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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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126 16
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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89 9
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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71 11
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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64 10
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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55 12
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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66 21
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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17 1
My Overkill is listed (or ranked) 8 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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40 9
My Cake is listed (or ranked) 9 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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41 11
My Way Home is listed (or ranked) 10 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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32 8
My Occurrence is listed (or ranked) 11 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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28 6
My Hero is listed (or ranked) 12 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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27 10
My Half-Acre is listed (or ranked) 13 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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25 10
My Long Goodbye is listed (or ranked) 14 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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20 8
My Butterfly is listed (or ranked) 15 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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21 10
My Finale: Part 1 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time

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11 3
His Story is listed (or ranked) 17 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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14 6
Their Story is listed (or ranked) 18 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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16 8
My Life in Four Cameras is listed (or ranked) 19 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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9 2
My Catalyst is listed (or ranked) 20 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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10 3
My First Day is listed (or ranked) 21 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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8 2
My Chopped Liver is listed (or ranked) 22 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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7 2
My Finale, Part 2 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Scrubs Episodes of All Time
Season 8 Episode 19: J.D. plans to say goodbye to Sacred Heart.

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6 1
My Five Stages is listed (or ranked) 24 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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6 1
My Drug Buddy is listed (or ranked) 25 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.