The ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 17 Trailer Will Make Derek and Meredith Fans Emotional

by Jeremy Spirogis
Patrick Dempsey as Derek Shepherd and Ellen Pompeo as Meredith Grey on

[Spoiler alert: The Grey’s Anatomy Season 17 premiere and episode 3.] ABC promised the Grey’s Anatomy Season 17 premiere would depart everybody’s jaw on the ground. But actually, we nonetheless weren’t ready. At the tip of the prolonged episode, Derek Shepherd (Patrick Dempsey) returned over 5 years after Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo) stated her last farewell. Just when viewers had been in a position to course of what was happening, the second was reduce quick by the tip credit. Luckily, the brand new Grey’s Anatomy Season 17 trailer has extra photographs of Meredith and Derek’s reunion — and sure, it’ll make you emotional.

Patrick Dempsey returns as Derek Shepherd on ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 17

Patrick Dempsey as Derek Shepherd and Ellen Pompeo as Meredith Grey on 'Grey's Anatomy' Season 17 Episode 2 in 2020
Patrick Dempsey as Derek Shepherd and Ellen Pompeo as Meredith Grey on ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ in 2020 | ABC

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Throughout the Grey’s Anatomy Season 17 premiere, viewers watched as Meredith handled the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The common surgeon struggled as her sufferers died and she or he needed to make a number of cellphone calls to their households. Then on the finish of the episode, Cormac “McWidow” Hayes (Richard Flood) discovered Meredith collapsed on the parking zone pavement.

Suddenly, Meredith wasn’t at Grey Sloan Memorial. Rather, she was transported to a sunny seashore. But there was nonetheless trigger for fear. McWidow’s voice referred to as out Meredith’s identify within the background. But because the voice grew louder, it wasn’t McWidow screaming — it was McDreamy.

“Oh my god,” Meredith exclaimed, echoing Grey’s Anatomy followers throughout the nation. 

“Meredith!” Derek stated, trying as dreamy as ever as he waved his arms at his spouse.

The ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 17 Episode Three promo trailer teases Meredith Grey and Derek Shepherd’s reunion

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The Meredith and Derek second within the premiere was far too quick. But don’t fret. The Grey’s Anatomy Season 17 Episode Three promo trailer promised MerDer is coming again on Thursday, Nov. 19. The preview for the episode — titled “My Happy Ending” — picks up the place the season starter left off. Meredith remains to be on the seashore with Derek standing in entrance of her. 

“No, your not McDreaming. This is happening,” the narrator says.

Of course, Grey’s Anatomy followers already know the Meredith-Derek seashore scene is a dream or hallucination. Derek died in season 11, in spite of everything. So what precisely does this imply in regards to the lead’s well being? As the teaser continues, it appears Meredith doesn’t die as a result of she’s getting exams finished again at Grey Sloan. However, there’s nonetheless trigger for fear.

“God forbid this gets any worse,” Miranda Bailey (Chandra Wilson) tells Meredith as she rests on a hospital mattress. 

Later, even Meredith is apprehensive about her life. “If I fall asleep, I’m afraid I might not wake up,” she says. 

At the tip of the trailer, the docs at Grey Sloan aren’t in a position to wake Meredith. The preview cuts again to the MerDer seashore scene. 

“I miss you,” Meredith says. Then as Derek takes a step ahead, he replies, “I know.”

What will occur to Meredith and Derek on ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 17? 

Ellen Pompeo as Meredith Grey on the beach on 'Grey's Anatomy' Season 17 premiereEllen Pompeo as Meredith Grey on the beach on 'Grey's Anatomy' Season 17 premiere
Ellen Pompeo as Meredith Grey on ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ | ABC

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After the Grey’s Anatomy Season 17 premiere dropped the stunning reunion between Meredith and Derek, Pompeo, Dempsey, and showrunner Krista Vernoff opened up in regards to the newest cameo.

“It was really special,” Dempsey instructed Deadline. “It’s crazy how much time has passed, but it really was so comforting, and lovely, and inspiring to go back, and to work together, to see everybody.”

Pompeo additionally identified that the Grey’s Anatomy workforce — together with Dempsey — needed to carry some gentle amid the pandemic.

“We wanted to bring something to this moment,” she stated. “There’s just so much darkness, and we knew that coming together would be a little ray of light. And so, I think we had the same idea, at the core, to want to help people and bring a smile to people’s faces.”

Meanwhile, Vernoff teased how for much longer Dempsey will reprise his McDreamy position. “It’s more than the one scene you saw,” she stated.

As for the standing of Meredith’s well being, it seems to be like everybody will simply have to attend and see when Grey’s Anatomy Season 17 returns with its third episode on Thursday, Nov. 19.

“We started the episode with Meredith dreaming of a beach, and at the end of the episode, she’s dreaming of the beach where Derek happens to be,” Vernoff stated. “And that’s what we know so far.”

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