A toxic patient wreaks havoc. Meanwhile, Bailey opens the free clinic, but the lack of patients makes Izzie question her investment. Meredith's mother is admitted again, and Cristina makes Burke wait for an answer.

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A toxic cancer patient immobilizes the hospital, George has an announcement, and Izzie frets that her money was not well spent. Meredith, meanwhile, has new issues with her mother, and Cristina worries that having a personal life could affect her career. Written by layle

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Every episode of the show is named after a famous song. "Wishin' and Hopin'" is a song by Dusty Springfield. See more »

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[after a toxic patient poisons most of the doctor's in the hospital]
Dr. George O'Malley: [to Callie O'Malley] It was the blood that was toxic; not you!
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References Bambi (1942) See more »

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Barracuda
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The Best Episode of Grey's in a long time!
2 February 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

What a flawless episode, with an emotionally charged and Emmy worthy performance by Ellen Pompeo and also by Kate Burton. This show has been so consistent with it's brilliant writing, it does let down the fans one bit. This episode contains some of the best scenes I have seen on Television, this is really a good Emmy submission. Grey's has by far the Best Ensemble on Television (the reason why the cast won a Screen Actor's Guild Award).It was one of the best episodes of Grey's I have seen to date, and it's going to be hard to top this one, (even know they will).

Grade: A


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