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Wow! Waiting three weeks for a new episode of Grey’s Anatomy (only 13 days left...) can be tough, but as usual, it looks like the return (Season 8, Episode 17: “One Step Too Far”) will be well worth the wait.

In this preview, some of our favorite doctors are in serious trouble, both professionally and emotionally. Catherine Avery is back, as we knew from these sneak peek photos, and it looks like a patient's family is furious with Derek (Patrick Dempsey) and Meredith (Ellen Pompeo) for a surgery that they say ruined the patient’s life. She rages at them, “We are going to sue you!”

It gets worse. Meredith is seen apologizing to Derek at home, but he’s not the least bit supportive, saying, “You didn’t think at all.” He can’t even look at his wife.

Meanwhile, the tension building between Cristina (Sandra Oh) and her hubby Owen (Kevin McKidd) reaches a peak. In the last episode of Grey’s (Season 8, Episode 16: “If Only You Were Lonely”) Meredith’s voice-over in the final minutes seemed to suggest that Owen really is having an affair, and it looks like Cristina agrees.

She confronts the flirty new nurse head-on, saying, “Can you stop screwing my  husband?” in the kind of mean, catty voice that only Cristina can pull off without making us dislike her.

We can’t wait!

Credit: TVFanatic Photo: Grey's Anatomy Season 8, Episode 17 Preview: MerDer Are Fighting (VIDEO)

Catch an all-new Grey’s Anatomy on Thursday, March 15 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.

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