Grey's Anatomy (2005– )

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A drama centered on the personal and professional lives of five surgical interns and their supervisors.

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Series cast summary:
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 Dr. Alex Karev (221 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Dr. Richard Webber (221 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Dr. Meredith Grey (220 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Dr. Cristina Yang (220 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Dr. Miranda Bailey (220 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Dr. Derek Shepherd (220 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Dr. Callie Torres (192 episodes, 2006-2014)
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 Dr. Owen Hunt (140 episodes, 2008-2014)
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 Dr. Mark Sloan (138 episodes, 2006-2012)
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 Dr. Arizona Robbins (130 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Dr. Izzie Stevens (120 episodes, 2005-2010)
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 Dr. Lexie Grey (113 episodes, 2007-2012)
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 Dr. Jackson Avery (113 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Dr. April Kepner (106 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Dr. George O'Malley (102 episodes, 2005-2009)
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Grey's Anatomy is a medical drama set at the fictional Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital in Seattle. The series covers the stories of the interns and residents at the hospital as they try to balance their personal lives with the demands of their medical training. The main character is Meredith Grey, who is married to a neurosurgeon at the hospital .The show follows her life as a third year resident at the hospital in the surgical department run by Dr Richard Webber. It covers not only her relationship with her husband, but also with her best friend Cristina Yang and her interactions with the other doctors and staff. Written by WellardRockard

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Isaiah Washington was fired from the show after Season 3. See more »

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Dr. Ellis Grey, Meredith's mother, is played by Kate Burton in her old age and Sarah Paulson in her youth. Burton has light blue eyes, but Paulson has dark brown eyes. See more »

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Dr. George O'Malley: This shift is a marathon, not a sprint. Eat.
Dr. Isobel "Izzie" Stevens: I can't.
Dr. George O'Malley: You should eat something.
Dr. Isobel "Izzie" Stevens: You try eating after performing 17 rectal exams. The Nazi hates me.
Dr. George O'Malley: The Nazi's a resident. I have attendings hating me.
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With "Anatomy," ABC Scores A Triple!
1 November 2005 | by (Arlington, VA.) – See all my reviews

The Network From Nowhere really knocked me for a loop by smacking the viewing audience upside its collective head with THREE strong series that came out winners: "Desperate Housewives" and "LOST" being the first two.

Now that we are well into the second season for both of those, and their story arcs are looking a little 'iffy', it's the third and most surprising contender, "Grey's Anatomy", that looks to be the strongest of the bunch. As the follow-up riding on "Housewives'" coattails, I was ready to dismiss it outright as "Ally McBeal in hospital scrubs." But not having much else to watch in that time slot, I decided to give it a try, and was I pleasantly shocked! Though there ARE some moments where the principal characters come off as self-centered, neurotic and at times downright eccentric, it never reached the level of absurdity that "Ally" often did, and thank God for that! Ellen Pompeo as Dr. Meredith Grey comes off as likable and probably more self-aware and introspective than self-absorbed and scatterbrained, though there are moments you do want to reach into the screen and give her a good shaking.

And good call on the ensemble casting! You really have to give props to any show that FINALLY figures out how to effectively showcase the sweet-and-sour charms of Sandra Oh, who was good enough to elevate a sow's ear of a show like "Arli$$," if not to save it. And not to mention give assorted actors who have all been great in projects not up to their talents, the chance to really shine in some very well-written roles, and I want to single out Katherine Heigl, Justin Chambers, Chandra Wilson and especially T.R. Knight as George, who is really coming into his own as this season progresses.

Not to snub Isaiah Washington, James Pickens, Jr., Kate Walsh or the so-hot-it's-criminal Patrick Dempsey. Seasoned vets all, it's just good to see them all land in a nice place where they can do great work with some sense of job security. (WE HOPE.)

Realistic enough to be accessible but not a turn-off, and whimsically light enough at other times without straying into "Stefan-the-Frog" territory, (are you listening, David Kelley?), "Grey's" should remain as a dependable Sunday night staple as long as creator/producer Shonda Rhimes and her crew are able to continue to strike that balance, and keep its newfound audience interested and entertained with the trials, tribulations and trysts of the staff at Seattle Grace Hospital.


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