Episode 5 of season 5 of “Station 19”, broadcast Thursday night on ABC was the scene of a new disaster which resulted in the death of an iconic character from the spin-off of “Grey’s Anatomy”.
Warning, this article contains spoilers on season 5 of Station 19, still unpublished in France on TF1. If you don’t want to know anything, don’t read on!
The trailer for the crossover between Grey’s Anatomy and Station 19 had warned us. Not everyone was going to survive the new disaster that was to hit Seattle. If Ben Warren (Jason George) and Robert Sullivan (Boris Kodjoe) seemed to be in great danger, it was another character who died …
Okieriete Onaodowan, who has camped Dean Miller since the launch of Station 19 in 2018, bid farewell to Vic, Andy, Travis and the others last night.
According to Variety, it was the actor who asked to leave the ABC series, which is currently in its fifth season, believing it was time for him to move on. “It was a pleasure to play Dean“, did he declare. “I thank Shonda Rhimes, Stacy McKee, Krista Vernoff, Paris Barclay and ABC for allowing me to bring it to life.. “
“I am grateful that I was able to work with the most loving, kindest and most dedicated team there is. And above all, thank you to the fans for showing so much love to Dean. I hope he inspired you to change your world to make it better. Be the change!“
At the start of Episode 5 of Season 5 of Station 19, which aired last night on ABC, Dean is reluctant to accept a job offer in Oakland that would allow him to develop Crisis One, the program he created to send. non-violent rescuers – instead of police officers – to respond to emergencies.
But his reflection is interrupted by the explosion of a gas pipe which mobilizes all the firefighters of station 19. While they go door to door to evacuate the inhabitants to evacuate the inhabitants of the affected district, a news house explodes. The blast of this explosion throws Dean to the ground.
Ben, who has found the young man unconscious, then tries to resuscitate him in the ambulance heading to Seattle Grace Hospital. The episode ends with Dean in cardiac arrest. The sequel to the crossover sees firefighters attempting to deal with his death.
Vic (Barrett Doss) is of course the most affected by this tragedy since she had an ambiguous relationship with him. Miranda Bailey (Chandra Wilson) and Ben make the decision to welcome Dean’s daughter following Ben’s promise to her.
Krista Vernoff, showrunner for Grey’s Anatomy and Station 19, also spoke about the departure of Okieriete Onaodowan. “I am a better artist and a better human being since I had the opportunity to work with Okieriete Onaodowan“she said.
“My heart is broken at the loss of Dean Miller and the fact that I no longer have the opportunity to write for Oak. Oak is an open-minded person and he was ready to explore new artistic horizons. I can’t wait to see what he does in the future. It will be powerful, deep, and courageous, for Oak is all of these.“
The surprise death of this emblematic character will inevitably have serious consequences on the future of the firefighters of station 19. Will Ben succeed in obtaining custody of Pruitt? Will the emerging relationship between Vic and Theo survive this tragedy? Who will take up the torch of Crisis One? Answer in the next episodes of season 5 of Station 19.