- Season 1 Episode 3
Winning a Battle, Losing the War
When the annual bicycle messenger race takes place in Seattle, the hospital emergency room fills with an assortment of injuries, causing the interns to compete for the most severe cases. Meanwhile, Derek and Burke compete for the chief resident position, and while Derek continues to pursue Meredith romantically, a patient flirts with George.
Ellen Pompeo as Meredith Grey
Patrick Dempsey as Derek Shepherd
Sandra Oh as Cristina Yang
Isaiah Washington as Preston Burke
Katherine Heigl as Isobel "Izzie" Stevens
Justin Chambers as Alex Karev
T.R. Knight as George O'Malley
Chandra Wilson as Miranda Bailey
James Pickens, Jr. as Richard Webber.
Callum Blue as Viper
Keith David as Lloyd Mackie
Claire Lautier as Shelley
Kathleen M. Darcy as the anesthesiologist
Kelsy Kemper as Shelley's daughter.