• Season 3 Episode 2
  • I Am a Tree

  • Airdate:28.09.2006.

Cristina meets Burke's parents -- and in the most awkward of circumstances -- the interns campaign for Izzie's reinstatement to the surgical intern program, Addison takes a break from her hospital duties, and a surgical patient lives what may be her last day to the fullest.

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
    Kate Walsh as Addison Shepherd
    Sara Ramirez as Callie Torres

guest cast:

    Chris O'Donnell as Dr. Finn Dandridge
    Diahann Carroll as Jane Burke
    Richard Roundtree as Donald Burke
    Roxanne Hart as Dana Seabury
    Peter Page as Benjamin O'Leary
    Steven W. Bailey as Joe
    Elizabeth Sampson as Ruth O'Leary
    Javier Grajeda as Jeffrey Hernandez

written by:

Krista Vernoff

directed by:

Jeff Melman