• Season 1 Episode 6
  • If Tomorrow Never Comes

  • Airdate:01.05.2005.

Alex gains the trust of Annie, a nervous patient with an extraordinarily large tumor, only to humiliate himself in front of her later. Meanwhile Derek chooses Meredith to assist with an elderly Parkinson's patient who may need surgery -- but Bailey disapproves of their relationship and is determined to make Meredith suffer -- and tensions escalate between Burke and Shepherd.


series regulars:

    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.

guest cast:

    Bruce Weitz as Mr. Levangie
    Alex S. Alexander as Annie Connors
    Jane Galloway Heitz as Annie's mom
    Lara Phillips as Mr. Levangie's daughter.

written by:

Krista Vernoff

directed by:

Scott Brazil