Dr. Cox's trademark nose rub before crossing his arms is a reference to Robert Redford
in The Sting
(1973). Redford used it as a sign for "It's OK" or "Go Ahead." John C. McGinley
added it himself as a tribute to the film. See more
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
[a woman with her son comes over to Dr. Cox and Jordan and starts talking to their son, Jack
Hi, cutie! Since you have so many balls, and too many toys can be overstimulating for an infant, Brantley here was wondering if he could borrow one to play with.
Oh, that's funny, because Jack here was just wondering why the crazy lady who just spent the last hour chain-smoking and talking on her cell phone while her kid ate sand, would come over to two complete strangers and give them parenting advice.