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Season 1  "A Hard Day's Night"  1x1

Aired 16 years ago - Mar 27, 2005

Meet Meredith Grey. Daughter of famous surgeon Ellis Grey and currently recovering from a one-night stand. She shoos away her evening's companion, saying she'll be late for her first day of work. She is a first year intern at Seattle Grace Hospital and is working alongside some colorful characters. Cristina Yang is a highly competitive Stanford graduate who befriends Meredith. George O'Malley is a quirky warm hearted man who learns a lesson or two on his first day. Izzie Stevens is a former model who doesn't get any special treatment on her first day. And Alex Karev is an arrogant jerk who misdiagnoses a patient on his first shift. Overseeing them is Miranda Bailey, (not-so-) affectionately dubbed 'The Nazi'. Meredith also gets a surprise when she realizes that her friend from the night before is a co-worker, and even worse, her boss.

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Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 1
Uh, we met at the mixer. You had on a black dress with a slit up the side, strappy sandals...
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 2
Rule number one -- don't bother sucking up. I already hate you. That's not gonna change.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 3
You said five rules. That was only four.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 4
A large-bore I.V. Don't let the blood hemolyze. Let's go!
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I wish I could, but I'm a healer.
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Out.
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The nazi's a resident. I have attendings hating me.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 9
It's posted, but I thought I'd share the good news personally.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 10
I get it, I respect it, but George O'malley's a puppy.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 11
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 12
I was drunk, vulnerable, and good-looking, and you took advantage.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 13
He's gonna faint. He's a fainter.
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Today. Pull your balalls out of your back pocket. Let's go.
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How many times do we have to go through this, George? 5, 10?
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Can you call someone?
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 20
Well, you know what that means.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 21
Next time you wake me, he better be so close to dead, there's a tag on his toe.
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- You paged Dr. Shepherd? - I just told you.
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I don't have an answer for you.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 28
There are some risks.
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I don't care.
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I know you're tired. You're busy. You got more work than you can possibly handle.
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You can't comment, make a face, or react in any way.
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She's just never gonna get the chance to turn into a person.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 34
She has no headaches, no neck pain, her C.T. is clean.
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 35
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Love to stay and kiss your asses, but I got to tell Katie's parents she's having surgery.
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You never promise a patient's family a good outcome!
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 40
Don't come to me for absolution. You want to be a shark, be a shark.
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You shouldn't let the fact that we had sex get in the way of you taking your shot.
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- Uh, yes. - From your head, not from a book.
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Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 2
Rule number one -- don't bother sucking up. I already hate you. That's not gonna change.
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Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 3
You said five rules. That was only four.
#3
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 4
A large-bore I.V. Don't let the blood hemolyze. Let's go!
#4
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I wish I could, but I'm a healer.
#6
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Out.
#7
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The nazi's a resident. I have attendings hating me.
#8
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 9
It's posted, but I thought I'd share the good news personally.
#9
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 10
I get it, I respect it, but George O'malley's a puppy.
#10
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I was drunk, vulnerable, and good-looking, and you took advantage.
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He's gonna faint. He's a fainter.
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Today. Pull your balalls out of your back pocket. Let's go.
#16
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How many times do we have to go through this, George? 5, 10?
#17
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Can you call someone?
#19
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Well, you know what that means.
#20
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Next time you wake me, he better be so close to dead, there's a tag on his toe.
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- You paged Dr. Shepherd? - I just told you.
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I don't have an answer for you.
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There are some risks.
#28
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I don't care.
#29
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I know you're tired. You're busy. You got more work than you can possibly handle.
#30
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You can't comment, make a face, or react in any way.
#32
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She's just never gonna get the chance to turn into a person.
#33
Recap of Grey's Anatomy Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 34
She has no headaches, no neck pain, her C.T. is clean.
#34
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Love to stay and kiss your asses, but I got to tell Katie's parents she's having surgery.
#36
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You never promise a patient's family a good outcome!
#39
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Don't come to me for absolution. You want to be a shark, be a shark.
#40
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You shouldn't let the fact that we had sex get in the way of you taking your shot.
#43
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- Uh, yes. - From your head, not from a book.
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