Jo fans within Grey’s Anatomy have been patient for a long time. While Camilla Luddington has been featured here and there throughout season 15, she hasn’t had too many jaw-dropping standout hours that leave you buzzing and/or freaking out. That is going to change within the near future.
There’s a chance you’ve heard the reporting already that there is a big, Jo-centric episode coming before the end of the season, one that will force Jo into learning more about who her biological parents were and understanding the way in which she was brought into this world. It doesn’t change the person she is, but it does add another chapter in the book that is her identity. Her circumstances were a part of the way she was raised, who she wanted to be, and many of the choices that she made along the way. This episode, though, is not a nature-versus-nurture debate. It’s more about the present colliding with the past and how Jo chooses to handle it. This is an episode that could make you think, could make you cry, and could make you root for this character even more than you ever have. (Obviously, we know Jo already has quite a few champions — it’s hard for her not to when you think about what she went through with Paul and also the relationship she has with another popular character in Alex.)
Here’s some hype frosting to top the hype cake – Executive producer Krista Vernoff said previously on Twitter that this episode is “one of the most powerful episodes” of Grey’s Anatomy in its history. Boom. Think about that and get nervous about it.
Per a report from SpoilerTV, this episode is entitled “Silent All These Years,” and we do think that this is a case of the lyrical content actually mattering and relating to this episode. That’s not something that we often testify to — a lot of times with Grey’s Anatomy, it feels like the writers are just coming up with an episode story and then looking for a song title that feels. Listen to the song below, and read this little snippet:
But what if I’m a mermaid in these jeans of yours with her name still on it
Hey, but I don’t care ’cause sometimes, I said sometimes I hear my voice
I hear my voice, I hear my voice, and it’s been here
Silent all these years. I’ve been here silent all these years
Silent all these, silent all these years
Now, take a look at the synopsis:
When a trauma patient arrives at Grey Sloan, it forces Jo to confront her past; Bailey and Ben have to talk to Tuck about dating.
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What emotions you should expect?
Heartbreak. Devastation. Hope. Longing. Love. There is no way to guarantee the order of them, but these will all be here and you will be left to explore all in some succession. By the time the end credits roll, nothing should be exactly the same. If they are, that’s a problem and the episode will lose its meaning.
Just enter it anticipating and awaiting everything. Having a broad view of what this story could bring is so much better than specific expectation. This makes for a deeper story and, potentially, all the more resonant an outcome.
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What do you think will be coming on Grey’s Anatomy season 15 episode 19, based on the details that are out there? Sound off in the comments. (Photo: ABC.)