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 (128 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 / ... (90 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

In one episode, J.D. daydreams about winning an award at a ceremony hosted by Dr. Cox; when he breaks out of his trance, he smirks and utters to himself "Take that, Tony Shalhoub !" This is a comic reference to the fact that Zach Braff lost his only Primetime Emmy nomination for _"Scrubs" (2001)_ to Shalhoub for his role in Monk (2002) , as well as the fact that Shalhoub won a grand total of three Emmys for this role by the end of the show's run. 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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Doug: Hey, Klaus, I got a question for you: why is it in your country that Hamburg and Frankfurt have nothing to do with hamburgers and hot dogs?
Janitor: [In german voice] Why is your Lake Titicaca not filled with boobs and poop?
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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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