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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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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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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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6 | See all certifications »

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USA

Release Date:

2 October 2001 (USA) See more »

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Toubib or not toubib See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Dr. Cox's son, Jack, was born on March 21, 2003. See more »

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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 »

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An Elaborate Comedic Symphony
28 May 2005 | by abutterwSee all my reviews

'Scrubs' is a look at the world through the eyes of an intern. Not some crusty cop or a desperate housewife, but an intern.

An intern with no special abilities or powers. An intern who goes to a hospital.

And somehow, this creates one of the best shows on TV.

J.D.(Zach Braff) is an intern at Sacred Hearts Hospital. He's surrounded by a cynical janitor, a belligerent head M.D., a sarcastic mentor, and a few other interns. Though this all may seem like a familiar and done-before formula, 'Scrubs' makes the whole thing seem fresh, new, and radiant.

The show subtlety examines many major issues (authority complex, race, etc.) without making it seem preachy. To do this well is itself a fantastic achievement.

This show also does something incredible: make actors you may recognize from small parts in movies shine. Zach Braff, John C. McGinley, and so many others.

Worth your time in spades.


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