Scrubs

Scrubs (2001)

30 mistakes in season 5 - chronological order

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Continuity mistake: Turk times Carla's pregnancy test by putting some mini snacks in the microwave. Then, just afterwards, they're all neatly stacked next to him even though neither of them went near the microwave.

My Intern's Eyes - S5-E1

Continuity mistake: While Dr. Cox is explaining to JD why he allowed the patient to worsen, the remaining "man" card in the pocket of JD's scrubs raises and lowers between shots.

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My Intern's Eyes - S5-E1

Continuity mistake: In the intro, JD comes running back into the shot after trying to change out of the same exact outfit Dr Cox is wearing. JD has the "Baby Gap" TShirt stuck & wrapped around his head turban style. The shot switches to over his shoulder and the shirt is now loose, like a towel wrapped around his head.

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My Rite of Passage - S5-E2

Continuity mistake: When J.D. walks up to the table where his interns are sitting, Keith and Rex are fighting with their table knives and have them crossed. The shot switches to a view from the other end of the table and suddenly Rex's knife is on the table and he is facing J.D. but Keith's knife is up in the air as if he was still fighting with Rex. There is not enough time for Rex to put his knife down and turn to face J.D.

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My Rite of Passage - S5-E2

Continuity mistake: Near the end after JD tells the interns he wants them all to wave, they all start waving their arms. The shot cuts to a different view and Rex's hands are instantly back on the table.

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My Day At The Races - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: Season 5 - Episode 3. After Turk has operated on the patient without anesthetics and Dr. Cox says they can publish it in Almost Magazines, the clock on the wall to the right of the screen shows 11:05. When it cuts the clock shows 5:40.

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My Day At The Races - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: Season 5 - Episode 3. When JD lies on the ground and Elliot is trying to help him up, the paper cups lying around JD's head change position between the shots.

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My Day At The Races - S5-E3

Revealing mistake: In the scene where J.D. first starts the bike portion of the triathlon, you can see his feet pedaling. You can see that there is no chain on the gears, allowing him to exaggerate the speed he is pedaling.

My Jiggly Ball - S5-E4

Continuity mistake: When JD is in the wheelchair talking to Dr Cox and he almost tells him he was a gymnast in high school, a female doctor in a white coat is walking in his direction behind him. One shot later she's gone, and a few shots after that she's back walking in the same direction. (00:02:55)

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My Jiggly Ball - S5-E4

Continuity mistake: When JD is trying to free his hand from the glass bottle beating it on the pole, his sleeve shirt is first lowered and then raised in two different shots.

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My Missed Perception - S5-E6

Continuity mistake: As Kelso goes rolling by in the hall with the wheels on his shoes, you can see they are actually skates and the wheels are black. When he asks who put the tiny wheels on his shoes, the shoes are now normal and the wheels are white.

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My Missed Perception - S5-E6

Continuity mistake: As the janitor hugs Carla, he picks her up and you see part of her hair gets caught on her cheek. When the shot changes its all suddenly pushed back. The following shot it goes back to halfway down her cheek.

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My Way Home - S5-E7

Character mistake: Early in the episode, Keith pages JD from home to the hospital. When JD arrives, he asks Keith what's the big emergency and Keith asks if he wants the patient to be prescribed unfractionated or low molecular weight heparin. JD gets angry and says that they're the exact same thing. This is in fact completely incorrect. Low molecular weight heparin is made from fragments of unfractionated heparin. They have different effects in their metabolism, half life and dose monitoring (unfractionated needs a blood test, low molecular weight doesn't). The choice between unfractionated and LMWH is an important clinical decision and should not be dismissed as "the exact same thing".

My Way Home - S5-E7

Revealing mistake: 5-07 - Doug clobbers JD with the fire extinguisher when he's in the body bag. When JD asks him why and Doug explains with the fire extinguisher in his hands, you can see him flexing it and that it's made out of rubber.

My Big Bird - S5-E8

Revealing mistake: When JD is kicked through the window by the ostriches, watch the window. It fractures about a half a second before JD hits it.

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My Half-Acre - S5-E9

Continuity mistake: Season 5 - Episode 9: My Half-Acre: When JD and Julie have had their old couple photograph, JD takes his mask off and his hair is flat. In the next shot, it is waxed up and styled again.

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My Half-Acre - S5-E9

Continuity mistake: Season 5-9, Episode: My Half-Acre. While Cox and Carla are telling Mrs Wilk about her treatment, the cardigan she is wearing is completely unbuttoned. When the camera goes for a closeup of her face, the cardigan is now buttoned right up to her neck.

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My Half-Acre - S5-E9

Continuity mistake: After J.D.and Julie take their picture with the old people masks and have taken them off, there are a lot of pieces from the mask still on their face. When J.D. has finished his small speech you can most of the bits from both of their faces has disappeared, with J.D's more noticeable than Julie's.

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My Buddy's Booty - S5-E11

Other mistake: Elliot fixes the picture of J.D and Julie with her face, but then tells J.D. that it's Gary Busey. She pasted her own face on the picture.

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Suggested correction: That's the joke. There are multiple references to Elliot looking like Gary Busey on the show and this is yet another example of it. The initial shot shows a picture of Elliot, JD recognises it as Elliot, she corrects him and when it cuts back it is now a picture of Gary Busey.

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My Cabbage (1) - S5-E12

Continuity mistake: While J.D. and Carla are visiting Mrs Wilks near the start she has a tray of food and a bit of paper next to the tray in front of her. In shots of J.D. and Carla the table in front of Mrs Wilks where the food was is completely clear and the food and paper keep reappearing between shots.

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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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