33 Facts About Grey's Anatomy


Grey's Anatomy is an American medical drama television series that premiered on March 27,2005, on ABC as a mid-season replacement.

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Grey's Anatomy is the longest-running scripted primetime show currently airing on ABC, and the longest scripted primetime series carried by ABC.

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Grey's Anatomy has been well received by critics throughout much of its run and has been included in various critics' year-end top 10 lists.

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Greys Grey's Anatomy follows the lives of surgical interns, residents, and attendings at the fictional Grey-Sloan Memorial Hospital, as the interns gradually develop into seasoned doctors through the mentoring of their residents, attendings, and chiefs of surgery.

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Grey's Anatomy saw the departure of one of its major players, Cristina Yang, played by Sandra Oh in the season 10 finale.

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Grey's Anatomy later dies at another hospital following the doctors' mishandling of his injuries.

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Grey's Anatomy goes to search for Dr Webber and finds him lying in the basement of the hospital.

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Show's title, Grey's Anatomy, was devised as a play on words: a reference to both Henry Gray's classic English medical textbook, Gray's Anatomy, and the title character Dr Meredith Grey.

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Grey's Anatomy is produced by ShondaLand, in association with The Mark Gordon Company, and ABC Studios.

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Grey's Anatomy often promotes the show by answering fan questions on her Twitter account.

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Grey's Anatomy has been edited by Susan Vaill since the show's inception, and David Greenspan was named an editor in 2006.

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Grey's Anatomy used a color-blind casting technique, resulting in a racially diverse ensemble.

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Grey's Anatomy is often filmed using the "walk-and-talk" filming technique, popularized on television by series such as St Elsewhere, ER, and The West Wing.

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Grey's Anatomy was renewed for a ninth season, which premiered on September 27,2012, and ended on May 16,2013.

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Grey's Anatomy was renewed for a tenth season on May 10,2013 and premiered on September 27,2013, with a 2-hour episode, and ended on May 15,2014.

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Grey's Anatomy episodes appear regularly on ABC in the United States.

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Grey's Anatomy is syndicated on Lifetime, with one hour blocks weekdays at 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, and 3:00 pm EST.

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Grey's Anatomy offers a different and perhaps more valuable idea of what it means to be strong: the capacity to suffer terribly, break down completely, and then get up again, confident that you're bigger than the sum of the tragedies you've suffered—because everyone else is, too.

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Grey's Anatomy noted the steady build-up in the first season; the series skyrocketing into a phenomenon in the second season; the gradual dip in season three; and "some seriously bumpy moments" in the fourth and the fifth season, which was interrupted by the writers' strike.

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Title character of Grey's Anatomy, Meredith, has received both overwhelmingly positive and weary feedback by critics along the course of the show, with the development of the character garnering praise from majority critics.

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Grey's Anatomy is the heart and soul of the show and has been outstanding.

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Grey's Anatomy makes an impact on how people's perception of the world is created.

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At its best, Grey's Anatomy has been among the very best shows on TV, and at its worst, it's been at least fascinating to watch.

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TV is at its best when it emotionally connects, and even when it seems to be otherwise merrily hurtling off a cliff, Grey's Anatomy is nothing but emotional connection, which is more than other, more consistently better shows can say.

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Greys Grey's Anatomy has received high viewership and ratings since its debut.

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The series is on a steady decline in terms of overall viewership and rankings, yet Grey's Anatomy still holds value in charts when numbers are pulled from the digital video recorder.

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In 2016, a New York Times study of the 50 TV shows with the most Facebook Likes found that Grey's Anatomy was "most popular in a swath of the middle of the country, particularly in areas with a lower percentage of college graduates".

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Grey's Anatomy has received several Screen Actors Guild Awards, with nominations received by Dempsey, as well as wins from Oh, Wilson, and the main cast for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.

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Subsequent reports confirmed the decision, stating that an expanded two-hour broadcast of Grey's Anatomy would serve as a backdoor pilot for the proposed spin-off.

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The cast of Grey's Anatomy was reportedly unhappy about the decision, as all hoped the spin-off would have been given to them.

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Grey's Anatomy did not have to audition for the role, but was cast after a meeting with Rhimes.

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Grey's Anatomy continued to be a series regular on Grey's Anatomy until the spin-off began production.

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Grey's Anatomy has several crossover storylines with both spin-offs Private Practice and Station 19 throughout its run.

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