"Under Pressure" aired before the twenty-third episode.
The season finale was conceived as a three-part story arc, the first of this kind in the series, and was scheduled to air on two consecutive nights.
Having written three episodes for the first season, Rhimes returned as a writer for five episodes.
Parriott, Vernoff, Phelan, Rater, Wilding and Mimi Schmir were the most prominent members of the writing staff, with Parriott, Phelan, Rater, Wilding, Clack writing two episodes and Schmir producing the script for three. worked together for the writing of two episodes, after having written one episode for the series in the past.
Bailey in his recently introduced role as Joe the Bartender.