Scrubs

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Scrubs focuses on the lives of several people working at Sacred Heart, a teaching hospital. It features fast-paced dialogue, slapstick, and surreal vignettes presented mostly as the daydreams of the central character, Dr. John Michael "J.D." Dorian.

Last Updated: 6/8/2022Network: ABC (US)
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Our White Coats
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6.91
1423 votes

#1 - Our White Coats

Season 9 - Episode 7 - Aired 1/5/2010

Before receiving their white coats, the med students of Winston University must figure out why they want to be doctors, and Denise gets a little relationship help from Elliot.

Directors: John Putch
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My Night to Remember
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7.00
1750 votes

#2 - My Night to Remember

Season 6 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/1/2007

A memory loss patient is the peg for a look back on the last seasons of Scrubs, when the Sacred Heart crew looks back at their memorable moments.

Directors: Richard Davis
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Our Drunk Friend
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7.05
1743 votes

#3 - Our Drunk Friend

Season 9 - Episode 2 - Aired 12/1/2009

Lucy learns a hard earned lesson about what it takes to be a doctor. Meanwhile J.D. and Turk spot a potential love connection between Denise and the new med student, Drew, as they play matchmakers with a little bit of help from Dr. Kelso.

Directors: Michael McDonald
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Our Role Models
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7.06
1602 votes

#4 - Our Role Models

Season 9 - Episode 3 - Aired 12/8/2009

J.D. and Drew learn a tough lesson in mentoring when Dr. Cox and Lucy show them that sometimes the student is the teacher.

Directors: Gail Mancuso
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Our Histories
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7.08
1624 votes

#5 - Our Histories

Season 9 - Episode 4 - Aired 12/15/2009

While their wives are out of town, J.D. and Turk attend a med student's party; Kelso says goodbye to Ted and Gooch.

Directors: Ken Whittingham
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Our Driving Issues
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7.09
1518 votes

#6 - Our Driving Issues

Season 9 - Episode 12 - Aired 3/10/2010

When Cole and Kelso both get negative results back after a few routine tests, they learn the hard way to put their egos in check in order to rein in the support of their so-called friends.

Directors: Eren Celeboglu
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Our First Day of School
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7.12
2101 votes

#7 - Our First Day of School

Season 9 - Episode 1 - Aired 12/1/2009

J.D., Turk, Cox, Kelso and intern Denise return to Sacred Heart to teach med school, while new med students Lucy, Drew, Cole and Maya are put through the wringer on their first day of school.

Directors: Michael Spiller
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Our Mysteries
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7.14
1714 votes

#8 - Our Mysteries

Season 9 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/22/2009

J.D. still clamors for Dr. Turk's approval as he approaches his final day of teaching at Sacred Heart, Lucy searches within herself for the courage to perform a basic medical procedure on a real human, and Denise and Drew make things official.

Directors: Michael Spiller
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Our Couples
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7.17
1324 votes

#9 - Our Couples

Season 9 - Episode 8 - Aired 1/5/2010

Lucy finds couplings, dysfunctional or not, throughout the hospital

Directors: Chris Koch
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Our New Girl-Bro
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7.19
1445 votes

#10 - Our New Girl-Bro

Season 9 - Episode 6 - Aired 1/1/2010

While Turk struggles to find a replacement best friend, Elliott offers some sound advice and guidance to an over-worked and exhausted Lucy.

Directors: Michael McDonald
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My ABC's
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7.20
2475 votes

#11 - My ABC's

Season 8 - Episode 5 - Aired 1/27/2009

Featuring a special appearance from Sesame Workshop's "Muppets", J.D. learns a lesson about the gift of compassion, while Elliot gets scammed by intern Katie to secure a spot on Turk's team.

Directors: Bill Lawrence
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Our Dear Leaders
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7.21
1434 votes

#12 - Our Dear Leaders

Season 9 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/26/2010

Lucy takes her new assignment as hell week "team leader" a bit too seriously, and Dr. Turk feels threatened when an internationally renowned surgeon pays a visit.

Directors: Peter Lauer
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My Jerks
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7.26
2592 votes

#13 - My Jerks

Season 8 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/6/2009

Dr. Kelso's beautiful but unethical replacement, Dr. Maddox, shakes things up at Sacred Heart, while J.D. struggles to manage a new crop of incompetent interns and Carla helps Elliott put her ego in check.

Directors: Michael Spiller
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My Nah Nah Nah
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7.27
2254 votes

#14 - My Nah Nah Nah

Season 8 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/18/2009

While Turk views an inspiring story on SportsCenter, he comes up with a new procedure which may help a paralyzed teen. Meanwhile, Dr. Cox and the janitor are suffering from romantic problems

Directors: Gail Mancuso
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Their Story II
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7.27
2287 votes

#15 - Their Story II

Season 8 - Episode 12 - Aired 3/25/2009

J.D.'s ego becomes inflated after Dr. Cox finally gives him the recognition he's been waiting for. Elsewhere, the senior staff receives insight from the interns.

Directors: Michael McDonald
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Our Stuff Gets Real
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7.27
1380 votes

#16 - Our Stuff Gets Real

Season 9 - Episode 9 - Aired 1/12/2010

The reality of having a baby begins to settle in for both J.D. and Elliot while Lucy struggles with the reality of operating on people.

Directors: John Putch
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Our True Lies
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7.31
1590 votes

#17 - Our True Lies

Season 9 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/19/2010

A case of guilty conscience plagues the med school when a student cheats on an exam and Dr. Cox takes it out on the entire class. Meanwhile, Denise makes a startling admission of her own.

Directors: Michael Spiller
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My Fishbowl
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7.35
1658 votes

#18 - My Fishbowl

Season 6 - Episode 12 - Aired 3/8/2007

When Private Dancer is released from the hospital, the military informs him that his injuries are too severe to be reinstated into the service, so he gets depressed. The Sacred Heart staff try to cheer him up, while the Janitor is having a fish problem.

Directors: Chris Koch
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My Friend the Doctor
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7.36
1835 votes

#19 - My Friend the Doctor

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/4/2003

Turk is happy that he finally makes it through a solo surgery without the assistance of an attending surgeon. Dr. Cox dreads the fact that he is getting older. J.D. also makes a discovery as he finds out that many of the hospital staff don't know the Janitor as he does.

Directors: Ken Whittingham
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My New Role
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7.36
2367 votes

#20 - My New Role

Season 8 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/3/2009

As his increasing workload from being Chief of Medicine begins to take a toll, the unimaginable happens when Dr. Cox reaches out to Dr. Kelso for friendship.

Directors: Will Mackenzie
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My Chief Concern
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7.37
2141 votes

#21 - My Chief Concern

Season 8 - Episode 17 - Aired 5/5/2009

Change doesn't come easy for the gang when J.D. considers moving closer to his son. Meanwhile, Turk gets comfortable as chief of surgery, while Ted and Gooch reach a new level in their relationship.

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My Happy Place
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7.39
2624 votes

#22 - My Happy Place

Season 8 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/13/2009

J.D. and Elliot's relationship seems to have been rekindled when they encourage Dr. Kelso to find his true happy place.

Directors: Ken Whittingham
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My Clean Break
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7.40
1846 votes

#23 - My Clean Break

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 2/3/2004

J.D. tries to break-up with Danni, but she beats him to it when she realizes that she will always be second place to Elliot in his heart. Dr. Cox suddenly becomes a nice guy and Elliot changes back to her old self after Dr. Kelso criticizes her new look.

Directors: Chris Koch
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My Fault
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7.41
1845 votes

#24 - My Fault

Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired 4/22/2004

Elliot asks Sean to move in with her, which only adds to J.D.'s problems. Turk is unsure why Dr. Miller's attitude towards him has changed, until he finds out that Carla un-invited her from their wedding. Dr. Kelso outrages Dr. Cox when he announces that Sacred Heart will begin doing full body scans, starting with an ever present hypochondriac patient, who wants any freebies he can get.

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My Buddy's Booty
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7.42
1869 votes

#25 - My Buddy's Booty

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired 2/28/2006

J.D. is still dealing with his recent breakup and trying not to kill intern Keith, who has become annoyingly perfect. To make matters worse, a favorite patient is in a serious coma and each of the staff finds their own way to deal with it. Dr. Cox and the Janitor bond over drinks at the bar and Carla makes it her mission to make the hospital's gym female friendly. Meanwhile Turk suggests, that J.D. and Elliot find themselves 'booty calls'.

Directors: John Inwood
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