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Shonda Rhimes (created by)
Allan Heinberg (written by)
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Original Air Date:
12 October 2006 (Season 3, Episode 4)
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. Full summary » | Add synopsis »


 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Dan Lerner 
Writing credits
Shonda Rhimes (created by)

Allan Heinberg (written by)

Produced by
Betsy Beers .... executive producer
Debora Cahn .... supervising producer
Tammy Ann Casper .... producer
Zoanne Clack .... co-producer
Rob Corn .... producer
Mark Gordon .... executive producer
Allan Heinberg .... co-executive producer
Peter Horton .... executive producer
Linda Klein .... producer
Kip Koenig .... supervising producer
Tony Phelan .... supervising producer
Joan Rater .... supervising producer
Shonda Rhimes .... executive producer
Gabrielle G. Stanton .... supervising producer (as Gabrielle Stanton)
Lisa Taylor .... associate producer
Krista Vernoff .... executive producer
Harry Werksman .... supervising producer
Mark Wilding .... co-executive producer
Original Music by
Danny Lux 
Cinematography by
Herbert Davis (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Edward Ornelas 
Casting by
John Brace 
Linda Lowy 
Production Design by
Donald Lee Harris 
Set Decoration by
Karen Bruck 
Costume Design by
Mimi Melgaard 
Makeup Department
Brigitte Bugayong .... key makeup artist
Thomas R. Burman .... special makeup effects artist (as Tom Burman)
Arleen Chavez .... key hair stylist
Bari Dreiband-Burman .... special makeup effects artist (as Bari Burman)
Sean Flanigan .... hair stylist
Norman T. Leavitt .... makeup artist (as Norman Leavitt)
Production Management
Jeff Rafner .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Shawn Hanley .... second assistant director
Chris Hayden .... first assistant director (as Christopher Hayden)
Laura Petticord .... assistant director
Kate Marie Boyle .... second second assistant director (uncredited)
Art Department
Stacy Doran .... set dresser
Joseph W. Grafmuller .... leadman
Curt Jones .... construction coordinator
Bruce Purcell .... set dresser
Reese St. Amant .... medical props (as Charisse St. Amant)
Angela M. Whiting .... property master (as Angela Whiting)
Yvonne Garnier-Hackl .... set designer (uncredited)
Verne Hammond .... labor foreman (uncredited)
Bob Huffman .... construction foreman (uncredited)
Angela Trujillo .... art department coordinator (uncredited)
Sound Department
Brydon Baker III .... sound mixer (as Beau Baker)
David S. DiPietro .... sound recordist
Mark McBryde .... additional foley artist
Anthony Torretto .... sound editor
Noel Vought .... foley artist
Stacey Michaels .... foley mixer (uncredited)
Scott Stolz .... sound mixer (uncredited)
John Milo Train .... assistant sound editor (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Jason Gustafson .... special effects
Visual Effects by
Rick Cortes .... Inferno artist (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Joseph Antczak .... first assistant camera: "a" camera (2005-2012)
Mark Jackson .... camera operator
Chris Johnson .... second assistant camera
Michael La Vere .... grip
Matt Mania .... key grip
Peyton Skelton .... chief lighting technician
Nicole Turegano .... film loader
Kevin Cadwallader .... electrician (uncredited)
Greg G. Reeves .... lighting console programmer (uncredited)
Casting Department
Jonathan Piccirillo .... casting assistant (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Tom Houchins .... costume supervisor (as Thomas Houchins)
Meredith Korn .... costumer
Gilberto Mello .... set costumer
Deanna M. Saul .... set costumer (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Michelle Hall .... post-production coordinator
Joe Mitacek .... assistant editor
Randy Starnes .... final colorist
Music Department
Carim Clasmann .... composer: theme tune (as Psapp)
Galla Durant .... composer: theme tune (as Psapp)
Alexandra Patsavas .... music supervisor
Jed Smith .... assistant composer (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Tom Gilhooley .... transportation coordinator
Michael Maga .... production driver (uncredited)
Other crew
Eric Buchman .... production staff
Jim Campolongo .... production staff
Jon Cohoe .... key production accountant
Diane Collins .... additional script supervisor
Jareth Costello .... accounting clerk
Nicole Cummins .... script supervisor (as Nicole Cummins-Rubio)
Courtney Flynn .... production staff
Karin Gleason .... media talent coordinator
Sue Jennings .... production coordinator
Elizabeth Klaviter .... researcher
George Larson .... location manager
Meg Marinis .... production staff
Stacy McKee .... executive story editor
Karen Lisa Pike .... medical consultant (as Karen Lisa Pike M.D.)
Darren Preston .... production staff
Chris Van Dusen .... production staff
Sonay Washington .... production staff
Winter Zemans .... assistant production coordinator
Candy Carstensen .... payroll accountant (uncredited)
Joey Castillo .... post-production finance (uncredited)
Richard A. Clark .... key assistant location manager (uncredited)
Graham Geraghty .... additional set production assistant (uncredited)
Seth Harris .... construction accountant (uncredited)
Jeffrey Kaiser .... lead stand in (uncredited)
Payton Silver .... on set medical technical advisor (uncredited)
Courtney Wieden .... assistant production coordinator (uncredited)

Series Crew
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Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Shonda Rhimes  created by

Jim Vickers .... stunt coordinator (2006)
Other crew
Omar McClinton .... post-production finance: Touchstone Television
Production CompaniesDistributorsOther Companies

Additional Details

60 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.78 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

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