“I AM TOO TIRED, I COULD FALL DEAD” | At the start of “With a little help from my friends,” Richard and Catherine, and Levi and Nico, after a night of passion – separately, it’s worth mentioning – as word spread that Webber was back in. responsible for the residency program. Even though Addison was about to return to the West, she still couldn’t leave; she needed Amelia’s help to save Tovah. Noah showed up with Owen in a support group… where organizer Roy started coughing up blood before anyone could give any testimonials he would bring to Washington to push for changes to the VA. And as Jo arrived for labor, she and Cormac met a woman who was about to give birth. As for Meredith, when she introduced herself to Gray Sloan, she and Bailey learned from Richard that he intended to let the residents fly solo on their knees that day. See? Miranda told Gray. “You can’t go to Minnesota. The man has lost his mind.
Alone with Mer and Bailey, Richard defended his decision to let his students operate on their own; the presence of the assistants would only be necessary for approximately 10 critical minutes of each procedure. Reluctantly, Bailey accepted his daring plan. “God help us, very good,” she said. She was more than uncomfortable, however, putting the patients’ lives in the hands of “children with scalpels.” Hilariously, Mabel struck Amelia’s superhero pose before making her first haircut. From there, Bailey, Mer, and Richard ran from OR to OU. When Levi finished his tour in record time, Richard gifted him and Reza with a double feature film. In another operating room, Taryn and James got into trouble and called an assistant.
‘ASK SMARTER QUESTIONS ABOUT MY PATIENT’ | As irritable as Addison seemed – really, she was just desperate to save Tovah and not drain her study – Amelia dove in to lend a hand. Later, Addison asked why Amelia dumped Link. After drowning in children and domestic life for months, she had been tempted over and over again to take drugs. Link, on the other hand, was falling more and more in love with their mom-and-pop operation. “I felt like I couldn’t breathe anymore. I judged myself for that, ”she added,“ like you’re judging me now. Addison didn’t judge her, however. During the pandemic, she had drunk so much wine that she looked like a tick. And she had thoughts so dark that she kept them to herself. She even liked the idea of never waking up again – this dark. After performing tests on Tovah, Amelia offered to help the Gray Sloan team to help monitor the patient – provided they were credited with the Montgomery post. In response, Addison confessed that she should prioritize Tovah over her selfish need to return home. Helping him had given Addison the will to get up in the morning. Everything was fine, Amelia assured him. She was doing all she could for Tovah.
After Owen and Noah transported Roy to the hospital, Hunt and Winston discovered that the patient had lung cancer in addition to pulmonary fibrosis. “So what are we talking about? Roy asked. “What can we do to get me to Congress next month?” A risky procedure that could save him a few months, Winston said. Do it, Roy told him. “I’ve spent my whole life fighting, I’m not going to stop now. Before going under the knife, he confessed to Owen that he had cleared the burn foci that had so negatively affected him and his own troops. After the operation, Owen reiterated to Noah that he was in this battle “with all of you.” Well, maybe not Roy – he was crashing, and it didn’t look right. Soon after, Owen and Winston told Noah that Roy had passed away. Grieving, Noah told Hunt he would let him in and the doc had made matters worse. He didn’t want Owen’s help anymore.
‘NO DAD, JUST A HOOKUP’ | The pregnant woman – Nikki was her name – told her one-month-old boyfriend that she thought he knew she was pregnant. “Look at me,” she said. But despite his baby bump, he hadn’t. Soon he revealed to Jo that he was bailing out. Afterward, she let Nikki float the idea that she was just feeling anxiety, not labor pains. But of Classes she was anxious – she was going to have a random boy’s baby, and her new boyfriend had exhausted her. She was also in labor and as the episode drew to a close she gave birth so that Jo had to perform a complicated maneuver to get the boy out. In other developments, after Megan approached Cormac for a pediatric consultation, she was forced to reveal that the patient in question was her son, Farouk. He had an ominous whisper, Hayes soon reported. And yes, he would keep the sitch on the DL for mom, lest Owen panic. Cormac later reported that Farouk would need surgery to treat endocarditis. “He must be fine,” Megan cried. Needless to say, Cormac was going to do whatever he could to make sure he was.
As the hour drew to a close, Addison and Amelia assured Tovah that she had not rejected the womb. “Give her a minute to cry,” Addison told Amelia. Later, Addison asked if Amelia would regret a decision she made during a crisis. “I hated the life that [Link] loved it, ”Amelia said. “So I think the healthiest and nicest thing I can do is let him go. Addison was impressed. “Look at you,” she said. “Amelia Shepherd, all grown up. Elsewhere, Richard, Catherine and Meredith congratulated each other on a successful day even as Bailey focused on the problems Helm faced. But Mer took Taryn’s hiccups as proof that the system had worked – she had asked for help and the patient was fine. After his terrible day, Owen asked Cormac if he wanted to have a drink before heading home with Teddy and the kids. With his double surgery, Levi threw himself on Nico with the confidence of a “rock star boyfriend”. And seeing Taryn fighting after her surgical error, Bailey told her that she should feel awful. “It’s that horror… it sticks to our skin so that we never make the same mistake again,” Miranda said. “This is how we get to grow up. And who was the first person Mer met when she landed in Minnesota? Why, Nick, of course.
So what did you think of the episode? Are Cormac and Megan a couple in the making? And what do you think of Kate Walsh’s visit – a fantastic gift, or a terrible tease since we know we can’t keep her? Comment, friends.