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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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
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 Dr. Christopher Turk (182 episodes, 2001-2010)
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 Dr. Perry Cox / ... (182 episodes, 2001-2010)
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 Dr. Bob Kelso / ... (178 episodes, 2001-2010)
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 Dr. John 'J.D.' Dorian / ... (175 episodes, 2001-2010)
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 Dr. Elliot Reid / ... (173 episodes, 2001-2010)
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 Janitor / ... (170 episodes, 2001-2009)
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 Nurse Carla Espinosa (169 episodes, 2001-2009)
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 Todd (128 episodes, 2001-2010)
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 Ted / ... (95 episodes, 2001-2009)
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 Nurse Roberts / ... (92 episodes, 2001-2009)
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 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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Includes several references to Friends (1994), including numerous references to Elliot and J.D. being like Rachel and Ross. Courtney Cox and Matthew Perry, who played Monica and Chandler on Friends (1994), also guest starred on this show. See more »

Goofs

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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Dr. Kelso: I am considering offering full body scans here at Sacred Hearts. What do you think?
Dr. Cox: I think showing perfectly healthy people every harmless imperfection in their body just to scare them into taking an invasive and often pointless test is an... unholy sin!
Dr. Kelso: Yeah, sounds a little sketchy ethically.
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Great Show
24 December 2003 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

It's nice to see a show on these days that can actually make me laugh and doesn't use a truck load of toilet humour. The flashes to an inner world in Newbies mind are always fascinating and sometimes funny. Dr Cox is SO funny as is the Janitor. But what really strengthened my love for this show was the episode 'My Philosophy'. It was the first time in ages a TV show made me cry. I LOVE that ending. Great acting, humorous and a lesson learned at the end of each episode is icing on the cake. This is definately not your average show.


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