• Season 5 Episode 13
  • Stairway to Heaven

  • Airdate:22.01.2009.

Bailey grows desperate as a patient's condition becomes more and more dire. Everyone in the hospital is stepping up to try to find the boy a new organ donor, including Meredith, who considers a death row patient's wish to die before execution. Meanwhile, an injury leaves Mark in a compromising position in the OR and Cristina awkwardly avoids Owen 

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:

    Jeffrey Dean Morgan as Denny
    Kevin McKidd as Owen
    Melissa George as Sadie
    Eric Stoltz as William
    Jessica Capshaw as Dr. Arizona
    Samantha Mathis as Melinda
    Jason Kravits as Chuck
    Ernie Grunwald as Gary
    Brandon Scott as Intern Ryan.

written by:

Mark Wilding

directed by:

Allison Liddi-Brown