Grey's Anatomy: Season 3, Episode 4

What I Am (12 Oct. 2006)

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Meredith becomes a patient, and Derek and Addison are equally angry at Richard for allowing Mark to join the staff. Meanwhile, Izzie receives a visit from Denny's father, and Burke is plagued by doubt over his ability to return to surgery.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Denny Duquette, Sr.
Mrs. Sullivan


Denny's father (Fred Ward) visits Izzie and gives her something that will change everything. Meanwhile, Meredith is diagnosed with appendicitis and while waiting for emergency surgery and high on morphine has a talk with Addison for the first time since Addison found the panties. Mark "McSteamy" Sloan starts working at the hospital and Alex wants to work under him instead of Addison because Mark has a patient with severe facial burns. And while Callie and George break up, Meredith finally picks one man. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Romance






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12 October 2006 (USA)  »

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Every episode of the show is named after a famous song. "What I Am" is a song by Edie Brickell & New Bohemians. See more »


When Meredith is being examined by Cristina, her hands change positions several times. In some shots, she has one hand behind her neck and the other across her chest, while in others she is seen clutching her stomach with both hands. See more »


Denny Duquette: Mistakes are painful but they are the only way to find out who you are.
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If Looks Could Kill
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