• Season 5 Episode 1
  • Dream a Little Dream of Me, Part 1

  • Airdate:18.09.2008.

Meredith and Derek learn that "happily ever after" isn't easy, a military doctor who brings in a trauma patient catches Cristina's eye, and the Chief and his staff reel at the news that Seattle Grace is no longer nationally ranked as a top-tier teaching hospital.

series regulars:

    Ellen Pompeo as Meredith Grey
    Patrick Dempsey as Derek Shepherd
    Sandra Oh as Cristina Yang
    Katherine Heigl as Isobel "Izzie" Stevens
    Justin Chambers as Alex Karev
    T.R. Knight as George O'Malley
    Chandra Wilson as Miranda Bailey
    James Pickens, Jr. as Richard Webber
    Sara Ramirez as Callie Torres
    Eric Dane as Mark Sloan
    Chyler Leigh as Lexie Grey
    Brooke Smith as Erica Hahn

guest cast:

    Kevin McKidd as Owen
    Mariette Hartley as Betty
    Lauren Stamile as Rose
    Cliff DeYoung as Phil
    John Getz as Michael
    Bernadette Peters as Sarabeth
    Kathy Baker as Anna.

written by:

Shonda Rhimes

directed by:

Rob Corn