I Always Feel Like Somebody's Watchin' Me

October 1, 2009
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"I Always Feel Like Somebody's Watchin' Me" is the third episode of the sixth season of Grey's Anatomy and the 104th produced episode of the series. It is also the 136th produced episode of the Grey's Anatomy franchise. It was broadcast on October 1, 2009.

Several weeks after her near-death experience, a recovering Izzie returns to work and the other doctors start to question her ability. Meanwhile, nervous that there will be layoffs in the hospital in the wake of an announcement from the Chief, the Seattle Grace residents compete to survive the cuts, including Cristina who attempts to work alongside Arizona in pediatrics. Bailey and Alex's patient's already complex case is further complicated by her schizophrenic son and Callie faces her future in the wake of the announcement of the merger.



"Paranoia gives you and edge in the OR. Surgeons play out worst case scenarios in their heads. Your ready to close, you got the bleeder, but there's that voice in your head asking what if you didn't? What if the patient dies and you could have prevented it. So you check your work one more time before you close. Paranoia is a surgeron's best friend"
"We're all susceptible to it, the dread and anxiety of not knowing what's coming. It's pointless in the end because all the worrying and all the making of plans for things that could or could not happen, it only makes things worse. So walk your dog or take a nap; just, whatever you do, stop worrying. Because the only cure for paranoia is to be, here, just as you are."
- Meredith Grey


  • "Pop Goes The World" - The Gossip
  • "The Chain" - Ingrid Michaelson
  • "Brown Eyes" - Rachel Yamagata
  • "In My Head" - Until June

Title ReferenceEdit

This episodes' title references the song Somebody's Watchin' Me, originally sung by Michael Jackson