A drama centered on the personal and professional lives of five surgical interns and their supervisors.
Operations. Temptations. Frustrations.
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Did You Know?
All of the original interns (Meredith Grey, Cristina Yang, Alex Karev, George O'Malley, and Isobel Stevens) have all had surgery at some point in the series. Meredith for liver donation to her father and appendicitis, Christina for an ectopic pregnancy, Alex for the gunshot, George after he got hit by a bus, and Isobel for her cancer. See more
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
Dr. Meredith Grey
Surgeons are control freaks. With a scalpel in your hand, you feel unstoppable. There's no fear, there's no pain. You're ten-feet tall and bulletproof. And then you leave the OR. And all that perfection, all that beautiful control, just falls to crap.
Referenced in Strictly Background