Celebrity·Posted on Feb 25, 2022Ellen Pompeo Just Revealed How Many Episodes Of "Grey's Anatomy" That She's Actually Watched And I'm So SurprisedSounds like it's about time for a binge session!by Alex GurleyBuzzFeed ContributorFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Ellen Pompeo has been on Grey's Anatomy for 18 seasons — and she's basically watched none of them! Gregg Deguire / Getty Images The Shondaland star just revealed that she really has no interest in watching the series after it airs. View this photo on Instagram @ellenpompeo / Via instagram.com In fact, after 392 episodes, Ellen says that she's "not even close" to remembering all of what's gone on in the show. Emma Mcintyre / Getty Images for Women In Film "This is my 18th season, and it's 392 episodes...I haven’t really seen most of them, I’ve watched only a handful," Ellen said on her Tell Me with Ellen Pompeo podcast. View this photo on Instagram @ellenpompeo / Via instagram.com Ellen explained that she does make one exception when it comes to watching herself on screen — when she's preparing to direct an episode. Richard Cartwright / Disney General Entertainment Content via Getty Images "The few times I’ve directed, I went back and watched some old episodes. My intention is always to keep the spirit of the early days," she revealed. View this photo on Instagram @greysabc / ABC / Eric McCandless / Via instagram.com Ellen continued, "That’s really the hard work, is to try to keep that sort of DNA, which is hard but gives us a goal at least to strive for." Kelsey Mcneal / ABC via Getty Images With Grey's Anatomy renewed for an upcoming 19th season, it sounds like Ellen is going to have a lot of catching up to do next time she directs! View this photo on Instagram @greysabc / ABC / Eric McCandless / Via instagram.com You can hear all that Ellen had to say here.