12 Things You Didn’t Know About Grey’s Anatomy Facts

Julia | 24 - 09 - 2021
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Did you know? Grey’s Anatomy is the longest-running scripted show on ABC (American Broadcasting Company). This primetime American medical drama has been on the air since 2005. Do you also love grey’s anatomy? Then play our interesting grey anatomy quiz to find out how big a fan you are and also don’t forget to read amazing grey’s anatomy facts given below. 

Amusing Grey’s Anatomy facts 

  • Now, the worldwide famous series “Grey Anatomy” was originally called simply “Surgeons.” The title grey’s anatomy was inspired by the classic medical text grey’s anatomy and also implies the show’s main character, Meredith Grey. 
  • Grey’s Anatomy has been running for more than 10 years on ABC and there have been two spinoffs from Grey’s Anatomy. The series has nearly 300 episodes and 15 seasons.
  • The Grey’s Anatomy series mainly focuses on the personal and professional lives of surgical interns and their mentors. 
  • You may not know, the character Bokhee is a surgical nurse in real life and she has been with the crew since the very beginning. 
  • According to the report, Grey’s Anatomy really employs original doctors as medical advisors to make sure everything is right. 
  • In order to make surgeries and other parts look real, the crew even used the cow’s organs and fake blood made from chicken fat and red gelatin. 
  • Did you know? The show has helped to save real life. A 10-year-old girl successfully administered CPR and saved her mother who had an asthma attack. 
  • In 2008, the actress Katherine Heigl rejected her Emmy award for “Grey’s Anatomy.” According to the NY Times, Heigl said that she felt that “the writers had not given the material this season to warrant an Emmy Award.
  • There have been two spinoffs in Grey’s Anatomy. “Practice Practice” ran for six seasons and ended in 2013. It follows Addison Montgomery’s transfer to the California clinic and “Station 19” premiered in 2019, followed by Ben Warren as he changed his job from doctor to firefighter. 
  • Did you know? Stars like Wilson (Miranda Bailey), Debbie Allen (Catherine Avery), Jesse Williams (Jackson Avery), Meredith Grey, and Kevin McKidd (Owen Hunt) have also directed many episodes of the long-running series.
  • Despite the rumor, it seems like the fictional couple Meredith and Grey had a real wedding knot. It encourages most of its fans to donate to research organizations like the American Academy of the neurology Foundation and Alzheimer’s association.
  • According to a TV report, Justin Chambers’s character was added after the pilot had been shot, but now he is one of the long-lasting characters on the show. 

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