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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 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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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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JD's father's (John Ritter) final line when he asks JD to pull his finger and then says, "I pooed a little," was totally improvised and Zach Braff had to bite the insides of his cheeks to stop himself laughing. 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

Elliot: I have a huge bunion. Sean's coming back in, like, a few weeks what am I supposed to do?
J.D.: Well, I think the obvious answer is to draw Sean's face on it and tell him you grew it because you missed him.
Chris Turk: *Or,* it's a simple surgery.
J.D.: Uhhh, Turk, I think we've already decided on bunion-face!
Elliot: Cut me the hell up.
J.D.: Dammit!
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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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