Grey’s Anatomy: Spoilers for the Season 8 Two-Hour Premiere

Clarissa September 2, 2011 2

The eighth season of Grey’s Anatomy will be premiering on Thursday, September 22 with a special two-hour episode. Thanks to ABC, we’ve got details about the upcoming season premiere.

Episode 8.01 ‘Free Falling’(9:00-10:00 p.m.): The fifth-year residents return to work for a year that could make or break their careers. Meredith must suffer the consequences of her actions last season and will be terminated from Seattle Grace for tampering with Derek’s clinical trial. April, who has been appointed the new Chief Resident, will try to prove that she’s worthy of the job as the residents deal with a giant sinkhole in the middle of Seattle. Cristina and Owen’s relationship continues to be tested as they are “still at odds over their drastically different feelings for their unborn child.”

Guest stars for this episode includes: Mackenzie Astin as Danny, Amy Price-Francis as Susannah, and Robin Weigert as Karen.

View photos from the season premiere.

View sneak peeks from the season premiere.

Episode 8.02 “She’s Gone” (10:00-11:00 p.m.): Meredith and Derek’s relationship is currently unsteady after recent events and when news of this makes its way to Zola’s adoption counselor, she wonders whether going through with the adoption is a good idea. Alex is punished for ratting out Meredith when the rest of the group outcasts him for being a snitch. Teddy is alarmed when Chief Webber asks Henry to come in for a last minute surgery and Cristina is forced to make a tough decision about her pregnancy.

Guest stars for this episode includes: Mackenzie Astin as Danny, Amy Price-Francis as Susannah, Scott Foley as Henry, and Mitch Pileggi as Larry Jennings.

Below is a trailer for the new season. Don’t miss the premiere of Grey’s Anatomy on September 22. For the premiere dates of all fall network shows, click here.

Updated: View photos from episode 3.03 (airing September 29).

 

  • Amanda

    Yeahhhhh, just a heads-up…. Alex is a guy.

    • http://Www.twitter.com/clarissa373 Clarissa

      Ack, that was a typo! Thanks for pointing it out, Amanda.