Some acquainted faces will likely be checking again in to “Grey’s Anatomy” when the sequence celebrates its 300th episode on Thursday.
The long-running medical drama is ready to deliver again ghosts of seasons previous for the milestone installment, titled “Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story,” which facilities round a curler coaster accident. (Honestly, we hope they don’t imply precise ghosts as a result of everyone knows how that ended up final time.)
While actors Katherine Heigl, Sandra Oh and T.R. Knight ― the unique core forged members who’ve beforehand exited the sequence ― gained’t return, sufferers bearing robust resemblances to their characters will likely be featured within the nostalgia-filled episode.
“Episode 300 is going down kind of like memory lane,” actor James Pickens Jr. informed E! News. “We’ll see some actors who come into the hospital after a horrific accident who remind us of Izzie and George and Cristina Yang.”
“They found three remarkable actors … When I came and I saw them, I said, ‘Wow,’ because they were such integral parts of the success of the show and such amazing talents in their own rights, so we miss them very much,” he continued. “So it will be nice for the audience to say, ‘Oh wow, there they are.’”
Actress Sarah Drew added to Entertainment Weekly, “That causes the original group to really remember those people well and want to fight for these ones to live.”
Heigl famously left “Grey’s Anatomy” in Season 6 amid hypothesis that she clashed with sequence creator Shonda Rhimes. The rumored feud stemmed from the actress’ controversial determination to take away her title from Emmy consideration in 2008 as a result of she felt the fabric didn’t “warrant a nomination.”
Knight exited the season previous to Heigl together with his character perishing after a bus accident, whereas Oh lasted the longest of the three, saying goodbye to the present after Season 10.
Rhimes has left the door open for Oh’s return, however shut down any likelihood of Heigl returning to the halls of Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital, regardless that the actress has expressed a want to revisit the character.
“I’m done with that story. I’ve turned that idea over in my mind a thousand times and thought about how it would go,” Rhimes mentioned of Heigl’s potential return again in 2015. “And I don’t think so.”
Watch a promo for the 300th episode beneath.