Mar. 27, 2005
Returning Series
60 min.
ABC TV Network

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Grey's Anatomy » Season 8
Grey's Anatomy - 08x09 Dark Was the Night

8x09 Dark Was the Night

4.84/5 (19 votes)
First Aired: Nov. 10, 2011 on ABC

Summary: Teddy puts her husband’s life in the hands of her peers when Henry is sent to the OR for surgery and she’s called away on another case; Meredith and Derek receive the long-awaited news about Zola; Callie and Jackson come under fire when their patient experiences post-surgery…
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Main Characters in this Episode


Guest Stars

Dr. Jackson Avery played by Jesse Williams
Henry Burton played by Scott Foley
Griffin Lewis played by Dylan Bruno
Dr. Jordan Wagner played by Scott Klace
Laura played by Amber Bela Muse
Drew played by Justin Benson (IV)
Dana played by Caroline Macey
Paramedic Driver played by Frank Maharajh


  • Goof (factual errors): When Meredith is talking to Derek on his cell phone and the call gets disconnected, a dial tone sound is heard followed by a busy signal then the call disconnects. Cell phones do not have dial tones after being disconnected.
  • Goof (errors made by characters, possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): When Lexie is giving Cristina Henry's oral patient history she says he is a 35-year-old male. However, shortly after they are married in season seven, Henry tells Teddy that he is 42.
  • Goof (continuity error): When Owen is telling Cristina who her patient really is, the tube is Henry's mouth is alternating to be connected to and disconnected from the machine between shots.


  • Every episode of the show is named after a famous song. "Dark Was the Night" is part of a title of a gospel blues song written and performed by American musician Blind Willie Johnson and recorded in 1927.
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