Scrubs courtesy NBC
creator Bill Lawrence was is a unique position as the strike neared in that his show was on its way off the air. Even so, he said Sunday at a New York Comedy Festival event that he refused a request from NBC to slap together a script that would serve as a series ender. Describing the finale the network suggested as full of scenes where "two people kiss," Lawrence (who has one of 12 pre-strike scripts left to shoot) instead hopes to wait out the strike and then craft his own denouement - by any means possible. "I will use all my leverage to end this show properly, even if it means I have to do all the voices myself and call people up to read it over the phone," he said. More strike coverage: " Will Tonight Show Go On... With Guest Hosts?
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