Grey's Anatomy: Who's Returning?

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Megan Hunt is returning to Grey Sloan Memorial. 

Abigail Spencer has revealed she will be staging a comeback to Grey's Anatomy during the current season as Owen's younger sister. 

Spencer confirmed the news via Twitter on Tuesday. 

megan hunt returns

"Red hair. Super care. Megan Hunt is baaaaack!" the actress captioned the above image of her gearing up for her big comeback. 

Spencer took over the role of Megan from Bridget Reagan and first appeared in the role at the beginning of Grey's Anatomy Season 14

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Megan's return was a short-term one, and she departed Seattle with her former flame Nathan and her son Falchuk in an episode that aired in October 2017. 

There's no telling what brings Megan back to Seattle, but given that Owen's ex-girlfriend Teddy is pregnant with his baby, her return could be to meet the new addition to the family. 

Abigail Spencer Wears Hat

If you're hoping for Nathan to be by Megan's side during her return, then we have some bad news for you:

TV Line has confirmed Megan will be returning without her fiancé. 

What's more, Spencer is returning for one installment, and it's slated to air in the spring. 

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While recasts are generally met with little enthusiasm, Spencer was solid in the role of Megan. 

It did help matters that she shares a big resemblance to Reagan. 

Spencer recently staged a comeback to Suits for one episode, and she is attached as a series regular to upcoming Hulu drama, Reprisal. 

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Yes, that means viewers will be able to watch Spencer on a more regular basis when that show debuts. 

She will play a “relentless femme fatale … who, after being left for dead, leads a vengeful campaign against a bombastic gang of gear heads.”

The cast also includes Rodrigo Santoro, Mena Massoud, Madison Davenport, Rhys Wakefield, David Dastmalchian, W. Earl Brown and Gilbert Owuor.

Grey's Anatomy recently broke a record, becoming the longest-running medical drama on TV. 

Will you tune in for Spencer's return?

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Remember you can watch Grey's Anatomy online right here via TV Fanatic. 

Grey's Anatomy airs Thursdays on ABC. 

Paul Dailly is the Associate Editor for TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter.

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