Kate Walsh to Return For One New Episode

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The redhead is back! ABC has confirmed that Kate Walsh, whose spin-off Private Practice is on hiatus until fall, will return to Grey's Anatomy as Dr. Addison Montgomery for one episode this spring, Entertainment Weekly reports.

Executive Producer Shonda Rhimes is still fleshing out the script, so no word yet on when Kate Walsh's episode will air or what the premise will be.

ABC will air five original episodes of Grey's Anatomy beginning April 24.

Love Triangle?

The last time Kate Walsh (as Dr. Addison Montgomery-Shepherd) was seen walking the hallways of Seattle Grace was in the series premiere of Private Practice, which is the 2007-08 season's second most-watched new drama.

In the Private Practice pilot, Addison said a tearful goodbye to Seattle Grace to start a new life at Oceanside Wellness Center in Southern California.

What do you think about Addison's return? We'd love to hear your thoughts - as well as your best guesses for what the plot line will entail ...

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Great news!


:) i'm happy too...I hope that she will help derek to see that mer is the love of his life....AND REMOVE ROSE FROM THE SHOW!


I'm so happy!!!! I love Addison! I wish she could come back full time on Grey's.... That would be so great!!!! Right???




Yes! This is GREAT news! I can't wait to see what addison delivers to the show. I hope she whips Derek's little behind for being such a butt to Mer. She needs to open Derek's eyes about what really needs to happen. Besides, I miss Addie on Grey's. I love her sarcasm and humor. I am really happy now!


Yay!! She should've never left the show.


i rekon thats a good idea Kathy...I really hope (like really really really) that happens cause...just yeh, open up dereks eyes


wow she's comin' back? good! coming back to spank derek for trying to hit on rose? probably. see you soon dr. montgomery.


I am beyond excited that she's coming back. She will always be my favorite grey's character even if she's not on Grey's anymore. Can't waite!!!!! ^_^


ooh...I forgot something. kathy is completely right about the Mer/Der situation and Addison playing a part in that!

Grey's Anatomy Quotes

Did you say it? 'I love you. I don't ever want to live without you. You changed my life.' Did you say it? Make a plan. Set a goal. Work toward it, but every now and then, look around; Drink it in 'cause this is it. It might all be gone tomorrow."

Meredith (closing voiceover)

Lexie: [narrating] Grief may be a thing we all have in common, but it looks different on everyone.
Mark: It isn't just death we have to grieve. It's life. It's loss. It's change.
Alex: And when we wonder why it has to suck so much sometimes, has to hurt so bad. The thing we gotta try to remember is that it can turn on a dime.
Izzie: That's how you stay alive. When it hurts so much you can't breathe, that's how you survive.
Derek: By remembering that one day, somehow, impossibly, you won't feel this way. It won't hurt this much.
Bailey: Grief comes in its own time for everyone, in its own way.
Owen: So the best we can do, the best anyone can do, is try for honesty.
Meredith: The really crappy thing, the very worst part of grief is that you can't control it.
Arizona: The best we can do is try to let ourselves feel it when it comes.
Callie: And let it go when we can.
Meredith: The very worst part is that the minute you think you're past it, it starts all over again.
Cristina: And always, every time, it takes your breath away.
Meredith: There are five stages of grief. They look different on all of us, but there are always five.
Alex: Denial.
Derek: Anger.
Bailey: Bargaining.
Lexie: Depression.
Richard: Acceptance.