10 years ago, when the show Grey’s Anatomy had made its first debut on the television, its writer Shonda Rhimes must have never thought in her wildest dream that this show will become one of the greatest hits of all time. Shonda has written other shows also such as Private Practice, Scandal and How To Get Away With Murder, but she will remain immortal in the TV industry just because of Grey’s Anatomy. 10 years before who must have thought that a surgical TV serial can be a very big hit.
But today also, there are some aspects of this show which are still unknown to the audience. So let us have a look at the unknown stories about this show.
The Show Consists A Broadway Blood
Its surprising to know that Sara Ramirez before hitting to Seattle Grace was actually on Broadway. She had starred as The Lady Of The Lake in Spamalot which won her the Tony Award for the Best Featured Actress in a Musical.
Seattle Is Not Where It Is Filmed
The plot of the story is said to be of Seattle but the show was not actually filmed in a hospital in Seattle. Most of the TV series was filmed on a soundstage in Los Angeles.
Karev Was Not In The Original Cast
Alex Karev was not a part of the original plot. He was later on added by the producers on a second thought of adding another male character to which hung out with George O’ Malley in order to balance out all the girls. This is the reason why they added Justin Chambers after the episode was filmed.
Shonda Rhimes Loves Medical Shows
Since the show was on air everyone had a question: what clicked in the mind of the writer Rhimes for the show? It’s simple, all it was her love of watching a large number of surgery shows on the TV.
Isaiah Washington Can Now Likely Operate Someone
If we talk about dedication towards work, Isaiah Washington aka Dr. Preston Bruke is the best example of this. He had literally learned all the surgeries which he had to perform in every episode before he had filmed them.
“Va-Jay-Jay” Was Borrowed By Shonda
The word “va-jay-jay” was added into the script by Rhimes after hearing it from her assistants saying the word on the set. But why she used it? ABC said that she was using the word “vagina” very often.
A Cast Member Was Born In A Kit
Kevin McKidd who plays the character named Owen Hunt in the series is by birth a Scottish. The accent which he has sported in the films Maid of Honor and in Grey’s Anatomy is his real speaking voice.
Jesse Williams I An A+
Jesse Williams aka Jackson Avery had attended the Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and was a high school teacher before making it big in acting.