• Season 8 Episode 12
  • Hope for the Hopeless

  • Airdate:05.05.2014.

Richard performs his 10,000th surgery on a pair of bickering sisters (Nia Vardalos and Peri Gilpin) who come into the hospital for a liver transplant; Derek and Lexie take on a neuroblastoma case that has been previously deemed inoperable; Teddy and Cristina cross the line when they go against Owen's orders and try to steal a case from Alex and Dr. McQueen; Ellis Grey's shadow looms as Meredith searches for a specialty; meanwhile Adele is brought into the hospital after she is found wandering the streets 

series regulars:

    Ellen Pompeo as Meredith Grey
    Patrick Dempsey as Derek Shepherd
    Sandra Oh as Cristina Yang
    Justin Chambers as Alex Karev
    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
    Kevin McKidd as Owen Hunt
    Jessica Capshaw as Arizona Robbins
    Kim Raver as Teddy Altman
    Jesse Williams as Jackson Avery
    Sarah Drew as April Kepner

written by:

Peter Nowalk

directed by:

Mark Jackson