Scrubs

Scrubs (2001)

31 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: 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

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 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.

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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 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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My Cabbage (1) - S5-E12

Continuity mistake: Season 5-12 "My Cabbage": When Cox is explaining about the importancce of his "Clicky-top pen," he clicks it several times with his index finger. When the shot changes to over his shoulder, he is now clicking it with his thumb.

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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: The janitor's nametag actually says "Janitor" emphasising the mystery surrounding his name.

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Show generally

Question: Does anyone know if Robert Maschio's (The Todd) 'DOC' tattoo is real? If so, is there any known meaning behind it?

Answer: No, it was a fake, they used a stamp.

It is real.

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