Grey’s Anatomy: the show that fixes all of your problems

12 March 2019

Brianna Kraemer

bkraemer@uccs.edu

    The longest running show on ABC is waiting to hear if the show will be renewed for a sixteenth season.

    The popular medical television series “Grey’s Anatomy” has had an impressively successful show among many different ranges of people since it first aired in 2005. Since then, the show has accumulated 332 episodes and counting with 15 seasons out.

    14 seasons are available to watch on Netflix and season 15 will be released in early summer. “Grey’s Anatomy” can also be watched on the ABC website for free and on Hulu where the current season’s episodes are released the day after it is aired, which is every Friday.

    “Grey’s Anatomy” is all about the lives of surgical residents, fellows and attendings and the patients they have to deal with on a daily basis.

    The doctors experience many difficulties in their competitive careers and have to work hard to be the best.

    There are four main cast members left that have been a part of the show since the first season with many other cast members rotating in and out. Those characters are Meredith Grey, Alex Karev, Miranda Bailey and Richard Webber. They are important figures in the show who represent what the Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital located in Seattle, Washington is all about.

    There are many funny, romantic and serious times throughout the show, and through it all, the characters have to balance their work and personal lives. Some of the major events that have happened throughout the seasons include a hospital shooting, car accidents, a drowning and a hospital fire. The episodes continue to keep viewers on the edge of their seats and keep them tuning in every week.

    In season 15, which is coming to a close this May, the average amount of viewers per episode has been around 10 million people every week.

    Shonda Rhimes, the creator of the show, has had lots of experience in the field, giving this show and many of the other shows on ABC she has created an advantage. She has created the spin-off of “Grey’s Anatomy” called “Private Practice,” and two other hit TV shows: “Scandal” and “How to Get Away with Murder.”

    Shonda Rhimes has been an inspiring figure in the film industry, as she has become the first African American woman to create and executive produce a Top 10 network series show. Rhimes has allowed many of the actors to direct some of the episodes, which has opened opportunities for them in different areas as well.

    In the two spin-offs of the show, characters from “Grey’s Anatomy” are followed into their own lives after their time at the Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital.

    This gives viewers the opportunity not only to watch all 15 seasons of the show, but also to watch the similar shows called “Station 19” and “Private Practice.” There are plenty of options in the series to binge watch and keep yourself entertained on these cold, snowy days.

    Many people have claimed that watching Grey’s Anatomy has helped then in emergency situations to save someone with CPR and other critical problems. It has also given light to diseases, like kawasaki, that are uncommon and helped people to realize a condition they may potentially have.

    With the entertainment comes the medical terms used, procedures and X-rays that can help aspiring doctors or anyone to easily learn useful information.

    The show is entertaining to many different age groups and types of individuals. It is a show full of drama and gives light on important issues going on in today’s world.

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