As awkward as the interaction is, there’s solid reasoning behind it — Matthew was hurt in a gasoline explosion while rescuing people on the highway, and Jackson is in charge of rubbing ointment on and stitching up his wounds. (Or as Matt puts it, “Dealing with my ass.”)
“I’m a plastic surgeon, it’s not that big a deal … I feel for ya, dude, but I have seen way worse,” Jackson explains. But then it does get way worse when April walks in... and promptly turns around and leaves!
“I’m gonna leave now. Yep, now,” she says before scurrying away.
But how do Jackson and Matthew react after that? You’ll have to watch the clip above to find out.
Catch the next new episode of Grey’s Anatomy on Thursday, March 28, 2013, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.