Grey's Anatomy

Desire

Season 3, Ep 21, Aired 4/26/07
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  • Episode Description
  • The attendings vie to be Chief. Two people who haven't slept together before, will. McSteamy's 60-day vow of chastity has a conclusion. We meet a boss, his assistant, and his wife. We also get to see someone being treated in the clinic. Derek has more questions about his relationship with Meredith. The chairman of the hospital board is admitted as patient. Callie confronts Izzie about her relationship with George.

  • 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 (30)
  • OMG! Poor Addison!

    By g_anatomy, Dec 14, 2007

  • Great episode.

    By TeleJunkie20, May 24, 2007

  • I loved this Episode! I really liked the end but some of it was kinda Boring to watch a little. The end was the best. My favorite quote on this Episode was by Derek saying "I spent the scariest hour of my life trying to breathe for you." Cute and sad!

    By Greys-Anatomy, May 12, 2007

  • Plot: Derek contemplates dumping his suicidal girlfriend. Alex finally sleeps with Addison, and the chief gets his groove back. Of lesser note, an Amazonian fish swims up some dude’s penis For tv reviews www.lifereviewed.com

    By jkutcher, May 03, 2007

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (30)

    • Meredith (opening voiceover): As interns, we know what we want, to become surgeons. And we'll do anything to get there. Suffer through killer exam, endure one-hundred hour weeks, Stand for hours on end in operating rooms, you name it, we'll do it.

    • Izzie: I don’t know how we do this. I don’t know how we work together and be friends and act like it’s all okay. George: I... there’s a spot available at Mercy West. I called them. Izzie (shocked): You’re gonna transfer to Mercy West? George: I have to.

    • Derek: What're you doing here? Meredith: I wanted you to know where I was, so I thought I'd come and tell you. Derek: Ah, you're mocking me. Meredith (kisses his neck): I'm apologizing. Derek: You're making light of things. Meredith: I'm running my fingers through your hair. I'm standing in your bedroom, unbuttoning my shirt. And I'm taking off my pants. And now, I'm getting into your bed, naked.

    • Izzie: I need a vault. (to Burke) Can you be a vault? Because I've eaten a cake and a half and it's just not cutting it. And you don't gossip. Burke: Well, that's because nobody tells me anything. Izzie: I slept with a married man. It was... Burke (interrupts): I don't mind that nobody tells me anything. Izzie: It was George. It was with George. Burke (eats a piece of cake): It should be firm inside and not spongey. The frosting, marang, light, but not too sweet. I always thought chocolate inside but...I've been leaning nowhere with that. Izzie: You've thought a lot about this cake. Burke: This cake or this day? With this woman. Izzie: The red velvet is your winner by the way.

    • Ava: You and Red make a pretty good team. Alex: Don't tell Sloan. Ava: Oh, she and Sloan aren't happenin'. She wants you. Alex: How do you know that? Ava: I know everything, remember? I heard her talking to the ortho doc about how she wants someone who barbecues and plays catch. She wants someone who's committed. Alex: Yeah, well that's not me. Ava: I hate to tell you this, but it is. You may talk tough, but you're a decent guy, Alex. Whether you wanna admit or not, you're one of the good ones.

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    Notes (3)

    • International Titles: Czech Republic: Touha (Desire)

    • Original International Air Dates: The Netherlands: May 28, 2007 on Net 5 Italy: June 25, 2007 on Foxlife New Zealand: June 28th, 2007 on TV2 Latin America: July 2nd, 2007 on Sony Entertainment Television Australia: July 22nd, 2007 on Channel 7 Israel: July 30, 2007 on Yes Stars 1 Ireland: October 16, 2007 on RTE Two Germany: November 7, 2007 on Pro7 Sweden: November 7, 2007 on Kanal 5 Norway: January 8, 2008 on TV 2 Finland: January 23, 2008 on Nelonen Croatia: February 11, 2008 on NOVA TV Czech Republic: April 6, 2008 on Prima Romania: July 8th, 2008 on TVR1

    • Music Featured In This Episode: 1. Nausea by Beck 2. Better Off by Let's Go Sailing 3. Again & Again by The Bird & the Bee 4. The Secrets of Amanda Prines by The Reddmen 5. Breath by Breaking Benjamin 6. How Am I Doing? by Anna Waronker

    Trivia (1)

    • Goof: When Addison is inspecting the wedding cakes, we hear her say, "White chocolate with vanilla buttercream..." but her mouth does not move at all.

    Allusions (1)

    • Episode Title: Desire This episode's title refers to songs by Andy Gibb, U2, Talk Talk, Do As Infinity, Geri Haliwell and Savanah.

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