"Grey's Anatomy" is an American medical television series which was produced by Shonda Rhimes and has been airing on America Broadcasting Company (ABC) since 2005. The show's name is a play on an old English human anatomy textbook, called "Gray's Anatomy," which was written by Henry Gray. Throughout its run, the show has won Primetime Emmy Awards, Golden Globe Awards and Screen Actor's Guild Awards, and it was the network's highest-rated and highest-revenue-earning drama show.
The show is centered around an intern doctor named Dr. Meredith Grey, who wants to step out from under the shadow of her mother's success and make a name for herself in the medical field. It also focuses on the lives of the other interns, residents and attending physicians at the hospital, who try to manage their careers while trying to find balance in their personal lives.
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Alex’s middle name is Michael.
George was on his way to spend time with his mother before he left to be an Army trauma surgeon.
Burke decided not to marry Cristina because he realized he was trying to make Cristina into the woman he wanted.
Before getting her big break, Shonda worked a variety of odd jobs including as an office administrator.
Bailey earns that nickname from her colleagues because of her fierce personality and blunt attitude.
Joe is the owner of the bar, across from the hospital where doctors go grab a drink after work.
Private Practice ran on ABC from 2007 – 2013.
Located in southeast Africa, Malawi is one of the smallest countries in Africa.
Thatcher Grey is the father of Meredith, Lexie, and Molly.
Grey’s Anatomy was a mid-season replacement that is why there are only nine episodes.
Maternal–fetal medicine is also known as perinatology.
11-year old Hannah suffers from leukemia in Season Two.
Callie started the show in Season Two.
Mark Sloan dies from his injuries after the rescue.
Born in Cleveland, Ohio, James Pickens, Jr. plays Dr. Richard Webber.
Stephanie was born with Sickle-Cell Disease.
Dr. Brooks dies before she finished her internship.
April’s first baby, Samuel, is born with Osteogenesis Imperfecta Type II and dies shortly after birth.
Owen sells the Airstream in Season 12 Episode 23.
Previously, Penny was a resident at Dillard Medical Center before she arrives at Grey Sloan Memorial.
Sophia’s full name is Sophia Robbin Sloan Torres.
Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital is a teaching hospital owned and run by doctors.
Geena played Thelma in the 90s cult classic “Thelma and Louise.”
Alex is an attending peds surgeon.
Abuse of alcohol is the second most costly addiction annually, beat only by tobacco.
Working as an EMT is what lead to DeLuca attending medical school.
Dr. Blake moves to NYC on her own leaving Callie in Seattle.
Jo is drunk when she reveals her secret to DeLuca.
The average attending anesthesiologist makes a salary of $217,500/yr in the US.
Slushies are made by a mixture of sugar and water.
He does an emergency C-section at Meredith’s house.
Kyle Diaz is played by Wilmer Valderrama, who landed his big break from ‘That 70s Show.’
Nathan Riggs is a cardiothoracic surgeon who worked with April during her time in Jordan.
It is Owen who told his sister to get on the helicopter that crashed and killed her.
Callie and Mark hooked up after Arizona left Callie to work in Malawi.