Ellen Pompeo Revealed How Much Grey’s Anatomy She’s Seen

Sounds like it’s about time for a binge session!

The Shondaland star just revealed that she really has no interest in watching the series after it airs.

In fact, after 392 episodes, Ellen says that she’s “not even close” to remembering all of what’s gone on in the show.


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“This is my 18th season, and it’s 392 episodes…I haven’t really seen most of them, I’ve watched only a handful,” Ellen said on her Tell Me with Ellen Pompeo podcast.

Ellen explained that she does make one exception when it comes to watching herself on screen — when she’s preparing to direct an episode.


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“The few times I’ve directed, I went back and watched some old episodes. My intention is always to keep the spirit of the early days,” she revealed.

Ellen continued, “That’s really the hard work, is to try to keep that sort of DNA, which is hard but gives us a goal at least to strive for.”


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You can hear all that Ellen had to say here.

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