In the season eight finale "My Finale", the "real J.
D.", Jonathan Doris, made a cameo appearance as the doctor who said "adios" to J. In the show, Sacred Heart is an inner-city teaching hospital located in California.
Starting with the ninth season, many of the original cast left as regular characters, while four new additions were made to the main cast. D." Dorian and his best friend Christopher Turk in their first year out of medical school as interns at Sacred Heart Hospital. As the season develops, money issues affect the three of them, especially Elliot, who's dad cut her off and J. Season two focuses on the romantic relationships of the main characters: Turk proposes to an indecisive Carla, who has doubts about if Turk mature enough, Elliot dates nurse Paul Flowers (Rick Schroder), Dr. Michael Spiller directed the most episodes, 20 during the entire series run.
D.'s older brother Dan (Tom Cavanagh) comes to visit, as does Turk's brother Kevin (D. Cox dates pharmaceutical rep Julie (Heather Locklear) before reigniting a relationship with his pregnant ex-wife Jordan (Christa Miller). D., meanwhile, attempts a relationship with Elliot, and later falls for Jamie (Amy Smart), the wife of one of his coma patients. Ken Whittingham and Chris Koch both directed 12 episodes from seasons two to nine.
Turk is promoted to chief of surgery at Sacred Heart.
prepares to leave Sacred Heart to move closer to his son, with Elliot.
Turk, along with the Todd and the other surgical residents, deal with new attending surgeon Dr. He also struggles with the death of his best friend. eventually convinces Elliot to break up with Sean to date him, only to realize, once he has her, that he does not actually love her. The season ends with Turk and Carla's wedding, which Turk misses due to surgery and a church mix-up. In 2009, Josh Bycel, a writer and supervising producer for the animated comedy American Dad!
Grace Miller (Bellamy Young), who dislikes Turk and considers him sexist. Cox and Jordan are doing well with their relationship and their son Jack, although Dr. Elliot gets into a serious relationship with Sean Kelly (Scott Foley) and tries to maintain a long-distance relationship while he is in New Zealand for six months. , joined the crew as a new executive producer for the ninth season.
The series is a story about the relationships among the employees, families, and patients of Sacred Heart. It is a recurring fear of Carla's that Turk loves J. Because they work so closely with each other, they are forced to overcome their problems. D., and Turk make up a solid group of four friends who often ate, relaxed, or went out together. Cox is strongly shaken because he doesn't have too many close friends and the thought of losing Ben is beyond comprehension.
Related to the search for approval, love, and family is the need for friends. and Turk is one of the staples of Scrubs, and is by far the most explored friendship in the sitcom. Elliot and Carla initially started off at odds with each other because Elliot was so timid and neurotic and Carla was outspoken and direct. Jordan bitterly joked that in her divorce from Perry Cox, he got to keep her brother Ben Sullivan. Cox isn't the warmest or most inviting person, he doesn't need to surround himself with loads of friends.
John Dorian writing in his diary (revealed in the commentary on the DVD of the first-season episode "My Hero"). at the beginning and the end, these episodes primarily contain internal narration from other characters besides J. The transfer of the narration duties usually occurs at a moment of physical contact between two characters. The webisodes that accompanied season eight, Scrubs: Interns, also were named "Our...". Perry Cox; an attractive female intern named Elliot, on whom he develops a crush; the hospital's janitor, who goes out of his way to make J. Bob Kelso, who is more concerned about the budget than the patients; and Carla Espinosa, the head nurse who eventually becomes Turk's girlfriend. Cox and Jordan learn that their divorce was not final, but this is not necessarily all good news. Bill Callahan joined the show in season four, writing eight episodes from seasons four to eight; he became executive producer in season six.