Shonda Rhimes is fierce. But not in the Tyra “Oh, you look so fierce” Banks way. I mean fierce as in “I’m not afraid to kill off one of my beloved characters all in the name of good television” kind of way.
In the weeks before tonight’s season finale, the executive producer and creator behind the show has made no secret of the fact that we should brace ourselves to say goodbye to a cast member before the season ends. Note how I said “cast member” and not “doctor.”
Last week’s episode ran relatively calm as the residents made their decisions to leave Seattle Grace or stay put — until the last two minutes, when a plane carrying a handful of doctors crashed somewhere in the Northwestern wilderness. So who is leaving us tonight? We know Patrick Dempsey, Sandra Oh, Ellen Pompeo, and Justin Chambers are signed on for two more seasons, so I’m counting them out. But here are my thoughts on which character might be signing off: READ FULL STORY