Scrubs

Scrubs (2001)

94 mistakes in season 1

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: The woman in the wheelchair that Dr. Cox claims is dead is wearing glasses in some shots but not in others.

Jeff Swanson
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My Mentor - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: In the apartment there is a cardboard box on a table, with a strip of blue tape on it and a tube of paper sticking out of it. A few shots later another strip of blue tape suddenly appears on the box and the tube of paper has vanished. (00:02:35 - 00:03:15)

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My Best Friend's Mistake - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: In the apartment, when they decide to watch "Fletch", there is a yellow cushion under J.D.'s right arm, sitting on the sofa. But it disappears between shots. (00:05:50)

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Elliot and J.D are going up the stairs and J.D asks if they are racing, Elliot has a watch on her left hand, then in the next shot when they are racing, the watch is gone and doesn't reappear.

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: Right at the end, the shot shows Carla walking towards JD with a security guard in the background, the shot cuts to behind JD and suddenly the security guard has moved forward in position dramatically.

Cybermoose
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My Mentor - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: During JD's lunch with Turk and Todd his chocolate milk moves from his tray to the table between the closeup shots.

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When JD says it might be a penny blocking the door the Janitor says "If it's a penny in there, I'm taking you down" while placing his screwdriver on JD's shoulder. When it cuts he places it under JD's chin.

Mortug
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My Mentor - S1-E2

Visible crew/equipment: When Elliot turns to the lady sitting in the chair and says "so, when's the baby due?" a large green tape marker is blatantly visible on the floor behind her. (00:19:30)

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My Best Friend's Mistake - S1-E3

Visible crew/equipment: In the scene where JD and Elliot are treating a patient and JD says "It's the closest thing I had to a date recently" the microphone pops into screen from above at least two times.

Mortug
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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: Dr. Cox's stethoscope is hanging down more on his left side, but when he walks around to J.D. it is now hanging evenly around his neck. (00:21:40)

bytemyshineymetalass
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My Old Lady - S1-E4

Visible crew/equipment: You can see just the tip of the boom mic on top of the frame for 5 seconds, before Dr. Wen tells Turk that he passed the Cooper's ligament three times. (01:18:30)

bytemyshineymetalass
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My Best Friend's Mistake - S1-E3

Audio problem: When Dr. Cox is yelling at Dr. Reed and he's saying, "For the love of Aisha," he's mouthing the word God, but "Aisha" which was dubbed over. (01:02:40)

bytemyshineymetalass
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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When JD is in the lift (elevator) with all the people and asks his patient if his gas is bad for the other people, the woman on the right has her arms crossed then in the next shot she has a single hand on her chest.

Cybermoose
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My Best Friend's Mistake - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Dr.Cox is Talking to Elliot before she leaves the room her name tag flips over and back again. (00:17:20)

bytemyshineymetalass
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My Best Friend's Mistake - S1-E3

Visible crew/equipment: When Dr. Kelso sits on the edge of a bed smoking a pipe, he says "right you are, sweetheart" and you can see a boom mic pop into view, above his head. (00:05:35)

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My Super Ego - S1-E7

Visible crew/equipment: When J.D. goes to apologise to Nick Murdoch, just after he passes the torch to him, Nick says "we need to get the results of this urine sample." As he says this line, the boom can be seen. (00:14:50)

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My Best Friend's Mistake - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: Dr. Cox throws his white coat on the table and sits down, when he starts talking to Elliot the coat is now missing from the table. (00:16:40)

bytemyshineymetalass
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My Mentor - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When Elliot enters the guys apartment, she is startled by the dog, and she then walks in, leaving the door wide open. When J.D. goes to pick up the dog the door is now shut. (00:12:25)

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My Own Personal Jesus - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: When Cox touch JD's hair and asks how much product he uses, JD touches his hair with his hand. But when it cuts his hand is suddenly down.

Mortug
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My Mentor - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When Dr Cox is watching TV, a guy in green walks past the people in the background, the camera goes to a close up of the doctor with the remote and the same guy walks past again.

Cybermoose

Carla: You can deny you like her all you want. But, I know for a fact, that every time you guys are done "playing racquetball" or "having a conversation" or whatever it is you crazy kids are calling it, you like nothing more than to just lie next to Jordan and watch her sleep.
Dr. Cox: It would be impossible for me to lie next to Jordan, she sleeps hanging from a ramp in the ceiling, wrapped in a cocoon of her own wings.

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Trivia: The janitor's nametag actually says "Janitor" emphasising the mystery surrounding his name.

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Season 1 generally

Question: In one episode (I think it's My Balancing Act) Dr Kelso is trying to scare the interns, so he pulls his face off and 'becomes' a guy with crazy ginger hair and a very annoying loud voice. I'm a Brit so that's maybe why I don't recognise this guy. Is he supposed to be someone famous?

Answer: This is an American comedian called Scott Thompson, more widely known by his stage name of "Carrot Top".

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