Scrubs (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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Complete series cast summary:
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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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Actor Michael Muhney was initially up for the role of JD, but was told he wasn't quirky enough for the role. 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 »

Quotes

Dr. Cox: Hey, newbie. What's up?
J.D.: Everything. Everything's up.
Dr. Kelso: Rise and shine, Dr. Dorian.
[J.D. gulps]
Todd: Hey, how's your penis?
[continues walking]
J.D.: [thinking] Don't worry, he says that to everybody.
[stops and waits]
Todd: [to another doctor] Hey, how's your penis?
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Written and Performed by Lazlo Bane
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So good, just so good...
14 June 2004 | by (Israel) – See all my reviews

I always thought that Scrubs is a great TV show, not only for the great acting and the funny scripts, but also for showing what working in a hospital is really like. Every doctor will say that "life is not like ER", and scrubs didn't take the whole heroic position and the action-drama scenes, that frankly, is much less common in hospitals than an old man with diarrhea, reflux, colitis or other not so very "photographic" diseases.

the first season was great, and the second season opening was AMAZING, but i felt that during the second season the show became a little "routinic". Season 3, not only bringing new excitement to the show, included some unforgettable moments. Chapter 14, "My Screw Up", is one of the finest moments in TV in the last couple of years. Chapter 16, dealing with "what ifs" was also terrificly done.

Taking you from a wild laughter, through a smile, a breath taking moment, empathy, sadness, and even tears (in that specific episode mentioned), Scrubs is one of the best shows running nowadays...


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