If your idea of fun since 2005 has been watching sexy, sleep-deprived medical practitioners save lives every day, then you're probably a fan of the Emmy Award-winning show, "Grey's Anatomy."
But how deep into the lore of this ABC drama have you really gone? Do you know how many episodes the first and second season included? Do you know the name of Meredith Grey's mother? What about Meredith's home address?
Shonda Rhimes not only created an emotionally charged and engaging world for these characters to live in, she personally decided what would be in each character's locker.
The cast is also filled with incredible actors, from a Tony Award-winning actress, to a race-car driving auto aficionado; Do you know which actors they are?
If you live and die by watching "Grey's Anatomy" each week, are in love with all things Shondaland and think that Izzie Stevens should have left the show a season earlier, then you should ace this quiz! And luckily, even if you mess up, we guarantee that no one will flatline because of it. Phew!
Rhimes also creates "Scandal" and "Private Practice." She was the executive producer of "How to Get Away with Murder," "The Catch" and "Off the Map." In all, she has produced thirteen series, written for seven series and created five series. It's not wonder that her production company is called, "Shondaland."
The ABC network airs the series. The network is actually owned by the Walt Disney Company. It was originally founded as a radio broadcast network, but five years after it's founding, it also became a television network.
"Grey's Anatomy" is set in Seattle. The hospital is originally named Seattle Grace Hospital, but later in the series it becomes Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital.
The original planned title for the series was "Surgeons." This was revealed in a Shonda Rhimes television writing online masterclass.
Dr. Meredith Grey is the lead character. She is the daughter of a famous surgeon, and the story follows her from intern to resident to eventual Chief of General Surgery. She is also the narrator of the show.
Before "Grey's Anatomy," Pompeo appeared opposite Luke Wilson in the popular 2003 comedy movie, "Old School." She's been on "Grey's Anatomy" since 2005, when the show began.
"Grey's Anatomy" premiered in the U.S. on March 27, 2005. There are two spin-off series, "Station 19" and "Private Practice."
The show doesn't become Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital til later in the series. Exterior shots of Seattle Grace Hospital are filmed at the Veterans Administration Sepulveda Ambulatory Care Center in North Hills, California.
Psapp plays the theme song "Cosy in the Rocket." The band, which is from London, has been around since 2002. Their music has also been used on "The OC" and "Nip/Tuck."
Dr. Derek Shepherd is also known as "McDreamy." He's been a character on the show since the pilot episode and was on the series for a decade.
Dr. Addison Montgomery-Shepherd is an attending physician in "Grey's Anatomy" and not one of the original five interns.
Walsh also acted in "The Drew Carey Show," "13 Reasons Why" and "The Umbrella Academy" among other shows, both on Netflix and broadcast TV.
While Walsh appeared in "Bad Judge," "Private Practice" was the "Grey's Anatomy" spin-off, and it premiered in 2007. The show ran until 2013.
Dempsey is also a sports car racer. He's even said that he would give up acting if he could have a real career in auto-racing.
When "Grey's Anatomy" premiered on Sunday, March 27, 2005, it replaced the series "Boston Legal" in the time slot for the remainder of the 2005 season.
Actress Katherine Heigl made her last appearance on "Grey's Anatomy" in episode 12 of season six. She said that she decided to leave the show so that she could focus on raising her family. Heigl played the character Dr. Izzie Stevens in the series.
The title "Grey's Anatomy" was inspired by Henry Gray's, "Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical," published in 1858. The book is commonly known as "Gray's Anatomy" and is still used by medical students today.
O'Malley died in the premiere episode of season six. Actor T.R. Knight played Dr. O'Malley. His character was killed-off by heroically pushing a woman out of the way of bus, saving her life, but losing his in the process.
Dr. Yang received her MD from Stanford University and her PhD in philosophy from University of California, Berkeley.
Before appearing in "Grey's Anatomy," Oh co-starred in the Academy Award-winning drama "Sideways." She was on "Grey's Anatomy" til 2013 and continues to work as an actor.
As of the end of season 12 of "Grey's Anatomy," Dr. Alex Karev and Dr. Meredith Grey are the only remaining characters of the five original interns.
Before he co-starred in "Grey's Anatomy," Chambers had a supporting role as the character, Massimo, in the 2001 romantic comedy, "The Wedding Planner."
Meredith Grey's address is 613 Harper Lane. The address is made up, but the house does actually exist! It's actually at 303 Comstock Street, Seattle.
Meredith Grey attended Dartmouth College. Dartmouth was founded in New Hampshire in 1769.
In season 11, Dr. Derek Shepherd dies of injuries from a car wreck. Dr. Meredith Grey, his wife, is pregnant with their third child when she takes him off life-support.
Emerald City Bar is also referred to as Joe's Bar. Seattle is often referred to as the "Emerald City."
Meredith Grey's mother, Dr. Ellis Grey, is a world-renowned surgeon. Meredith ends up naming one of her children after her.
Webber is the chief of surgery at Seattle Grace Hospital throughout most of the series. The character had an affair with Meredith Grey's mother.
Over the course of the first 12 seasons of "Grey's Anatomy," Meredith Grey has three children: Zola, Bailey and Ellis. Ellen Pompeo, who plays Meredith Grey, has two daughters and a son.
In the series "Grey's Anatomy," Dr. Miranda Bailey gave birth to her son, Tuck, during a bomb scare. Actress Chandra Wilson plays Dr. Miranda Bailey in the television series.
Most of the characters were also smokers. Meredith Grey was seen smoking more than anyone else.
According to Shonda Rhimes, she wanted to show women drinking more heavily on TV because women are rarely shown drinking hard alcohol in media.
Alex Karev wasn't originally a character, and was actually added in after the pilot had already been filmed. He's now one of two remaining interns from the beginning of the show.
Because the first season premiered in March, it was technically a half season and therefore, only nine episodes long. The second season was 27 episodes.
Ramirez won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her role as Lady of the Lake in "Spamalot." You can hear her on the original Broadway soundtrack.