Mad about McDreamy! Grey’s Anatomy fans went through another box of tissues in the two-hour episode “She’s Leaving Home (Part 2)” following Derek Shepherd’s (Patrick Dempsey) death on Thursday, April 30. But it turns out, they weren’t just upset about his funeral. Viewers were disappointed in how the ABC medical drama handled the aftermath, which (spoiler!) jumped several months to reveal that Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo) was pregnant with his child.
Die-hard viewers who’ve stuck with the series for 11 seasons(!) particularly took issue with Shepherd’s funeral that lasted a measly 10 minutes. Meredith was barely around in the first hour, and it went from Easter to Christmas in a matter of 30 minutes. Some were so outraged that they called out creator Shonda Rhimes‘ writing via Twitter.
As for some of the episode’s better moments? Grey’s fans were moved (aka cried uncontrollably) by everyone’s reaction to Derek’s tragic death. A cover of Snow Patrol’s “Chasing Cars” — a staple in the series — was also used.
Read the reactions below:
I guess #GreysAnatomy is over for me. It’s never gonna be the same now. I’m just gonna have a re-watch of the epic first 6-7 seasons soon.????
— Tina (@Whisper0fDreams) May 1, 2015
Greys Anatomy is killing me right now.
— Chronically ill (@stonednannyxo) May 1, 2015
— Babi Zita (@mocinhaoficial) May 1, 2015
— Justine Smythe (@MsMosquitoBite) May 1, 2015
What was all that fast forwarding on #GreysAnatomy about last night???
— J.G.I (@kaleijah) May 1, 2015
I miss the happy days #GreysAnatomy
— Capricious (@crazymissmyers) May 1, 2015
Why did i watch last nights episode of greys anatomy in class, trying so hard to hold back tears ????
— Victoria ? (@_yagirlVictoria) May 1, 2015
I must say I am disappointed with the last #GreysAnatomy episode .. They could have at least said a proper goodbye to Derek ????????
— Anja.:) (@anjaa1D) May 1, 2015
I think that episode of #GreysAnatomy may have broke me ????
— Danielle (@Danyellyyy) May 1, 2015
— TBFSF14 (@densmom2012) May 1, 2015
17 minutes in to this weeks Greys Anatomy. And I’m not really sure where Shonda is going with this?
— Laura O’ Dowd (@LaurasWorld) May 1, 2015
That episode should have been a reunion show for Derek’s funeral.. Poor writing Shonda Rhimes! #GreysAnatomy
— NaToya Slater (@TIsQueen) May 1, 2015
I freakin hate Greys Anatomy I’m never watching it again
— ωα?g ωα?g (@Aleonard_98) May 1, 2015
Greys anatomy is so freaking dumb
— Paige Schlick (@PaigeSchlick) May 1, 2015
Shonda Rhimes has officially ruined a perfectly good show #GreysAnatomy
— Brynn Marie Morgan (@BeyondandAbove1) May 1, 2015
Greys anatomy destroys my soul ????
— Lydia (@lydiacarney2) May 1, 2015
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