Thatcher is hospitalized with liver failure, and Meredith fights anger and guilt while deciding her responsibility. Sloan treats an octogenarian who wants an implant. Izzie's interference in Hunt's cancer case may have deadly consequences.

Director:

Writers:

(created by),
Reviews

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Video

ON DISC

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Edit

Storyline

Meredith & Lexi's father, Thatcher, walks into Seattle Grace with a need for a transplant that can not happen from outside his family due to his recent bout with alcoholism. A patient turns to Mark with a problem that his family feels is not exactly a problem. Written by Moviedude1

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

8 October 2009 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Bailey (talking to Meredith while asleep for her surgery): I had five interns. Four of you have been on this table. One of you has cancer, one of you died. You better not pull anything funny on me, Grey. Of Bailey's five original interns, Alex Karev is the only one NOT to have been 'on this table'. Cristina Yang had an ectopic pregnancy and had her fallopian tube removed in 2x03 'Make Me Lose Control'. Meredith Grey had appendicitis in 3x04 'What I Am', and then she drowned in 3x15-17 'Walk On Water', 'Drowning on Dry Land', and 'Some Kind Of Miracle'. Izzie Stevens was battling with cancer during the fifth season and was admitted in 5x18 'Stand By Me', receiving treatments and surgeries. George O'Malley was hit by a bus after he joined the army and the doctors all tried to save him in 5x24 'Now Or Never', unsuccessfully. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Meredith Grey: We begining life with a few obligations. We pledge allegiance fusto the flag. We swear to return out library books. Buw as we get older, we take vows, we make promises, we get burdened by commitments. To do no harm, to tell the truth and nothing but. To love and cherish till death to us part. So we just keep running up a tab. Until we owe everything to everybody, and suddenly think "what the... "
See more »

Connections

References CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Wish You Well
(uncredited)
Performed by Katie Herzig
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Recent Posts
The Sound of Silence had a screening! Opinions: denysgh
This Blind item sounds a lot like Grey's Anatomy... addiekeats
Still waiting on Izzie josph97
TGIT promo, wtf mrgohut
So over Jo why_pay_more
Does anyone still like Meredith? GiantStuffedDog
Discuss Tainted Obligation (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page