Ellen Pompeo and Eric Dane
Ellen Pompeo and Eric Dane play characters who are part of the "Grey's Anatomy" romantic circle that's gone from kooky to soapy to ridiculous. (Scott Garfield/ABC) Scott Garfield/ABC
Critic's notebook

Prescriptions for an ailing 'Anatomy'

By Matthew Gilbert
Globe Staff / November 8, 2006

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"Grey's Anatomy" is exhibiting signs of a debilitating illness known as Shark-jump-itis Waterski-us , more commonly referred to as self-parody. And now that November sweeps are heating up, and networks and writers are itchy-scratchy for more viewers, the symptoms are bound to worsen. However, with early detection and behavior modification, the top-rated ABC series could go on to live a ... (Full article: 882 words)

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