Callie assures Arizona she will always be Sofia's mom no matter what the judge decides. Running for approximately 43 minutes, the episode was written by Stacy McKee and directed by. Richard must teach Ben a lesson, when he goes rogue and opens up a patient in the psych ward using the clip from a clipboard and his bare hands. In this case, the excess blood accumulation within the pericardium puts pressure on the heart, hindering the chambers from being filled completely and creating poor blood circulation. Catherine talks to April about her pregnancy, and finds enough evidence of fraud to go after custody rights of the baby. Jo tells Alex to keep the engagement ring in the drawer, and Alex realizes April is pregnant.
When it hurts so much you can't breathe, that's how you survive. She rushes downstairs to find Amelia taking a sledgehammer to the wall. Tension quickly arises as Amelia demands to hear how Penny killed Derek, leading her to kick Penny out of the house. Ben Warren on their patient, who has a severe burn on his hand and forearm with bone exposure. Ben is faced with the difference in income between him and Bailey. The episode was heavily advertised and hyped by the network before its release. Arizona ends up having to leave court in the middle of her testimony to save an unborn baby from an unnecessary.
April Kepner, Jesse Williams as Dr. On March 3, 2016, the network renewed Grey's Anatomy for a thirteenth season. Season 12, Episode 16 March 31, 2016 Season 12, Episode 16 March 31, 2016 Meredith gets closer to Will, but then she has regret. Bailey: Grief comes in its own time for everyone, in its own way. After looking at the ultrasound, Meredith, Nathan, and Penny find the patient to be bleeding from his pericardium.
Meanwhile, Bailey's allegiance is questioned by Richard; Jo tells Stephanie a secret she's been hiding from Alex; and Alex faces a tough decision regarding newborn twins. In Canada, where the episode also aired on March 31, 2011, it was watched by 3. This means that her character will be staying on the show through seasons 12 as well as possible seasons 13 and 14. It was announced on September 11, 2015 that actress would guest star as Dr. This news brings much dismay to Callie, however she still continues into a relationship with Penny causing tension between herself, Meredith and Amelia Shepherd. Meanwhile, Callie and Maggie perform an experimental surgery on Alex's teenage patient, despite Alex's objections; Owen continues to clash with Nathan; and things progress with Maggie and Andrew's relationship.
The patient that Jackson and Ben are treating has burns so severe that a skin graft may not be enough to treat the wound—and on top of that, the severity of the wound hinders the ability to keep the arm in a sling. April starts panicking when she has a certain feeling, but Arizona assures her that the feeling is just the baby moving, something Samuel never did. Webber takes Meredith out for some fresh air, and gives her a talk about the power of forgiveness. Maggie admits to Meredith that she regrets having sex with Andrew. As the new Chief of Surgery, Dr.
At the time of its initial release, the episode was watched by 8. Meanwhile, Amelia reassesses her relationship with Owen; Catherine stirs the pot when visiting Jackson and April; and Maggie notices a detachment between herself and Andrew. However, her behavior comes off too strong when she makes a very tall woman the priority patient for all the attendings, giving them only four hours to prep for the surgery. Her jaw is wired shut and she relies on her other senses to interpret the situation. Meanwhile, things grow complex between Stephanie and Kyle; and Arizona and Callie's quarrel creates an awkward situation for their friends. The doctors of Grey Sloan Memorial rush to help her recover from the injuries and remain by her side in the harrowing aftermath. Meanwhile, April is sealed in a bubble for the day after discovering that she has an unidentifiable rash, leading her to deal with everyone's problems without managing to fix her own with Jackson.
Arizona connects with one of the elderly patients, who inspires her to find love again. Due to the severity of the burn, they are unsure if a normal graft would work to heal the burn. Derek: By remembering that one day, somehow, impossibly, you won't feel this way. Season 12, Episode 3 October 8, 2015 Season 12, Episode 3 October 8, 2015 Maggie reflects on her life when her old beau gets married. Richard performs his 10,000th surgery on a pair of bickering sisters 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. In the meantime, Jo patches things up with Stephanie, and they become friends again.
On February 26, 2016, it was announced that and would both guest star in episode fourteen of the season. Season 12, Episode 2 October 1, 2015 Season 12, Episode 2 October 1, 2015 Bailey begins her first day as chief of staff and feels the pressure that accompanies the position. Meredith makes up with Amelia and tears down the wall in her house. After talking to Andrew about his secret romance, Richard finds out that it's Maggie who Andrew's dating. With the hand attached directly to the living abdominal skin, new blood vessels were able to form. Alex and Jo fight over Jo not wanting to marry him, leading him to storm out, and her getting drunk at Joe's bar. Meredith and Amelia argue and complain about one another.
In October 2015, it was announced by that two-time winner Washington was to direct the ninth episode of the season, which would be Washington's first time at directing television. When everyone has left, Penny apologizes to Meredith one more time, and Meredith says she'll see her on Monday. Meredith struggles with moving on until Richard talks to her about the power of forgiveness, leading her to meet and forgive the patient that attacked her. On June 28, 2015, it was announced that , whose contract expired after Season 11, had renewed her contract for another three seasons as Dr. Upon arrival at the hospital, the doctors get to work treating the people who were injured in accident.