The ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 17 Episode 4 Trailer Teases Another Big Reunion for Meredith Grey

by Jeremy Spirogis
Ellen Pompeo as Meredith Grey on

Grey’s Anatomy Season 17 shocked the fandom when Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo) and Derek Shepherd (Patrick Dempsey) reunited within the premiere. Now, the Shondaland collection will drop yet another huge shock. The Grey’s Anatomy Season 17 Episode Four promo trailer confirmed one other acquainted face will return and meet Meredith on the seaside. 

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In the Grey’s Anatomy Season 17 premiere, Meredith collapses at Grey Sloan Memorial after coping with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic for a number of weeks. The character finally ends up on a mysterious seaside, and she or he’s greeted by the one and solely McDreamy. 

In the following episode, Meredith exams constructive for coronavirus. She additionally reunites with Derek each time she falls asleep. Mer and Der share just a few candy moments collectively. However, Meredith can’t bodily attain her lifeless husband. Derek additionally tells her he’ll be there when she is “ready.” So it seems the nearer Meredith will get to Derek, the nearer she is to demise.

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Whatever the case, the Grey’s Anatomy Season 17 Episode Four trailer reveals Meredith’s well being will proceed to deteriorate. In the teaser, everyone seems to be anxious in regards to the basic surgeon. And at one level, Amelia Shepherd (Caterina Scorsone) says, “Meredith’s not improving. They can’t wake her.” 

But whereas Meredith fights for her life at Grey Sloan, she’ll be again on the seaside. The trailer additionally confirms Meredith will reunite with one other acquainted face within the COVID dream.

“As Meredith’s life hangs in the balance, another person from her past returns,” the narrator says as Meredith smiles and calls out to somebody. 

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ followers predict who will come again in season 17 

Ellen Pompeo as Meredith Grey on 'Grey's Anatomy' Season 17 Episode 3 on the beach smiling at Derek Shepherd (Patrick Dempsey)
Ellen Pompeo as Meredith Grey on ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ | ABC

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At this level, something may occur in Grey’s Anatomy Season 17 Episode 4, which is titled “You’ll Never Walk Alone.” But as followers know all too effectively, many beloved characters have died on the Shondaland collection. So there are many individuals who may doubtlessly return, together with Ellis Grey (Kate Burton), Lexie Grey (Chyler Leigh), Mark Sloan (Eric Dane), and George O’Malley (T. R. Knight). 

As some viewers identified, Pompeo and Knight are nonetheless associates after George’s demise in Grey’s Anatomy. Back in March, Pompeo and Knight posted on Instagram collectively. They additionally reunited in June to take part in a Black Lives Matter protest in LA. So it’s doable the connection between the actors may result in an on-screen reunion. 

Meanwhile, just a few Grey’s Anatomy followers are hoping Meredith will meet up with Lexie and Mark. But many appear to suppose it’s extra doubtless Ellis would be the one to make an look, significantly as a result of showrunner Krista Vernoff initially used the character’s title to maintain Derek’s return a secret.

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“Most of the actors didn’t know we were doing this,” Vernoff informed Deadline of Derek’s cameo in Grey’s Anatomy Season 17. “I put the name ‘Ellis Grey’ in the script that we read at the table, and I had Meredith say ‘Mom’ at the table. So we got there on the day, and no one had been told what was happening.”

But even so, Vernoff was unable to verify whether or not Ellis will come again. “You have to tune in and see who comes to the beach,” she mentioned. “It’ll be a joyful discovery.”

For now, everybody will simply have to attend and see what occurs on Grey’s Anatomy Season 17. But whoever returns, we all know the reunion goes to be extraordinary. So prepare. The episode will air on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020.

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