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13 years & counting: 'Grey's Anatomy' just won't quit

21 January 2018 - 00:00 By Sylvia McKeown

This past Monday M-Net debuted the 14th season of Grey's Anatomy and it has left us wondering why or how this is even still a thing. Don't get us wrong - there is a strong chance that our fingers "will slip" to channel 101 for guilt-watching in the shadows, but what is there possibly left to gain after all these years?
The show about sexy yet incapable medical interns debuted in America in late March 2005 to air a short nine episodes in a mid-season break on ABC. Fast-forward almost 13 years and the show has recently aired its 300th episode in the US.
Perky Meredith Grey was the first woman that now TV drama powerhouse Shonda Rhimes brought to life (and death, several times).
Now after eight shows on ABC, Rhimes has signed on to Netflix and handed over the co-showrunner title to Krista Vernoff, the head show writer and producer for its first seven seasons.
And what can we expect from Vernoff in her first season? Brand-new baby-faced interns eager to learn how to inappropriately fall in love and intubate a patient.

Though Rhimes left to join Netflix, we think she really left because she genuinely had no idea what else to throw at the doctors...

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