8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown
With his pre-med behind him, it's John 'JD' Dorian's first day as a medical intern at Sacred Heart Hospital. But his new colleagues are more challenging than he imagined.
JD settles into life as a doctor, but a young chain-smoker with suspected cancer leaves him feeling disillusioned
At long last, Elliot asks JD for a kiss. But after they're interrupted by Dr Cox, JD realises he must make a move or risk being designated 'just good friends'.
When the three interns are each assigned a patient with serious conditions, they find themselves bonding with their respective cases
JD mistakenly reveals to Dr Kelso that Dr Cox is preparing to carry out a procedure on a patient that isn't covered by medical insurance
JD hopes hospital board member Jordan Sullivan might be able to lift Dr Cox's suspension. However, he lands himself in hot water by sleeping with her.
While JD has competition for the status of top intern at the hospital, Turk loses his cool in the operating theatre and is given unusual advice on how to get it back
JD and Turk become unexpected heroes when they visit a strip club at lunchtime. When they find a TV news crew outside and the cameraman collapses, they rush to his aid.
The shoe is on the other foot for JD when he is admitted to Sacred Heart with appendicitis and Turk is assigned as his surgeon
Elliot bonds with a hyperactive patient who also has trouble relaxing. Frustrated by a loudmouth patient, Dr Cox unleashes his anger on JD.
It's Christmas, and even though JD and the others don't really feel like celebrating, Turk makes a huge deal out of it
It's all systems go when the hospital is hit by an influx of new patients. Dr Cox uses the opportunity to set himself a challenge: not to lose any patients during his shift.
JD's blind date with hospital social worker Alex is a pleasant surprise, but his heavy workload turns out to be an obstacle to their relationship
JD and Alex both get assigned to a drug addict patient. Meanwhile, Carla sees another side to Dr Kelso.
JD and Elliot become the hot new couple, but find their budding relationship a challenge
The stress of work becomes too much for Dr Cox and JD to bear. Carla attempts to fulfil a dying patient's last requests.
JD, Elliott and Turk realise just how far they've come in a year when they're assigned new medical interns to evaluate
Mr Simon, a grumpy man suffering from colon cancer, gets assigned to JD - and becomes one of his most difficult patients yet. Elliot, meanwhile, discovers Dr Kelso's musical past.
When the interns are visited by their parents, they begin to see themselves in a new light. JD realises that his dad's rude manner hides his loneliness.
Elliot is attracted to one of her patients, Sean Kelly, but he doesn't seem to notice her enthusiasm for him. Dr Kelso fires the coffee lady.
JD is accidentally exposed to a needle that was used for testing a patient with hepatitis B. Elliot wonders whether she can handle a new relationship.
When he has to deliver disturbing test results to Dr Cox's good friend and former brother-in-law, Ben Sullivan, JD sees the human side of his mentor
Ben's reaction to the news that he has leukaemia is better than expected, but JD's friendship with Ben complicates his professional view of the situation
The team work together to carry out a gall bladder removal on a patient who doesn't have medical insurance, but Dr Cox's ex-wife Jordan causes friction between them