How to watch Grey's Anatomy season 18 episode 4 online tonight without cable

James PIckens Jr as Richard Webber in Grey's Anatomy
(Image credit: ABC)

It's time for "another day, another brilliant idea!" when you watch Grey's Anatomy season 18 episode 4 online. You can tune in, even without cable, but that's not the good idea we're talking about. Kate Walsh is still roaming around Grey Sloan Memorial as the one and only Addison Forbes Montgomery, and we are here for it.

Grey's Anatomy season 18 episode 4 start time, channel

Grey's Anatomy season 18 episode 4 is airing at 9 p.m. ET today (Thursday, October 21) on ABC.

In Grey's Anatomy season 18 episode 4, titled "With a Little Help From My Friends," Richard (James Pickens Jr.) has an idea for a new program and recruits Meredith (Ellen Pompeo) and Bailey (Chandra Wilson) to help him launch it. 

Meanwhile, Addison faces a hurdle in her patient's recovery from a groundbreaking uterus transplant. "I need to not kill this patient," she frets. Elsewhere, Jo takes the case of a woman who goes into premature labor.

Here's everything you need to know to watch Grey's Anatomy season 18 episode 4 online right now. Plus, watch a promo below:

How to watch Grey's Anatomy season 18 from anywhere on Earth

Just because ABC isn't available everywhere doesn't mean you need to miss Grey's Anatomy season 18 if you're away from home. Watching along with the rest of the internet can be pretty easy. With the right VPN (virtual private network), you can stream the show from wherever you go.

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How to watch Grey's Anatomy season 18 episode 4 in the US

American viewers can tune into the Grey's Anatomy season 18 episode 4 today (Thursday, October 21) at 9 p.m. ET on ABC.

ABC is a broadcast network that can be accessed with one of the best TV antennas or through a cable TV package.

If you've already cut the cord and don't have cable, you can watch ABC on a live TV service, like FuboTV, Hulu With Live TV, YouTube TV and AT&T TV.

Of these options, we recommend FuboTV, one of the best streaming services on the market. Its affordable Starter Plan comes with over 120 channels, including all the broadcast networks. 

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Fubo.TV offers a 7-day free trial so you check out all of its features without paying upfront. Fubo's channel lineup includes local networks like ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox as well as cable favorites  such as ESPN, AMC, Food Network, FX, MTV, Syfy and more.

After airing live on ABC, Grey's Anatomy season 18 episodes will also be available to stream the next day on Hulu.

How to watch Grey's Anatomy season 18 episode 4 in Canada

In the Great North, Canadians can tune into Grey's Anatomy season 18 episode 4 at the same time as Americans on CTV, and the CTV app.

Cordcutters can access their services easily with ExpressVPN.

How to watch Grey's Anatomy season 18 in the UK

Good news and bad news for Brits. The good news is that new seasons of Grey's Anatomy usually air on Sky. 

The bad news is that Sky hasn't set a Grey's Anatomy season 18 premiere date. When they do, you can sign up for a Sky TV package starting at just £25 per month.

Anyone abroad who wants to watch Grey's Anatomy season 18 live with the services they already pay for should check out ExpressVPN.

Kelly Woo
Streaming Editor

Kelly is the streaming channel editor for Tom’s Guide, so basically, she watches TV for a living. Previously, she was a freelance entertainment writer for Yahoo, Vulture, TV Guide and other outlets. When she’s not watching TV and movies for work, she’s watching them for fun, seeing live music, writing songs, knitting and gardening.