Grey's Anatomy Season 14 Premiere: Is Cristina Yang (Sandra Oh) Returning?

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There's some Cristina Yang buzz around the Grey's Anatomy Season 14 premiere! But, is Sandra Oh coming back?

Grey's Anatomy Season 14 premiered last night and it would be an understatement if we told you that it was absolutely extraordinary. From Meredith Grey's (Ellen Pompeo) badass surgical skills to finding out that Amelia Shepherd (Caterina Scorsone) has a brain tumor, the Grey's premiere was filled to the brim with drama! But, the absolute best thing about the Grey's Anatomy Season 14 premiere was all of the throwbacks to many of our favorite original Seattle Grace doctors, like Derek Shepherd (Patrick Dempsey) and Cristina Yang (Sandra Oh). But, could this be foreshadowing? Will Cristina Yang return to Grey's Anatomy in Season 14?

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Did Cristina Yang Appear In The Grey's Anatomy Season 14 Premiere?

Technically, yes. Cristina Yang came back in the Grey's Anatomy Season 14 premiere...sort of. Cristina came back in photo form and through the words of her person, Meredith Grey.

Right before her altercation with Teddy Altman (Kim Raver), Meredith was seen with an article that Cristina published. Then, we got a headshot of Cristina, which we haven't seen in a new episode since she left.

Then, when speaking to Jo Wilson (Camilla Luddington) during the premiere, Meredith offered some advice. But, if you were listening carefully, you would have noticed that Meredith stole one of Cristina's one-liners from Grey's Anatomy Season 1. Talk about a throwback.

"If you're going to be a shark, be a shark," Meredith said. "Don't apologize for it."


Is Cristina Yang Coming Back In Season 14 Of Grey's Anatomy?

Even though she didn't physically come back in the Grey's Anatomy Season 14 premiere, we're hoping that Cristina will return later in the season. Perhaps all the Cristina talk is foreshadowing. After all, Meredith is supposed to get a surprise visit from two familiar faces later in the season! Maybe one is Cristina.

However, there's something in our gut that makes us think that Cristina isn't coming back this season. In fact, we don't think actress Sandra Oh will return to Grey's until the end of the show. So, maybe it's best if Cristina didn't come back for a while.

In the past, Oh has spoken up in regards to whether or not she would ever come back to Grey's Anatomy in the future, but we're not sure you'd like it.

"I just don't know," Oh said. "It would just have to feel right."

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