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
Did You Know?
Due to budget cuts during season 8, the writing staff was split into two groups (one for episodes 1-7, the other for episodes 8-18). Additionally, each regular cast member was absent for three episodes during the season (two in the case of Zach Braff
and Sarah Chalke
). 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
[J.D. looks over at Doug, all smiles, who's dialing the phone on the desk
What are you doing?
I'm calling my dad!
Written and Performed by Lazlo Bane
(Main theme) See more