ONLY True Fans Recall How These 17 Grey's Characters Left The Show. Do YOU?

cristiana yang, derek shepherd
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Are you a Grey's Anatomy expert? Prove it by acing this quiz on how 17 iconic Grey's characters left the show.

 Apr 02, 2020

1 of 17Choose Your Answer!

After 10 Seasons, this fan-favorite left after getting a cardiothoracic job in Switzerland replacing her former mentor (and almost-husband), Preston Burke.
Meredith Grey
Cristina Yang
Teddy Altman

2 of 17Choose Your Answer!

This character, also known as ‘007’ died when he jumped in front of a bus to save a person’s life. He deserved better.
George O’Malley
Derek Shepherd
Preston Burke

3 of 17Choose Your Answer!

After getting into an argument about Izzie stealing a heart for Denny from one of her own patients, this talented heart surgeon leaves Seattle Grace.
Erica Hahn
Arizona Robins
Izzie Stevens

4 of 17Choose Your Answer!

This character leaves Seattle Grace for a job at a private practice in Los Angeles. Don’t worry though, she got her own spin-off.
Arizona Robins
Addison Montgomery
April Kepner

5 of 17Choose Your Answer!

This character dies tragically in a plane crash. At least she got a heartfelt goodbye from her love, Mark Sloan.
Lexie Grey
Callie Torres
Izzie Stevens

6 of 17Choose Your Answer!

This character fought for custody of her daughter then left Seattle when her girlfriend, Penny, landed a grant that re-located her to the East Coast.
Arizona Robbins
Erica Hahn
Callie Torres

7 of 17Choose Your Answer!

After an accident almost left her dead, this character married her on-and-off love interest, Matthew, and subsequently left the show.
Cristina Yang
April Kepner
Arizona Robbins

8 of 17Choose Your Answer!

After leaving Cristina at the altar, this character handed in his letter of resignation to Seattle Grace.
George O’Malley
Derek Shepherd
Preston Burke

9 of 17Choose Your Answer!

After battling brain cancer and marrying Alex Karev, this original intern left Seattle and moved to Kansas
Cristina Yang
Izzie Stevens
April Kepner

10 of 17Choose Your Answer!

This character survived the plane crash but died in the hospital shortly after.
Alex Karev
Mark Sloan
Derek Shepherd

11 of 17Choose Your Answer!

In the season 14 finale, this character left Seattle and moved to New York so that her daughter could be around both parents.
Izzie Stevens
Arizona Robbins
Stephanie Edwards

12 of 17Choose Your Answer!

This beloved character left Meredith with their two kids when he died in a car accident because the doctors at a different hospital failed to give him a head CT.
Mark Sloan
George O’Malley
Derek Shepherd

13 of 17Choose Your Answer!

After finding out that Izzie used the embryo’s they made while she was battling cancer, this character left the show to live with her and raise their twins.
Derek Shepherd
Alex Karev
Mark Sloan

14 of 17Choose Your Answer!

This character set an escaped rapist on fire, causing an explosion that almost took her life. Waking up in the hospital, she calls it quits after realizing she spent too much of her life in a hospital.
Stephanie Edwards
Arizona Robbins
Callie Torres

15 of 17Choose Your Answer!

After starting a romantic relationship with Meredith, this cardiothoracic surgeon left after his presumed dead fiancé, Megan Hunt, was found alive.
Alex Karev
George O’Malley
Nathan Riggs

16 of 17Choose Your Answer!

After getting fired by Owen, this character leaves to take a job at the US Army Medical Command. She re-joins the cast a few seasons later when she gets pregnant with Owen’s baby
Stephanie Edwards
Izzie Stevens
Teddy Altman

17 of 17Choose Your Answer!

This character died in Bailey’s lap after being shot by an active shooter in the hospital.
Charles Percy
Mark Sloan
Nathan Riggs
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