Grey's Anatomy

Where the Boys Are

Season 3, Ep 7, Aired 11/9/06
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  • Episode Description
  • The men of Seattle Grace go on a camping trip together, Addison and Callie must team up to work on a patient, Meredith assists Sloan with a procedure unlike any she has experienced, and, suspicious of her recent actions at the hospital, Bailey confronts Cristina. A 9-year-old is seen by Cristina after he swallowed Monopoly game pieces. A pregnant 25-year-old, is brought in after she slipped in the shower. She doesn't want medicine to take away the pain from her injury so not to put her baby's growth in jeopardy. Doctors take care of Daniel, a man who wants a sexual reassignment surgery and who now goes under the name Donna. Accompanying Daniel is his wife of the past 10 years, who was surprised to see him want that surgery but, after much struggling, decided to stay by his side.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 (29)
  • interesting

    By raulkumar, Sep 15, 2007

  • he medical cases involve a sexual reassignment surgery, a pregnant woman losing her baby and a child pooping monopoly pieces. Which one of these things is not like the other? If you like my reviews check out

    By jkutcher, Nov 12, 2006

  • Lot's Of little Twists in the storyline. But Very Adventurous with the nail biting drama.

    By bonnieerb, Nov 10, 2006

  • Very funny!!!

    By Sandyp, Nov 10, 2006

  • a return to form with character driven plotlines that are increasingly involving and hilarious. the boys go camping and trouble ensues.

    By jatechair, Nov 15, 2006

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (38)

    • Meredith: You came back.
      Nikki Gibson: I came back. Did the surgery go well?
      Meredith: Slaon did a great job.
      Nikki Gibson: I was heading home. I was on my way to the airport. And then, you no you asked before why I came back the first time? You know I tried not to? I went on dates. I had alot of great first dates with guys who were planning to stay guys.(laughs) But you know you have a great date and you want to go home and tell your best friend about it. well my best friend is Daniel. Donna. And then you have a few bad dates and. Shes my best friend, She knows me, She loves me, Shes my husband. I know it sounds crazy. My family thinks I'm crazy. But you don't abandon someone just because there's baggage. You know?
      Meredith: Yeah.
      Nikki Gibson: At the end of the the day it's Donna even when she hurts me. Even when I hate her.
      Meredith: She's who you want to talk to.

    • Meredith: You are a complete and total whore. Mark: Maybe, but I'm more fun than Derek!

    • Sydney: I lost a kid, my first year. It was my fault, and I just couldn't- So I had a break down, they gave me time off and when I came back I put a smile on my face and everybody thought I was fine. I lost a kid. It comes in waves Izzie. There's a lull and then another wave hits you. I wasn't trying to pry. I just wanted you to know that it's okay not to be fine sometimes. Izzie: I miss him. All the time I miss him. It's not waves, it's constant. All the time. And I walk through the doors of this hospital and I want to be here, I do, but I... I don't know if I can be a surgeon again and I can't talk about it because it scares me too much.

    • Meredith (opening voiceover): As surgeons, we are trained to look for disease. Sometimes the problem is easily detected, most of the time we need to go step by step. First, probing the surface looking for any sign of trouble. Most of the time, we can't tell what's wrong with somebody by just looking at them. After all, they can look perfectly fine on the outside, while their insides tell a whole other story.

    • Meredith (closing voiceover): Not all wounds are superficial. Most wounds run deeper than you can imagine. You can't see them with the naked eye. And then there are the wounds that take us by surprise. The trick with any kind of wound or disease is to dig down and find the real source of the pain - and once you've found it, try like hell to heal that sucker.

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    Notes (4)

    • The run-time for this episode is about 45 minutes without commercials, while most episodes are around 43 minutes long.

    • Awards and Nominations: This episode won the Outstanding Individual Episode Award at the 2007 GLAAD (Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) awards.

    • Original International Air Dates: The Netherlands: February 19, 2007 on Net 5 Spain: March 8, 2007 on Cuatro Brazil: March 19, 2007 on Sony Entertainment Television New Zealand: March 22, 2007 on TV2. Italy: March 19, 2007 on Foxlife Australia: April 15th 2007 on Channel 7 Israel: April 23, 2007 on Yes Stars 1 Switzerland: April 23, 2007 on SF 2 Sweden: April 25, 2007 on Kanal 5 France: June 5, 2007 on TF1 Great Britain: July 5, 2007 on Livingtv Ireland: August 14, 2007 on RTE Two Norway: September 25, 2007 on TV2 Finland: October 10, 2007 on Nelonen Croatia: October 22, 2007 on NOVA TV Romania: March 4th, 2008 on TVR1 India: April 27, 2008 on Star World

    • Music Featured In This Episode: 1. There Is So Much More by Brett Dennen plays when Burke's packing 2. Think I'm In Love by Beck plays at the beginning of the episode 3. Tell Me What To Do by Jim Noir plays when Callie and Addison are making eyes at Mark 4. Make Right With You by Luke Temple plays when the guys are fishing 5. Greedy by Inara George plays when Donna's finding out she can't have surgery 6. Something In The Water by The Jealous Girlfriends plays at the start of open-handed combat 7. It's Time by Big Sandy & His Fly Rite Boys plays during open-handed comabt 8. 12:59 Lullaby by Bedouin Soundclash plays when Alex is talking to Webber about life and Burke's telling George his standards are too high 9. A Cold Wind Will Blow Through Your Door by Bill Ricchini plays when Derek, Webber and Burke are fishing 10. Vikingman by Roderigo Y Gabriela plays when Sloan and Meredith are having a drink

    Trivia (1)

    • Goof: The boy who swallows the Monopoly pieces says that he swallowed mostly houses and hotels, but he also swallowed the thimble, the race car, and the shoe. However, when Izzie is digging through his stool, she finds the dog piece. He never said he swallow the dog, so why does she find it?

    Allusions (3)

    • Chief: the Brokeback Mountain thing... The movie Brokeback Mountain, directed by Ang Lee, talks about the tragic story about two men who love each other.

    • Joe: You're doing some kind of crazy MacGyver surgery in the middle of the woods I want what's best for my guy. A reference to the television show MacGyver that aired from 1985-1992. MacGyver was able to use ingenuity to fix or remedy a problem using only the tools available at hand.

    • Episode Title: Where the Boys Are Where the Boys Are is a song by Connie Francis.

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