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It’s hard to single out performances in the episode without hinting at what’s ahead. It’s safe to share that Ellen Pompeo is afforded opportunity to cycle through a gamut of emotions, even in quiet as she sympathizes with the hysterical mother whose child she and Alex are to transport. Kevin McKidd does some nice, subtle work as Owen is presented with the tricky task of managing Teddy’s anxiety while keeping watch on the unorthodox goings-on in Henry’s OR.
Lastly, if an Emmy nom can be granted to someone for a 100-percent silent scene of surprise-slash-anguish… well, one of the cast members here is a lock.