Grey's Anatomy: Season 9 (2012 - 2013)


Season 9
Grey's Anatomy

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Critic Ratings: 6


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User Ratings: 134
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Air date: Sep 27, 2012
Air date: Oct 4, 2012
Air date: Oct 18, 2012
Air date: Oct 25, 2012
Air date: Nov 8, 2012
Air date: Nov 15, 2012
Air date: Nov 29, 2012
Air date: Dec 6, 2012
Air date: Dec 13, 2012
Air date: Jan 10, 2013
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In the ninth series of this medical drama, several doctors who were on board a small plane that went down struggle with the aftermath of the life-changing plane crash, which resulted in both severe injuries and deaths. Cristina (Sandra Oh) decides to accept a fellowship in Minnesota as a way of moving on, and she and Meredith (Ellen Pompeo), Derek (Patrick Dempsey) and Arizona (Jessica Capshaw) pursue a major lawsuit concerning the crash. Meanwhile, Meredith is happy to learn that she's pregnant again; and Bailey (Chandra Wilson) gets cold feet en route to her wedding to Ben (Jason George). Career-wise, Bailey also encounters some trouble when she becomes the target of a CDC investigation.


Ellen Pompeo
as Meredith Grey
Patrick Dempsey
as Derek Shepherd
Sandra Oh
as Cristina Yang
Justin Chambers
as Alex Karev
Chandra Wilson
as Miranda Bailey
James Pickens Jr.
as Richard Webber
Sara Ramirez
as Callie Torres
Kevin Mckidd
as Owen Hunt
Jessica Capshaw
as Arizona Robbins
Jesse Williams
as Jackson Avery
Sarah Drew
as April Kepner
Eric Dane
as Mark Sloan
Jerrika Hinton
as Stephanie
Caterina Scorsone
as Amelia Shepherd
Kelly J. McCreary
as Margaret "Maggie" Pierce
Debbie Allen
as Catherine Avery
Neve Campbell
as Liz Sheperd
Jennifer Bassey
as Nancy Dawson
Steven Culp
as Dr. Parker
Adina Porter
as Dr. Ramsey
Beth Grant
as Sheila Olsen
Dale Dickey
as Emily "Gasoline" Bennett
Frankie Faison
as Mr. Bailey
Stephen Culp
as Dr. Parker
Jim Turner
as Dr. Schacter
Joe Nieves
as Michael Baker
Philip Casnoff
as Dr. Mel Barnett
Elizabeth Tobias
as Boise Chief
Julie Warner
as Rebecca Lanz
Ned Vaughn
as Airline Lawyer
Julie Wittner
as Mrs. Crossley
Sean Donnellan
as Mr. Crossley
Alyssa Preston
as Kimmy's Mama
Ben Stillwell
as James Leggett
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Critic Reviews for Grey's Anatomy Season 9

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (3)

This is so much more than a breakdown: it's a breakthrough for queer characters on network television.

Nov 2, 2018 | Full Review…

Grey's Anatomy has developed into a fine example of how a TV show can mature beyond its initial purpose.

Oct 19, 2012 | Full Review…

Grey's Anatomy always knows how to bring the drama and they did not fail in the Season 9 premiere.

Sep 27, 2012 | Rating: 4.6/5 | Full Review…

All in all,... a solid return to form.

Sep 28, 2012 | Full Review…
Top Critic

There's still one good reason to keep watching: Where else can you find such deep friendships between female co-workers?

Sep 24, 2012 | Rating: B | Full Review…

There's still life left in Grey's.

Sep 27, 2012 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Grey's Anatomy: Season 9

  • Nov 04, 2018
    Enredo muito bom, emoções mistas, boa prestação dos atores... Só acho que faltou um pouco de ênfase em relação aos pacientes e aos pequenos elementos que fazem do hospital um lugar onde tudo pode acontecer.
  • Nov 29, 2017
    Shanda Rhimes, writer/director/producer extraordinaire, possesses an ability to introduce a character that has little significance to a story, and weave them into an intricate part of the emotion balance of the narrative. Rhimes exercises this skill quite frequently in the renowned ABC show, Greys Anatomy. This medical based drama with comedic and suspenseful undertones is a 14-season long journey of love, hate, turmoil, terror, growth, and success that leaves you more drawn into the world of Seattle Grace Hospital than you ever thought possible. Throughout the entire length of the series, creator Rhimes repeatedly makes you fall in love with characters who you thought you would hate forever. One of the finest examples of this is in the final episodes of season 8, as the back-stabbing, wife-stealing, airheaded manwhore Mark Sloan reveals his true feelings for his love interest and shows the tenderness of his heart as he takes his final breaths. Do not turn down this show because of your fear of medical gore before considering the reward of seeing such relatable hardships be overcome by the Seattle Grace/Mercy West clan. Somehow this show, riddled with heartfelt healing stories, never grows cold even though it’s story has been continued for years.
  • Nov 09, 2017
    With great trepidation, I delved into season nine of Grey's Anatomy and it was a really good decision. You still have some writers who need to get laid, but the characters begin to take on a real flavor as opposed to the cartoon of seasons past. While it's empty calorie fun with some tears it's still a decent enough show to watch on a cold winters' night.
  • Aug 10, 2017
    It is undeniable that Grey's Anatomy: Season 9 has its high points, but it isn't interesting or flawlessly emotional as it used to be.
  • May 16, 2014
    The plane crash brought Grey's Anatomy back to the forefront of television. After lagging in drama for the past few seasons, this game changer shook everything up and changed the course of the series.

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