Grey's Anatomy

Season 8 Episode 12

Hope for the Hopeless

11
Aired Thursday 8:00 PM Jan 19, 2012 on ABC
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Richard performs his 10,000th surgery on a pair of bickering sisters who come into the hospital for a liver transplant; Derek and Lexie take on a neuroblastoma case that has been previously deemed inoperable; Teddy and Cristina cross the line when they go against Owen's orders and try to steal a case from Alex and Dr. McQueen; Ellis Grey's shadow looms as Meredith searches for a specialty; meanwhile Adele is brought into the hospital after she is found wandering the streets.

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Kim Raver

Kim Raver

Dr. Teddy Altman

Jessica Capshaw

Jessica Capshaw

Dr. Arizona Robbins

Sarah Drew

Sarah Drew

Dr. April Kepner

Jesse Williams (II)

Jesse Williams (II)

Dr. Jackson Avery

Ellen Pompeo

Ellen Pompeo

Dr. Meredith Grey

Sandra Oh

Sandra Oh

Dr. Cristina Yang

Nia Vardalos

Nia Vardalos

Karen

Guest Star

Peri Gilpin

Peri Gilpin

Marcy

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Cheryl White

Cheryl White

Lynn Connors

Guest Star

Loretta Devine

Loretta Devine

Adele Webber

Recurring Role

Holley Fain

Holley Fain

Dr. Julia Canner

Recurring Role

Rachel Andersen

Rachel Andersen

Nurse Carol

Recurring Role

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