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Scrubs

Genres: Comedy, Drama, Comedy-Drama

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Season 8

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.

Season 8 originally aired on M-Net from 18 June to 29 October, 2009, on Thursdays at 19h00. New episodes broadcast weekly.

Season 8 later aired on SONY from 22 September to 25 October, 2011. New episodes broadcast in a double bill at 16h20 on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Season 8 premiered on Fox Entertainment on Friday 23 November 2012, at 22h30. New episodes broadcast daily, on weekdays. There are 19 episodes in the eighth season.

Season 8

Scrubs focuses on the unique point of view of Dr. John Dorian, or "J.D." (Zach Braff).

After surviving his internship and residency at Sacred Heart Hospital, J.D. is now an attending physician with his own class of interns to guide and mentor.

Even though J.D. has risen in the hospital ranks, he will continue to face many challenges in both his personal and professional life.

Joining the rumpled J.D. at Sacred Heart Hospital are Dr. Chris Turk (Donald Faison) - J.D.'s college buddy who is part of the elite surgical group; Turk's wife, the no-nonsense head nurse; Carla Espinosa (Judy Reyes); as well as the beautiful, but socially awkward, Dr. Elliot Reid (Sarah Chalke).

Former Chief of Medicine Dr. Bob Kelso (Ken Jenkins) now keeps a watchful eye on the hospital staff from the coffee shop.

Meanwhile, the caring yet abrasive Dr. Perry Cox (John C. McGinley) is struggling with an identity crisis as he reevaluates his career, and, the hospital janitor (Neil Flynn) and J.D.'s nemesis, who never seems to miss an opportunity to harass his target.

Scrubs stars Zach Braff as J.D., Sarah Chalke as Elliot Reid, Donald Faison as Chris Turk, John C. McGinley as Dr. Perry Cox, Judy Reyes as Carla Espinosa, Ken Jenkins as Dr. Bob Kelso and Neil Flynn as the Janitor.

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 8 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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Denise

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Dr. Doug Murphy

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Dr. Todd Quinlan

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Dr. Zeltzer

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Jill Tracy

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Jordan Sullivan

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Mrs. Tanner

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Sean Kelly

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Ted Buckland

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Dan Dorian

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Jamie Moyer

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Dr. Miller

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Randall Winston

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Hooch

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Dr. Kim Briggs

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Keith

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Mrs. Wilk

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Patti Miller

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Josephine

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Lady

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Nurse Shirley

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Dr. Taylor Maddox

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Ed

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George Valentine

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Howie

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Ira

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Jimmy

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Katie

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Mr. Lawton

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Mrs. Fremont

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Rich Hill

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Stephanie Gooch

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Sunny

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Van Stonewater

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Whitney (voice)


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