Will Izzie live? Will she die? Will George make his exit, or is he sticking around after all? And will Meredith and Derek be officially wed by season's end? Those are just a few of the many questions rolling around in my mind as Grey's Anatomy airs its two-hour season finale tonight.
If you'd asked me in the middle of the season whether I'd even care about the finale, my response would have been something like: "Meh. I guess so?" I was over the ghost sex, bored with the behind-the-scenes drama, and downright frustrated with a stretch of bad episodes after a relatively strong start to the season. But then something happened: Grey's got me back. It seems to happen all the time — after Meredith's not-death, for example — and at this point, I've just given in. Apparently no matter how ridiculous the path Grey's takes, I'll follow . . . eventually.
Tonight's two episodes have some real suspense, though — both because of the drama surrounding Katherine Heigl and TR Knight's status with the show and because of the storylines Grey's has been setting up these past few weeks. Izzie has a decision to make about a surgery that could potentially remove her latest tumor — but could also rob her of her memory. That's bound to resonate throughout Seattle Grace — not just with Izzie but with Derek, who would have to perform the surgery, and certainly with Alex, her new husband.
Meanwhile, George will apparently have a pretty significant storyline, and I'm curious to see how things proceed with Meredith and Derek after they gave up their wedding in the last episode. Are you also eagerly anticipating the twists and turns of tonight, or are you checked out of Seattle Grace for good? To check out a couple of clips from the episode, just read more.
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