• Season 8 Episode 5
  • Love, Loss and Legacy

  • Airdate:05.05.2014.

The residents try their hardest to impress surgical great Catherine Avery who also happens to be Jackson's mother when she arrives at Seattle Grace to perform a groundbreaking transplant surgery; Arizona and Alex find their hands tied with a confidentiality issue when a familiar patient comes into the ER; meanwhile, a love-struck Teddy throws a dinner party for the couples, and Bailey makes a decision regarding her love life, 

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

guest cast:

    Daniel Sunjata as Eli
    Jason George as Ben
    Debbie Allen as Catherine Avery
    Mason McCulley as Ryan
    Robert Hoffman as Chad.

written by:

Denise Hahn

directed by:

Stephen Cragg