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In the unreal world of Sacred Heart Hospital, intern John "J.D" Dorian learns the ways of medicine, friendship and life.

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 Dr. Christopher Turk (182 episodes, 2001-2010)
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 Dr. Perry Cox (182 episodes, 2001-2010)
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 Dr. Bob Kelso (178 episodes, 2001-2010)
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 Dr. John 'J.D.' Dorian (175 episodes, 2001-2010)
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 Dr. Elliot Reid (173 episodes, 2001-2010)
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 The Janitor (170 episodes, 2001-2009)
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 Nurse Carla Espinosa (169 episodes, 2001-2009)
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 Dr. Todd Quinlan (127 episodes, 2001-2010)
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 Ted Buckland / ... (95 episodes, 2001-2009)
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 Nurse Laverne Roberts / ... (92 episodes, 2001-2009)
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 Jordan Sullivan (89 episodes, 2001-2010)
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In the unreal world of Sacred Heart Hospital, intern John "J.D" Dorian learns the ways of medicine, friendship and life.

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A list of the languages the characters know as revealed throughout the episodes. Elliot speaks German and French, Turk knows very little French and he learns Spanish for Carla. Both Dr. Cox and Carla speak Spanish, and the Janitor knows sign language and also speaks Spanish and Korean. JD also speaks a bit of Turkish when a turkish doctor tries to steal his pudding for the second time. See more »

Goofs

The x-ray with the show's title shown in the beginning is turned the wrong way: the heart should be seen on the right hand side. This was an intentional mistake put in by creator Bill Lawrence to represent the core idea of the show: young doctors in over their heads. Bill Lawrence reminds viewers that this goof was completely intentional in interviews, DVD commentaries, and virtually any other available opportunity. See more »

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Todd: So, once you've got the hole at the bottom of the popcorn box, it's basically just a waiting game.
Doug: And for the record, that technique does not work with hot nachos.
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An Elaborate Comedic Symphony
28 May 2005 | by (Phoenix, Arizona) – See all my reviews

'Scrubs' is a look at the world through the eyes of an intern. Not some crusty cop or a desperate housewife, but an intern.

An intern with no special abilities or powers. An intern who goes to a hospital.

And somehow, this creates one of the best shows on TV.

J.D.(Zach Braff) is an intern at Sacred Hearts Hospital. He's surrounded by a cynical janitor, a belligerent head M.D., a sarcastic mentor, and a few other interns. Though this all may seem like a familiar and done-before formula, 'Scrubs' makes the whole thing seem fresh, new, and radiant.

The show subtlety examines many major issues (authority complex, race, etc.) without making it seem preachy. To do this well is itself a fantastic achievement.

This show also does something incredible: make actors you may recognize from small parts in movies shine. Zach Braff, John C. McGinley, and so many others.

Worth your time in spades.


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