Scrubs

Scrubs (2001)

56 mistakes in season 4 - chronological order

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Season 4 generally

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.

Disney-Freak

My Old Friend's New Friend - S4-E1

Continuity mistake: When JD writes 'Al Coholic' on the shifts board and the shot then cuts to Elliot, there is a brief cut back to JD and you can see behind him that his prank name has changed to 'Dr. Ass Face'.

My Old Friend's New Friend - S4-E1

Continuity mistake: At the end, after Carla and Turk drive off in their new car, JD is on his scooter and there isn't a chain attached to its rear. But when he drives off there is.

Cybermoose

My Old Friend's New Friend - S4-E1

Visible crew/equipment: When JD and the Janitor are having a conversation outside the hospital, on the giant X, crew members are reflected in JD's helmet when the camera is facing the Janitor.

My Old Friend's New Friend - S4-E1

Continuity mistake: Right after Elliot asks Molly about the patient, you can see the Janitor standing next to the table behind Molly. But in the close-up shots on Molly, he is gone.

My Old Friend's New Friend - S4-E1

Continuity mistake: In the end, when Carla comes out of the hospital and sees the Mini Cooper, JD's hands changes between shots. In one of the far shots he is holding the handles on his scooter, but in a close-up shot he is holding his helmet.

My Office - S4-E2

Continuity mistake: The man in the horned helmet gets off JD's scooter and steps onto the pavement. In the next shot as JD rides away, the man has suddenly vanished.

Hamster Premium member

My New Game - S4-E3

Continuity mistake: Right near the beginning, Jordan adjusts Cox's stethoscope and collar. The end of the stethoscope then goes back and forth between inside and outside of his coat for the remainder of the scene.

Guy

My New Game - S4-E3

Continuity mistake: When Dr. Cox gets to Molly and she says "I gave you every opportunity to do the right thing" she covers her mouth with her hands. It cuts to behind her and her hand is down.

Mortug

My New Game - S4-E3

Continuity mistake: When JD and Turk are trying their latex suits Turk has a black scarf around his neck. Then JD says "You're mad because I make more money than you.", Turk turns around and the scarf is gone.

Mortug

Her Story - S4-E5

Continuity mistake: Just after Dr Elliot Reid says "frick on a stick with a brick", Dr Cox and Dr Reid have a conversation. In between shots Dr Cox's stethoscope seems to change position. Look mainly at the ear piece side and you'll notice it's closer to his neck and sometimes further. Dr Reid's starts off with 1 earpiece behind her name tag and then between shots both earpieces are above her name tag. At the very end of the conversation, they somehow move behind her name tag. (00:15:55 - 00:17:05)

Agroth II

Her Story - S4-E5

Continuity mistake: When Carla says "my woman this, my woman that" look closely at her blindfold thing. The bottom of it is on her hairline, yet in the next shot the bottom of it is on her eyebrows, then in the next shot, its back on her hairline. (00:18:30)

Agroth II

Her Story - S4-E5

Continuity mistake: When Kelso swaps Carla and Turk's coffee mugs, the handles are both facing towards the camera. In the next shot, they've moved round with no-one having touched them.

My Cake - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: When Dr Cox throws JD's TV remote on the table, it lands upside down near to the magazine on the middle of the table. However, the next shot of the table shows the TV remote facing the right way up and near the corner of the table. Also the magazine seems to have moved slightly away from JD's beer. (00:18:20 - 00:18:55)

Agroth II

My Cake - S4-E6

Revealing mistake: When Dr. Cox is duct-taping Dan to the bathroom wall, you can see that the tape across Dan's forehead is already stuck before Cox sticks it.

My Cake - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: When The Janitor and Kelso sits at the bench and Kelso gets up and walks away the bench has straps attached to it lifting it up. The straps weren't there earlier.

Mortug

My Cake - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: When JD is sitting with his brother while his brother is in the bath tub, the three beer cans behind JD change position during the shots.

Mortug

My Cake - S4-E6

Revealing mistake: When Dan is in the tub you can see his dark swimsuit in a few shots.

My Common Enemy - S4-E7

Continuity mistake: When Carla turns down the job offer from Kelso the second time there is a pen lying on the table. In the next shot Carla suddenly has her hand on the pen.

Mortug

My Common Enemy - S4-E7

Factual error: In the scene where J.D goes to Elliot's apartment and finds Dan there he sings along to "Thank you" by Dido. However that song is from the album "No Angel". The album cover shown in the episode is "Life for rent" which doesn't feature the song.

y2mac69

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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