These Behind-the-Scenes Grey's Anatomy Photos From Shonda Rhimes Will Make Your Day

The series creator shared some of her personal snapshots from the early days of her ABC series

By Chris Harnick Feb 28, 2019 8:53 PMTags
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Grey's Anatomy is now the longest-running primetime medical drama. The ABC series airs episode number 332, surpassing ER's previous record of 331 installments with the Thursday, Feb. 28 episode titled "We Didn't Start the Fire."

To mark the historic occasion, series creator Shonda Rhimes went back into her archives to share her personal snapshots from the early days of Grey's. The medical drama has been on the air for 15 seasons, it debuted back in March 2005. The photos, which can all be seen on her official Shondaland site, include snaps of Ellen Pompeo, Sandra Oh, T.R. Knight, Patrick Dempsey and the rest of the OG Grey's cast. See a few of the shots below.

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Ellen Pompeo

On her site, Shonda Rhimes said this photo is Meredith Grey scrubbing in for her first surgery ever.

Ellen Pompeo and T.R. Knight

This is a behind-the-scenes photo of a classic scene between Mer and George.

The Cast

On her site, Shonda Rhimes said she realized this was the cast getting to know each other.

Patrick Dempsey and Ellen Pompeo

A photo mid-scene.

Sandra Oh

Sandra Oh in conversation with director Peter Horton about her character, something that happened before each scene, according to Shonda Rhimes.

The Cast

Shonda Rhimes took this while the cast was having their first photo shoot.

Be sure to visit Rhimes' official site to see the rest of the photos and bask in the Grey's Anatomy nostalgia.

Grey's Anatomy airs Thursdays, 8 p.m. on ABC.

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