An ever present butterfly prompts the question of what could have happened differently while Turk searches for his missing lucky do-rag and Elliot hunts for her patient's stuffed toy. Written by
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The butterfly theme refers to "the butterfly effect" used in chaos theory, where a very small change in the initial settings may create a significantly different outcome. While the change in this episode is where the butterfly lands, "the very small change" is figurative and does not really have to be butterfly-related. See more
In the second variation of events, just after Carla complains to Turk about not standing up for her, she goes to walk 'away' from him, but when the scene cuts to another angle, he is on the other side of her and she has to walk past him to leave. It's a re-use of the first variation of this event. See more
Dr. John "J.D." Dorian
Here's the deal, Eleonore. We're gonna go ahead and get a full work-up on this guy. So while drop an NG2 and do a gastric lavage, why don't you go ahead and get an order order on EKG with cardio-bio-markers? If you need to know where those are, they are on page 37 of the Ann Teller catalogue, right next to that salmon cable-knit sweater you wanted for so long but haven't had the courage to order, because you worried the weave is so thin, your nipples just might go ahead and peak their...
References Rabbit Seasoning
(What a) Wonderful World
Written by Bob Thiele
and George David Weiss
Performed by Joey Ramone See more