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?
J.D.'s father's (John Ritter
's) final line when he asks J.D. to pull his finger and then says, "I pooed a little", was improvised, and Zach Braff
had to bite the insides of his cheeks to keep himself from laughing. 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 strange smell appears during surgery
I don't know where that smell came from.
What is it, do you see something?
Sir, I farted. That smell was from the fart that I made.
Get the Hell out of my O.R.!
Written and Performed by Lazlo Bane
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