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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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Bill Lawrence
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Donald Faison ...  Dr. Christopher Turk 182 episodes, 2001-2010
John C. McGinley ...  Dr. Perry Cox / ... 182 episodes, 2001-2010
Ken Jenkins ...  Dr. Bob Kelso / ... 178 episodes, 2001-2010
Zach Braff ...  Dr. John 'J.D.' Dorian / ... 175 episodes, 2001-2010
Sarah Chalke ...  Dr. Elliot Reid / ... 173 episodes, 2001-2010
Neil Flynn ...  Janitor / ... 170 episodes, 2001-2009
Judy Reyes ...  Nurse Carla Espinosa 169 episodes, 2001-2009
Robert Maschio ...  Todd 128 episodes, 2001-2010
Sam Lloyd ...  Ted / ... 95 episodes, 2001-2009
Aloma Wright ...  Nurse Roberts / ... 92 episodes, 2001-2009
Christa Miller ...  Jordan / ... 90 episodes, 2001-2010
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Storyline

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 minecraftman707

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Comedy | Drama

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

2 October 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Zach Braff and Judy Reyes announced they were leaving the show after season eight, so Bill Lawrence ended J.D.'s story in the season finale. However, neither Lawrence nor ABC wanted to finish the show, so season nine was known as Scrubs: Med School and featured a new group of characters. Donald Faison and John C. McGinley remained as regulars, and Braff, Sarah Chalke, and Ken Jenkins agreed to guest-star sporadically. See more »

Goofs

Dr. Kelso's position as chief of medicine would preclude him from taking such a hands-on day to day role in the hospital, particularly in training the interns. This would be handled by a lower level staff member such as Dr. Cox. See more »

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Todd: [Todd is playing Pacman] Oh, Miss Pacman, I would sex that bow right off your head. Eat those dots you naughty, naughty girl.
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So good, just so good...
14 June 2004 | by SpringieSee all my reviews

I always thought that Scrubs is a great TV show, not only for the great acting and the funny scripts, but also for showing what working in a hospital is really like. Every doctor will say that "life is not like ER", and scrubs didn't take the whole heroic position and the action-drama scenes, that frankly, is much less common in hospitals than an old man with diarrhea, reflux, colitis or other not so very "photographic" diseases.

the first season was great, and the second season opening was AMAZING, but i felt that during the second season the show became a little "routinic". Season 3, not only bringing new excitement to the show, included some unforgettable moments. Chapter 14, "My Screw Up", is one of the finest moments in TV in the last couple of years. Chapter 16, dealing with "what ifs" was also terrificly done.

Taking you from a wild laughter, through a smile, a breath taking moment, empathy, sadness, and even tears (in that specific episode mentioned), Scrubs is one of the best shows running nowadays...


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