Grey's Anatomy

(As We Know It) (2)

Season 2, Ep 17, Aired 2/12/06
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  • Episode Description
  • Derek is still operating when he finds out about Meredith's current situation. Meredith is freaking out about her situation. Webber and Bailey are dealing with medical health issues. Cristina and Izzie have their own issues to deal with because of Meredith's situation. Addison freaks out when George tries to find a solution to Bailey's impromtu postponement. Overall, Seattle Grace Hospital is still under code black and the situation is getting worse.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Ellen Pompeo

    Dr. Meredith Grey

  • Sandra Oh

    Dr. Cristina Yang

  • Katherine Heigl

    Dr. Isobel "Izzie" Stevens

  • Justin Chambers

    Dr. Alex Karev

  • T.R. Knight

    Dr. George O'Malley

  • Fan Reviews (79)
  • Painful to watch, not because its sad, but because everything is just terrible, like the show usually is.

    By schlacko, Jan 29, 2007

  • They built up tension in the first episode, only to get rid of all of it by placing the one character who can't die in harms way.

    By Ting13, Apr 09, 2009

  • The Code Black Situation Starts To Get Out Of Hands, and so the Cheif brings in the Bomb Squad. After Realising what's Happening, Derek tries to Save Meredith when the Surgery Room Explodes.

    By FutureDramaKid, May 10, 2008

  • Best couple of episodes of the series! (so far)

    By -amanda-, Jul 08, 2008

  • May I just say that Dylan Young, the bomb squad leader, is molten lava HOT?! That's Kyle Chandler in the role from Early Edition, Homefront, and now Friday Night Lights. He totally deserved his Emmy nomination as Guest Star.

    By DolphinWoman, Dec 14, 2009

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (24)

    • Meredith: I can’t! No. I can’t. This is crazy. Burke, you gonna go? You go. Both of you should go. Burke: Nobody's dying today, Grey. Dylan: Meredith I want you to look at me. Look at me. I know this is mad. And I know that I’m this ass who’s been yelling at you all day. So you pretend that I’m not. You pretend that I’m someone you like. Whatever you need. But you need to listen to me.

    • (Meredith is about to pull the bomb out) Dylan: Meredith. Meredith: George and Izzie shouldn't have to move out. Dylan: No. You hear me. Meredith: You should make sure. Make sure that they, that they get to stay in the house.

    • Derek: You didn't answer my question, Yang. Cristina: Sir? Derek: How's the girl with the bomb? (Cristina looks conflicted) Cristina: It's Meredith. (Derek looks startled) The girl with the bomb is Meredith.

    • George: Dr. Milton shouldn’t have left you. He’s a coward. Hannah: I'm a coward. George: No. Hannah: I ran away. ... You think you’re going to be different. You think you’re gonna be the kind of person who stays and does something. (she shakes her head) You know a good man in a storm. I’m a paramedic. I’m supposed to stay and do something. I’m not supposed to run away. I’m not supposed to hide under the stairs cause I left two people to die. I’m supposed to stay and do something. I ran away.

    • Meredith: Let's go over it again. Dylan: The device is shaped like a rocket. About 8 inches long. We’re going to have everything ready. Dr. Burke’s team is going to be in place. My team is going to be in place. And I’m going to ask you to take the hand that you have in Mr. Carlson, wrap it around the device- Meredith: -- And pull it out. Dylan: Level. Pull it out while keeping it level. Meredith: You know I don’t like you very much. Dylan: I don't like you either.

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    Notes (3)

    • In 2008, The Emmys Academy chose the most memorable drama TV moments. The explosion, was in the top 5.

    • Original International Air Dates: Bulgaria: July 17, 2006 on bTV Spain: September 5, 2006 on Cuatro UK: November 16, 2006 on Living TV Sweden: November 28, 2006 on Kanal 5 Germany: January 16, 2007 on PRO7 Croatia: February 26, 2007 on NOVA TV Finland: February 28, 2007 on Nelonen Italy: April 13, 2007 on Italia 1 Ireland: June 19, 2007 on RTE Two Romania: July 3, 2007 on TVR1

    • Music Featured In This Episode: 1. I Tell Myself by Correatown 2. Stay Where You Are by Ambulance LTD 3. World Spins Madly On by The Weepies 4. Back In The Wild by Greenskeepers 5. Breathe (2AM) by Anna Nalick 6. Unlike Me (acapella mix) by Kate Havnevik 7. Homebird by Foy Vance

    Trivia (4)

    • Goof: Dr. Milton's character appears earlier in the season in episode 6. However, in that episode, his name is Dr. Adams.

    • Goof: When the bomb explodes and Meredith falls to the floor, her hands fall to her sides facing down. In the next shot, her hands are up and fall in the opposite direction.

    • Goof: When George is stitching up the paramedics hand, an ambulance pulls up outside. If the hospital was closed to all trauma, why did an ambulance pull up?

    • Goof: When Cristina is in Derek's O.R. she notices the bomb squad and Meredith in the hallway. Before she leave the room she takes off her operating gown and hands it off to an extra. When she gets outside into the hallway she is still partially wearing it.

    Allusions (1)

    • Episode Title: (As We Know It) The title of this episode, combined with its first part of a two-part episode, It's the End of the World, is a reference to the REM song, It's the End of the World (As We Know It) which was originally released with the title It's the End of the World As We Know It (and I Feel Fine).

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