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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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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For the first eight seasons, almost every episode title begins with the word "My". Notable exceptions are the episodes titled "His Story", "His Story II", "Her Story", "Her Story II", "His Story III", and ''His Story IV''. These episodes each contained internal narration from a character other than J.D. (Dr. Cox, Turk, Elliot, Carla, The Janitor, and Dr. Kelso, respectively). There is also "Their Story" in which we hear the thoughts of Ted, the Todd, and Jordan. In "Their Story II", the thoughts of three interns are followed. Starting with season nine, every episode title starts with "Our". 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. Cox: [whispering, to Turk] You stole my moment... and you will pay.
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Not actually a sitcom...
12 December 2004 | by See all my reviews

Let me start off by saying that I adore this show. Really, I'm absolutely enthralled by it. Here's the thing, it's not really a sitcom. If you're a fan of straight zannyness and a brand new plot with each episode, this isn't really the show for you.

Sitcom, or situation comedy, is comedy of the moment. It is to say that nothing that has happened previously in the series is the reason for what's happening now. Scrubs, on the other hand, involves a rather strong continuing plot line and character arcs that encompass a season. The characters change and grow over time.

For me, since, as I said, I am devoted to the show, this is fantastic. I watch it every week and I get a bit more of the story to file away in my head thing. However, if you're just tuning in for the first time, you might not like the show quite so much. All I can say is, give it time. Let it grow on you a bit before you cast judgment. Because really, the show is good. But tuning in for one episode won't really tell you that.


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