“Grey’s Anatomy” has introduced again one other iconic character.
Following the surprise return of Patrick Dempsey’s Dr. Derek Shepherd, Dr. George O’Malley made a quick return as nicely.
T.R. Knight performed George for the primary 5 seasons of the present earlier than his character’s tragic dying, leaving the workers of the Gray Sloan Memorial Hospital shaken and devastated.
In Thursday’s episode, George had a candy reunion with Meredith Gray in a dreamscape set on the seaside.
“Mer?” he asks his outdated pal. “What are you doing right here?”
The pair of buddies then spend time catching up on the goings-on of the final a number of seasons, together with the births of Meredith’s three youngsters, whom he compliments.
“You did not meet them,” Meredith says.
“I examine in typically,” replies George.
The pair additionally discusses George’s funeral after the accident, after which, Meredith described herself as “devastated.”
“You had been cracking up at my funeral!” George retorts, later including, “That made me joyful.”
Later, George requested: “Do you continue to dance it out?”
The query was in reference to Meredith’s behavior of dancing away her stress with one other shut pal, Cristina, performed by Sandra Oh.
“No, not a lot anymore,” admits Meredith, as Oh’s Cristina hasn’t appeared since 2014.
“She did not die,” George states. “It is what I miss about being alive. Dancing… laughing ’til you cry, meals… the crunch of cereal whenever you eat it out of the field… the texture of unpolluted sheets on the finish of an extended day.”
A pair of core characters — James Pickens Jr.‘s Dr. Richard Webber and Chandra Wilson’s Dr. Miranda Bailey — then be part of Meredith and George for a number of moments.
Followers had been delighted on the return of the traditional character, however his go to left them brimming with emotion as nicely.
“I’m not okay with saying goodbye to George (once more),” one viewer tweeted.
“‘You modified my life george,'” one fan quoted from the episode. “Aaaaaand i’m crying once more.”
“By no means thought i wanted a mer and george reunion till now,” mentioned a 3rd.
Another said: “I need to cry. this scene is simply too onerous to observe”