Romance in the (TV) workplace
'Grey's Anatomy'Cristina and Burke
Dr. Cristina Yang (Sandra Oh) followed her friend Meredith's lead, dating another attending surgeon, Dr. Preston Burke (Isaiah Washington). Their relationship, pushed along by the stable, committed Burke, became serious quickly. Burke proposed and Cristina reluctantly accepted. Eventually, Burke realized Cristina would never be the woman he wanted her to be, and left her at the altar. Any uncertainty about their relationship was resolved when ABC announced that Washington would no longer appear on the show.