How to watch Grey's Anatomy season 18 episode 7 online

Meredith Pompeo stars in Grey's Anatomy season 18
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The wait is over and we can watch Grey's Anatomy season 18 episode 7 online today. It's the second-to-last episode of 2021, so make sure to tune in!

Grey's Anatomy season 18 episode 7 start time, channel

Grey's Anatomy season 18 episode 7 is scheduled to air at 9 p.m. ET today (Dec. 9) on ABC.

Grey's Anatomy season 18 episode 7 is titled "With a Little Help From My Friends." When Meredith (Ellen Pompeo) is on the receiving end of Dr. Hamilton's (Peter Gallagher) frustrations, Nick (Scott Speedman) gives her the opportunity to blow off steam by scrubbing in on a surgery.

Meanwhile, in Seattle, Link (Chris Carmack) and Jo (Camilla Luddington) take their kids to a fairytale theater performance that goes wrong. Bailey (Chandra Wilson) and new plastics chief Dr. Lin (Lynn Chen) go to a recruitment fair hoping to attract more doctors to Grey Sloan, but find themselves caught off guard.

Here's everything you need to know to watch Grey's Anatomy season 18 episode 7 online (ready for more? our preview for Grey's Anatomy season 18 episode 8 is live 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 7 in the US

Grey's Anatomy season 18 episode 7 will air Thursday (December 9) 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 DirecTV Stream.

Of these options, we recommend FuboTV, one of the best streaming services on the market (which is also available on most of the best streaming devices). Its affordable Starter Plan comes with over 120 channels, including all the broadcast networks. 

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

How to watch Grey's Anatomy season 18 episode 7 in Canada

In the Great North, Canadians can tune into Grey's Anatomy season 18 episode 7 at the same day and 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 for Brits! Grey's Anatomy season 18 is currently airing on Sky Witness, which you can get with a Sky TV package (starting at just £25 per month).

Season 18 began airing on November 10, so Brits are a little behind. Anyone 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.