“I’ll be back before you know it,” stated Dr. Derek Shepherd, flashing a smile as he walked away from wife, Meredith Grey, at the start of Thursday’s (April 23, 2015) Grey’s Anatomy episode. Now little did anyone expected him never to return.
Yes, it actually happened when Dr. McDreamy, who promised his wife, Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo), that he would return soon, actually died on us.
Our hearts went out when one saw this lovely couple, trying unsuccessfully to start a family and then Derek surprised Meredith when he pitched to adopt baby Zola, only to learn that Meredith is pregnant with baby Bailey.
However, his sudden death was absolutely traumatising for the viewers and seriously broke their hearts, something that was evident with all that was written on Twitter post the telecast of the episode.
It has been an eleven year run for Patrick Dempsey and his departure has created a gaping hole in the hearts of die hard fans around the globe.
He still had another year left on his contract, but then as they say, all good thinks come to an end and so did this character.
In fact, Patrick Dempsey was training overseas for his car racing, when the shocking episode aired Thursday night.
However, the actor knew the fate of the character way back in February or March.
For him, it’s time to be with his family, be a father to his kids - daughter, Talula, and twin sons, Sullivan and Darby, and last but not the least work on developing two projects – The Limit and Fodors.
Here’s wishing Patrick Dempsey all the luck and a great future ahead.
The fans and ardent viewers of Grey's Anatomy, were in for a huge emotional setback when Doctor Derek Shepherd also addressed as Dr. McDreamy (Patrick...3.0