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Season 8  "Free Falling"  8x1

Aired 8 years ago - Sep 22, 2011

The fifth-year residents return for the first day of a year that will make or break their careers: Meredith faces the consequences of tampering with Derek's clinical trial and is terminated at the hospital; April tries to step up to the plate as Chief Resident in the wake of a giant sinkhole in the middle of Seattle; and Cristina and Owen are still at odds over their drastically different feelings for their unborn child.

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Find a mentor...
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got really bad breath.
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I'm sorry, I...
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'Cause this is all because of you.
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Danny, Danny, you can do this.
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Go back to your patient. Does he have a pulse?
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Push 5 of morphine.
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"the oath that she took when she became a doctor."
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Robbins is holding a trauma room.
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And pick up the thin silver knife.
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and they make it sound like it wasn't crappy?
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I actually should get back to work.
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All right?
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But let you skip the easy stuff.
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so I made some calls.
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and taking me with her
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At 4:00.
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Has anyone fully examined the stump?
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- Do you listen to anyone else, ever? - All the time. Just not you.
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And the first time, it was this little quiet guy named Gunther,
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- Oh, my god, Alex! - What the...
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I was holding his hand,
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She's your baby.
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You rushed Henry into surgery with an hour's notice.
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Did-did-did he just...
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I'm protecting your wife. What are you doing?
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That is the end of your islet cell trial,
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All right.
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They're trying to keep a family together.
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And while that happens,
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