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My Student - S1-E17

Continuity mistake: In the cafeteria, there is a bottle of water on the table in front of Turk. This vanishes before Dr Cox comes to speak with him. It is not one of the items on the tray that Kirsten removes from the table.

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My Bed Banter & Beyond - S1-E15

Continuity mistake: When JD and Elliot are talking when they first enter the hospital, JD's stethoscope moves between shots from sitting over his name tag, to resting on top of it.


My Catalyst - S3-E12

Continuity mistake: While Turk is talking to Elliot note that Turk's hot sauce bottle changes position without being touched. (00:19:50 - 00:20:20)


My Sacrificial Clam - S1-E21

Continuity mistake: As Dr Cox is talking to J.D. towards the end of the episode and telling him that he won't let him treat the patient he traded, Dr Cox is putting on his white overcoat. If you look at his collar on the right side it is a little crumpled and not quite straight. The next shot we see over his shoulder and the collar has straightened out. The following shot it returns back to being crumpled up a bit.

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My Heavy Meddle - S1-E16

Revealing mistake: When Elliot and JD are at the baseball nets, Elliot gets hit by a baseball. If you look closely, particularly in slo-mo, you can see that the ball goes behind her head, and is probably digitally removed from coming out from the other side.

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My Old Lady - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When J.D. picks up the granddaughter to blow out the candles on the cake, there are 3 candles placed at the front of the cake in the camera close up, but there weren't any before he picked her up. (01:17:35)

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My Nickname - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: When Dr Cox is sitting on the couch talking to Elliot, a clipboard suddenly appears in his hands.


My First Step - S2-E7

Continuity mistake: When JD is talking to Eliott in the cafeteria, his straw in his orange juice changes direction between shots.


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Continuity mistake: My Lips Are Sealed Episode Number 89 Series number 4 When JD is brushing his teeth and then finds out that his brother is in the bathtub the amount of foam around his mouth changes.


My Lucky Night - S3-E4

Continuity mistake: When Elliot goes to the bus depot to stop Shawn from leaving, she jumps out of the car leaving the car door open. When she's on the phone with Shawn, the car is behind her and the car door is closed. As the bus pulls away, the car door is open again. (00:19:30 - 00:20:25)

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My Overkill - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: Carla, Laverne and Dr Cox are in the restaurant, Dr Cox is in front of Carla and behind her are two hospital staff members, Carla walks away and it cuts to Dr Cox, but the two staff members have vanished.


My Clean Break - S3-E11

Deliberate mistake: When Carla shows Elliot what she looks like in the bedpan and Elliot says she looks like Alice Cooper, you can see her reflection in the bedpan. However the camera is to the side of Elliot's head, so if we can see her reflection, she wouldn't be able to.

My Best Moment - S4-E12

Continuity mistake: JD is trying to tempt Turk to do a favor for him with a package of gum. The shot from the front shows JD holding the package with his thumb on the bottom and forefinger on top of the package. The shot switches to over JD's shoulder, and he is now pinching the package on the bottom corner.


My Best Friend's Wedding - S3-E22

Audio problem: If you look at the band's mouthes in the back round, they are completely out of sync with the song for a verse. (00:19:05)


My Big Move - S4-E22

Continuity mistake: Episode 22 - season 4. When Turk goes mad and throws the chips all over the table the chips' positions on the table differ between shots.


My Ocardial Infarction - S4-E13

Other mistake: When J.D. is left dangling from a window after the collapse of the "triple giant doctor," his feet are higher up than the combined height of Lonie and Elliot.

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My Balancing Act - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: When Carla and Elliot are talking at the nurses' station, Carla's stethoscope moves from the right to the left of her name tag between shots.


My Interpretation - S2-E20

Continuity mistake: The whipped cream on Eliott's Jello goes down between shots.

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My Old Man - S1-E19

Continuity mistake: When the Janitor's dad tells him to drop and give him 30, the Janitor throws his mop and it lands to the floor. But in the next shot it's standing up in the mop-bucket. (00:13:10)

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My Blind Date - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: When the woman is lying in the MRI scan and says "Does this big metal contraption make me look fat?", she has her hands straight down on her thighs. When it cuts she suddenly fondles her cloak with both her hands.


Elliot: Dr. Cox, does this lipstick make me look like a clown?
Dr. Cox: No, Barbie... It makes you look like a prostitute who caters exclusively TO clowns.

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Trivia: Ben Sullivan, Dr. Cox's best friend and brother-in-law, loves his camera and takes pictures everywhere he goes. Brendan Fraser, who plays Ben, has a great interest for photography in real life.

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