11 Indefensible Izzie Stevens Moments on ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ (PHOTOS)

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11 Indefensible Izzie Stevens Moments on ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ (PHOTOS)

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11 Indefensible Izzie Stevens Moments on ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ (PHOTOS)

Remember Dr. Isobel Stevens? That Grey’s Anatomy character who abruptly left the ABC hit seven seasons ago amid a flareup of behind-the-scenes drama?

Izzie did a lot of things right — funded the clinic, gave her biological daughter a bright future, made Alex a better person, etc. — but what’s the fun in covering those?

No, today we’re talking about all her professional and personal missteps, from frivolous to frightful. Check out the gallery here to see 11 of them, presented chronologically.

11 Indefensible Izzie Stevens Moments on ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ (PHOTOS)
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1. Season 2: She sucked at cooking Thanksgiving dinner

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1. Season 2: She sucked at cooking Thanksgiving dinner

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No wonder no one wanted to break bread together. Luckily for her, Burke swooped in to save the day… and the roast turkey.

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2. Season 2: She went overboard with her Christmas decorations

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2. Season 2: She went overboard with her Christmas decorations

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“Looks like Santa threw up in here,” George remarked.

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3. Season 2: She cut Denny’s LVAD wire

3. Season 2: She cut Denny’s LVAD wire

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Forget that transplant patient higher on the donor list, Izzie is in love! So she cut her paramour’s LVAD wire to put him first in line for a new heart.

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4. Season 3: She didn’t deposit her inheritance check

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4. Season 3: She didn’t deposit her inheritance check

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Denny ultimately kicked a bucket, and his $8.7 million fortune went to Izzie. She kept the check on the fridge for a long time, and we pulled out our hair for a long time.

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5. Season 3: She hooked up with George

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5. Season 3: She hooked up with George

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The Grey’s writers couldn’t stop trying to make Gizzie happen, so for much of Seasons 3 and 4, we had to watch the characters fumble toward the realization they had zero sexual chemistry.

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6. Season 5: She had ghost sex with Denny

6. Season 5: She had ghost sex with Denny

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Denny appeared as a ghost to get Izzie to realize she had cancer… but not before convincing Izzie to have sex with him.

Worse yet, she was involved with Alex at the time. (But is ghost sex cheating, technically?)

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7. Season 5: She bailed on her oncologist appointment

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7. Season 5: She bailed on her oncologist appointment

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When Izzie told Cristina about her cancer diagnosis, Cristina pulled a lot of strings to get her a date with the best oncologist in Washington state, an appointment that Izzie brushed off. Why, girl, why?

Finally, to everyone’s relief, Izzie came around and accepted treatment.

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8. Season 6: She cracked up during George’s funeral

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8. Season 6: She cracked up during George’s funeral

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This brings gallows humor to a whole new level. (Secretly, though, we love it.)

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9. Season 6: She gave an incorrect dosage to a patient

9. Season 6: She gave an incorrect dosage to a patient

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We get that Izzie had just had a brush with death, but making a medical error so grave that it costs a kidney transplant patient her spot on the donor list? That’s amateur hour for real.

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10. Season 6: She broke up with Alex with a note

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10. Season 6: She broke up with Alex with a note

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Richard fired Izzie for that blunder, and she incorrectly assumed Alex was involved and left him. Yes, she left her own husband with nothing but a Dear John letter in his locker.

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11. Season 6: She disappeared

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11. Season 6: She disappeared

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Izzie came back a couple of times that season but never achieved any semblance of closure with Alex before she vanished for good. Is she in Seattle? Did she get that job in Tacoma?

We’ll never know, because Katherine Heigl was desperate to leave Grey’s and Shonda Rhimes has never forgiven her.

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Remember Dr. Isobel Stevens? That Grey’s Anatomy character who abruptly left the ABC hit seven seasons ago amid a flareup of behind-the-scenes drama?

Izzie did a lot of things right — funded the clinic, gave her biological daughter a bright future, made Alex a better person, etc. — but what’s the fun in covering those?

No, today we’re talking about all her professional and personal missteps, from frivolous to frightful. Check out the gallery here to see 11 of them, presented chronologically.