Grey’s Anatomy Reunion! Ellen Pompeo and Patrick Dempsey reunite on the D23 Expo Red Carpet

D23 EXPO 2022 – The Ultimate Disney Fan Event presented by VISA – brings together all the worlds of Disney under one roof for three jam-packed days of presentations, booths, experiences, concerts, sneak peeks, shopping and more. Taking place September 9, 10 and 11 at the Anaheim Convention Center, the event gives fans unprecedented access to Disney movies, series, games, theme parks, collectibles and celebrities. (The Walt Disney Company via Getty Images) Helen Pompeo? D23 EXPO 2022 – The Ultimate Disney Fan Event presented by VISA – brings together all the worlds of Disney under one roof for three jam-packed days of presentations, booths, experiences, concerts, sneak peeks, shopping and more. Taking place September 9, 10 and 11 at the Anaheim Convention Center, the event gives fans unprecedented access to Disney movies, series, games, theme parks, collectibles and celebrities. (The Walt Disney Company/Image Group LA) Patrick Dempsey

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Patrick Dempsey’s blonde hair wasn’t even the most exciting part of the D23 Expo Grey’s Anatomy fans this weekend.

As Dempsey walked the red carpet at the event in Anaheim on Friday, he reunited with former actress Ellen Pompeo and even took the mic from Yahoo’s Kevin Ploughy to ask his pal a few questions.

While Dempsey may have been cosplaying as a journalist, he was mostly there to be recognized as a Legend at Disney’s Ultimate Fan Event, an honor Pompeo also received. The pair were recognized for their roles in the iconic series and Dempsey was also in the 2007 film Spellbound and upcoming sequel Disappointed.

“There’s someone missing from the show, I can’t think of who it is,” Pompeo joked in the viral clip with Dempsey. “Someone is missing from the show that was a big part of the show and it’s not the same.”

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Dempsey responded with “Justin Chambers” and the banter continued for a few moments. Pompeo also told Extra TV that she is going to appear on Dempsey’s screen at some point in the future and that they may have texted about it at some point.

“We’ve done some of our greatest work together,” Pompeo shared. “We’re both very proud of the work we did. We had a great time doing it and created something truly iconic.”

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As for Dempsey, he confirmed that he has “two ideas” about reuniting with Pompeo on screen and what material they could work on.

“I’ll tell her first and then we’ll see if we can figure it out,” Dempsey said. “It’s always been a very special relationship Ellen and I have had together in front of and behind the screen. I remember the first time I met her, she had a Boston accent, and I’m from Maine. he was very dear and had that connection immediately.”

Dempsey elaborated, adding that he believes much of the show’s success was a result of their chemistry. “People want to believe in love and all that,” he said. “People all over the world, too, wish we were together. But she has Christopher [Ivery] and I have Jillian [Fink]and they’re incredible people, so luckily they have it with us.”

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Time will tell if the two will see their names together again in a script, but for now, season 19 of Grey’s Anatomy starts on October 6th. Pompeo will only appear in eight episodes throughout the season, telling Deadline that the show is “she’ll be fine without meNew faces in Adelaide Kane, Alexis Floyd, Niko Terho, Midori Francis and Harry Shum Jr. will join the cast. And it will delight fans of the first seasons.

“We have a few scenes that I think will happen [call back to] some of the original episodes,” Francis told PEOPLE. “Anyone who’s feeling nostalgic, I think they’re going to feel like they’re being played. All that has been loved by all of grey will still be there.”

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