• Season 5 Episode 8
  • These Ties That Bind

  • Airdate:15.11.2008.

One of Meredith's oldest friends, Sadie, becomes an intern at Seattle Grace, but Mer's friends are less-than-welcoming to her; Lexie leads her fellow interns in secretive, unorthodox surgical training sessions; and a new surgeon, Virginia Dixon, brings rules and order to the OR, 

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 Hun
    Melissa George as Sadie

written by:

Stacey McKee

directed by:

Eric Stoltz