- That's something! - Don't be stupid.
#9
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 10
Well,then now would probably be a bad time to tell you that my hand's still out of commission,and I can't operate.
#10
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 11
- Not like she's a master flautist. - Okay,get out.
#11
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 12
You realize,that as your doctor,I'm not recommending this,right?
#12
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 13 #13 Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 14
Look,I know you've got a big lawsuit breathing down your neck,and I know you lost a patient,
#14
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 15
You guys are hilarious.
#15
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 16
Or the other option is,grey?
#16
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 17
- What? - She's fine.Patient "x" is fine.
#17
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I want the surgery right now.
#19
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 20
Look,I'm not wrong!
#20
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 21
And log more hours in the skills lab than any other resident here.
#21
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 22
Uh,sir,if I may,one more time,I think stapling would be a betterhoice.
#22
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 23 #23 Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 24
Uh,the wound hurts a little.
#24
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 25
So just... let me decide when I'm scared.
#25
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 26 #26 Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 27
Not only did I push through my harelip reconstruction and a tympanoplasty,
#27
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 28
Now... you and me,we're just gonna have to find a way to work together.
#28
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 29
That coupled with further staging tests led to our final diagnosis of metastatic melanoma with mets to the liver,skin and brain.
#29
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 30
You think every time you diagnosis a patient,handomeone a death sentence,there's a prize?
#30
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 31 #31 Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 32
Yeah,we were thinking maybe you should try out for choir or debate.
#32
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 33 #33 Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 34
It doesn't matter,not compared to the alternative.
#34
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 35
What would you say?
#35
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 36 #36 Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 37 #37 Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 38
I sink to the bottom.
#38
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 39 #39 Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 40
Well,maybe,but it seems to me that every time I do something that you perceive as soft,
#40
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 41 #41 Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 42
Look,I know... I have no business asking you for anything.
#42
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 43 #43 Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 44
You're the one who put me back gether.
#44
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 45
It's a big hospital with lots of floors,lots of places to hide,
#45
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 46 #46 Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 47
You don't like me very much,do you?
#47
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 48 #48 Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 49
You' wanted me out since the day I moved in.
#49
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 5 Episode 17 (S05E17) - 50
The chief told me. I know there's a ring.
#50