TGIT Recap: Meredith's Date Freak Out Explained on Grey's Anatomy
How nice it was to see Meredith smile…for about two seconds.
We didn’t have to wait long to get to the disastrous end of Meredith’s first real date with Dr. Thorpe, but we did have to wait to find out what happened.
First, the hospital had to deal with Callie and Arizona’s daughter hitting her head on a rock and a couple who had a few size difference difficulties in the bedroom that resulted in LEGS THAT GOT SNAPPED IN HALF.
Callie’s daughter’s injury was the bigger problem, obviously, because Penny was the one who treated her without alerting Callie, Arizona, or anyone else first…just a matter of hours after saying “I love you.” Callie freaked out at first, but by the end of the night, she invited Penny out to ice cream with Sophia.
Finally, Meredith explained herself. She didn’t mean for Will to stay overnight, but then they fell asleep. When they woke up, the fact that he was still there made whatever they were doing just a little too real and a little too soon after Derek died. She even explained herself to Will, telling him she wanted to be ready, but just wasn’t. Will said he’d be perfectly willing to wait, because he’s apparently perfect.
And there we have the summary of this show’s good relationships. Maggie and DeLucca broke up, Amelia and Owen broke up, and things in Japril land just got way worse.
Jackson’s mother came for a visit and he tried to forbade her from talking to April. It didn’t work, and she found out just when April learned of her pregnancy, and how she has all she needs to sue her for fraud.
CLICK: What happened last week on TGIT?
Scandal’s presidential campaign got DIRTY. First was the ridiculous Republican debate in which Hollis spouted off such sexist nonsense that it’s possible every woman on that show’s eyes rolled right out of their damn heads. Second was Olivia spilling the details on Edison’s rehab stay to the Vargas campaign (which backfired when Papa Pope bribed the rehab lady to lie about his stay, pissing off Vargas’ brother in the process). Third was Pope & Associates discovering that Susan Ross’ husband was not the father of her child. Fourth was her baby daddy committing suicide.
All hope wasn’t lost, however: Susan performed incredibly well in the debate, Papa Pope had an excellent scene defending Olivia to Edison (since he knew she was the one who leaked the rehab news), Fitz told Susan about Defiance and then convinced Olivia to run a clean campaign, and Pope & Associates new guy gave Mellie a good talking-to and she finally let down her guard and allowed the country to see the real, likable her when she read mean tweets on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Meta alert!
CLICK: The Catch’s Mireille Enos on Following in Meredith, Olivia and Annalise’s TGIT Footsteps
The second episode of Shondaland’s newest addition was all about Alice (Mireille Enos) getting her mojo back after discovering she had been lied to for the past year.
When a woman came to her wanting help with clearing her new husband (who was recently released from prison) of murder, Alice immediately assumed the husband was guilty, but she tried her best to actually solve the case. Unfortunately/fortunately, she was right all along. The husband did it, and worked hard to frame somebody else before teasing Alice with the fact that he couldn’t be re-tried for the same crime.
“I’d have to kill somebody else,” he said, staring creepily at Alice. Too bad for him, his wife showed up and killed him instead.
Meanwhile, “Christopher” started a new con with a princess and dealt with the fact that he actually is in love with Alice Vaughn, and we find ourselves trusting every single thing Peter Krause says, because why not? He’s Adam Braverman. He’s Nate Fisher. He’s a man we’ve always trusted, and we’re not going to stop trusting him now. Similarly, his real lady/boss is Sonya Walger, aka Lost’s Penny Whitmore, and we’re struggling to not trust her either.
Guess what we’re saying is that we get it, Mireille Enos. We’d fall in love with Peter Krause too, even if we should have known better.
TGIT airs Thursdays at 8 p.m. on ABC.
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