Grey’s Anatomy is one of those shows that became popular almost immediately after it premiered. Since the initial pilot episode in 2005, fans have claimed to be addicted to the show. Grey’s Anatomy is also one of television’s longest-running medical drama series.
My person, McDreamy, and McSteamy are all words from Grey’s Anatomy. It has taught people the significance of friendship. Many people have entered and departed the cast throughout the years, but Ellen Pompeo has never left. She is the one who is keeping the show alive.
Hitting The Milestone
For any longest-running show, hitting a milestone is like winning a race. Grey’s Anatomy is hitting that milestone on May 26, 2022, showing the world its success and the audience’s love for the show.
A Little About The Show
Shonda Rhimes create the show.
Grey’s Anatomy has been on the air for 18 seasons, with 398 episodes and counting and a running time of 40 minutes.
The medical team, surgeons, and interns are featured in the episode. Grey’s Anatomy is about the challenge of surgery and applying new technology. It depicts modern-day hospitals with highly skilled personnel. The show is not even an inch behind the drama despite such intricacy. It is the longest-running medical drama series because of this.
As the season progress, more drama emerges. The story begins with five interns attempting to establish themselves in Seattle Grace Hospital. Meredith Grey plays the lead and is an essential member of the cast because her mother was the one who changed everything. And later on, we see the original cast leave the show leaving behind a remarkable impact of their impact.
Cast And Characters
Managing such a big cast over so many years is not easy. Many people have joined and left the cast over the years. The shows originated with the original cast, including Ellen Pompeo as Meredith Grey (the leading lady), Sandra Oh as Cristina Yang, Katherine Heigl as Izzie Stevens, Justin Chambers as Alex Karev, T.R. Knight as George O’Malley, Chandra Wilson as Miranda Bailey, James Pickens Jr. as Richard Webber, Isaiah Washington as Preston Bruke, and Patrick Demsey as Derek Shepherd. Later on, many more actors contributed their skills to the show.
Other Shows Which Have Hit The Milestone
Other shows and series have hit the milestone but are as close as Grey’s Anatomy.
ER has hit the milestone with 331 episodes, CSI with 335 episodes, Knots Landing with 344 episodes, Dallas with 357, My Three Sons with 380, Bonanza with 431, and The Adventures Ozzie and Harriet with 435.
Shows like Law and Order, The Simpsons, and Gunsmoke have more than 400 episodes.