Warning: Spoilers forward for tonight’s 300th episode of Gray’s Anatomy. Cease studying now if you have not watched but and don’t need all these fabulous Easter eggs to show rotten!
Tonight, Gray’s Anatomy hit a milestone that not many TV reveals do. Tonight’s landmark episode featured a catastrophe at a county truthful that inundated Gray Sloan with sufferers that simply occurred to remind the medical doctors of a lot of their fallen (or, merely absent) colleagues. The present was packed to the rafters with references to virtually the whole lot and everybody that is been essential to Gray’s Anatomy and those that find it irresistible over time, because the collection celebrated 300 episodes with a visit down memory lane that any longtime fan ought to take pleasure in, and we have got all of the Easter eggs and nods to the previous for you that the hour needed to provide!
The episode began with the whistle-filled Peter, Bjorn, and John music, “Younger People,” that was first heard in Episode 6 of Season three.
Meredith took a experience on a ferry boat, which, after all, her late husband Derek used to like.
A brand new class of hospital interns is proven hanging out in the identical tunnel that the unique Fab 5 at all times referred to as their residence away from residence, with a anonymous intern even tripping after they get a web page, similar to George did within the present’s pilot. And, because the group runs throughout the catwalk, they’re instructed to decelerate by Meredith and Alex, which is what they have been instructed within the pilot. Later, when considered one of them goes to Dr. Shepherd to say affected person’s household is there, it is a line that is been taken instantly from the pilot.
Oh, the catchphrases! Not solely do three of the county truthful accident sufferers look suspiciously like George, Cristina and Izzie, however the latter look-alike even exclaims that widespread early season catchphrase at one level. It seems that all three are second-year residents at Seattle Presbyterian. When Alex reveals Jo the Izzie doppelgänger, Jo additionally says “significantly.”
The paramedics who herald sufferers from the accident have every appeared many occasions on the present, with Nicole displaying up 34 occasions over time and Ray showing 15 occasions.
Cosy within the Rocket
The primary scene of the 300th episode ended with Gray’s Anatomy’s unique theme music, which was “Cosy within the Rocket,” by electronica band Psapp.
Head CT, stat!
Amelia’s brother Derek died as a result of he was by no means given a head CT, and when she determines affected person wants one, she continues to push for it. It lastly will get executed throughout surgical procedure, and her instincts in regards to the affected person’s situation are confirmed proper.
Caught on a pole
The Season 2 episode “Into You Like a Prepare” featured sufferers who have been caught collectively on a pole which could not be faraway from one individual with out it injuring one other even worse. That was mainly the identical state of affairs with tonight’s look-alike George and Cristina.
This episode additionally featured the music “They” by Jem, which was part of the pilot.
Tonight’s George look-alike is stunned to search out out that our George died a hero, getting hit by a bus whereas saving a girl. As Webber works on him, he notes that it will likely be “good to avoid wasting this O’Malley.”
In the meantime, the Izzie look-alike requests that Alex keep along with her, which has similarities to the state of affairs with he and Rebecca following the ferry crash. Faux Izzie handed out and Alex carried her similar to he did the actual Izzie after Denny died. When she’s about to enter surgical procedure she brings up silver linings, similar to our Izzie at all times did.
This look-alike referred to Meredith and Jackson as surgeon royalty, which is what the remainder of the Fab 5 referred to as Meredith’s mother within the pilot.
It seems that DeLuca has a previous with one of many new interns, and so they, after all, proceed to get right down to some sexytimes in an on-call room.
Meredith mentions that Cristina would understand how badly she’d need to win a Harper Avery Award. She could not make it to the ceremony, so Webber and Bailey arrange a video feed so Meredith may discover out she gained. When she seems up into the OR gallery whereas watching the feed she sees her late mom there. In Jackson’s speech, he mentions Ellis, Derek and Lexie.
Mark and Callie
After being requested about Sophia’s dad, Arizona says he is lifeless after which does a scarily correct impression of him. When she and Sophia get residence, Sophia says she misses Callie and Arizona provides her three totally different flavors of ice cream, one thing Mark had talked about doing. A photograph of Callie, Arizona and Mark is then proven on the wall.
Maggie says Zola’s intelligence should come from her mother, and Zola solutions that it comes from Derek, too and he or she misses him. Awww!
One other music from Gray’s historical past, “Maintain Respiration” by Ingrid Michaelson, performs throughout an enormous spherical robin of surgical scenes.
Alex’s imaginative and prescient of Izzie
Alex admits he hasn’t talked to Izzie in years, however that he imagines she lives someplace woodsy, is married with youngsters with a home that smells like muffins and is pleased. He says he would not need that imaginative and prescient to be damaged, so he hasn’t, and sure will not, name her.
Parts for Foxes
The primary music from the pilot episode, “Parts for Foxes” by Rilo Kiley, is among the last songs of the episode.
When Alex and Meredith return to the tunnel, Meredith will get a name from Cristina.