Scrubs

Scrubs (2001)

48 mistakes in season 3 - chronological order

(4 votes)

My American Girl - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: When JD is talking to Carla in the cafeteria, she tells him that it's nearly 5:00. But up to that point, you can see the bottom half of the clock behind him and the hour hand is not visible. It only appears after she tells him the time.

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)

Jeff Swanson

My Fifteen Seconds - S3-E7

Other mistake: The second '15 second countdown' with Jill Tracy, just after she's been to the toilet, actually lasts 24 seconds. They slowed it down to fit more dialogue in.

My Fifteen Seconds - S3-E7

Continuity mistake: During the scene where Ted is explaining to Dr. Kelso about the stethoscopes being too tight, Ted is holding one in his hands. When seen from Dr. Kelso's point of view, the earpieces (white) are close together but when seen from the side they are crossed far past each other.

Guy

My Fifteen Seconds - S3-E7

Audio problem: When Turk comes in to tell everyone that Dr. Kelso has ruptured his eardrums, Dr. Cox starts to say, "Bob you stupid mother..." from the back view. Then it cuts to a different camera angle, and he is mouthing the words, "stupid mother" again.

My Rule of Thumb - S3-E10

Continuity mistake: The first time Turk and Cox are talking in the gym, watch the man on the machine behind Cox. During the first shot of Cox, the man's face is obscured by the pulley for a pull down bar. Cut to Turk then back to Cox and the pulley has moved enough so that the man's face is now visible. Cut to Turk and then back to Cox for the third time and the man's face is blocked again. The viewing angle of Cox is the same each time so it is not a camera angle difference.

Guy

My Rule of Thumb - S3-E10

Continuity mistake: When Carla & Elliott get into the back seat of the vehicle after attempting to hire a male prostitute, you can see them clearly in the close shot. In the next (long) shot, when it is revealed to be a police cruiser, there is a cage between them and the camera. This cage disappears again in the next close shot.

Rooster of Doom

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.

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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My Cake - S4-E6

Question: What exactly was the point of Cox taping Dan's head to the wall? It just seemed odd and random to me.

Answer: Dan was drinking beer and Cox feared that Dan might get so intoxicated he would fall asleep and drown in the tub.

Mortug

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