7.19 Full Press Release.

Posted by on Apr 12, 2011 in Season 7, William Harper | 11 comments

Hey Gabblers – Here’s the full press release for episode 7.19 – It’s a long way back.  Thanks to Asma for letting us know about this & providing the link.

Full Press Release for 7.19

So, here’s the full press release. I’m happy that William Harper wrote this episode. He wrote the Callie/Cristina bits from earlier this year when Callie got her hair cut, and season six’s C/A break-up episode.


James Tupper (Men in Trees) Returns as Dr. Perkins, and Doris Roberts (“Everybody Loves Raymond”) Guests

“It’s a Long Way Back” – Everyone pulls together to help Callie and baby Sofia on their painstaking journeys to recovery in hopes of allowing mother and baby to finally meet; the sudden death of a clinical trial patient has Derek proceeding with more caution while Meredith makes a calculated and risky move; Alex treats a cranky old rich woman dying of cancer and gets an idea for a grandiose endeavor that is sure to get him the Chief Resident spot; and Teddy is pleasantly surprised by the return of a familiar face, on “Grey’s Anatomy,” THURSDAY, APRIL 28 (9:00-10:01 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.

“Grey’s Anatomy” stars Ellen Pompeo as Meredith Grey, Patrick Dempsey as Derek Shepherd, Sandra Oh as Cristina Yang, Justin Chambers as Alex Karev, Chandra Wilson as Miranda Bailey, James Pickens, Jr. as Richard Webber, Sara Ramirez as Callie Torres, Eric Dane as Mark Sloan, Chyler Leigh as Lexie Grey, Kevin McKidd as Owen Hunt, Jessica Capshaw as Arizona Robbins, Kim Raver as Teddy Altman, Jesse Williams as Jackson Avery and Sarah Drew as April Kepner.

Guest cast includes Scott Foley as Henry, Peter MacNicol as Dr. Stark, Loretta Devine as Adele, Doris Roberts as Gladys, James Tupper as Andrew Perkins, Newell Alexander as Ed Beckert, Maurice Whitfield as Cop, T’Shaun Barrett as Jon, Anne Leyden as Pharmicist and Linda Klein as Scrub Nurse Linda.

“It’s a Long Way Back” was written by William Harper and directed by Steve Robin.

“Grey’s Anatomy” is broadcasted in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC’s selected HTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound. A TV parental guideline will be assigned closer to airdate.

(Source|Callie_Arizona livejournal)

I’m a little worried about this risky move that Meredith makes.  I wonder if she starts taking those fertility pills that caused her eye problems?  What do you think it could be?  Sound off below.

xoxo McSunny



  1. she either:

    stole the fertility drugs


    is taking one of those needles that they get chosen at random with the clinical trial (if you know what i mean)

  2. I think she’s stealing something that have to do with the trail.

  3. I just came up with a theory, maybe just before they were about to inject the needle (you know the one chosen at random and if you get it your lucky) and then before they injected it, the patient died. So Meredith sneaks the needle into another persons file so that they can be lucky and have the injection to help them (maybe she formed a bond between someone on the trial, or their caregiver)

    Just a thought (and it fits with the sudden death)

    • @maddilovesmerder, That a good theory, that could be it.

  4. Can’t imagine what she is stealing. I bet it has to do with the trial. Meredith is ethical and I wouldn’t think she would compromise the trial. Remember she told Derek that fudging 1 point for Adele could ruin it for everyone else they were trying to save. Whatever it is, I hope Derek doesn’t get enraged at her. Love MerDer!

    • @Vickie, It makes absolutely no sense for Meredith to mess up with the trial especially after she told Derek not risk the trial for Adele. She adamant not to mess up with it in 7.17 and now in 7.19 she is messing up with the trial.

      So Meredith messing up with the trial on the next episode looks like some contrive story so they can bring a professional conflict for Mer and Der that can possibly spill into their personal life.

      I want a story for MerDer but please don’t make it contrive.

      • @psyisnotcrap, I agree with you 100%. It doesn’t make sense for her to mess up the Alzheimer’s trial. The trial is too important for Mer on so many levels.

        I don’t know about conflict for MerDer in their personal life either because they are suppose to marry in the following episode and supposedly begin adoption procedure’s in “Unaccompanied Minor”.

        Can’t really make sense out of what she is doing. Guess I will have to wait 2 more weeks to find out.

  5. Love Doris Roberts! YAY!

  6. Yea I could see her stealing something for Adele because Chief went to her privately and begged, maybe telling her it would help her chances of getting chief resident

  7. I think Meredith will start taking the medicine they use in the clinical trial…the bag that she holds in the promo,looks like the ones that they use in the clinical trial.

  8. I AM SO EXCITED!!! What is Meredith taking ahhhhh?????