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The Best Grey's Anatomy Episodes  

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List of the best Grey's Anatomy episodes, as determined by voters like you. With all the amazing episodes of the show that exist, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Grey's Anatomy episodes of all time are. Currently ranking number one on current medical TV shows, Grey's Anatomy can also be found on most overrated TV shows. Fans of Grey's Anatomy are very passionate about the show, and there are often debates over which episodes are the greatest. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

List contains episodes like "Death and All His Friends" and "Sanctuary." What is the best Grey's Anatomy episode of all time? Look below and find out.

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Death and All His Friends is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Grey's Anatomy Episodes
May 20 2010
Cristina and Meredith's surgical skills are put to the ultimate test.
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Sanctuary is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Grey's Anatomy Episodes
May 20 2010
Seattle Grace Hospital is hit with a crisis like no other in its' history.
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Flight is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Grey's Anatomy Episodes
May 17 2012
"Flight" is the twenty-fourth and final episode of the eighth season of the American television medical drama Grey's Anatomy, and the show's 172nd episode overall. It was written by ...more
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Some Kind of Miracle is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Grey's Anatomy Episodes
Feb 22 2007
Everyone is pushing for Meredith to survive, or in this case to be revived. People are still dealing with the fallout from the ferry disaster. A young man named Lucas is having problems with ...more
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Perfect Storm is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Grey's Anatomy Episodes
Perfect Storm May 16 2013
Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital enters crisis mode as the storm rages, resources become scarce and patients flood in by the busload. Meanwhile, one of the doctors fights for their life.
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Now or Never is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Grey's Anatomy Episodes
May 14 2009
In the second part of the two hour season finale, George delivers stunning news to Bailey, sending shockwaves throughout the hospital, and Izzie's friends anxiously await her recovery from ...more
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Remember The Time is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Grey's Anatomy Episodes
Remember The Time Oct 04 2012
In this flashback episode, return to the site of the plane crash and watch as each doctor tries to cope with the heartache and injuries caused by the crash. Meanwhile, back at Seattle Grace, ...more
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A Hard Day's Night is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Grey's Anatomy Episodes
Mar 27 2005
Meet Meredith Grey. Daughter of famous surgeon Ellis Grey and currently recovering from a one-night stand. She shoos away her evening's companion, saying she'll be late for her first day of ...more
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Walk on Water is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Grey's Anatomy Episodes
Feb 08 2007
The staff is trying to deal with antsy patients while dealing with a major disaster when a cargo ship strikes a Ferryboat in Seattle. The Chief must choose a team to go out on location and save ...more
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Losing My Religion is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Grey's Anatomy Episodes
May 15 2006
This episode is the second part of a two-hour season finale. Richard tries to get information from Addison about a family member's condition. Callie and George have a talk about his feelings. ...more
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As We Know It is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Grey's Anatomy Episodes
Feb 12 2006
"As We Know It" is the seventeenth episode of the second season of the American television medical drama Grey's Anatomy. The episode was written by Shonda Rhimes and was directed by ...more
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Elevator Love Letter is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Grey's Anatomy Episodes
Elevator Love Letter Mar 26 2009
All eyes are on Derek as he is set to perform his first surgery after his breakdown; attention is also set on Izzie, whose medical condition requires her to undergo a difficult surgery; and Owen ...more
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Into You Like a Train is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Grey's Anatomy Episodes
Oct 30 2005
Train Wreck victims come to Seattle Grace and all staff gets called in. Everyone deals with really weird cases. Except Addison and Izzie. They work with a woman who is pregnant.
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Dark Was the Night is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Grey's Anatomy Episodes
Dark Was the Night Nov 10 2011
Teddy puts her husband’s life in the hands of her peers when Henry is sent to the OR for surgery and she’s called away on another case; Meredith and Derek receive the long-awaited news about ...more
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Moment of Truth is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Grey's Anatomy Episodes
Moment of Truth Apr 26 2012
After eight years of practice, the residents head to San Francisco for their oral boards; sparks fly between Catherine and Richard when they bump into each other at the hotel; Bailey intervenes ...more
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Crash Into Me (Part 2) is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Grey's Anatomy Episodes
Crash Into Me (Part 2) Dec 06 2007
Meredith works furiously to save a paramedic trapped in an ambulance; Lexie holds the life of a patient in her hands; Derek must rely on a nurse to save a patient; Bailey struggles to balance ...more
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Invasion is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Grey's Anatomy Episodes
Invasion Oct 15 2009
The residents of Seattle Grace and Mercy West vie for surgeries and their careers as day one of the hospital merger begins. Meanwhile, Arizona stands by an enraged Callie when her father, Mr. ...more
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White Wedding is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Grey's Anatomy Episodes
claudia-monster added White Wedding May 05 2011
As Callie and Arizona's wedding approaches, the couple quickly realize that the day they've been looking forward to is not turning out the way they'd envisioned. Meanwhile Alex continues to make ...more
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Drowning on Dry Land is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Grey's Anatomy Episodes
Feb 15 2007
Almost everyone searches for Meredith while they ponder her place in the world. Addison considers pursuing Alex. Izzie takes desperate measures to manage the situation she is in. Someone ends up ...more
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Song Beneath the Song is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Grey's Anatomy Episodes
Song Beneath the Song Mar 31 2011
A cataclysmic event leaves the doctors shaken; Callie, on the verge of a life-changing moment, starts imagining about the hospital and her friends.
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Didn't We Almost Have It All? is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Grey's Anatomy Episodes
Didn't We Almost Have It All? May 17 2007
"Didn't We Almost Have It All?" is the third season finale and the 61st overall episode from the medical drama series, Grey's Anatomy. The episode runs for 53:05 minutes, making it the ...more
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Good Mourning (1) is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Grey's Anatomy Episodes
Good Mourning (Part 1) Sep 24 2009
The hospital staff is left to deal with the aftermath of George's passing. Hitting the staff hard, they all find unique ways to get through the various stages of grief. George's mom returns, ...more
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If/Then is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Grey's Anatomy Episodes
If/Then Feb 02 2012
As Meredith puts Zola to bed and falls asleep, she begins to wonder -- what if her mother had never had Alzheimer's and she'd had loving, supportive parents? The reverberations of a happy ...more
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Migration is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Grey's Anatomy Episodes
Migration May 10 2012
The residents determine their future as they make their final decisions regarding post residency positions; Mark admits to Derek that he is torn between his love for Lexie and the fact that ...more
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Who's Zoomin' Who? is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Grey's Anatomy Episodes
May 22 2005
A sexually transmitted disease breaks out and affects several members of the hospital staff. Chief Webber promptly calls a meeting. Meanwhile, the chief reluctantly tells Dr. Derek Shepherd ...more