Puttin' On The Ritz

October 10, 2013
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"Puttin' On The Ritz" is the fourth episode of the tenth season of Grey's Anatomy and the 200th produced episode of the series. It is also the 311th produced episode of the Grey's Anatomy franchise. It was broadcast on October 10, 2013.

In a bid to raise money to repair damage the hospital sustained during the fall, Owen and Jackson throw a fundraising gala but when Jackson pits doctor against doctor in a competitive battle to raise the most money, and Meredith finds herself struggling to one up Derek's charm. Meanwhile, Arizona and April form an unexpected bond when they find themselves drinking together in a hospital closet and Cristina pushes Owen to connect with a potential donor, but learns the true difficulty of letting go when she senses their bond might be more than professional. Meanwhile, the arrival of a junkie in the ER with potential ties to Alex's past puts a strain on his relationship with Jo while Shane and Stephanie find themselves in charge of a busy ER for the first time. Elsewhere, Bailey struggles with treating Richard when she worries he's losing his desire to fight for his life.



"As anyone who's ever had their tonsils out will tell you, surgery isn't cheap. It takes a lot of money to keep a hospital's doors open and when the funds run out it's on us to get out there and raise some more. Which means it's time to put on make up, it's time to dress up right, it's time to get things started on the Muppet Show t... Crap, sorry. I've been watching a lot of children's television lately. But you get the idea."
"Overture. Curtain. Lights. This is it. The night of nights. No more rehearsing and nursing a part. We know every part by heart. Tonight what heights we'll hit. On with the show. This is it."
- Meredith Grey


  • "Boom Ha" - Smalltown Romeo feat Shad K
  • "What You Want" - Impirio & Crew
  • "Come Together" - Spaceman feat Suspence
  • "Neon" - Queen Of Hearts
  • "Strobes" - Lemaitre
  • "Falling" - Polly Scattergood
  • "Hold Yourself Up" - Polyphonic Spree
  • "Poppin Bottles" - Skully Boyz
  • "Future Days" - Pearl Jam

Title ReferenceEdit

This episode's title originated from the song Puttin' On The Ritz, originally sung by Fred Astaire.


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