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Jordan is upset because Dr. Cox isn't overprotective of Jack. Elliot laughs at an unfortunate patient. Turk and Carla continue to struggle with their marriage with J.D. as the middle man, and Carla is unsure whether she can trust Turk. Dr. Cox: [to J.D] Don't ever be afraid to come to me with stuff like that. The simple fact you as a doctor. Hell, it's it's why I trust you as a person. Dr. Cox: Relationships don't work they way they do on television and in the movies. Will they?. "My Point of No Return" is the 22nd and final episode of season six and the th episode of Meanwhile, members of Janitor's "brain trust", although Doug has been Elliot make big changes in their lives with their two respective relationships, Dr. Cox finally convinces Jordan to get rid of J.D. as the godfather of their.
Nobody hurts Carla and gets away with it. In "My 15 Minutes", Dr. Cox has JD write up his own evaluation. JD thinks he wasn't taking it seriously, but Cox rants at him that he wanted JD to really think about his abilities. However, when he's actually speaking to the board, he singles out JD and tells them that JD is hard-working, dedicated and very caring.
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It was a nice reminder that Dr. Cox really does have a high opinion of JD, even back then. I would like to make special recommendation of one intern. Smart kid, he's extremely competent and his determination to do better is something I see in him 24 hours a day. He cares too much. But he's someone you don't want to lose.Scrubs - JD rants
Elliot is having a hard time fitting in with anyone at the hospital. While things start to turn around at the end, there's two adorable scenes with Elliot and Laverne. The first has Laverne asking Elliot if everything is alright, and the second has her bringing Elliot a cup of hot cocoa because she's had such a rough time of it. After requesting that someone other than Turk do his appendectomy, but then being rushed to surgery in the middle of the night while Turk is the only one on call, JD apologizes and tells Turk that he was an idiot and if he ever needs surgery again he wants Turk to do it.
The fact that you can clearly hear the choked-back tears in JD's voice when he says so clinches the scene. Which lends itself quite well to a Homoerotic Subtext -laden Brick Joke later, when it's mentioned that Turk's the only man that's ever been inside JD.
Doctor Kelso deliberately sabotaging the friendship that he and Carla were developing when he realizes that it's causing problems for her with the other nurses. Probably the first of many examples of Kelso keeping the hospital running by making everyone hate him.
When asked about relationships, Cox gives a jaded viewas do JD and Elliot, whose recent relationship is shown to be falling apart. However, Carla and and Turk talk about how happy they are with each other and admit that they love each other.
It showed that relationships can work and always made this troper a little misty. Ben overall is pretty amazing in My Hero.
The guy is not exactly a saint, but after he was announced to have acquired leukemia he suddenly vanished. Soon after they find Ben in the children's ward playing with a bunch of laughing, giggling children. You gotta admit, that's really just so sweet of him. Doctor Cox dealing with his fear that Ben might die and being there for him anyway.
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In the Season Finale, Doctor Cox willingly agreeing to help JD with a patient with no insurance because JD's strong sense of compassion is why he took on JD as a protege and why he trusts him as a doctor and person.
Season 2 When Dr Cox takes a heavily pregnant Jordan back and she nearly goes into a premature labor, Dr Cox is immediately there the first chance he gets and openly shows a lot of concern for. The end of "My Nightingale" where Carla reveals that she didn't have to work, but switched shifts to help J. Especially since it comes immediately after J. Cox, who has just started dating a smoking hot pharmaceutical sales rep. At first it seems as though Dr.
Cox chose the hot rep One moment that was very powerful happened. It's just an absolutely beautiful moment. After Elaine flatlines, Dr. Cox walks out of the room and quietly asks a stunned J. During "My Sex Buddy", Elliot is just so frazzled and unable to do her job properly after being cut off financially by her dad and then evicted from her apartment that he paid for.
While staying with J. Turk tries to help by getting all of her patients to ask for a new doctor so Elliot has time to get her life on track and Dr. Cox ends up having to talk to Elliot and say that it's not easy to balance your personal and professional life, but it's doable and to get her life in order.
He then says not to tell anyone. Turk and Carla finally get engaged with J. Dr Cox trying to care for Jordan when she's about to give birth, then getting J. Give me a break, I've got a lot on my mind, Ellen.
Oh look at that, I bounced back! Anyway, the cavebat just kicked me out of it's lair. So I need you to go in there and occasionally poke her with a broomstick and see how she's doing. Dr Cox, I- Dr Cox: A but but but! Please, just check on her. In the next episode, Dr Cox mentions to J. Cox one, in the season 2 episode, "My Interpretation", he is trying to not spend time with Jordan's son He's unaware that it's his at this point.
Partially because of annoyance and partially because when when Cox looks at him, he doesn't feel anything. So one day he goes home to tell Jordan this when she's trying to give her son a name. After a second he suggests, "Jack? In response, the child giggles and smiles, and so Jordan says that he'll be named Jack while Dr. Cox stares at him, his expression surprised as he realizes that he does care for the boy. The Dr Cox and Jordan subplot of the second season finale, when Cox finds out that Jordan's baby is his, Cox makes it clear that whilst he's mad at Jordan, he wants to be part of his son's life and tries to break up with Jordan, who refuses to do so since Jordan refuses to play their game of "One person walks away and the other is too stubborn to go after them" and refuses to leave him alone until he agrees to come home with her.
He finally caves in and agrees.
When Cox is confiding in J. D that he's scared that he'll be a terrible father to Jack, J. Cox punches Kelso in the face and outright tells Elliot that she's doing a good job before he leaves with a big grin on his face. Cox punches Kelso in the face Dr. You're doing fine Barbie. Dan secretly confronts Dr Cox about being J. No offense, I'm a big fan of the tough guy act, but let me tell you want I really think.
I think that you love that these kids idolize you, Johnny does. Johnny was the one we all knew was going someplace, sweet kid, smart kid. Becoming a doctor, this is all he ever wanted, but somehow, you found a way to beat that out of him, haven't you and turned him into some cynical guy who seems to despise what he does.
Dr Cox, Johnny's never going to look up to me, ever. But he hangs on your every word. So I'm asking-I'm telling you, take that responsibility seriously, stop being such a hardass or otherwise, you're going to have to answer to me. Dan standing up to him and passionately sticking up for J.
Cox enough to shake his hand in sincere respect and wish him well. In "My Screw Up", after Cox's rant to JD about the birthday party, the sudden return to reality at the end and the line "Where do you think we are? Cox shows genuine emotion and sadness as Jordan and JD comfort him. In the subplot, Kelso has been dodging Carla, who's seeking advice about Turk's mole, which she hates. Kelso relates to her a story about Enid's snoring and delivers the Aesop that the thing she hates so much may be what she misses when it's gone.
Very minor one, but when they are at the service, JD is in the front row, a place for family and close friends. It shows that JD was relatively close to Ben and Dr. In another episode, Kelso goes to great lengths to treat his gardener. Carla points out that this gardener has known Kelso for years, and doesn't seem to hate him. Cox inquires if Kelso is secretly a good person off the clockand though Kelso tells Cox it's none of his damn business, we later see Kelso treating the gardener's whole family to ice cream.
In "My Clean Break", the framing device of the episode is that Cox is talking to his therapist about how he's happy with his family and it's affecting negatively his abilities as a teacher, and the realization that he's only effective as a teacher when his pupils fear him, then closes it out saying "I'm telling you this because it's going to affect you", with the reveal that he's been talking to his infant son.
Season 4 Jordan and Cox's divorce. It's always great when J. D and Turk have a heart-to-heart. In particular, My New Game's ending, after J. Dude, it was one second of doubt. Since when do you care what anyone thinks? I don't, I care what you think. The 4th season Christmas episode, My Best Moment. Not only does the patient survive, but the episode ends with the main cast reminiscing over how great that moment was. Dr Cox describing JD as his 'drunk baby', acknowledging that while he may make mistakes, he does genuinely entertain Cox and is ultimately his responsibility.
It's a rare show of fondness that he had for JD Bonus: In "My Cake", Dr. Cox spends the entire episode trying to help J. D by taking all his patients, trying to offer him a hug and then in the end, rallies Dan, who'd been sitting in the bathtub the entire episode.
To comfort him in a way that everyone involved is comfortable with, Dr.
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Cox and Dan sit with J. D drinking beer, talking about his father and Dr. Cox and Dan admitting they are proud of J. After JD's dad dies the janitor steps aside to let him get in the door and doesn't hassle him all episode.
In the subplot, Turk finds out he has type two Diabetes and takes the whole episode to admit to Carla that he has it, but instead of yelling at him for not telling her straight away, she's completely supportive and already knows and has sugar free food recipes and articles for him. The lyrics of the song while J. Cox calling out Dan for hooking up with Elliott and " continuing to be the worst big brother ever", showing just how protective he is over J.
You're the only one around here that treats me like a real person. What did you say? There was one other girl a few years ago, red haired doctor. She used to eat lunch with me until the other residents made fun of her. They called her "Janitor lunch eater", not the most clever group. Anyway, I know that you don't think about me the way I think about you and I never really believed that you would or that you could.
But just pretending for today made me feel good for a change. You know what, it's ok. I actually had a good time. Elliot smiles and walks out Janitor: Janitor smiles to himself and walks out as well Doug finding his niche as a pathologist, which doubles as his character's Moment of Awesome. Elliot walks away with neither of them saying a word] Dr. Oh, and Hugh Jackman. Hugh Jackman is Wolverine! Cox has been berating people after learning that his girlfriend slept with most of doctors to sell medicine] Dr.
So my girlfriend serviced most of the staff? I'm proud of her commitment to medicine. What about all the women you've slept with? Your ex-wife, that med student, your ex-wife, the cute nurse from radiology, your ex-wife Would you please get off my ex-wife?
I will if you will. Gosh, now I'm too proud of you to be mad at you. You are, in fact, a perfectly healthy year-old doctor who keeps whining about how horrible his father was.
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Well, he did some considerable emotional damage, so Every one of our parents does considerable emotional damage, and from what I've heard, it just might be the best part of being a parent. Now, if some guy ever does put a ring on your finger and you're lucky enough to pop out a youngster, I'm sure you'll understand. But for now, believe me when I tell you I wouldn't care if this was the first time you ever met your daddy.
Oh, gosh, Shannon, thank you so much for clarifying my point by repeating it word for word. And now, in a reciprocal gesture, can I be included in the planning of your coming-out party? Is that a gay joke? No, it's a cotillion joke. My God, Newbie, it's been two furiously frustrating years - how is it possible that you still don't get me?
I would never compare you to the gays. I like the gays - I like their music, I like their sense of style, I especially like what they've done with Halloween - but our thing is that you are a little girl.