'Grey's Anatomy' recap: Memories of O'Malley

Oh, what a big dose of sweet nostalgia on last night’s episode of Grey’s Anatomy that made it feel oh-so-2009 up in Seattle Grace last night. Namely, the ever-lovely Debra Monk returned as George O’Malley’s sweet mother, Louise, a character that hasn’t that appeared on the ABC soap since the season 6 premiere back in September 2009. That was, of course, just a few short months after her son, played by T.R. Knight, tragically died in the season 5 finale the May before, after throwing himself -- and then, by proxy, the rest of the Seattle Grace doctors and us viewers, too -- in front of a bus to save someone else.

I thought maybe it would feel strange for Mama O’Malley to show back up at the place where her son died and, honestly, where so many of Georgie’s memories lingered. (The biggest landmine? Callie, of course. But we’ll get there.) Alas, somehow, the whole storyline with Louise came off as feeling good and cathartic, exactly what the doctor had ordered. Read More...



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