We usually like to give a bit of advance warning when selecting programmes for our ‘set the video’ category, but such has been my utter disinterest in recent Grey’s Anatomy offerings that I completely forgot that tonight’s instalment is, in fact, the last in the series. With that realisation, I come to you as a GA fan so that we can cross our fingers, silently pray and do all that we can to hope that the season three climax is a marked improvement on the show’s recent slump. And so, as we hit the home stretch, how do we think it will end? Will Alex admit to his feelings for Jane Doe/ Eva/ Rebecca? Will the tiresome love triangle between Callie, Izzie and George finally come to an end and will the interns have passed their exams?
One of the problems that GA has developed is its swollen cast. Each character cannot possible be given the screen time they deserve and so, rather than more stream-lined efforts with smaller casts and more focused story-telling, the show desperately strives to cram in everyone and everything. All this means that some sagas will inevitably go unresolved tonight, and most probably bleed into season four, but there are at least two that require immediate attention: the exits of Addison and Burke.