||Rating:Â 7,7/10 (128,944 votes)
Stars:Â Ellen Pompeo, Justin Chambers, Chandra Wilson,Â James Pickens Jr,Â Patrick Dempsey
Runtime: 60 min
Genre:Â Drama, Romance
Released:Â MarchÂ 27,Â 2005
|Pilot:Â A skydiver freefalls without a chute, two brides-to-be battle for their dream wedding and The Chief plans a â€œgentlemenâ€™s eveningâ€ putting McDreamy and McSteamy a little on-edge. Itâ€™s just another day at Seattle Grace that should end with Izzie and George having â€œhot, perfect sex.â€ Thatâ€™s Izzieâ€™s plan, anyway. Meredith canâ€™t sleep and Cristina diagnoses her with abandonment issues. She advises her to stop having breakup sex with Derek. We donâ€™t advise that at all. Breakup sex is better than no sex. Just ask George and Izzie. But all thatâ€™s about to change because Izzie is tired of waiting. She tells George that tonightâ€™s the night. The Chief, who is currently crashing at Derekâ€™s trailer pad, suggests they have a â€œgentlemenâ€™s evening.â€ Derek isnâ€™t quite sure what that means. In fact, donâ€™t you think he looks a little scared? Derek convinces Mark to join them. Of course, Mark wants to know if this â€œboys night outâ€ involves strippers. A valid question, indeed. A skydiver who plunged 12,000 feet without a parachute is, remarkably, unhurtâ€”though he does need an appendectomy. Meredith tells him he also needs to reveal his true feelings for his beautiful jump instructor. Our flyboy frantically confessed his love on the video that captured his ridiculously rapid descent to Earth. Hey, was anyone else thinking â€œphysician heal thyselfâ€ during this particular scene? In another case, two injured women refuse to take their hands off a wedding dress. The first one who lets go loses a contest in which the winner gets a dream wedding. But one of the brides-to-be needs surgery. So Mark convinces Callie to make George hold the dress as a proxy. A little payback for the whole Izzie fiasco. Speaking of Izzie, her patient is an avid birdwatcher with a severe coronary blockage. The bigger problem is heâ€™s allergic to anesthesia so they canâ€™t operate. Cristina suggests to Dr. Erica Hahn, the new head of cardio (who Cristina thinks hates her), that they use a local epidural so they can fix his heart while the patient is awake, open chest and all.