Dr. Meredith Grey
Dr. Cristina Yang
Dr. Isobel "Izzie" Stevens
Dr. Alex Karev
Dr. George O'Malley
Dr. Miranda Bailey
Goof: Marks says he went to New York to study under a pre-eminent surgeon after he left Columbia Columbia University is in New York City
Goof: Stan's nameplate before the accident was "S. Hayden." After the accident, it changed to "S. Glamatti."
Cristina: You're not dancing.
Meredith: I'm too tense to dance.
Cristina: Which is why we're dancing.
Meredith: My problem is that I'm sleeping with a man who's dating. I don't care if he dates Sydney. It's the woman he dates after Sydney. That's my problem. But, if I had any sense at all, I would break up with the breakup sex. There would be no more breakup sex-ing. If I had any sense...
Cristina: Shut up! Dance it out.
Meredith (starts dancing with Cristina): I'm gonna tell him, I don't want him seeing other people.
Cristina: Good. Fine. Whatever.
Meredith: I'm gonna tell him and feel good about it.
Cristina: Dancing makes 'ya brave.
Meredith: Thatcher's not my problem. He can get drunk all he wants, I don't care.
Meredith: I don't care about Lexie, either. She's a big girl, she can take care of herself.
Derek: You talk about them an awful lot for someone who doesn't care. You care because you're you.
Ava: So... coffee?
Alex: I can't.
Ava: You can't? When I was your patient you made time for me.
Alex: Because you were my patient.
Ava: I thought it was because you liked me.
Erica: Torres. Can I steal Stevens off your service?
Callie (scoffs): I'll give her away for free.
Richard: Get Stan's wife here, now.
Meredith: But what do we.... How do we.... ?
Richard: We don't.
Meredith: We have a whole hospital....
Richard: The moment we move him, he's gonna bleed out. All the medicine in the world won't save him. His wife has to get here soon if she wants to see her husband alive.
Stan: Ray, talk to me. Talk to me. I need you to help me hold on until Sara gets here.
Ray: I'm not helping you hold on, because you're not dyin'.
Richard (softly): Ray, talk to him. Help him. (Ray realizes what Richard is saying)
Stan (crying): Listen, when you get out of here, you're gonna have a great story to tell. You tell it in the bar. You tell them how you got into this accident and that your best friend died. Chicks love that stuff. Ray, don't tell Sara that I was talking about you getting tail right before I died. (Ray laughs and crys at the same time)
Richard: She should be here any minute, just hold on Stan.
Bailey: You have to let me examine you.
Shane: No. I'll wait. I'll wait for a guy.
Bailey: You're shy. Okay, I get that. This is no time for shy. Now, my hands may be smaller than a man's but my brain is much larger, I assure you. Now, you're just going to have to let me examine...
Shane: No. Do not... Do not touch me!
Bailey: For the love of....
Richard (walks in): Dr. Bailey, you have an emergant situation?
Bailey: He says he wants a male doctor. He doesn't want my female hands to touch him.
Richard: Let me see his chart. (looks at the chart) Um, Shane, I'm Dr. Webber. I'm going to palpate your abdomen.
Shane: No, no.
Richard: I thought you said he wanted a male doctor.
Bailey: He did.
Shane: I just... I meant I want another... I want a different doctor. I'll wait for a different doctor.
Bailey: A-- a different doctor?
Richard (slightly angry): You mean you want a white doctor.
Bailey: You're not black but you're not white either. (turns to Shane) Dr. Yang will be examining you.
Shane: Oh, come on. Are you kidding?
Bailey: Okay, you have medical training. How long do you think you have to live if you have internal injuries? Exactly. I seriously recommend you let this fine doctor examine you. Dr. Yang, give thie best medical treatment possible. It's the law. (walks away)
Cristina: Sir, I need you to move your hands.
Shane: I just... didn't want her to see, I thought she might take offense, you know? (Cristina pulls up his shirt to find a Nazi symbol tattooed on his stomach)
Shane: Go easy on me. I'm injured here.
Cristina: You have plenty of morphine, you'll be fine. It's not like you're in a concentration camp or anything.
Shane: You know, when people are young or drunk they get tattoos, they wake up, they regret it.
Cristina: Oh, so you regret it?
Shane: You got to treat me like anyone else. That's the beauty of this country.
Derek: Are we friends yet?
Rose: I'm sorry?
Derek: Friends. Are we friends? I know that I just learned your name and all, Rose. But I'd like to think that I could call you a friend.
Derek: Because if I'm your friend I'd tell you about the licorice stuck in your teeth, where as an acquaintance, I'd smile politely and pretend it wasn't there.
Rose: You're staring at my chest.
Rose: I think that maybe, you're intending to stare at my ring but its coming off as you staring at my chest.
Derek: I'm sorry it's that you wear your engagement ring on your necklace.
Rose: Yeah, well, when I was engaged I wore it on my finger. Now, yeah, necklace. The stone was my grandmother's I don't wanna lose it.
Derek: I'm sorry.
Rose: Sorry, why?
Derek: About your engagement. You call it off recently?
Rose (laughs): That's a pretty personal question.
Derek: Yeah, well, we're friends now. I mean, I saved you hours of potential licorice humiliation. I think you can...
Rose: It ended a year ago and you having nothing to be sorry about. It was never gonna work out.
Derek: How come?
Rose: 'Cause I was always very clear about what I wanted and he.... wasn't. And there's no way to build a future on that.
Bailey (while doing surgery on Shane): Supposed to be havin' lunch with my husband and instead I'm elbow deep in a Nazi's gut.
George: Yes, ma'am.
Bailey: No one better ever call me Nazi again.
George: Yes, ma'am.
Izzie: I'm so sick of Meredith and Cristina and their stupid love affair with each other that they have to rub in everyone's faces. It's stupid dancing. Friggin' Bobbsey Twins. It's stupid.
George: You're ranting. It's kinda early in the morning for ranting.
Izzie: We're supposed to be the happy ones. We should be dancing. Why aren't we dancing?
George: You want to dance?
Izzie: Whatever. I'm going to go in early. I'm going to get on hardcore, Erica Hahn cardio and I'm gonna kick ass at it. And when I kick ass at cardio, it's going to piss Cristina off, but it won't matter, because I'll be a kick-ass cardio god!
(Meredith and Richard are seeing Stan's wife)
Meredith: I've never seen her before.
Meredith: I've never seen her before. I've worked in this hospital all this time and before today she was a complete stranger to me.
Richard: It happens, it's a big hospital.
Meredith: I've never met her before and I'm the person who handed her the worst day of her life. In her story that's who I am. That's who I'll always be.
Richard: That's the job.
Meredith: That's the job, I know.
Richard: Look at me. This day, this day you feel helpless. This day makes all those other days when you fight to save a life and lose. This day makes you grateful you have a chance to do anything at all. You take it in.
Erica: Can you make time?
Mark: Can you make time for a drink with me after?
Erica: Did I mention time is a factor here? I'm looking for a Yes or No answer.
Mark: As am I.
Erica: This may be enjoyable to you, Dr. Sloan, but I have a patient in serious condition. I came to you, because legend has it, that you're the best in plastics. But if bad jokes and sleazy come ons are all you're good for all afternoon, I'll page whoever's second best.
Mark: Dr. Hahn... I apologize. And I'll clear my schedule.
Erica: Thank you. OR 1.
Erica: What, are we on a date here? I was complimenting your surgical skills, Dr. Sloan. Not looking through a window into your wounded soul.
Lexie: I'm late for Sloan's meeting.
Alex: Yeah, so am I.
Lexie: Also, I'm not speaking to you. (Alex kisses her and she kisses back) I'm still not speaking to you.
Alex: You don't have to speak. (they gaze at each other until Meredith comes up the hall)
Meredith: Late for Sloan. (Alex leaves abruptly, and Lexie looks frustrated)
Nick (about the reaction of the doctors after listening Marms's instructions on how to treat him): They look scared.
Mark: They're medical professionals, Nick, a healthy level of fear is encouraged.
Nick: Okay, then. Uh, if I do die, it would have been lovely meeting you all.
Mark (to interns): See, the patient is confident, you should be confident.
Nick: How am I doing?
Lexie: Strong and stable.
Nick: Strong and stable? Two words that have never been used to describe me. Ever. (Lexie smiles)
Derek: What's going on with you and Stevens? Just because I don't sleep in your house anymore doesn't mean I don't hear the gossip.
George: Why are we talking about this? We don't talk. Oh, you're... You miss Meredith and you're clinging.
Derek: I'm not clinging.
George: A little bit, you're clinging.
Derek: I'm just making small talk.
Nick: You seeing anyone? I... I'm just making conversation. My... my artery is exposed and it kinda limits my game.
Lexie: Okay. Yes... kind of... I am.
Nick: Nice guy?
Lexie: Yeah. He is. Well, he is kinda nice guy disguised as a jerk.
Nick: Oh yeah, I... I know that type. My... my girlfriend was a nice girl disguised as a vapid narcissist. But then it turned out she really she really was just a vapid narcissist.
Meredith (opening voiceover): We go into medicine because we want to save lives. We go into medicine because we want to do good. We go into medicine for the rush. For the high... for the ride. But... what we remember at the end of most days are the losses... what we lay awake at night replaying is: the pain we caused or failed to cure; the lives we ruined or failed to save. So the experience of practicing medicine rarely resembles the goal. The experience too often is ass backwards and upside down.
Lexie: Remember your girlfriend who just turned out to be a vapid narcissist?
Nick: You're boyfriend just turned out to be a jerk.
Lexie: Jerk. Ass. And many much dirtier words that are inappropriate for me to use in front of a patient.
Nick: I'm sorry.
Lexie: Yeah, me too.
Nick: Well, you want me to help you plot your revenge?
Nick: Okay. Here's what I'm thinking. You go out with me. Just like that. Bam! New boyfriend. And he'll be all "What's he got that I don't have?", and you'll be all "Carotid artery exposed. Top that, loser!" and he'll be all "I can't, I can't top that, I am a loser". (they laugh and then the worst happens, his artery explodes)
Nick: So,uh,you want to help me plot my revenge?
Nick: Uh Uh. Here's what I'm thinking. I page her here, and then, uh, you know, I'm all, like, "I'm dying and I just need to gaze at your beauty one last time" and then she gets here,and I flash her the artery.
Lexie: It's mean.
Lexie: I like it.
Nick: Okay. Can you get me a phone?
Richard: Stan, you're a hero, man. You saved Ray's life.
Ray: Stan? Stan? Stan? Damn it, Stan! Stan!
(Stan is dead)
(They are outside the ER with a patient and Meredith sees an ambulance coming too fast. Izzie and Cristina are fighting over the patient)
Izzie: When are you gonna realize that you don't own the cardio department?
Cristina: He's my patient. I saw him first. I call dibs.
Meredith: Hey, you guys.
Izzie (to Cristina): You can't call dibs on a human being.
Meredith: You guys, I think we should move.
Cristina: Let go of the gurney.
Izzie: You let go.
Meredith: Move! (Meredith pushes them out of the way, and the ambulances crash into each other)
Izzie: I always knew that you were an ass, but seriously? You brought Jane Doe to the gallery? Are you trying to get yourself kicked out?
Alex: She wanted to see what I do.
Izzie: I thought you were seeing Lexie.
Alex: I'm a popular guy.
Erica (overhearing): I'm sure what ever it is that you're talking about is endlessy fascinating, Dr. Karev, but I kind of have my heart set on saving a life today.
Shane (groans): I'm hurt. I'm really hurt.
Bailey: You just lay there and try not to die. Someone will be here soon to save the master race from extinction.
International Episode Titles:
Czech Republic: Marná pomoci snaha (Pointless Rescue Effort)
Slovakia: Náraz do mňa (Crash Into Me)
This episode does not have a closing voiceover.
Awards and Nominations:
2008 Emmy Award Nomination for Outstanding Makeup For A Single-camera Series (non-prosthetic) (Norman Leavitt, Brigitte Bugayong, Shauna Giesbrecht, Michele Teleis)
Original International Air Dates:
Italy: February 11, 2008 on Foxlife
Saudi Arabia: February 26, 2008 on ShowSeries
Mexico: April 7, 2008 on Sony Entertainment Television
Germany: April 16, 2008 on ProSieben
Australia: April 20, 2008 on Channel 7
Finland: April 23, 2008 on Nelonen
The Netherlands: May 5, 2008 on Net 5
Israel: May 12, 2008 on YES Stars 1
Norway: October 21, 2008 on TV2
Romania: December 2, 2008 on TVR1
Serbia: February 6, 2009 on B92
Czech Republic: March 5, 2009 on Prima
Music Featured In This Episode:
1. Movie Star by Roisin Murphy
2. Some Surprise by The Cake Sale
3. Where I Stood by Missy Higgins
4. Let Me Out by Ben's Brother
5. All The World (I Tell Myself) by Correatown
6. Revival by Soulsavers
Episode Title: Crash Into Me
This is a song by Dave Matthews Band, released in 1996.
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