Grey’s Anatomy: Episode Descriptions and How to Watch

From creator and executive producer Shonda Rhimes, Grey’s Anatomy follows Meredith Grey and the team of doctors at Grey Sloan Memorial who are faced with life-or-death decisions daily. They seek comfort from one another, and, at times, more than just friendship. 


Grey’s Anatomy stars Ellen Pompeo, Chandra Wilson, James Pickens Jr., Kevin McKidd, Caterina Scorsone, Camilla Luddington, Kelly McCreary, Kim Raver, Jake Borelli, Chris Carmack, Anthony Hill, Alexis Floyd, Harry Shum Jr., Adelaide Kane, Midori Francis, Niko Terho, and Scott Speedman.

Krista Vernoff currently serves as showrunner and executive producer. Betsy Beers, Mark Gordon, Debbie Allen, Meg Marinis, Zoanne Clack and Ellen Pompeo are executive producers.  

Grey’s Anatomy airs Thursdays at 9/8c on ABC.

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Grey’s Anatomy Episode Descriptions

Grey’s Anatomy Season 19 Episode 19 & 20, “Wedding Bell Blues/ Happily Ever After?” Simone’s wedding day arrives as Jo and Link’s relationship hits a major turning point. Meanwhile, the attending surgeons fly to Boston, forcing a reunion between Nick and Meredith. Bailey gets a big surprise.

Grey’s Anatomy Season 19 episode 18, “Ready to Run” Richard and Teddy make an exciting announcement. Jules and Blue butt heads over Maxine’s care while Lucas helps an artist decide on a risky procedure. Jo and Mika tend to Sam as Simone faces a life-changing decision.

Grey’s Anatomy Season 19 Episode 17, “Come Fly With Me” Teddy calls an emergency meeting to discuss the intern program. Link wrestles with his own self-doubt as he preps for a massive surgery, and Nick shares some much-needed guidance with a struggling Lucas.

Grey’s Anatomy Season 19 Episode 16, “Gunpowder and Lead” Amelia takes her personal problems out on her work colleagues, and the threats against Bailey come to a terrifying head. Lucas and Jules make a risky decision on a patient, and Mika struggles with burnout.

Grey’s Anatomy Season 19 Episodes 14 & 15, “Shadow of Your Love/ Mama Who Bore Me” It’s Maggie’s last day. Amelia’s relationship with Kai is tested, and Ben worries as Bailey’s doxing intensifies. With Levi’s help, a patient celebrates a milestone. Jo processes a difficult diagnosis, and Maggie and Winston decide their future.

Grey’s Anatomy Season 19 Episode 13, “Cowgirls Don’t Cry” A bull rider shows up at Grey Sloan with severe injuries, forcing Maggie, Amelia, Owen and Blue to examine their own biases. Elsewhere, Simone can’t find anyone to be her maid of honor, and Mika takes drastic measures to pay down her student debt.

Grey’s Anatomy Season 19 Episode 12, “Pick Yourself Up” In the immediate aftermath of shocking events at the clinic, the hospital goes on lockdown, and the Grey Sloan doctors split up to save multiple lives. Meanwhile, Maggie lands in hot water with Winston, and Jules’ roommate makes a surprise appearance.

Grey’s Anatomy Season 19 Episode 11, “Training Day” Addison makes a special appearance at Grey Sloan to welcome Bailey’s new OB/GYN trainees. Meanwhile, Maggie’s lung transplant is derailed, and Nick bonds with Lucas — before the day takes a shocking turn.

Grey’s Anatomy Season 19 Episode 10, “Sisters Are Doin’ It For Themselves” Catherine returns to Grey Sloan for a surgical case that makes Lucas and Blue queasy. Amelia treats a possible cancer patient with a family that’s a little too supportive. Elsewhere, Owen takes his medical future into his own hands, much to Teddy’s surprise.

Grey’s Anatomy Season 19 Episode 9, “Love Don’t Cost a Thing” Simone is met with a life-changing decision upon the return of someone from her past. Blue and Jules shadow Maggie on a risky case, while Jo and Link tend to a pregnant woman. Meanwhile, at the intern house, Lucas and Mika throw a party filled with surprises.

Grey’s Anatomy Season 19 Episode 8, “All Star” Teddy makes a challenging decision. Meanwhile, Maggie and Winston aren’t on speaking terms, and Link leans on Jo for emotional support as he preps for a surgery on a well-known athlete. Simone and Lucas are surprised by an unlikely visitor.

Grey’s Anatomy Season 19 Episode 7, “I’ll Follow the Sun” It’s Meredith’s last day at Grey Sloan Memorial and the doctors plan a goodbye surprise, while Nick confronts her about the future of their relationship. Elsewhere, the interns compete to scrub in on Maggie and Winston’s groundbreaking partial heart transplant procedure, and Richard asks Teddy an important question.

Grey’s Anatomy Season 19 Episode 6, “Thunderstruck” On the heels of life-changing news, a thunderstorm hits Grey Sloan. The attending surgeons and interns work together to save an injured reporter and family affected by the storm.  Meanwhile, a beloved author undergoes a risky surgery, and complications from the storm arise.

Grey’s Anatomy Season 19 Episode 5, “When I Get to the Border” Bailey and Addison take a road trip to volunteer at a family planning center, but a patient’s ectopic pregnancy leads to complications. Elsewhere, the interns play detective about Lucas’ relationship with Amelia, and Meredith catches up with Jackson on a trip to Boston.

Grey’s Anatomy Season 19 Episode 4, “Haunted” It’s Halloween night at Grey Sloan Memorial. Meredith and Nick try to spend some alone time together. Meanwhile, Levi is stressed due to overworking, and Winston and Owen have the interns practice trauma training on a real cadaver. 

Grey’s Anatomy Season 19 Episode 3, “Let’s Talk About Sex” Bailey recruits the interns to create a series of social media videos informing teens about sexual health. The videos, filmed at Grey Sloan in front of a group of high schoolers, hit home as a student has medical complications during her visit. Elsewhere, Meredith and Maggie learn something new about Zola.

Grey’s Anatomy Season 19 Episode 2, “Wasn’t Expecting That” The attending surgeons and interns work together to solve a medical mystery when a college kid comes in with what first looks like food poisoning but has escalating and dire complications. Meanwhile, Jo spends her day off with Bailey.

Grey’s Anatomy Season 19 Episode 1, “Everything Has Changed” After a long six months, Grey Sloan Memorial has reinstated its residency program. A group of talented and striving young interns has been recruited as the attending surgeons work to rebuild the program to its former glory. Meredith, still functioning as the interim chief, sees Nick for the first time since she rejected his offer to move to Minnesota.

Meanwhile, Bailey tells Richard she is not ready to return to work; Levi works up the courage to break disappointing news to Jo, and things turn awkward when Link realizes he has met one of the interns already. With Amelia and Maggie’s help, the new doctors are thrown into their first day on the job dealing with injuries from a recent tornado.

Grey’s Anatomy Season 18 Episode 20, “You are the Blood” The blood shortage continues. Meredith makes a risky decision regarding a patient. Meanwhile, Owen’s actions to help his fellow veterans come to light.

Grey’s Anatomy Season 18 Episode 19, “Out for Blood” Due to a blood shortage, Grey Sloan Memorial sets up a voluntary donation center. Nick asks Meredith for help with his patient. Elsewhere, Winston is hung up on his relationship with his brother.

Grey’s Anatomy News and Interviews

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Grey’s Anatomy Renewed for Season 20 at ABC

Kelly McCreary Exiting ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ as Maggie Pierce After Nine Seasons

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Greg Germann to Return to ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ as Tom Koracick in November

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Adds Alexis Floyd as Series Regular for Season 19

Bianca A. Santos Discusses Her Emotional Storyline on ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ [Interview]

Jesse Williams and Sarah Drew Set to Return to ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ for Season 18 Finale

Skylar Astin Joins ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 18 in Recurring Role

Grey’s Anatomy: Kate Walsh Returning for Season 18!

Jesse Williams is Exiting ‘Grey’s Anatomy’

Sarah Drew to Return to ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ for a Guest Appearance

Grey’s Anatomy Promotes Two Cast Members to Series Regulars for Season 17

Jaicy Elliot Talks ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ and What’s Ahead for Taryn Helm [Interview]

Justin Chambers Announces ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Exit After 16 Seasons

Sarah Rafferty is Heading to ‘Grey’s Anatomy’

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