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The Best Seasons of 'Scrubs' 

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Updated February 14, 2020 1k votes 357 voters 24.2k views 9 items

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All the seasons of Scrubs have been great, but which seasons really stand out? The staff at Sacred Heart Hospital fills their days with a lot of hilarity and a lot of heart. Some of the most memorable episodes of Scrubs come from different seasons, so picking the top season isn't easy. To determine once and for all what the best seasons of Scrubs are, let's rank every Scrubs season from best to worst.

Scrubs is an American medical comedy-drama series – created by Bill Lawrence – that follows Dr. J.D. Dorian as he saves lives and loses loves. Scrubs premiered on NBC on October 2, 2001, and aired nine seasons – the last two on ABC – before concluding on March 17, 2010. The talented cast included Zach Braff, Donald Faison, Sarah Chalke, and Neil Flynn.

Vote up your favorite seasons of Scrubs, and vote down any bad seasons that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you loved any individual episodes. It can be painful to put one Scrubs season over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many seasons you like.

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Scrubs - Season 5 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Seasons of 'Scrubs'
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Scrubs - Season 5

The fifth season of Scrubs premiered on January 3, 2006, and contains 24 episodes. This season finds Sacred Heart taking on a new batch of interns.

This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "My Way Home," "My Own Personal Hell," and "My Chopped Liver."

Memorable moments from Season 5 include:

  • Scrubs pays homage to The Wizard of Oz.
  • Dr. Kelso shows his sensitive side after his dog dies.
  • Carla, Jordan and Kim all become pregnant.
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Scrubs - Season 1 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Seasons of 'Scrubs'
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Scrubs - Season 1

The first season of Scrubs premiered on October 2, 2001, and contains 24 episodes. This season introduces viewers to the interns and staff at Sacred Heart Hospital.

This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "My First Day," "My Drug Buddy," and "My Last Day."

Memorable moments from Season 1 include:

  • J.D., Turk and Elliot face the deaths of patients.
  • J.D. has appendicitis.
  • Ben receives a shocking diagnosis.
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Scrubs - Season 3 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Seasons of 'Scrubs'
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Scrubs - Season 3

The third season of Scrubs premiered on October 2, 2003, and contains 22 episodes. This season finds Dr. Grace Miller joining the staff at Sacred Heart.

This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "My Own American Girl," "My Screw Up" and "My Fault."

Memorable moments from Season 3 include:

  • Elliot gets a new look.
  • Ben dies.
  • Turk and Carla get married.
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Scrubs - Season 4 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Seasons of 'Scrubs'
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Scrubs - Season 4

The fourth season of Scrubs premiered on August 31, 2004, and contains 25 episodes. This season primarily focuses on the romantic relationships of J.D. and Elliot.

This season features several unforgettable episodes including: "My Cake," "My Malpractice Decision," and "My Changing Ways."

Memorable moments from Season 4 include:

  • J.D. kisses Carla.
  • J.D.'s dad passes away.
  • Turk saves a man's life at a taco stand.
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