Cristina’s patient suffers from seizures he believes are really psychic visions. But when the psychic makes a comment about her being "on the mommy track" she begs Izzie to switch patients. This works out well because Izzie really wants to prove the psychic is a fraud. Cristina winds up with a pregnant woman with breast cancer. She just can't escape the issue of pregnancy.
Meredith and McDreamy lock horns about the rock climber with paralysis that's quickly spreading up his body. All tests show no problems so Meredith believes it must be psychosomatic but McDreamy believes there’s a blood clot and he’s going ahead with the surgery, no matter how risky it may be.
George’s confidence is shot when he can’t do a relatively simple intubation in front or Alex and Burke. He needs a boost to his ego. Cristina suggests he ask Olivia out. She’s the cute nurse that’s been eyeing George. We’re keeping our fingers crossed.
Alex discovers an alternative to the pig valve—a bovine valve. Alex jumps the gun and tells his patient without consulting Burke first. Burke is furious. It’s a vastly more complicated surgery and he’s never even done it before. Burke kicks Alex off the case.