Meredith was right in a lot of ways, writes Entertainment Weekly's Jennifer Armstrong, when she summed up this week's episode by saying that sometimes the world rights itself. Sometimes Grey's Anatomy rights itself, too.
Such was the case with last night's "Crash Into Me, Part II," the long-awaited and solid conclusion of the Thanksgiving cliff-hanger.
We've been waiting two weeks to find out what happens with that paramedic stuck in the ambulance and with Nick (Seth Green) and his gushing artery. It was nice to see the Grey girls in action on both fronts, with Meredith climbing under the ambulance and Lexie trying to stop Nick's bleeding (and calling a controversial code blue).
Dr. Bailey, meanwhile, was stuck operating on that Nazi man while her husband, Tucker, pouted in the waiting room. A flustered Miranda kept sending poor George back and forth as her messenger, which was unfortunate for him but probably better use of his character than watching him mope over Izzie some more.
"You tell him that if he's thinking about leaving right now, he might find himself hurt and wounded and needing an operation, and he may not get a surgeon who is as married to her vows as I am," Dr. Bailey told George.
Apparently the only good personal-life story-line option for the married Seattle Gracers is to give them a neglected spouse. Dr. Hahn, meanwhile, definitely needed a little of that humanization Grey's Anatomy can be so good at.
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