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"And now, a look at SCRUBS 2.0 (swipe) (SPOILERS)"



>'Scrubs' shocker: School's in, hospital's out!

Jun 19, 2009, 06:00 PM | by Michael Ausiello

Scrubs boss Bill Lawrence said his cancellation-defying comedy would undergo an extreme makeover in its ninth season, and, man, he wasn't kidding. When the show returns next winter, the action will shift from the hospital to the classroom and make med-school professors of John C. McGinley's Dr. Cox and Donald Faison's Turk.

"It'll be a lot like Paper Chase as a comedy," Lawrence tells me. "It's going to be a different show. It'll still be life-and-death stakes, but if the show is just Scrubs again in the hospital with a different person's voiceover, it would be a disaster and people would be mad."

Of course, Sacred Heart won't go away altogether. Although J.D.'s old stomping ground no longer will serve as the show's base of operations, the students will occasionally rotate through its halls -- and bump into many of its familiar faces. In addition to McGinley and Faison, both of whom are expected to be full-time regulars alongside a quartet of newbies (most of them playing students), Scrubs vets Zach Braff, Sarah Chalke, Judy Reyes and Ken Jenkins have agreed to make guest appearances. (Neil Flynn has a costarring role as Patricia Heaton's husband in the new ABC sitcom The Middle, so his name-challenged Janitor will be MIA.)

"Med students in their first three years have to spend anywhere from 10 to 50 percent of their time at a hospital," Lawrence explains. "And that's when you'll see some of the (original cast members). Continuity-wise, Sacred Heart will still exist with those people still working there."

But Lawrence insists "half the cast, if not 60 percent of it," will be comprised of freshmen, one of which will be more recognizable than the rest. "(ABC) is really after us to hire a big name," he reveals. "So one of them will be fairly famous."
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RE: And now, a look at SCRUBS 2.0 (swipe) (SPOILERS)
Jun 21st 2009
The paper Chase wasn't a comedy?
Jun 21st 2009
I was THIS close to making fun of that idea...
Jun 21st 2009
all things considered, this is good news
Jun 21st 2009
Jul 16th 2009
No Janitor!?
Jun 21st 2009
Jun 21st 2009
I'll bet if Neil Flynn's new show doesn't work out, he'll be back.
Jun 22nd 2009
      Then it looks like he'll be back
Jun 22nd 2009
           Jeez, that show is really still on? Wow.
Jun 22nd 2009
                No, that show is done.
Jun 22nd 2009
                     Okay, but my point still stands
Jun 22nd 2009
I missed this whole last season
Jun 21st 2009
RE: I missed this whole last season
Jul 16th 2009
I'll still watch
Jun 21st 2009
: / there gonna have to win me
Jun 21st 2009
Well, if they're only gonna keep two originals full time
Jun 21st 2009
Kinda like Saved By the Bell: The New Class?
Jun 21st 2009
Man, I don't know about this...
Jun 21st 2009
dr. cox as an asshole professor might get old fast.
Jun 22nd 2009
so it's really a spinoff...
Jun 22nd 2009
Jun 22nd 2009
Why won't they let this show die?
Jun 22nd 2009
trying to continue that 70's show w/o Eric
Jun 22nd 2009
yeah, but
Jul 16th 2009
Valarie's Family was kinda unprecedented tho
Jun 23rd 2009
      Yeah, that was closer to dumping Haley Mill from "Our Miss Bliss"
Jul 16th 2009

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