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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Cast

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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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 Janitor / ... (170 episodes, 2001-2009)
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 Nurse Carla Espinosa (169 episodes, 2001-2009)
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 Todd (127 episodes, 2001-2010)
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 Ted / ... (95 episodes, 2001-2009)
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 Nurse Roberts / ... (92 episodes, 2001-2009)
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 Jordan / ... (89 episodes, 2001-2010)
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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 minecraftman707

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Trivia

Every episode was scripted, but the actors had the choice to improvise their lines if they thought of something funnier. 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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Dr. Kelso: Perry, what's our plan of attack?
Dr. Cox: When I crush a person's spirit, I like to use a combination of intimidation and degradation.
Dr. Kelso: I prefer to create an environment in which the subjects end up crushing themselves.
Dr. Cox: [intrigued] Uh-huh.
Janitor: [while JD is coming up behind the Janitor] I like to pick one person and torment them relentlessly for no reason. If I could find them, I'd show you.
[JD sneaks away while ominous music plays]
Janitor: He's near...
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Best...Comedy...Ever
9 July 2004 | by (Värnamo - Sweden) – See all my reviews

I can't give this program a rating that truly portrays its greatness.

Set in Sacred Heart hospital it follows the fledgling careers of a group of interns. A brief intro of the characters

JD - Geeky Dr and our hero. Elliot - Sexy but neurotic. Dr Turk - Cocky, confident surgeon. Todd - Sex obsessed frat boy surgeon. Carla - Ghetto know it all bossy nurse. Dr Cox - JD's Mentor with a slight hint of sacrcasm in his nature. Dr Kelso - Satans mentor. Janitor - Stalker

I have never laughed so much at a TV Comedy, and with so many humorous characters, ranging from mean Dr Kelso, sarcasm king Dr Cox and the just plain psychotic Janitor. If you haven't seen it, I implore you, Beg steal or borrow an episode or two, and if you aren't hooked then I guess you've already had your funny bone removed.


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