Shonda Rimes: 'Off the Map' puts the scalpel in the hand of Indiana Jones

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When details about ABC's newest medical show, "Off the Map," began to surface last spring, critics quickly found their catchphrase, but producer Shonda Rimes insists that despite first impressions, "OTM" is not "'Grey's Anatomy' in the jungle."We "put the scalpel in the hand of Indiana Jones," she tells critics at the Television Critics Association's Winter Press Tour. Showrunner Jenna Bans points out a key difference between doctors on "Grey's" and the "Off the Map" crowd. On "Grey's," the doctors are the cream of the crop. Derek Shepherd is the best neurosurgeon, Meredith Grey graduated from Med School with shining colors. Many of the "Off the Map" doctors have taken refuge in the jungle, where resources are low and technology is primitive, for a reason. "These actors are embodying characters who really aren't at the top of their game professionally or personally," Bans says. "These are really characters who need to start over, need to really...


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