DIANNE BUTLER OUT OF THE BOX
WONDERFUL organ, the brain, the way it protects you from traumatic events. I also have a bad memory. But either way I’m fairly certain tonight’s episode of Grey’s Anatomy is the worst television show I’ve seen in a long, long time. I can’t tell you exactly what amount of time, but I would estimate ever. Obviously there have been bad shows before today. We all know that. But not bad shows that are as expensive as this one, and are as remotely unaware they’re bad, and that are musicals. Yes, this is a musical episode in which the doctors launch into song while they’re doing tricky surgery.
Every single doctor on staff, possibly who has ever been on staff, is in the theatre working on the horror car crash victim who’s rushed in tonight. So very dire is the prognosis (or maybe this is just an indication of how ‘‘ important’’ the patient is) Dr Addison Montgomery from Private Practice has been choppered in— sensibly wearing a red shirt — to assess the situation. It’s clearly as grim as she thought: Dr Lucy Fields can’t sing and must be pushed
Musical medico: Kate Walsh