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12 Facts About Scrubs

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Scrubs is an American medical comedy-drama television series created by Bill Lawrence that aired from October 2, 2001, to March 17, 2010, on NBC and later ABC.

Comedy-drama, occasionally known as dramedy, is a subgenre in contemporary forms of tragicomedy, especially in television, that combines elements of comedy and drama.

The National Broadcasting Company is an American commercial broadcast television network that is the flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.

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The series follows the lives of employees at the fictional Sacred Heart teaching hospital.

A teaching hospital is a hospital or medical center that provides clinical education and training to future and current health professionals.

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The title is a play on surgical scrubs and a term for a low-ranking person because at the beginning of the series, most of the main characters are medical interns.

Medical intern is a term used in some countries to describe a physician in training who has completed medical school and has a medical degree, but does not yet have a full license to practice medicine unsupervised.

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The series is fast-paced, with slapstick and surreal vignettes presented mostly as the daydreams of the central character, Dr. John "J.D." Dorian, who is played by Zach Braff.

Daydreaming is a short-term detachment from one's immediate surroundings, during which a person's contact with reality is blurred and partially substituted by a visionary fantasy, especially one of happy, pleasant thoughts, hopes or ambitions, imagined as coming to pass, and experienced while awake.

Slapstick is a style of humor involving exaggerated physical activity which exceeds the boundaries of normal physical comedy.

Zachary Israel "Zach" Braff is an American actor, director, comedian, screenwriter and producer.

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The main cast for all but its last season consisted of Braff, Sarah Chalke, Donald Faison, Neil Flynn, Ken Jenkins, John C. McGinley, and Judy Reyes.

Donald Adeosun Faison is an American actor, comedian, and voice actor, best known for his leading role as Dr. Chris Turk in the ABC comedy-drama Scrubs, and a minor role as Murray in the film Clueless.

Judy Reyes is an American television actress, best known for her roles as Carla Espinosa on the NBC/ABC sitcom Scrubs, and as Zoila Diaz in the Lifetime comedy-drama Devious Maids.

Neil Richard Flynn is an American actor and comedian, known for his role as Janitor on the NBC/ABC medical comedy-drama Scrubs.

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The series featured multiple guest appearances by film actors, such as Brendan Fraser, Heather Graham, and Colin Farrell.

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Although season 8's "My Finale" was conceived and filmed as a series finale, the show was eventually rebooted for a ninth season, with the setting moved to a medical school, and new cast members introduced.

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Of the original cast, only Braff, Faison, and McGinley remained regular cast members, while the others, with the exception of Reyes, made guest appearances; Kerry Bishé, Eliza Coupe, Dave Franco, and Michael Mosley became series regulars, with Bishé becoming the show's new narrator.

Eliza Kate Coupe is an American actress and comedian, most widely known for starring as Jane Kerkovich-Williams in the ABC comedy series Happy Endings, as Denise "Jo" Mahoney in the final two seasons of the medical comedy-drama Scrubs and her recurring role as Hannah Wyland in Quantico.

Kerry Bishé is a New Zealand-born American actress, known for her lead role as Donna Clark in the AMC television series Halt and Catch Fire.

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Scrubs, produced by the television production division of Disney–ABC Television Group, premiered on October 2, 2001, on NBC.

ABC, Inc. DBA the Disney–ABC Television Group manages all of The Walt Disney Company's Disney and ABC-branded television properties.

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The series received a Peabody Award in 2006.

The George Foster Peabody Awards program, named for American businessman and philanthropist George Peabody, recognizes distinguished and meritorious public service by American radio and television stations, networks, online media, producing organizations, and individuals.

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During the seventh season, NBC announced that it would not renew the show; ABC announced it had picked up the eighth season of the series, which began January 6, 2009.

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The ninth season premiered on December 1, 2009, and on May 14, 2010, ABC officially cancelled the series.

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