Turk and J.D. are best friends and surrogate brothers. They both attended the College of William and Mary (Scrubs creator. And when JD meets Murray in the airport. “He smells like jet fuel. . If you're on PC you can press 6. permalink; embed; save The final moments between Turk, JD and George in My Last Words (s9e2). The entire episode is. Carla's brother who hates Turk comes for a visit. J.D. tries to get over Elliott when he meets Danni who *seems* nice. Cox asks J.D. to back him up in front of.
At the time, Braff said the grossest one had been, "when the guy ate pigs' feet. Chalke was once dared by Lawrence to go order coffee at a Starbucks in a burlesque outfit where she apparently had to wait 20 minutes in line.
It's unclear whether anybody followed through. The medical cases in the show were based on actual stories from physicians, whose names would then be written into the show. Getty During NPR's Fresh Air interview with Braff and Lawrence, the show creator said that every single medical story on the show was handed to them by real physicians. The show never used real patients' names, but Lawrence and his writers would make sure the doctors' names were written into the episodes.
Lawrence's wife -- who played Jordan -- would dictate her acting schedule while they were in bed. Lawrence said that he'd take elements of their marriage and put them into the writing, presumably for the relationship between Jordan and Dr. He jokingly added that it was the one time a week he could tell his wife what to do and she'd have to listen. Lawrence also said that Miller had "the world's cherriest gig" for an actress because she could wake up next to him, say she felt like working Thursday, and then Lawrence and the writers would write her into the script for that day.
Braff quit his job as a waiter when he got hired for "Scrubs," but didn't realize filming wouldn't start for another four months. He wrote "Garden State" during this time.
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During the "Garden State" press tour, Braff was interviewed by Uncut and was asked how long it took him to figure out the movie. Braff said it actually had to do with how the beginning of his "Scrubs" job worked out. So I sat down for that time and hammered out the first draft. Then once 'Scrubs' started, I spent the next two years trying to get someone interested in making it. The "Scrubs" scripts were kept top secret from even the main cast during the early seasons.
When Stewart asked what sorts of plot developments were coming up, Braff claimed that the writers told him nothing and he didn't find out what would happen until the day he'd show up to set. Braff also asked Stewart to come on the show as a patient or a corpse, which unfortunately never came to be.
NBC changed the show's airing time so often that Braff's mom would regularly call him to ask when she could watch. Getty IGN also interviewed Braff inand he said that he felt that a lot of the trouble with the "Scrubs" ratings at the time was caused by NBC moving the show around so much in their schedule.
Braff even told a story about how his mom had a hard time finding out when to watch her son, saying, "My mom will call me and be like, 'When are you on this week? If the show only lasted one season, Janitor was going to be just a figment of J. It wasn't until about midway through the second season that the actor who played Janitor, Neil Flynn, was able to interact with another actor aside from Braff. There was also a couple competing reasons for why the Janitor was always picking on Braff.
Starting in season 1 as a surgical intern, he works his way up to attending surgeon season 5 and later the chief of surgery seasons 8 and 9 at Sacred Heart Hospitalwhere the series takes place. He and Carla have an infant daughter, Isabella "Izzy"as well as another daughter mentioned in season 8 and 9. Personality[ edit ] Turk is an extroverted, competitive "alpha male".
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He says that his competitive nature drove him to "play everything" in high school, and also cites it as the main reason that he became a surgeon. At one point, he also says "winning is more important than friendship. My Gram-Gram taught me that". Perry Cox John C.
McGinley ; in season 1, they compete for Carla's affections, and consistently insult and annoy each other throughout the series.
In a season 6 episode, they fight a battle of wits over a hypochondriac patient. Turk eventually tricks Cox into losing, eliciting Cox's grudging respect. His faith in God is shaken after being on call for Christmas Eve, during which he treats several people suffering horrific injuries. He feels lost, but his faith is restored after he finds a runaway patient giving birth and helps deliver the child.
It even gets to the point that at Carla and Turk's reception, Dr. Kelso drunkenly stated that he thinks Turk's name is Turk Turkleton.
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Kelso also refers to Carla as "Nurse Turkleton". Family Life[ edit ] Turk has two brothers, Kevin D.Scrubs J.D.'s Turk Impression
Hughleywho paid for Turk's college and medical school;  and Jabbari formerly Bobwho is described as "militant". He also has a " bipolar Aunt Leslie". Turk notes that while his family is dysfunctionalit is very close. Turk is also one-eighth Japanese. In the fourth season, Turk is diagnosed with type two diabetes ; he initially jokes about this as a way of coping with his fear about the disease, but learns to take it seriously.
They both attended the College of William and Mary Scrubs creator Bill Lawrence 's alma materwhere they roomed together.