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2001, TV Show

Scrubs Season 5 episodes

My Transition Season 5, Episode 24

Conclusion. A surprise pregnancy is revealed. In other happenings, J.D. looks forward to his first date with his urologist crush (Elizabeth Banks); Dr. Cox and Jordan are brought together by a milestone in their son's life; and Turk and Carla consider possibilities for their baby's name. read more

My Urologist Season 5, Episode 23

Part 1 of two. J.D. finds himself smitten with Dr. Kim Briggs (Elizabeth Banks), a pretty and personable urologist who has worked at Sacred Heart---undetected by J.D.---for five years. Meanwhile, Elliot considers dumping Keith (Travis Schuldt) and gets an earful about it from an overly emotional Carla. Jordan: Christa Miller. Lisa: Jordan Zucker. Gloria: Christina Miles. read more

My Deja Vu My Deja Vu Season 5, Episode 22

Elliot works to rebuild Dr. Cox's confidence when he returns to Sacred Heart; Turk pays for being insensitive to Carla during her pregnancy; and J.D. has feelings of déjà vu. Todd: Robert Maschio. Nurse Roberts: Aloma Wright. Troy: Joe Rose. Lonnie: Michael Hobert. Mrs. Goldstein: Carole Goldman. read more

My Fallen Idol Season 5, Episode 21

Dr. Cox, full of guilt over the deaths of several patients he treated, shows up to work drunk and is forced to take a leave of absence, and everyone but J.D. is quick to rally around Cox in his time of need. Meanwhile, Turk has issues with a surgeon's odd touchy-feely approach to medicine. Todd: Robert Maschio. Jordan: Christa Miller. Keith: Travis Schuldt. read more

My Lunch Season 5, Episode 20

The Sacred Heart staff, under the leadership of Dr. Cox, works to keep three patients who need transplants alive; J.D. runs into Jill Tracy (Nicole Sullivan), someone he finds unbelievably annoying; and Elliot and Carla start to wonder about Todd's sexuality after discovering that he has been lying about his many female conquests. Robert Maschio. Dr. Mickhead: Frank Cameron. Lisa: Jordan Zucker. read more

His Story III Season 5, Episode 19

The hospital is seen from the perspective of the Janitor, who's out to prove he can make a difference after getting rid of J.D. for the day. Also, Turk has his “blackness” called into question by Dr. Cox; and Carla tries to keep Elliot from finding out which intern messed up a patient's medicine dosage. Lily Reid: Markie Post. Keith: Travis Schuldt. Lisa: Jordan Zucker. Mr. McNair: Henry LeBlanc. read more

My New Suit Season 5, Episode 18

J.D.'s brother Dan (Tom Cavanagh) pays a surprise visit, during which he's disappointed to learn that Elliot isn't into him like J.D. had suggested. Elsewhere, Turk slips up when he confides to J.D. the top-secret baby names Carla has chosen; and Dr. Kelso sticks Dr. Cox with the highly undesirable job of assisting Ted. Sam Lloyd. Jordan: Christa Miller. Doug: Johnny Kastl. Keith: Travis Schuldt. read more

My Chopped Liver Season 5, Episode 17

Turk is secretly unhappy that J.D. has changed his work schedule so the two of them can spend more time hanging out together; Carla takes heat from her coworkers after she does a favor for Dr. Kelso; and Dr. Cox regrets revealing his nicer side to Keith. Travis Schuldt. Jordan: Christa Miller. Dr. Wen: Charles Chun. Frank: Jeffrey Stubblefield. Marc: Paul Hipp. read more

My Bright Idea Season 5, Episode 16

Turk has some wonderful news for Carla---she's finally pregnant. However, Turk decides to hold off on telling Carla after J.D. persuades him to take advantage of this opportunity to pull off the “world's greatest surprise.” But their plan, which involves the entire hospital, runs into a bit of trouble. Jordan: Christa Miller. Nurse Roberts: Aloma Wright. Keith: Travis Schuldt. Gloria: Christina Miles. Stanley: Sabin Rich. read more

My Extra Mile Season 5, Episode 15

J.D. lectures his colleagues, especially Dr. Cox, telling them to “go the extra mile” for their patients, but then he's forced to reconsider his stance when he's asked to shave his head in solidarity with a woman who is going to lose her hair to chemo. Elsewhere, Carla and Turk are having a hard time following their fertility specialist's advice to eliminate stress from their lives. Carol: Mary Kate Schellhardt. read more

My Own Personal Hell Season 5, Episode 14

Dr. Cox is stuck caring for one of Dr. Kelso's old---and rather miserable and demanding---friends; Elliot gets upset with J.D. when he doesn't defend her after she's accused by the other interns of giving preferential treatment to Keith (Travis Schuldt); and Carla resorts to sneaky means to find out if Turk is sterile. Jordan: Christa Miller. Nurse Roberts: Aloma Wright. Lonnie: Michael Hobert. read more

My Five Stages Season 5, Episode 13

Grief counseling is offered to Mrs. Wilk (Michael Learned), whose condition has worsened considerably. As she comes to accept her fate with help from a quirky therapist (Dave Foley), J.D. and Dr. Cox---surprisingly---turn to each other for support as they face losing their favorite patient. Elsewhere, Ted and the Janitor team up to give bitter Kelso a taste of his own medicine; and Elliot's relationship with Keith changes. read more

My Cabbage Season 5, Episode 12

J.D.'s dislike for and resentment toward intern Keith (Travis Schuldt) increase to the point where J.D. tries to get him dismissed from Sacred Heart, but the plan backfires. Elsewhere, Elliot and Turk misplace their patient's deathbed statement to his children; and the Janitor attempts to keep a pet bird in the hospital without Dr. Kelso knowing it. Mrs. Wilk: Michael Learned. Jason: Shaughn Buchholz. read more

My Buddy's Booty Season 5, Episode 11

The Sacred Heart staffers each try different ways to take their minds off the fact that a favorite patient (Michael Learned) has to undergo an extremely risky procedure. While J.D. and Elliot try to get lucky in love, Dr. Cox finds a new drinking buddy in the Janitor, and Carla encourages Turk to fight for a female-friendly hospital gym. Keith: Travis Schuldt. read more

Her Story II Season 5, Episode 10

J.D.'s friends and colleagues meet Julie (Mandy Moore) and absolutely adore her. Therefore, they worry that “commit-a-phobe” J.D. is going to ruin the relationship, especially after he begins saying his thoughts out loud. Meanwhile, Carla is fuming inside over not being pregnant after two months of trying with Turk. Billy Dee Williams. Jordan: Christa Miller. Mrs. Wilk: Michael Learned. Dr. Matthews: Jay Kenneth Johnson. read more

My Half-Acre Season 5, Episode 9

Mandy Moore plays someone who has the potential to be J.D.'s perfect love match; Elliot offers J.D. relationship advice and tries to help break his bad habit of ruining romantic moments by uttering really inappropriate things. Elsewhere, Turk lip-synchs in an “air band” made up of Sacred Heart regulars; and Carla encourages Dr. Cox to treat a Jehovah's Witness patient. Jordan: Christa Miller. Ted: Sam Lloyd. Lonnie: Michael Hobert. read more

My Big Bird Season 5, Episode 8

During a morbidity-and-mortality conference to determine who should be held responsible for a patient's death, J.D. and Turk recall leaving Sacred Heart to track down a cured patient (Jason Bateman) who owed J.D. a thank-you. Also, Elliot reveals how she got mixed up with a married man and his vengeful wife; and Carla explains how she organized a lottery pool. Mrs. Wilk: Michael Learned. Millie: Allison Smith. read more

My Way Home Season 5, Episode 7

There are allusions to “The Wizard of Oz” galore when J.D. realizes there's no place like home after he's pulled into work on his day off. Meanwhile, Carla thinks she lacks the courage to have a child; and Elliot doesn't believe she's smart enough to hold an intensive Q&A lecture on endocrinology. Zach Braff directed. read more

My New God Season 5, Episode 5

Dr. Cox's born-again sister (Cheryl Hines) tests her brother's faith when she visits for her nephew's baptism. Meanwhile, Turk and Carla try to conceive a child---but Carla's overly technical approach turns off Turk; and J.D. tries to connect with the Janitor by helping him move. read more

My Missed Perception Season 5, Episode 6

A seriously ill senior (Michael Learned) decides to drop J.D. as her doctor and switch to Dr. Cox after J.D. wrongly concludes that she's at peace with dying. Elsewhere, Turk and Elliot are at a loss to find any medical reason for a man's chronic pain; and Carla will stop at nothing to get a staff picture, but she receives a less than enthusiastic response from her Sacred Heart colleagues, especially the Janitor. Keith: Travis Schuldt. read more

My Jiggly Ball Season 5, Episode 4

J.D. is given the undesirable job of having to think up some nice words to say about Dr. Kelso at an awards function. The task is made even more difficult by Kelso's seemingly unfair treatment of a deserving patient. Meanwhile, after it becomes public knowledge that Elliot has been working at a free clinic, the gang tries to get her old job back. Keith: Travis Schuldt. read more

My Day at the Races Season 5, Episode 3

As J.D.'s 30th birthday approaches, he sets out to accomplish one item on his “Things to Do By Thirty” list: complete a triathlon. Meanwhile, Elliot urges Jake (Josh Randall) to open up about his wants and needs, but immediately regrets it when he does; Turk lets Carla believe she's responsible for his decision to perform hypnosis surgery, but he's really doing it to impress Dr. Kelso. Jordan: Christa Miller. read more

My Rite of Passage Season 5, Episode 2

The truth hurts when J.D. comes to the realization that his interns aren't laughing at his jokes because they are funny, but rather because he is their boss. Meanwhile, Elliot gets a rather unflattering nickname from her new colleagues---thanks to Carla; and Dr. Cox lets Jordan fall for a con artist's sob story. Sam: Alexander Chaplin. Charlie: J.P. Manoux. Fellowship Director: Tom Schmid. read more

My Intern's Eyes Season 5, Episode 1

Sacred Heart is seen through the eyes of a new intern, who's trying to muster the courage to speak up. Meanwhile, J.D. survives his first day as an attending physician and moves back in with Turk, but without Carla knowing it; and Elliot has difficulty adjusting to life at County Hospital. read more

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Premiered: October 02, 2001, on NBC
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Premise: An engaging (and periodically serious) look at hospital work through the eyes of a young intern, coping with unusual challenges presented by colleagues as well as patients. The show is a smart mix of humor and social commentary, and has had a diverse lineup of guest stars, including Colin Hay of Men at Work, Brendan Fraser, Dick Van Dyke and, in one of his rare TV appearances since he left full-time work because of Parkinson's disease, Michael J. Fox.

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