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Scrubs

Genres: Comedy, Drama, Comedy-Drama

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Season 1

Scrubs is an American dramedy television series created by Bill Lawrence which 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 "J.D." Michael Dorian.

The series premiered in the USA on NBC on 2 October, 2001. It moved to ABC from its eighth season on and ended after nine seasons and 181 episodes on 17 March, 2010. On 14 May, 2010, it was announced that Scrubs was officially cancelled by ABC.

Scrubs premiered in South Africa on M-Net on Tuesday 14 May 2002, at 19h00. It later aired on DStv's Sony Entertainment Television (SONY) channel and on TopTV's Fox Entertainment channel.

See "Seasons" below for seasonal broadcast dates and times.

Synopsis

Scrubs focuses on the strange experiences of Dr. John Dorian, or "J.D.", a medical resident, as he continues on his healing career in a surreal hospital, crammed full of unpredictable staffers and patients - where humour and tragedy can collide at any time.

Joining the rumpled J.D. at Sacred Heart Hospital are fellow residents Chris Turk - J.D.'s college buddy who is part of the elite surgical group - and the beautiful, but socially awkward, Elliot Reid.

Keeping a watchful eye over these young doctors are the caustic chief of medicine, Dr. Bob Kelso; the abrasive, but caring Dr. Perry Cox; and Turk’s wife and no-nonsense nurse, Carla Espinosa.

Neil Flynn, the hospital janitor, portrays J.D.'s nemesis, who never seems to miss an opportunity to harass his target.

Seasons

The first four seasons did not air on SONY. Fox Entertainment began broadcasting the series with seasons 3 and 4, before returning to Season 1.

Season 1 (24 episodes)

Channel: M-Net | Premiere: 14 May 2002 | Finale: 22 Oct 2002 | Tuesdays, 19h00
Channel: Fox Entertainment | Premiere: 28 Jul 2010 | Finale: 30 Aug 2010 | Weekdays, 20h15

Season 2 (22 episodes)

Channel: M-Net | Premiere: 8 Jan 2003 | Finale: 4 Jun 2003 | Wednesdays, 19h00
Channel: Fox Entertainment | Premiere: 31 Aug 2010 | Finale: 29 Sep 2010 | Weekdays, 20h15

Season 3 (22 episodes)

Channel: M-Net | Premiere: 28 Oct 2004 | Finale: 24 Mar 2005 | Thursdays, 19h00
Channel: Fox Entertainment | Premiere: 21 May 2010 | Finale: 21 Jun 2010 | Weekdays, 20h15

Season 4 (25 episodes)

Channel: M-Net | Premiere: 4 Aug 2005 | Finale: 19 Jan 2006 | Thursdays, 19h00
Channel: Fox Entertainment | Premiere: 22 Jun 2010 | Finale: 26 Jul 2010 | Weekdays, 20h15

Season 5 (24 episodes)

Channel: M-Net | Premiere: 16 Aug 2006 | Finale: 24 Jan 2007 | Wednesdays, 20h30
Channel: SONY | Premiere: 2 Nov 2009 | Finale: 16 Nov 2009 | Weekdays, 19h30 (double bill)
Channel: Fox Entertainment | Premiere: 1 Dec 2011 | Finale: 3 Jan 2012 | Weekdays, 22h30

Season 6 (22 episodes)

Channel: M-Net | Premiere: 30 Oct 2007 | Finale: 22 Apr 2008 | Tuesdays, 19h00
Channel: SONY | Premiere: 18 Nov 2009 | Finale: 2 Dec 2009 | Weekdays, 19h30 (double bill)
Channel: Fox Entertainment | Premiere: 4 Jan 2012 | Finale: 1 Feb 2012 | Weekdays, 22h30

Season 7 (11 episodes)

Channel: M-Net | Premiere: 29 Jul 2008 | Finale: 7 Oct 2008 | Tuesdays, 19h00
Channel: SONY | Premiere: 2 Dec 2009 | Finale: 9 Dec 2009 | Weekdays, 19h30 (double bill)
Channel: Fox Entertainment | Premiere: 2 Feb 2012 | Finale: 9 Feb 2012 | Weekdays, 22h30

Season 8 (19 episodes)

Channel: M-Net | Premiere: 18 Jun 2009 | Finale: 29 Oct 2009 | Thursdays, 19h00
Channel: SONY | Premiere: 22 Sep 2011 | Finale: 25 Oct 2011 | Tue/Thu, 16h20 (double bill)
Channel: Fox Entertainment | Premiere: 23 Nov 2012 | Finale: 19 Dec 2012 | Weekdays, 22h30

Season 9 (13 episodes)

Channel: M-Net | Premiere: 18 Jul 2010 | Finale: 10 Oct 2010 | Sundays, 17h00


Season 1 Cast

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Dr. Bob Kelso

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Dr. Christopher Turk

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Dr. Elliot Reid

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Dr. John 'J.D.' Dorian

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Dr. Perry Cox

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Janitor

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Nurse Carla Espinosa

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Becky

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Ben Sullivan

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Dr. Bailey

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Dr. Doug Murphy

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Dr. Douglas

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Dr. Franklyn

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Dr. Todd Quinlan

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Dr. Zeltzer

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Franklyn

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Janitor's Father

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Jesus

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Jill Tracy

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Jordan Sullivan

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Josh

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Kristen Murphy

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Lily Reid

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Margaret Turk

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Mr. Sam Dorian

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Mrs. Tanner

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New Intern

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Nick Murdoch

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Nurse Laverne Roberts

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Older Patient

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Orderly

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Samantha Tanner

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Sean Kelly

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Ted Buckland

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Will Forte


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