Scrubs: Season 1

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Oct 02
2001

My First Day

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…

2 Oct 04
2001

My Mentor

J.D. tries to persuade a smoker patient to quit smoking in order to impress Dr. Cox, who is just feeling lonely in his opinion. Elliot’s attitude towards Carla annoys her…

3 Oct 09
2001

My Best Friend's Mistake

J.D. begins to feel distant from Turk, when he leaves him abandoned every time that he tries to talk to him. Elliot fights with Kelso for calling her “sweetheart,”…

4 Oct 16
2001

My Old Lady

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,…

5 Oct 23
2001

My Two Dads

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.…

6 Oct 30
2001

My Bad

Dr. Cox is still facing the threat of suspension, and coincidentally, J.D. is assigned to a special patient: Jordan Sullivan, an important board member. She is very demanding a…

7 Nov 06
2001

My Super Ego

J.D. has finally earned the spot as brightest student, but he’s got competition: Nick Murdoch, who seems to be nicer, friendlier and has a better butt than him. But even…

8 Nov 15
2001

My Fifteen Minutes

J.D. and Turk become heroes after saving a cameraman’s life on TV, while heading to a strip club. But Turk quickly becomes the target of a new publicity campaign led by D…

9 Nov 20
2001

My Day Off

J.D. gets to see the hospital through the eyes of a patient when he’s admitted for appendicitis. Elliot examines him and he tells everyone how cold and rough she is, whic…

10 Nov 27
2001

My Nickname

J.D. begins a new relationship with Carla. J.D. gains a new nickname – “Scooter” – and his relationship with Nurse Carla evolves as he begins to out-dis…

11 Dec 11
2001

My Own Personal Jesus

It’s Christmas, and even though J.D. and the others don’t really feel like celebrating, Turk makes a huge deal about it. But his faith and happiness are gone after…

12 Jan 08
2002

My Blind Date

A woman slips and falls on the wet floor of the hospital. Afraid that she might sue the hospital, Dr. Kelso asks J.D. to stand by her and be friendly, so she won’t sue th…

13 Jan 15
2002

My Balancing Act

J.D. is frustrated when his budding romance with an ex-patient wilts as their dates are constantly interrupted by emergency calls, while the beastly Dr. Kelso becomes less fear…

14 Jan 22
2002

My Drug Buddy

Alex and Elliot argue over missing medication, and J.D. needs to choose sides.
Meanwhile, Dr. Kelso gives Carla a ride to work and she sees a totally different side of hi…

15 Feb 05
2002

My Bed Banter & Beyond

After going to bed and spending an entire day having sex, J.D. and Elliot go to work trying to hide their new secret romance, but everybody already knows it.

16 Feb 26
2002

My Heavy Meddle

When a rampaging Dr. Cox suddenly shows up at his door in a strange funk, J.D. sees a possibility of a breakthrough in their relationship – until he learns that Cox loses…

17 Mar 05
2002

My Student

J.D., Elliot and Turk are receiving their first medical students, and now they finally get a chance to see what it feels like to be on the other side. Turk’s student is a…

18 Mar 12
2002

My Tuscaloosa Heart

J.D. has a patient who’s rude to him and the nurses and eventually dies from cancer. J.D. feels awful for not giving him his full attention and worries maybe he could hav…

19 Apr 09
2002

My Old Man

An assortment of moms and dads descend on their offspring at home and in the workplace. J.D.‘s father is a gregarious yet lonely divorcee who’s desperately trying t…

20 Apr 16
2002

My Way or the Highway

Turk’s competitiveness is starting to annoy J.D., especially when it crosses the line of personal jokes and comes to patient’s matters.
Meanwhile, Dr. Cox fin…

21 Apr 30
2002

My Sacrificial Clam

J.D. fears being contaminated with Hepatitis B, after a needle accidentally sticks his forearm.
Meanwhile, Elliot has a hard time combining her new relationship and keepi…

22 May 07
2002

My Occurrence

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 b…

23 May 14
2002

My Hero

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, unt…

24 May 21
2002

My Last Day

It’s J.D.‘s last day as an intern, and soon he will become a resident. Carla and Turk are arguing about dating other people. Elliot finally rebels against being eve…

About Scrubs

Scrubs focuses on the lives of several people working at Sacred Heart, a teaching hospital. It features fast-paced dialogue, slapstick, and surreal vignettes presented mostly as the daydreams of the central character, Dr. John Michael “J.D.” Dorian.

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