So you might be thinking, I've been here before. This is familiar. This is old hat. Maybe you're wondering why we are here. But I promise, you are about to find out that everything has changed. I want you to stop and take a closer look at the human body. There's nothing special about it. It's just a body. So why are you here? What's so different? What's changed? My answer is you. The thing's that changed is you. I want you to throw everything you think you know about anatomy out the window and look at this cadaver like you've never seen a human body before. Now pick up your scalpels, place them below the xiphoid process, press firmly, no regrets, and let's begins.
Season 12, Episode 1
Air date September 24, 2015
Written by Stacy McKee
Directed by Kevin McKidd
Episode Guide transcript
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Sledgehammer is the first episode of the twelfth season and the 246th overall episode of Grey's Anatomy.

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Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital springs into action to save the lives of two young girls whose powerful story will force some of the doctors to revisit the effects of bullying on their own pasts. Meanwhile, Meredith must adjust to changes at home with her new roommates while Bailey continues to fight for the Chief of Surgery position and Jackson prepares for April's return to Seattle.

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  • The table read took place on July 15, 2015.
  • Filming started July 22, 2015.

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