Scrubs

Trivia: Ben Sullivan, Dr. Cox's best friend and brother-in-law, loves his camera and takes pictures everywhere he goes. Brendan Fraser, who plays Ben, has a great interest for photography in real life.

Trivia: The picture of the lady in Ted's office is his real-life mother.

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

My Screw Up - S3-E14

Trivia: This episode pays homage to The Sixth Sense in the way that Dr. Cox sees Ben, but no-one else does. The audience doesn't know this but they do drop a clue. Dr. Cox asks Ben, "Are you still doing that camera thing?" to which Ben replies, "Till the day I die." And after J.D. tells Dr. Cox that the patient died, Ben no longer has his camera.

My Cake - S4-E6

Trivia: In this episode JD learns his father's passed away. JD's dad was played by John Ritter, who died in September 2003. The episode is dedicated "To our friend, John Ritter".

My Tuscaloosa Heart - S1-E18

Trivia: When JD has the flashback of him walking in on his parents in bed, the voice of his father telling him to get out was provided by the actor who plays Dr Cox.

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Season 1 generally

Trivia: The initial concept for the janitor was that he was only in J.D.'s imagination. If you watch the early episodes, the janitor doesn't interact with any of the other characters. The idea was eventually abandoned because the character became too popular.

My Unicorn - S4-E11

Trivia: The father needing a kidney and the son trying to sell him his in this episode are played by real life father and son John Bennet Perry and Matthew Perry.

My Big Brother - S2-E6

Trivia: Dr. Cox refers to a patient as "G.O.M.E.R." That term derives from Samuel Shem's book "House of good" and stands for "Get outta my emergency room." It means "a patient who is frequently admitted with complicated but uninspiring and incurable conditions" and has been wildly popularized by the book.

Trivia: Scrubs creator Bill Lawrence also co-created the show Spin City. Of the ten main actors on Spin City, seven subsequently made guest appearances on Scrubs, some multiple times. The only three who never appeared on Scrubs are Charlie Sheen (Charlie), Connie Britton (Nikki), and Victoria Dillard (Janelle).

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My Fruit Cups - S2-E8

Trivia: When JD has his little fantasy about the OBGYN girls are like being in a sorority, they're wearing little tops with Greek letters on them (like sorority shirts) that are and omega beta and gamma. (OBG).

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My Big Bird - S5-E8

Trivia: JD asks Elliot to do him a favour and cover Mr. Foster for him, so he can go to Mr. Sutton's house. Sutton Foster is an actress and singer who has done many Broadway shows, and is the star of the TV series Younger. Likely a nod by a musical-loving writer.

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More mistakes in Scrubs

Elliot: Dr. Cox, does this lipstick make me look like a clown?
Dr. Cox: No, Barbie... It makes you look like a prostitute who caters exclusively TO clowns.

More quotes from Scrubs

My Cake - S4-E6

Question: What exactly was the point of Cox taping Dan's head to the wall? It just seemed odd and random to me.

Answer: Dan was drinking beer and Cox feared that Dan might get so intoxicated he would fall asleep and drown in the tub.

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