You Are My Person
Cristina told Meredith that she had listed her as her emergency contact before her abortion appointment. At this time, Cristina called Meredith her "person", coining the famous term. The friendship between these two only grew from here.
Cristina's Almost Wedding
When Preston Burke (Isiah Washington) left Cristina at the altar of their wedding, Meredith was there to comfort her. Meredith cut off her wedding dress and held her as she cried. This was a painful but defining moment in their friendship.
Old Meredith And Cristina
Grey's gave us a glimpse into Cristina's imagination of her and Meredith as old women. Their habits seemed to have changed a bit with age, but the friendship seems just as genuine. It was absolutely hilarious to see these two with wrinkles and grey hair.
When Cristina decided not to move in with Owen Hunt (Kevin McKidd), she broke the news to Meredith. However, Meredith told her she already had it figured out. She pointed out the room she had for Cristina on the blueprints of the house her and Derek planned to build.
When the doctors decided to head to the diamond for a game of softball, Meredith and Cristina had their own plans. These two decided to get drunk with a flask in the outfield during the most important parts of the game. Good thing they were going to lose anyway!
In the midst of the aftermath of the hospital shooting and Cristina's wedding planning, things are a little bit rocky. Meredith reminds Cristina that although Derek Shepherd (Patrick Dempsey) may be the love of her life, Cristina is her soulmate. If this isn't best friend goals, I don't know what is!
The Harper Avery Award
Upon Cristina's nomination for the Harper Avery Award, she insisted that she would attend the event in Boston alone. However, Meredith had other plans. Her and Owen were already at the ceremony waiting for Cristina at her table.
He's Not The Sun, You Are
This is one of the most iconic moments of Grey's Anatomy. Before Cristina was to depart from the show for good, she left Meredith with some final words, "You are a gifted surgeon with an extraordinary mind. Don’t let what he wants eclipse what you need. He’s very dreamy, but he’s not the sun. You are."
The Plane Crash
The Grey's Anatomy plane crash was painful for everyone on the show. When Cristina and Meredith were searching for Derek in the woods after surviving the crash themselves, they shared a heartbreaking moment. Meredith cried to Cristina saying that she will always be her person, even if Meredith isn't hers.