DEREK'S MOTHER MAKES A SURPRISE VISIT TO SEATTLE AND MEETS MEREDITH
FOR THE FIRST TIME, ON ABC'S "GREY'S ANATOMY"
Special Guest Star Six-Time Emmy-Award Winning Actress Tyne Daly
("Judging Amy," "Cagney & Lacey") as Derek's Mother, Carolyn
Guest Starring Eric Stoltz ("Pulp Fiction," "Mask") and Jessica Capshaw ("The Practice")
"Sympathy for the Devil" � Derek's mother, Carolyn, makes a surprise visit to Seattle and meets Meredith for the first time, as Mark tries to conceal his relationship with Lexie from her as well; meanwhile, death row inmate William wishes to donate his organs to Bailey and Arizona's patient, as Owen and Cristina try to go on their first date, on "Grey's Anatomy," THURSDAY, JANUARY 15 (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, Katherine Heigl as Isobel "Izzie" Stevens, Justin Chambers as Alex Karev, T.R. Knight as George O'Malley, Chandra Wilson as Miranda Bailey, James Pickens, Jr. as Richard Webber, Sara Ramirez as Callie Torres, Eric Dane as Mark Sloan, and Chyler Leigh as Lexie Grey.
Special guest stars Jeffrey Dean Morgan as Denny and Tyne Daly as Carolyn. Guest starring Kevin McKidd as Owen, Melissa George as Sadie, Eric Stoltz as William, Jessica Capshaw as Dr. Arizona, Samantha Mathis as Melinda, Jason Kravits as Chuck, Ernie Grunwald as Gary and Brandon Scott as Intern Ryan.
"Sympathy for the Devil" was written by Jenna Bans and directed by Jeannot Swarc.
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