Grey’s Anatomy (Episodes Guide)
5.08 – These Ties That Bind
aired on November 13, 2008
Directed by: Eric Stoltz | Written by: Stacy McKee

Izzie wrestles with her ghost, Torres uses a ground-breaking procedure to get her mind off of Hahn, and the interns continue teaching themselves spurred on by a new cohort.
I don’t have beliefs, I have science.
5.10 – All by Myself
aired on December 4, 2008
Directed by: Arlene Sanford | Written by: Peter Nowalk

The residents make their cases for the solo surgery, Sadie chafes at her restrictions, and Sloan battles his desires.
5.14 – Beat Your Heart Out
aired on February 5, 2009
Directed by: Julie Anne Robinson | Written by: William Harper

Cristina carries on an intense flirtation with Owen, Derek gets advice from everyone on how to propose, Izzie gets some tests done, and Bailey’s promotion may stand in the way of a new career possibility.