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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 Dr. Meredith Grey (220 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Dr. Cristina Yang (220 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Dr. Alex Karev (220 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Dr. Miranda Bailey (220 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Dr. Richard Webber (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 (105 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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Original cast-member Katherine Heigl was released from her contract during season 6. She appeared in some episodes of the season and then took some time off to spend time with her family. She was supposed to come back for the season's finale, though. This never happened and her last episode as cast-member was Grey's Anatomy: I Like You So Much Better When You're Naked (2010). See more »

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Throughout the series, the Chief of Surgery is shown as running the hospital and surgeons are depicted as making diagnoses. In reality, the Hospital would be run by the Chief Administrator, with a Chief of Medicine and a Chief of Surgery reporting to them. Diagnosis would be handled by medical doctors who would refer the patient for surgery. See more »

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Rather soapy but pretty good overall
25 April 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

So the show is about the trials and tribulations in the lives of five surgical interns (that is, first-year surgeon residents who just graduated from med school). I see "Grey's Anatomy" as actually a cross between "ER" and "Dawson Creek" or "The O.C."--a show primarily centered around the growing pains of a group of young adults, but plunked down in the middle of a Seattle hospital instead of the picturesque coast of Massachusetts or California.

Also in the same vein of "The O.C." and "Dawson's Creek," my favorite characters aren't the bland starring ones but the quirky and FAR more interesting co-stars: Sandra Oh is just plain awesome as the intense and ambitious resident Christina Yang, infusing her personality with a unique combination of ruthlessness and sensitivity that defies the generic stereotype of the overachieving Asian; George O'Malley (T.R. Wright) is absolutely adorable; and the handsome jerk of Alex Karev (Justin Chambers) looks like he may turn out to be more interesting than at first glance. But the characters of Meredith Grey and Izzy Stevens blur together as two generic pretty and smart blonde doctors.

This is definitely more of a soap opera than a medical drama: A lot of times, it seems like they just throw in a couple token surgery scenes every so often and then rush back to Meredith telling Dr. Shepherd for umpteenth time that she doesn't want to date him. And there is enough angst on the show to fuel a couple new WB dramas. But Meredith's struggle with her mother's Alzheimer's Disease is a unique and heretofore overlooked type of story, and the show does reveal the interesting facets about the dynamics of the patient-doctor relationship.

"Grey's Anatomy" doesn't have the realism of "ER," the utterly hilarious absurdity of "Scrubs," or the intrigue of "House," but it suits nicely as a soapy drama with just enough medical context to keep it from being just a guilty pleasure.


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