Grey’s gone mad

Posted by Dan September 28th, 2007 at 01:13pm In Grey's Anatomy

As the new television season begins, we’re starting to find out about the directions of the shows we love. And the shows we don’t really love, but keep coming back to because we can’t help ourselves.

As you can probably guess, I’m talking about Grey’s Anatomy. I haven’t seen the season premiere yet and, yes, I did kind of swear off that damned show. But I know it’ll be a hard habit to break.

It kind of seems to be the general feeling like the show really did reach a depths of awfulness in the second half of this past season. Even the network says that the show “explored dark territory” or some such nonsense. I’m guessing “exploring dark territory” is a euphemism for “the show began to eat itself.”

One of the suits at ABC said that “Shonda has certainly listened to some of the stuff that people didn’t respond to and has changed accordingly.” I think that we should take this one step further. Below is a Mad Lib involving Seattle Grace. Fill it out, paste it in the comments, and let’s hope that self-Googling Grey’s Anatomy writers will take notice. I’m sure that our creative, insightful and totally hot readership will come up with some winning ideas.

Feel free to post your results in the comments.

Grey’s Anatomy: TiFaux Remix

At the beginning of the episode, Meredith and Derrick are having lunch in the hospital cafeteria. They’re having their thousandth talk about where their relationship is going. Meredith thinks their relationship is ___(1. adjective)___ while Derrick is convinced it is ___(2. adjective)___. They’re at an impasse.

Just then, Addison sits down at the table and says “Listen, I’m moving to California to ___(3. verb)___ with Tim Daly. My parting advice is this: ___(4. adage/proverb)___.”

She gets up from the table and walks away, while Derrick and Meredith look at her ___(5. adverb)___.

Meanwhile, Dr. Bailey has another wacky case. A ___(6. type of professional)___ has come into the hospital with a ___(7. fruit)___-sized tumor on his ___(8. body part)___. The patient, played by a resurgent ___(9. has-been 80s sitcom actor)___, requires the expertise of Dr. Webber. He realizes that removing the tumor is a metaphor for cutting out the toxicity of his marriage, and he has a dramatic moment set to a weepy song by ___(10. indie band)___.

After work, Karev and McSteamy decide to grab a drink. They sit at the bar, disheartened by the loss of Addison, and discuss life, love, medicine and ___(11. plural noun)___. After several rounds, the two men sense a growing affection between them. “Listen, Alex,” says McSteamy. “I think you’re really ___(12. adjective)___. Would you like to come back to my place and ___(13. activity)___?” Karev, with a bubbling mix of trepidation and excitement, agrees.

George and Izzie meet at a coffeeshop to discuss their non-relationship. George says the Callie isn’t sure she wants to have a baby and maybe they should get a ___(14. noun)___ instead.

“What about my needs?” Izzie says. “I love you. Let’s run away to ___(15. geographic place)___.”

They look at each other ___(16. adverb)___ and passionately ___(17. verb)___.

1. Adjective
2. Adjective
3. Verb
4. Adage/proverb
5. Adverb
6. Type of professional (lawyer, for example)
7. Fruit
8. Body part
9. Has-been 80s sitcom actor
10. Indie band
11. Plural noun
12. Adjective
13. Activity
14. Noun
15. Geographic place
16. Adverb
17. Verb

2 Comments

  • 1. Lee  |  September 28th, 2007 at 2:42 pm

    That was fun! It worked pretty well. Probably b/c I had Grey type adjectives on the brain.

    Grey’s Anatomy: TiFaux Remix

    At the beginning of the episode, Meredith and Derrick are having lunch in the hospital cafeteria. They’re having their thousandth talk about where their relationship is going. Meredith thinks their relationship is smelly while Derrick is convinced it is verbose. They’re at an impasse.

    Just then, Addison sits down at the table and says “Listen, I’m moving to California to terrorize with Tim Daly. My parting advice is this: Don’t fire till you see the white’s of their eyes.”

    She gets up from the table and walks away, while Derrick and Meredith look at her accidentally.

    Meanwhile, Dr. Bailey has another wacky case. A bad actress has come into the hospital with a kiwi-sized tumor on his elbow skin. The patient, played by a resurgent Ferguson Darling (from Clarissa explains it all), requires the expertise of Dr. Webber. He realizes that removing the tumor is a metaphor for cutting out the toxicity of his marriage, and he has a dramatic moment set to a weepy song by The Most Serene Republic.

    After work, Karev and McSteamy decide to grab a drink. They sit at the bar, disheartened by the loss of Addison, and discuss life, love, medicine and mashed potatoes. After several rounds, the two men sense a growing affection between them. “Listen, Alex,” says McSteamy. “I think you’re really furry. Would you like to come back to my place and go apple bobbing?” Karev, with a bubbling mix of trepidation and excitement, agrees.

    George and Izzie meet at a coffeeshop to discuss their non-relationship. George says the Callie isn’t sure she wants to have a baby and maybe they should get a turtle instead.

    “What about my needs?” Izzie says. “I love you. Let’s run away to Mexico.”

    They look at each other astutely and passionately sack.

  • 2. Kara  |  October 3rd, 2007 at 6:44 am

    At the beginning of the episode, Meredith and Derrick are having lunch in the hospital cafeteria. They’re having their thousandth talk about where their relationship is going. Meredith thinks their relationship is __husky__ while Derrick is convinced it is __Canadian __. They’re at an impasse.

    Just then, Addison sits down at the table and says “Listen, I’m moving to California to __smelt __ with Tim Daly. My parting advice is this: “__Don’t count your chickens before they hatch__.”

    She gets up from the table and walks away, while Derrick and Meredith look at her __frequently__.

    Meanwhile, Dr. Bailey has another wacky case. A __systems analyst__ has come into the hospital with a __pineapple__sized tumor on his __nostril__. The patient, played by a resurgent __WIllie Ames__, requires the expertise of Dr. Webber. He realizes that removing the tumor is a metaphor for cutting out the toxicity of his marriage, and he has a dramatic moment set to a weepy song by __Bright Eyes__.

    After work, Karev and McSteamy decide to grab a drink. They sit at the bar, disheartened by the loss of Addison, and discuss life, love, medicine and __lamps __. After several rounds, the two men sense a growing affection between them. “Listen, Alex,” says McSteamy. “I think you’re really __smarmy__. Would you like to come back to my place and __scrapbook__?” Karev, with a bubbling mix of trepidation and excitement, agrees.

    George and Izzie meet at a coffeeshop to discuss their non-relationship. George says the Callie isn’t sure she wants to have a baby and maybe they should get a __dirtbike__ instead.

    “What about my needs?” Izzie says. “I love you. Let’s run away to __Death Valley__.”

    They look at each other __promptly__ and passionately __breakdance__.


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