‘Grey’s Anatomy’: Who Else Returns From Meredith’s Past? — 3 Most Likely Possibilities

by Jeremy Spirogis
‘Grey’s Anatomy’: Who Else Returns From Meredith’s Past? — 3 Most Likely Possibilities

Grey’s Anatomy Season 17 already noticed the return of Derek Shepherd (Patrick Dempsey) again to Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo). In the following episode trailer, viewers see that another person from the surgeon’s previous returns. Here are the three probably potentialities. 

'Grey's Anatomy' Sandra Oh, Ellen Pompeo, and Chyler Leigh
‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Sandra Oh, Ellen Pompeo, and Chyler Leigh | Ron Tom/Walt Disney Television through Getty Images

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ alum T. R. Knight may return as George O’ Malley

There isn’t any scarcity of previous colleagues, relations, and sufferers that would return to Meredith Grey. However, within the dream or unconscious state the place Meredith sees Derek, one other deceased individual from her previous returns. Fans really feel strongly that it could possibly be Mer’s former colleague George O’Malley who died in season 5.

“Ellen Pompeo and T.R. Knight recently have been hanging out a lot,” one fan wrote on Reddit. “So it could be George.”

'Grey's Anatomy' Ellen Pompeo and T. R. Knight'Grey's Anatomy' Ellen Pompeo and T. R. Knight
‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Ellen Pompeo and T. R. Knight | BG005/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images

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George died in the course of the season 5 finale after leaping in entrance of a bus to avoid wasting a stranger. Knight hung out on Broadway following his time on Grey’s, and now he stars in HBO Max’s miniseries, The Flight Attendant.

Pompeo and Knight are associates who are sometimes noticed collectively. Earlier this 12 months, they went to a protest collectively to assist the Black Lives Matter motion. While it could be simple to carry him again to the set, followers level out two of Meredith’s deceased relations who’re much more prone to make an look.

Meredith Grey may see her sister, Lexie Grey, on the seaside with Derek

In Grey’s Anatomy Season 8, Lexie Grey (Chyler Leigh) and Mark Sloan (Eric Dane) each tragically died due to a aircraft crash in 2012. Seattle Grace hospital turned Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital due to their deaths. Meredith’s sister, Lexie, isn’t talked about as a lot as followers really feel she needs to be, and her return can be an overdue tribute. 

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“If it’s Lexie, I will legit sob,” one fan wrote. “I’m still sad Lexie died before Mer made it back to her in the woods. I need this.”

Other followers agree that they might like to see Lexie make an look. Leigh portrays Alex Danvers within the CD Comics collection Supergirl. However, it wouldn’t be arduous for her to affix the set for an episode or two.

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ may carry again Ellis

While followers hope that both George or Lexie seems on the present, one other sturdy chance is Meredith’s lifeless mom, Ellis Grey (Kate Burton). She died in season Three however returned in numerous goals and flashbacks. Fans really feel that Meredith has closure about her mom already, so they’re hopeful that Lexie returns, as an alternative. 

'Grey's Anatomy' Kate Burton and Ellen Pompeo'Grey's Anatomy' Kate Burton and Ellen Pompeo
‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Kate Burton and Ellen Pompeo | Michael Desmond/Walt Disney Television through Getty Images

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“If we don’t get Lexie on the beach at some point this season, it’s going to be such a massive misstep,” added one viewer. “She’s Meredith’s first sister that caused her to do so much growing. Their story was far from complete. Lexie’s had so much potential, and we know how much Meredith still misses and grieves for her.”

Viewers will discover out who the thriller individual is from Meredith’s previous when Grey’s Anatomy returns on Dec. 3, 2020.

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