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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Sacred Heart Hospital is named after the school which Christa Miller, (wife of writer Bill Lawrence) attended. See more »

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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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[J.D. is talking to a patient with a coma, describing his hardships]
Coma Guy: Yeah, that's rough... I'm in a coma. I've had an itch on my foot for the last eight months.
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Written and Performed by Lazlo Bane
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An Elaborate Comedic Symphony
28 May 2005 | by (Phoenix, Arizona) – See all my reviews

'Scrubs' is a look at the world through the eyes of an intern. Not some crusty cop or a desperate housewife, but an intern.

An intern with no special abilities or powers. An intern who goes to a hospital.

And somehow, this creates one of the best shows on TV.

J.D.(Zach Braff) is an intern at Sacred Hearts Hospital. He's surrounded by a cynical janitor, a belligerent head M.D., a sarcastic mentor, and a few other interns. Though this all may seem like a familiar and done-before formula, 'Scrubs' makes the whole thing seem fresh, new, and radiant.

The show subtlety examines many major issues (authority complex, race, etc.) without making it seem preachy. To do this well is itself a fantastic achievement.

This show also does something incredible: make actors you may recognize from small parts in movies shine. Zach Braff, John C. McGinley, and so many others.

Worth your time in spades.


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