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.
Did You Know?
Unusually for a series, no one character appears in every episode. The closest to hold this achievement are John C. McGinley
(Dr. Cox) and Donald Faison (Turk), who are absent from three episodes each. Following them are Ken Jenkins (Bob Kelso) and Zach Braff
(J.D.), who are absent from seven and eight episodes, respectively. 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
She likes to joke that I choked the last breath of life out of her long ago, and now she's just a shell of a woman. I think that's so cute... I called her Shelley. You know, when I call her that, sometimes she laughs so hard she cries.
Written and Performed by Lazlo Bane
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