Spoiler alert! This story accommodates spoilers for the Gray’s Anatomy Season 18 episode “Some Sort of Tomorrow,” in addition to the teaser for subsequent week’s episode, “Hotter Than Hell.”
Meredith Gray made a fairly large choice on the finish of the newest episode of Gray’s Anatomy, “Some Sort of Tomorrow,” as she agreed to hitch Dr. Hamilton’s staff in Minnesota with the objective of curing Parkinson’s. However the brand new job isn’t the one factor about to shake up Meredith’s world, as we discovered Kate Walsh will make her extremely anticipated return to Gray-Sloan subsequent week(!) as Addison Montgomery — and she or he’s asking for Meredith. [Record scratch.] The teaser and sneak peek for Season 18’s third episode additionally gave viewers particulars on what precisely is bringing Derek Shepherd’s ex-wife again to Seattle.
The sneak peek for “Hotter Than Hell” confirmed Richard making an attempt to hurry Addison to complete her surgical procedure on a transplant affected person after the hospital’s air con system went down, placing her affected person susceptible to an infection. Addison informed him the affected person had been ready for months for the transplant, and she or he was going to complete. When pushed to work quicker, Addison stated so as to try this, she’d must discover a surgeon as gifted as her, telling Richard, “Get me Meredith Gray.”
That transplant could possibly be Addison’s motive for returning to Seattle — as Camilla Luddington beforehand revealed Addison’s time in Seattle would contain an “wonderful case” — however it seems like she’s additionally going to get in on the brand new resident coaching. The official synopsis for “Hotter Than Hell” says Addison “makes an attempt to assist Richard educate the latest crop of residents.” The promo even consists of an epic callback to Addison’s Season 1 introduction in her assembly with the brand new surgeons.
Again in Season 1, Addison Montgomery walked into then-Seattle Grace and launched herself to Meredith by calling her “the ladies who’s been screwing my husband.” Reviving that second for Season 18 is pure mastery, and followers have been fast to catch on.
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Viewers waited impatiently for Addison’s return by means of the primary two episodes of Season 18. When Kate Walsh introduced that she’d be returning to Gray’s Anatomy, there have been no particulars about what introduced her character again or how lengthy she would keep, so our nerves have been understandably frazzled. Now that there’s a confirmed return date, followers have utterly misplaced their minds, taking to Twitter to react to the information.
Addison Montgomery stopped being an everyday a part of Gray’s Anatomy on the finish of Season 3, when her character moved to Los Angeles and her journey was chronicled within the spinoff Non-public Apply. So in the event you want a refresher on who Addison is and what she’s about, Twitter’s acquired you coated. (Audio system on.)
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Richard informed Bailey he had large concepts for shaking up the residency program, and if Addison is concerned, that’s undoubtedly fairly large. You’ll be able to take a look at the preview for the following ep beneath!
Gray’s Anatomy — and Kate Walsh — will return to ABC subsequent Thursday at 9 p.m. ET following Station 19. Make sure you take a look at our 2021 Fall TV Schedule for all the upcoming premieres that can be sadly missing in all issues Addison.