Check out the official guide for Grey's Anatomy season 8 episode 12 "Hope for the Hopeless" airing January 19.
RICHARD CELEBRATES HIS 10,000th SURGERY, AND DEREK AND LEXIE TAKE ON A CASE PREVIOUSLY DEEMED INOPERABLE
- 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 street.