As Seattle Grace falls to the 12th ranking among Seattle hospitals, Richard begins planning major changes. As ambulances begin taking patients to higher ranking hospitals morale is low, but an interesting limousine crash case soon comes in. Dr. Hunt makes his debut on the show and soon impresses Cristina. Izzie attempts to comfort Alex as he comes to terms with Ava being sectioned and Lexi scolds Sloan for picking on George.moreless
At the beginning of "Dream a Little Dream of Me" Dr. Hunt carries an injured Cristina into the hospital, with an icicle impaled in her abdomen. Meredith and Derek decide to delay moving in with each other, as Meredith has apprehensions. Callie decides to try a risky freezing procedure alongside Erica to restore a patient's mobility. Izzie begins retreating into a fantasy where she is reunited with Denny and Lexie holds off from telling George how she feels about him.moreless
Conan and his companions help Queen Vita return from her exile in a cave. They must fight against a sea-monster, which is controlled by a Magier. But when the Queen leaves the cave, Conan finds out that the Magier works for Hissah Zul. Conan defeats it, kills the sea-monster and guarantees that the daughter of the Queen is appointed her successor.moreless
Charles agrees to do some work for a wealthy, attractive widow, which triggers suspicion in Caroline.