On 200: It just really speaks to what Shonda did when she wrote the pilot. There was something that just triggered something in the audience to have people be so loyal to the show. It's an actor's dream to be part of something that is that beloved and has become an iconic, culturally referenced show. It's weird and strange, but you do feel as if it's a much bigger thing than you really give it credit for. It's a once in a lifetime thing.
What surprised him about Owen: I still don't know if he's got any brothers or sisters (laughs). I think he does, but we haven't met them yet, so I'm looking forward to that kind of stuff. The day they made him chief I fell off my chair. I was the guy from the wrong side of the tracks who nobody trusted.
Where Owen should be at 300: The big thing that's broken him and Cristina up is the kids issue, so I hope that by the 300th episode he will have scratched that itch so he can be on the road he needs to be on as a human being. And for him to be really happy. I suppose by the 300th episode he will have had a kid and something will happen and Cristina will suddenly walk back in. He'll have this other life, but she'll come back and they'll realize something. The 200th episode is when she walks away from him and really lets him go. I can't help feeling that she'll go off and do her thing and he'll do his thing, [but in the end] she won't be the one who got away.
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