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Grey's Anatomy Round Table: "These Arms of Mine"

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Welcome to TV Fanatic's Grey's Anatomy Round Table, in which our panelists discuss the burning questions from the most recent episode of the medical drama.

The topics for our "These Arms of Mine" Round Table Q&A and TVF's take ...

1. What was your favorite Grey's Anatomy quote from the episode?

L.J. Gibbs: "Being a hero has it's price." - Yang

M.L. House: I'll go with Sloan's take on the installment: "You picked a good night to start filming. This is gonna be fun." As you'll be able to tell in my following answer, I couldn't disagree more.

Mrs. Northman: Derek: "He

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2. The documentary-style filming: Cool change of pace or lame gimmick?

L.J. Gibbs: It was sort of cool, and didn't take away from the episode. Still, it didn't add much, there was no reason to do it, and it felt like a gimmick done just for the sake of it.

M.L. House: INCREDIBLY lame. First, it was a transparent attempt to be edgy (suddenly the characters curse and get beeped, even though they've never once cursed in the history of the show?!?). Second, it was a cop-out by the writers. I'd rather have actual stories depicting the pain the doctors are going through, not them just staring into a camera an saying it.

Mrs. Northman: I liked it! It showed us an interesting look inside each character that we usually don't get to see because they normally aren't speaking directly to the camera.

3. Which medical case were you most moved by last night?

L.J. Gibbs: The double-amputee, and not just because of his self-deprecating sense of humor ("I'd bury my head in my hands, but I don't have any hands...") or the tie-in with the episode name. Was his wife crazy Katie Kent from Private Practice, though, or am I confusing her with someone else? Assuming I'm correct, how can you have the main cast cross over between shows, but cast one of PP's most infamous guest characters as this random woman?

M.L. House: The one with Mandy Moore. She hasn't moved me this much in a faux medical instance since A Walk to Remember.

Mrs. Northman: Probably Zack's because he was able to get a new lease on life.

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OFF TO AFRICA? Will Arizona and/or Callie really leave? Will they stay together?

4. Will Callie and Arizona make it?

L.J. Gibbs: I have a feeling Arizona's going to Africa without Callie, but that they'll work things out and get back together when she returns. Also, she will no longer conveniently stand in front of charts and sleeping bags at that juncture.

M.L. House: Yes. And they'll become huge soccer fans in the process.

Mrs. Northman: I def. hope so! Why not? Callie made a big sacrifice to leave with Arizona. Why break-up now?

5. Seriously, when will Cristina get it together?

L.J. Gibbs: From the Grey's Anatomy spoilers I've read and the previews we've posted, next week looks like it will be HUGE for Cristina. How will she respond when she's actually in a do-or-die situation? I fear it may get worse before it gets better.

M.L. House: Maybe, never. I hate to break it to you, Round Table Question Maker Guy, but some experiences are too traumatic to move past.

Mrs. Northman: Of course! It's Cristina. I just hope its sooner than later. I loved the days when she kicked cardiothoracic butt!

6. Which Seattle Grace doctor would you bring in for show and tell?

L.J. Gibbs: The Chief. He's been on such a PR mission lately, I'm sure he'd deliver a kick-ass marketing powerpoint for the hospital.

M.L. House: Meredith. I want her to tell everyone as often as possible how surgeons "live to cut."

Mrs. Northman: Hmm... I'd go with Lily's choice and choose Alex. He's great with kids and not so bad to look at! ;)

What do you think? Weigh in with your own answers/comments!

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1.What was your favorite Grey's Anatomy quote from the episode?
"Being a hero has it's price" Cristina 2. The documentary-style filming: Cool change of pace or lame gimmick?
I liked it actually, gave a different perspective on things and it was a nice change of pace. 3. Which medical case were you most moved by last night?
Lily's hands down. 4. Will Callie and Arizona make it?
I really hope they do, but they have some bumpy roads ahead. 5. Seriously, when will Cristina get it together?
She better! I don't know how she will but I really hope so. 6. Which Seattle Grace doctor would you bring in for show and tell?
Jackson Avery, he's so pretty to look at :)

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1.What was your favorite Grey's Anatomy quote from the episode? Christina: "Being a hero has it's price" that gave me chills 2. The documentary-style filming: Cool change of pace or lame gimmick? Very lame gimmick.I was not crazy about this episode @ all 3. Which medical case were you most moved by last night? Lily's OMG! I loved Alex especially when he was lying to himself that he didn't care about the kids when clearly he did. The singing cracked me up. 4. Will Callie and Arizona make it? Honestly IDK. I'm not crazy about them (But I don't hate them either) 5. Seriously, when will Cristina get it together? Soon! This fear of OR's and surgery is getting old and I want some steps in recovery please Cristina's so badass 6. Which Seattle Grace doctor would you bring in for show and tell? Alex who wouldn't bring him? He cares about his patients and is an amazing person

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I thought the documentary episode was good. It was nice to see the characters and the stories presented in a different way for a change. Obviously this isn't for the Cheetos/Malt Liquor crowd who'd have to use their brains to understand it. Lol

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Okay totally hated how the killed of Mandy Moores character. This season so far, to me, keeps getting worse and worse. Come Shonda give us some happy storylines let us root for somebody.

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Did not care for this episode,I miss the real Grey's. I missed the narration, that really adds so much insight to the episode. However I am loving Alex more and more. Christina needs to get back to her former self. Want more Mer/Der time. Who care's about Arizona and Callie, they have become annoying- want Callie to be with Mark- they are meant for each other.

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1. Alex singing to Lily was so sweet!
2. Surprisingly, I really liked the episode. It was one of the better shows this season. (This season is struggling very hard to get rolling.)
3. Lily and Alex but I did like the arm transplant as a close second.
4. Maybe, maybe not. I do not think Callie is going to Africa but during their time apart, Callie may revisit her interest in men (hint-hint Mark). I have never gave up on a Mark & Callie reunion. It's not that I don't like Arizona, I just don't care for the Callie-Arizona match up as much as I love the Callie-Mark match-up. 5. Hurry-up already with Christina! I miss her sarcasm and wit!

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1. What was your favorite Grey's Anatomy quote from the episode?
It's no real quote but who cares - Alex singing! So cute and touching and if possible I love him even more since this episode. 2. The documentary-style filming: Cool change of pace or lame gimmick?
I loved it. It was something new/different and a good idea. I especially liked how they displayed the relatives, it was a different view than usual and also very emotional. 3. Which medical case were you most moved by last night?
I liked all, really. Lily was cute, the arms were crazy and Mary was surprising. 4. Will Callie and Arizona make it?
Don't care, serously. 5. Seriously, when will Cristina get it together?
Hopefully the next episode. This get's boring big time! 6. Which Seattle Grace doctor would you bring in for show and tell?
Just like Lily I'd choose Alex.

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Hate, hate, hate, hated this episode. There is more than enough crappy reality TV around without one of my favourite genuinely fiction shows attempting to be cool and join the ranks of the uninspiring. Epic fail.

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I really didnt like this weeks episode. I like the documentry style filming, it was different, but the plot seemed like the writers were trying to hard at different things. With the fancy surgeries and killing off Mary, which they didnt even have to do

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4. I believe that the actress playing Arizona is preggers so she is probably gone for a bit now for that reason, and I don't think that Callie will go with her to "Africa" (Hollywood's new baby code word).

Grey's Anatomy Season 7 Episode 6 Quotes

You picked a good night to start filming. This is gonna be fun.

Sloan

Running a code can be chaotic. Sometimes the best thing you can do is know when to get out of the way.

Cristina
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