Join or Sign In

Sign in to customize your TV listings

Continue with Facebook Continue with email

By joining TV Guide, you agree to our Terms of Use and acknowledge the data practices in our Privacy Policy.

Scrubs Season 3 Episodes

22 Episodes 2003 - 2004

In the third season, J.D. (Zach Braff) puts his feelings for Elliot (Sarah Chalke) on the back burner and has a fling with Dr. Cox's (John C. McGinley) wild sister-in-law, Danni Sullivan (guest star Tara Reid). Elliot, meanwhile, revamps her look and begins a romance with handsome animal trainer Sean Kelly (guest star Scott Foley), while Turk (Donald Faison) and Carla (Judy Reyes) plan their wedding. Notable patients checking in to Sacred Heart this season include Nicole Sullivan as an upbeat woman whose troubles run deeper than they appear, and Brendan Fraser as Dr. Cox's brother-in-law and good friend, who's battling leukemia.

Episode 1

My American Girl

Thu, Oct 2, 2003 30 mins

A difficult case rallies the residents behind J.D.; mishaps plague Elliot, who has a calamitous run-in with an old beau (Scott Foley); and the feud between Kelso and Cox continues to fester. Laddy: Sean Whalen.

Where to Watch
Scrubs, Season 3 Episode 1 image

Episode 2

My Journey

Thu, Oct 9, 2003 30 mins

Hospital duty conflicts with Elliot's new romance with an old beau (Scott Foley), who's really more attached to the sea creatures he trains; the bond between J.D. and Turk faces a stern test as the latter finally sets a wedding day.

Where to Watch
Scrubs, Season 3 Episode 2 image

Episode 3

My White Whale

Thu, Oct 23, 2003 30 mins

Christopher Meloni ("Law & Order: Special Victims Unit") plays a pediatrician who defies Cox. Elsewhere, new interns test the patience of the residents, especially J.D. and Elliot, who has separate issues with her buttinsky boyfriend.

Where to Watch
Scrubs, Season 3 Episode 3 image

Episode 4

My Lucky Night

Thu, Oct 30, 2003 30 mins

The residency directorship appeals to Cox, but Kelso's a hurdle; tensions surface between Elliot and Sean, who learns of her fling with J.D.; a surgical procedure partners Carla with Turk, who's not anxious to work side by side with his fiancee.

Where to Watch
Scrubs, Season 3 Episode 4 image

Episode 5

My Brother, Where Art Thou?

Thu, Nov 6, 2003 30 mins

Tom Cavanagh ("Ed") returns as J.D.'s brother, a scamp who awakens troubling memories; Elliot and Carla moonlight at a pet clinic, where they incur the wrath of Kelso, seeking care for his adored pooch.

Where to Watch
Scrubs, Season 3 Episode 5 image

Episode 6

My Advice to You

Thu, Nov 13, 2003 30 mins

Carla's brother (Freddy Rodriguez of "Six Feet Under") rankles Turk; a scattered yet beguiling hospital visitor (Tara Reid) intrigues J.D., whose loyalty to Cox is tested in an issue involving the critically ill that embattles Cox with Kelso.

Where to Watch
Scrubs, Season 3 Episode 6 image

Episode 7

My Fifteen Seconds

Thu, Nov 20, 2003 30 mins

The diagnosis of a jovial patient (Nicole Sullivan) stymies J.D., whose lover (Tara Reid) learns of his affair with Cox's ex; an elderly woman's care creates tension between Elliot and Carla; Kelso's temporary hearing loss amuses staffers.

Where to Watch
Scrubs, Season 3 Episode 7 image

Episode 8

My Friend the Doctor

Thu, Dec 4, 2003 30 mins

OR success buoys Turk's ego; the attention of a sympathetic patient (Bernie Kopell) cheers Elliot, who doubts her ability as a doctor; a back injury gives Cox a lesson in mortality. Danni: Tara Reid. Jordan: Christa Miller Lawrence.

Where to Watch
Scrubs, Season 3 Episode 8 image

Episode 9

My Dirty Secret

Thu, Dec 11, 2003 30 mins

Barry Bostwick plays a straitlaced patient facing prostate-cancer surgery in an episode addressing sexual issues and innuendos that also impact on Elliot and Turk. Markie Post has a cameo as Elliot's prudish mom.

Where to Watch
Scrubs, Season 3 Episode 9 image

Episode 10

My Rule of Thumb

Thu, Jan 22, 2004 30 mins

Sex obsesses a cancer patient seeking a one-night stand---with Carla and Elliot's help; a liver-transplant controversy embroils Cox and Turk. Miss Himsel: Cheryl White. Mr. Iverson: Mike Starr. Randall: Martin Klebba.

Where to Watch
Scrubs, Season 3 Episode 10 image

Episode 11

My Clean Break

Tue, Feb 3, 2004 30 mins

Breaking up is hard to do for J.D., who's wary of a commitment to Danni (Tara Reid) and is not yet over Elliot; feeling happy irks sardonic Cox, who blames his goodwill on fatherhood but is determined "to get the fear back" into residents.

Where to Watch
Scrubs, Season 3 Episode 11 image

Episode 12

My Catalyst

Tue, Feb 10, 2004 30 mins

In the first of two episodes, Michael J. Fox plays a brilliant, quirky MD named Casey, a fascination to J.D. and a thorn in the side of Cox, whose jealousy dates from their residencies and who now seeks to prove he's top dog.

Where to Watch
Scrubs, Season 3 Episode 12 image

Episode 13

My Porcelain God

Tue, Feb 17, 2004 30 mins

Self-confidence eludes Elliot, who seeks help from the self-absorbed Dr. Casey (Michael J. Fox); wedding plans busy Turk and Carla; cost-cutting obsesses Kelso, whose shutdown of a hospital wing has seriocomic ramifications.

Where to Watch
Scrubs, Season 3 Episode 13 image

Episode 14

My Screwup

Tue, Feb 24, 2004 30 mins

Brendan Fraser returns as Cox's outgoing ex-brother-in-law, who figures prominently in an episode about acceptance and guilt that involves the embattled J.D.-Cox relationship. Jordan: Christa Miller Lawrence.

Where to Watch
Scrubs, Season 3 Episode 14 image

Episode 15

My Tormented Mentor

Tue, Mar 2, 2004 30 mins

A chum's death gnaws at Cox, who's further pained by the visit of Jordan's obnoxious friends, Allison (Julie Warner) and Maddie (Embeth Davidtz). Meanwhile, sexist remarks backfire on Turk, who offends a new surgeon (Bellamy Young).

Where to Watch
Scrubs, Season 3 Episode 15 image

Episode 16

My Butterfly

Tue, Mar 16, 2004 30 mins

Decision-making matures J.D., who has a shattering experience with one patient and an uplifting one with another. Meanwhile, searches for lost, lucky objects busy Turk and Elliot, whose persistence aggravates Carla and the Janitor.

Where to Watch
Scrubs, Season 3 Episode 16 image

Episode 17

My Moment of Un-Truth

Tue, Mar 30, 2004 30 mins

Dr. Ron Ramirez (Nestor Carbonell) returns from abroad, sparking Carla's interest and forcing her to reevaluate her feelings for Turk. Meanwhile, Elliot and Cox clash over a patient; and the Janitor (Neil Flynn) introduces J.D. and Turk to his "twin" brother.

Where to Watch
Scrubs, Season 3 Episode 17 image

Episode 18

His Story II

Tue, Apr 6, 2004 30 mins

J.D. offers to cover Kids Day in hopes of wowing Elliott, who may not notice his good deed after Sean (Scott Foley) re-enters the picture; Turk's wedding invitations leave him with a case of cold feet; Cox and Kelso get into it over a new doc (Bellamy Young). Kelso: Ken Jenkins.

Where to Watch
Scrubs, Season 3 Episode 18 image

Episode 19

My Choosiest Choice of All

Tue, Apr 20, 2004 30 mins

Jealousy plagues J.D., who's distraught that Elliot has drifted back to Sean and who now bounds back to Danni (Tara Reid). Elsewhere, Cox finds himself attracted to Dr. Miller, despite the sarcastic remonstrances of his ex.

Where to Watch
Scrubs, Season 3 Episode 19 image

Episode 20

My Fault

Thu, Apr 22, 2004 30 mins

Richard Kind ("Spin City") plays a crusty patient who becomes the pawn in a tussle between Kelso and Cox over an elective procedure. Also, premarital stress agitates Turk and Carla; renewed longings for Elliot prey upon J.D.

Where to Watch
Scrubs, Season 3 Episode 20 image

Episode 21

My Self-Examination

Tue, Apr 27, 2004 30 mins

A nuptial crisis faces Turk, hung up on writing wedding vows for Carla; verbal sparring with Perry tires Jordan, who refuses to fight back; another commitment dilemma ruffles J.D., who's fretting over his reinvolvement with Elliot.

Where to Watch
Scrubs, Season 3 Episode 21 image

Episode 22

My Best Friend's Wedding

Tue, May 4, 2004 30 mins

In the third-season finale, the Turk-Carla wedding day provides apt pandemonium, including nuptials that go awry and tempestuous behavior at the reception. Sean: Scott Foley. Jordan: Christa Miller Lawrence. Danni: Tara Reid. Mark: Freddy Rodriguez.

Where to Watch
Scrubs, Season 3 Episode 22 image