Season: 2 / Episode: 15
Break On Through
Date: January 29, 2006
This Television Episode refers to Break On Through (To the Other Side
The title of this episode is taken from the song "Break On Through (To the Other Side)" by the Doors.
Amidst a strike by the nurses, Meredith revives an elderly patient without knowing she's not supposed to. As the patient dies with her friends at her side, Meredith realizes she doesn't want her mother to die alone, and allows the chief to continue visit her, something she initially was upset with. Izzie treats a pregnant teenager with whom she has much in common, and her interfering upsets the patient's mother. Cristina is irritated with the perky new resident, Sydney, and asks for Burke's intervention when Sydney attempts a risky procedure to save a woman's infected leg from amputation.