I have mixed feelings about this episode, some I love some of the development that happened but was not crazy about some others…i.e. Arizona…so I’ll start with the ones I liked.
Alex and Jo were so great together this episode. Like Meredith said her kind of crazy fits Alex’s kind of crazy. And also as Cristina pointed out, Alex is suppose to be stupid anymore, which I am a big fan of. It took me a really long time, about 7 or 8 season for me to actually like Alex and now I completely love where is character is at and now he has finally found someone, once she realizes it, who is great for him.
Oh Japril, Japril, Japril, these two kids will definitely not be getting their act together before the finale of this season, which I’m okay with. April really has found the paper perfect guy for her and that proposal was pretty awesome but clearly they have unresolved feelings they need to discuss. I would also like to point out that I remembered Jackson telling Lexie that there is no such thing as “the one” which can also be used to explain his behaviour and the look on his face immediately following the proposal of him being almost happy for them.
And then there’s April by herself, we got an informed the her boards are approaching which she better pass this time. And then we saw her fight for what she wanted to get in on the Loen’s surgery however she was unable to fight hard enough to stay in, which we all now know why. I loved that we were kept in the dark as well and that the surprise wasn’t ruined for the audience, especially when webber yells at her that he’s got it and your like “What?!”. But I would also like to point out the Jackson was searching to tell her about his great accomplishment but instantly knew something was wrong.
Bailey is back!! Enough Said!
Now for the not so crazy about parts. I really am over Meredith and Derek so yes I was worried when she feel down the stairs but didn’t really care either because at this point of course something will go wrong for this couple, when doesn’t it?
Also, I don’t like Derek trying to change Brooks, so I was happy when he told her to “stay weird”, like really Derek not everyone is boring some people have more personality than others. I think if he watched Private Practice he would see that she is a little to his little sister Amelia.
The whole Owen adopting/fostering Ethan plot went a whole other way than expected. In my previous posts I fully expected him to want to do this, which he did, what I did not count on was Christina actually being able to wake up Ethan’s dad.
Now for the most frustrating storyline, Arizona cheating, really Arizona, really? After all the difficulty she has had with Callie and trying to feel “in the mood” she can suddenly sleep with this fly-by doctor? I am going to predict that obviously people, including Callie with find out and Arizona will try to explain it away as that she wouldn’t feel judged while sleeping with this new person who has only known her as this one way, with one leg, compared to also knowing what she was before the accident, or something like that. But what I just thought of is that it will also be interesting to see these two be forced to work together on the board now. Clearly it has been everyone vs. Jackson up until this point but I wonder if now one of them will side with him out of spite or if Arizona is just going to agree with whatever Callie thinks in hope to make amends.
Other random thoughts:
Loved Owen when he sees Murphy as if its totally normal
Loved Meredith and Christina being protective of Jo when Stephanie comes in basically because of Alex
I’m tired of hearing Ross complain about not being with Derek anymore