More Details! Things You Never Noticed In The First Episode of Grey's Anatomy
The pilot's title starts a major Grey's Anatomy trend Grey's Anatomy is known for its excellent soundtrack. Classic indie hits like Rilo Kiley's "Portions for Foxes" accompany Meredith's first day, but the first episode also sets an important standard when it comes to the episode titles. Entitled "A Hard Day's Night," the pilot is, of course, named after one of The Beatles' first big hits, a trend that continued throughout the series.
Nearly every episode through Grey's Anatomy's television tenure is named for a song; other Beatles titles like "Let It Be" and "Yesterday" were used early in the series, as well as classics like Method Man's "Bring the Pain," Stevie Wonder's "Superstition," and R.E.M.'s "Losing My Religion." Ultimately, only a few episodes bucked the trend, including season one's "The Self-Destruct Button" and season 14's "1-800-799-7233" — the latter of which is the phone number for the Domestic Violence Hotline, as the episode focused on a character's previous experiences with domestic assault.