On Thursday, Oct. 7, ABC aired a promo for subsequent week’s episode of the medical drama sequence, and it supplied the primary have a look at Dr. Addison Montgomery again in motion at Grey Sloan Memorial. Kate, who exited as a series regular after season three, will start her season 18 run on Thursday, Oct. 14 and appear in “multiple episodes,” according to Deadline.
“Next Thursday, guess who’s back,” the footage teased in voiceover. Viewers then watched as Addison approached a bunch of awestruck residents who had been struggling a bit of late.
“I’m Dr. Addison Montgomery,” the neonatal surgeon advised the newbies. “And you must be the group that’s been screwing up the program.”
This was the proper method to reintroduce the beloved character, given how related it’s to the memorable line she delivered when viewers and Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo) alike met Addison for the primary time, method again in season one.