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Season 8  "Heart-Shaped Box"  8x8

Aired 7 years ago - Nov 03, 2011

The doctors become nostalgic when George O'Malley's mother, Louise, returns to Seattle Grace for medical help after a botched surgery at a neighboring hospital; the residents are inspired by a medical miracle when they witness a harvested heart that continues to beat outside the body; a new pediatric fellow excites Arizona and makes Alex feel threatened; Jackson lets his suspicions about Mark and Lexie interfere with his work; and Henry and Teddy have their first marital fight when he expresses interest in pursuing medical school

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Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 1
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Will have the heart he's been waiting on for over a year.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 4
It's all dressed up, and no place to go.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 5
After what happened here with harold and... And georgie.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 6
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 7
Well, don't let me hold you up.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 8
Get her to say yes, and I'll let you jump on one of these.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 9
How would you feel about a nerve graft?
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 10
Uh, what about your family?
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 11
And I swear, I can't believe it.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 12
Okay.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 13
No. We're-- we're working on it.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 14
- Goodbye, dear. - Oh, it was really nice to see you.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 15
Look, dr. Sloan, the thing is, I gotta get this paper in by 7:00 tonight Or I am screwed.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 16
Sure thing. I'm gonna go take a look at your nuclear protein machines.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 17
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 18
Okay, I gotta go.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 19
And we're talking about that creep because?
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 20
Heart-in-a-box, Heart-in-an-elevator?
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 21
No, dr. Grey, he is a thief.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 22
I also did not ask for an endoscopic ultrasound.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 23
It looked like you pretty much rebuilt that guy's heart.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 24
- She did. - A few months ago, actually.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 25
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 26
But if you really saw it, You'd be down in that o.r. right now.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 27
Oh, uh, she knows you're married.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 28
I never gave a crap about teaching in my life.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 29
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 30
We got another surgery to get to. Come on. Up and at 'em.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 31
What? She chooses alexander? No!
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 32
If you had spent less time taking dictation, We could've avoided this.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 33
You double-checked her labs and scans?
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 34
I'm useless... And frustrated.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 35
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 36
I look at an item on my list, I look at heart-in-a-box.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 37
The lady of the lake appeared With a gilded scalpel and anointed you a med student?
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 38
I love the way things are right now. I really do.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 39
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 40
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 41
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Something's gotta budge.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 43
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 44
Oh, oh, I wish--I-I want to put this on my list.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 45
I mean, you just feel like you have a moral obligation To--wait, really?
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 46
It's not fair.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 47
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 48
Look, I... I know this is a lot.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 49
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 50
I feel I can change their story.

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Will have the heart he's been waiting on for over a year.
#3
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 4
It's all dressed up, and no place to go.
#4
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 5
After what happened here with harold and... And georgie.
#5
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 6 #6 Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 7
Well, don't let me hold you up.
#7
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 8
Get her to say yes, and I'll let you jump on one of these.
#8
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 9
How would you feel about a nerve graft?
#9
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 10
Uh, what about your family?
#10
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 11
And I swear, I can't believe it.
#11
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 12
Okay.
#12
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 13
No. We're-- we're working on it.
#13
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 14
- Goodbye, dear. - Oh, it was really nice to see you.
#14
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 15
Look, dr. Sloan, the thing is, I gotta get this paper in by 7:00 tonight Or I am screwed.
#15
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 16
Sure thing. I'm gonna go take a look at your nuclear protein machines.
#16
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Okay, I gotta go.
#18
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And we're talking about that creep because?
#19
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 20
Heart-in-a-box, Heart-in-an-elevator?
#20
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 21
No, dr. Grey, he is a thief.
#21
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 22
I also did not ask for an endoscopic ultrasound.
#22
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 23
It looked like you pretty much rebuilt that guy's heart.
#23
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 24
- She did. - A few months ago, actually.
#24
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 25 #25 Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 26
But if you really saw it, You'd be down in that o.r. right now.
#26
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 27
Oh, uh, she knows you're married.
#27
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 28
I never gave a crap about teaching in my life.
#28
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 29 #29 Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 30
We got another surgery to get to. Come on. Up and at 'em.
#30
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 31
What? She chooses alexander? No!
#31
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 32
If you had spent less time taking dictation, We could've avoided this.
#32
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 33
You double-checked her labs and scans?
#33
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 34
I'm useless... And frustrated.
#34
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I look at an item on my list, I look at heart-in-a-box.
#36
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 37
The lady of the lake appeared With a gilded scalpel and anointed you a med student?
#37
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 38
I love the way things are right now. I really do.
#38
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Something's gotta budge.
#42
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Oh, oh, I wish--I-I want to put this on my list.
#44
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 45
I mean, you just feel like you have a moral obligation To--wait, really?
#45
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 46
It's not fair.
#46
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 47 #47 Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 8 Episode 8 (S08E08) - 48
Look, I... I know this is a lot.
#48
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I feel I can change their story.
#50