Shonda Rhimes approved the three hundredth episode of Grey’s Anatomy by writing a touching, reflective essay for the Shondaland web space, the place apart the showrunner admits the scientific drama “is invent of a diary” and praises the “sisterhood” of the placement and the sequence as a complete.
“I never pick to account for of us I title most with Meredith Grey,” she writes. “It feels too private. Relish a squawk I didn’t even account for myself. Nonetheless there’s no technique I could well additionally invent this show screen and NOT title with Meredith Grey.”
“I’ll account for you a secret. That’s me in the show screen,” she continues. “No longer literally but… yeah, kinda literally. Season after season, pieces of my lifestyles are on that show screen screen. … My lifestyles is in each episode. Who I am is in each episode. For me, the show screen is invent of a diary — I will see it and know exactly what was happening in my staunch lifestyles when an episode was written.”
Grey’s Anatomy first premiered in 2005 and is now airing its 14th season. “Ellen [Pompeo] as soon as suggested me that we made a dedication to one one more doing this show screen, and she has confirmed me an unprecedented quantity of sisterhood and loyalty that I wish each person could well additionally journey in their lives,” Rhimes says, regarding her star. “That sisterhood is portion of what builds this show screen and retains it going.”
She goes on to bawl out a pair of girls folks concerned with the show screen, including Grey’s alum Sandra Oh, who played Cristina Yang up until the character left Seattle for Switzerland in season 10, and Chandra Wilson, who has played Miranda Bailey due to the the very first episode.
“There are and have continuously been improbable males, too. Nonetheless this show screen, constructed on the premise of expert, spruce girls folks who live for his or her jobs and pick to compete and beef up one one more? I’m announcing it’s staunch. It’s now not appropriate a show screen. It’s now not easiest a story properly suggested. It’s our actuality.”
Read the fleshy essay right here, and see the three hundredth episode of Grey’s Anatomy Thursday night at eight p.m. ET on ABC.