TV Episodes The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time  

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List Rules Best Scrubs episodes, no matter how popular they are. of All Time

List of the best Scrubs episodes, as voted on by other fans of the series. Scrubs is a medical comedy-drama series which ran from 2001-2010. The show follows Zach Braff as the lovable J.D; a  fresh med school graduate who begins his journey as a doctor. With so many memorable episodes of the show, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Scrubs episodes of all time are.

Fans of Scrubs are extremely passionate about the show, and there is often debate over which episodes are better than others. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is. Examples of episodes on this list include "My Best Friend's Baby's Baby" and "My Baby's Baby" and "My Balancing Act." What is the best Scrubs episode of all time? Look below and find out.
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My Lunch is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Apr 25 2006 J.D. asks Dr. Cox out for lunch, but runs into annoying former patient Jill Tracy, who unexpectedly teaches him something about responsibility. Elliot and Carla discover that Todd has been lying ...more

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My Screw Up is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Feb 24 2004 "My Screw Up" is the 14th episode of season three and the 60th episode overall of the American sitcom Scrubs. It originally aired on February 24, 2004 on NBC. It features Brendan ...more

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My Fallen Idol is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
May 02 2006 Dr. Cox starts drinking after his decisions result in the death of three of his patients. The staff tries to cover for him at the hospital, while everyone tries to convince him how inspiring he ...more

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My Finale is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
May 06 2009 "My Finale" is the hour-long season finale for season eight of the American sitcom Scrubs. It was originally broadcast as episode 18 of season eight on May 6, 2009, and was intended to ...more

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My Old Lady is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Oct 16 2001 The three interns are each assigned patients with various illnesses. Statistically speaking, one of the three is going to die. J.D.'s patient is 86 year old Mrs. Tanner, who is in renal failure. ...more

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My Last Words is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Jan 06 2009 J.D. and Turk make a huge sacrifice concerning a decade-long steak night tradition for a dying patient. Meanwhile, Dr. Maddox, the new Chief of Medicine, begins to show her true colors.

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My Musical is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Jan 18 2007 A new patient at the hospital wakes up and sees everything happening around her as a musical. Carla can't decide whether or not to return to work and Elliot must find a way to tell J.D. he can't ...more

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My Cake is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Oct 12 2004 When Dan resurfaces, J.D. is shocked to learn his father has passed away. The reactions from his co-workers help J.D. a little, but the one person, Dr. Cox, who he wanted to be there for him is ...more

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My Way Home is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Jan 24 2006 In a "Wizard of Oz" homage, J.D. is trying to go home, Turk searches for a heart donor and Carla worries, that she doesn't have the courage to become a parent. Meanwhile, Elliot ...more

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My Occurrence is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
May 07 2002 Jordan's brother Ben is admitted at Sacred Heart for having an accident with a nail gun. J.D. learns that Ben has leukemia, but won't believe it, since there have been many mixups in the ...more

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My Hero is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
May 14 2002 Ben takes the news of his diagnosis pretty well - at least better than his sister Jordan and J.D. Remarkably, it is Dr. Cox who is the voice of reason and compassion, until his own fears get in ...more

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My Half-Acre is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Feb 07 2006 J.D. meets the klutzy Julie, and when he becomes smitten, Elliot attempts to help out with romance advice. Meanwhile, Carla tries to find Dr. Cox's soft side, when he refuses to kiss his son. ...more

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My Long Goodbye is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Apr 05 2007 Laverne is brain-dead, and her family decides to take her off life support. One by one, the staff say their goodbyes, except Carla, who stoutly refuses to accept what's happening. She ...more

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My Butterfly is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Mar 16 2004 An ever present butterfly prompts the question on what could have happened different as Turk looks for his lucky do-rag for surgery, and Elliot tries to find a lost stuffed animal for a child ...more

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My Finale: Part 1 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time

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My Overkill is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Season 2 Episode 1: Relationships between the staff of Sacred Heart Hospital have been shaken since Jordan's revelations.

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Their Story is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Apr 19 2007 "Their Story" is the 134th episode of the American situation comedy Scrubs. It was aired as episode 17 of season 6 on April 19, 2007. It is noteworthy for focusing on the three main ...more

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My Life in Four Cameras is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Feb 15 2005 When J.D. meets a former writer from his all time favorite TV show "Cheers," he begins to picture his life at the hospital as a bland, multiple camera sitcom, where everything is ...more

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His Story is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Season 2 Episode 15: Elliot meets a nice guy at the bar, but when she finds out he's a male nurse (a "murse") at Sacred Heart she has doubts about getting involved with him. Meanwhile, Turk keeps asking Carla to marry him, but she still won't give an answer.

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My Best Friend's Baby's Baby a... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Dec 07 2006 J.D. and Kim start contemplating about their future and their baby's future. Meanwhile, Turk rushes Carla to the hospital after she goes into labor. And Jordan accuses Dr. Cox of not being a ...more

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My Jiggly Ball is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Season 5 Episode 4: J.D. is asked to introduce Dr. Kelso at an awards dinner, so he tries to find out something good to say about him.

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My Number One Doctor is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Season 7 Episode 6: Though Elliot boasts that through private practice she gets to get to know her patients, nobody seems to care. Carla is amazed at how the Janitor was able to score such an attractive girlfriend.

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My Fruit Cups is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Season 2 Episode 8: When an expectant Jordan shows up unexpectantly, Cox is forced to choose between her and his new love, Julie; Meanwhile, J.D. and Turk take advantage of the hospital's supply closet for sleep.

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My First Day is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Season 1 Episode 1: John Dorian, J.D. to friends, is a boyishly handsome, self-deprecatingly funny, likeable guy who would be confident if he only realized his assets. Four years of medical school have prepared J.D. for his first day as an intern at Sacred Heart Hospital--but he has his doubts.

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My Old Friend's New Friend is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Aug 31 2004 The new Dr. Clock arrives with her spaced out personality and doesn't cease to call J.D. "Johnny." But J.D. is fine with it, because there is nothing that is going to bring down his ...more

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My Chopped Liver is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Apr 04 2006 "My Chopped Liver" is the 17th episode of season five and the 110th episode of the American situation comedy Scrubs. It originally aired on April 4, 2006 on NBC.

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My Catalyst is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Season 3 Episode 12: J.D. believes he may have finally found a mentor in Dr. Kevin Casey, a surgeon with obsessive-compulsive disorder, and it turns out that Dr. Cox has always been jealous of the guy. Meanwhile, Janitor and his new assistant help Kelso out with a garbage problem.

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My Drug Buddy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Season 1 Episode 14: J.D. chooses Alex over Elliot when the two argue over missing medication, based solely on his chances of (quoting Turk) "booty"; totally ignoring Elliot's feelings.

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My Five Stages is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Season 5 Episode 13: J.D. and Dr. Cox go through the five stages of grief with their favorite patient who is declining in health.

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My Boss's Free Haircut is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Season 4 Episode 20: Kelso dons SCR to prove a point to Cox, only to watch it backfire when an obnoxious patient refuses to listen to him; J.D. and Turk party while Carla struggles to find solace in Elliott.

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My No Good Reason is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Mar 22 2007 Laverne and Dr. Cox engage in a philosophical debate. Carla finds a hot nanny for Isabella, and Turk struggles to find a way not to leer at her. Elliot smuggles a patient's dog into the hospital ...more

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My Urologist is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Season 5 Episode 23: J.D. challenges a urologist's assessment on a consultation for a patient in need of a risky surgical procedure. He also starts to fall for her.

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My ABC's is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Season 8 Episode 5: J.D. daydreams of muppets as he searches for a way to teach compassion.

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My Unicorn is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Season 4 Episode 11: J.D. takes matters into his own hands, when searching for a relative for his favorite patient. Meanwhile, Elliot is fed-up with co-workers not taking her seriously, and discovers she can get her way by flaunting her femininity with some help from Carla and Jordan.

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My First Kill is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Season 4 Episode 4: J.D. is shocked to hear Dr. Cox (who he has called in for a pep talk) tell his interns that eventually, they will screw up and kill a patient.

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My Princess is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Season 7 Episode 11: Dr. Cox tells his son Jack a good night story.

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My Porcelain God is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Season 3 Episode 13: Elliot finds herself perplexed over a simple procedure that leaves her questioning her career path. She goes to seek Dr. Kevin Casey's advice but becomes frustrated when she learns that the epiphany toilet, which the Janitor secretly installed on the roof, is getting more attention than she is.

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My Comedy Show is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Season 8 Episode 10: J.D and Turk organized the annual sketch show with the new interns.

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My Perspective is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Season 6 Episode 9: A Croatian Doctor comes to Sacred Heart, only to find out that he has to redo his Internship there. J.D. shows symptoms of 'Vasovagal Syncope', a condition that causes fainting and blackouts.

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My Best Laid Plans is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Season 4 Episode 19: J.D. ditches a seemingly uninterested Kylie for Dr. Clock, who just returned from Milwaukee; Carla fumes over Turk's frequent phone calls to an ex-girlfriend; Janitor and Cox make a wager over Elliott.

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His Story III is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Season 5 Episode 19: Turk and Carla turn J.D.'s old bedroom into a nursery for the baby. The Janitor seizes an opportunity to shove J.D. out of the picture for a day.

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My Two Dads is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Season 1 Episode 5: J.D. points out what seems to be a technical mistake to Dr. Kelso, but it was really an attempt of Dr. Cox to save a woman without insurance using a dead guy's insurance.

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My Best Friend's Mistake is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Season 1 Episode 3: Professional and personal situations test the bounds of friendship between J.D. and Turk; a sexist matter entangles Elliot with Kelso.

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My Blind Date is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Season 1 Episode 12: A woman slips and falls on the wet floor of the hospital. Afraid she might sue the hospital (and consequently having some big heads roll), Dr. Kelso asks J.D. to stand by her and be friendly so she won't sue them.

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My Identity Crisis is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Season 7 Episode 4: Turk tries to assure a worried Carla that their daughter will acknowledge her Latin heritage. The Janitor challenges J.D. to identify everyone in the hospital, when it is discovered that he uses nicknames, because he doesn't know the people's actual names.

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My Last Chance is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Oct 26 2004 When Molly takes a job at a different city, she and J.D. end up having a night of kissing, and he tries to rush to sleep with her before she leaves. Dr. Cox goes on ambulance duty with a maniac, ...more

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My Big Move is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Apr 12 2005 J.D. and Carla get the silent treatment from Turk, who can't seem to control his emotions, after learning about their kiss. Dr. Cox reluctantly seeks the help of Elliot, when an epileptic ...more

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My Soul on Fire, Part 2 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Season 8 Episode 15: The Janitor and Lady celebrate a quirky tropical seaside wedding ceremony.

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My Absence is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Season 8 Episode 9: J.D. takes a brief respite from work at the hospital.

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My Finale, Part 2 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Season 8 Episode 19: J.D. plans to say goodbye to Sacred Heart.