After 16 seasons, countless characters, more deaths than we can count, and a whole lot of love and even more heartbreak, Shonda Rhimes has marked a major milestone for her Grey’s Anatomy show as the medical drama officially hit its 350th episode on ABC.
Grey’s Anatomy Milestone
Creator Shonda Rhimes and the cast of the show celebrated the major milestone with a cake, while many of the actors shared the same photo from the bash to Instagram with their own words to express how thankful they are to be a part of the series.
“@greysabc #350 episodes!!! So grateful and blessed to be a part of this groundbreaking thing,” Kevin McKidd, who has played Owen Hunt for over a decade, captioned the group photo from the celebration.
Cast and Crew Celebrate With Shonda Rhimes
Star, director, and executive producer, Debbie Allen (Catherine Fox), shared the same photo and wrote, “Let’s go Episode 350!!!,” while Jake Borelli (Levi Schmidt) said, “So freaking proud to be a part of this cast. Cheers to 350 episodes of #GreysAnatomy!”
Kelly McCreary (Maggie Pierce) expressed her gratitude to Grey’s Anatomy creator Shonda Rhimes and thanked the fans for being so invested all these years. “I can’t believe I get to be a part of this incredible thing. Thanks to all of you who reach out by social media or in person to tell me the ways in which this show has impacted your life. It is an honor to be of service to you while simultaneously living a dream.”
Giacomo Gianniotti (Andrew DeLuca) added, “Say it with me. 3👏🏽5👏🏽0👏🏽. Congrats to @shondarhimes for starting this incredible show, and to everyone else who has had the privilege of joining along the way like myself. There is nothing like this TV family. If you know, you know.”
Rhimes shared her own posts to Instagram and thanked everyone who has been involved with the show for so long. “I can’t believe #GreysAnatomy is coming up on its 350th episode. 350, people. Thank you to the entire cast and crew for their hard work,” she wrote.
She also posted a group selfie with the caption, “Celebrating 350 episodes. Could not be prouder of these amazing peeps! #GreysAnatomy16.” Kim Raver (Teddy Altman) shared the same photo and wrote, “LIGHTENING [sic] IN A BOTTLE! Such a magical show and I am so grateful to be a part of this family.”