Grey's Anatomy: Boring Without MerDer Conflict?
Has the seventh season of Grey's Anatomy disappointed you at all?
If you think so, the lack of focus on Meredith may be one of your issues. The miscarriage, the aftermath of the shooting, the house, a baby, the relationships with Lexie and Thatcher, a big decision regarding her medical specialty ... we've seen little exploration of any.
Season Seven has, in large part, centered around Cristina Yang and Calzona. Has the show's "core" couple been relegated to the back burner? Will that change?
Does a lack of MerDer conflict make for a dull Grey's Anatomy.
In his column today, TV Guide's Matt Roush says the reason MerDer hasn't been featured as prominently lately may have to do with them being a happy couple.
Meredith's reveal of her miscarriage was anti-climactic, but the greater issue here is a lack of serious conflict. Occasional flare-ups at work, yes, but rarely at home.
That recent conflict was built in to give Jessica Capshaw maternity leave, but may run its course soon as well. So will MerDer will return to the forefront shortly?
The upside, of course, is that the Post-It symbolizes forever. They are together for good. If they won't split up again, there's less conflict ... but it's a good thing.
Right? Can they still be interesting, albeit slightly boring? ARE they boring or is everything right with MerDer and Grey's? Leave a comment with your thoughts.