Set in the fictional Sacred Heart hospital in California, John "J.D" Dorian makes his way through the overwhelming world of medicine, with the help of his best friend, his fellow rookie doctors, and the arrogant, but brilliant attending physician he views as his mentor. Written by
Did You Know?
Dr. Cox's trademark nose rub before crossing his arms is a reference to Robert Redford
in The Sting
(1973). Redford used it as a sign for "It's O.K.", or "Go Ahead". John C. McGinley
added it himself as a tribute to the film. See more
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
I need you to come upstairs and talk to a young black girl who will not let me call her mom.
Why would she listen to me?
I may have told her you were Kayne West.
I'm actually alright with that.
Spoofed in Grand Theft Auto V
Written and Performed by Lazlo Bane
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