Tuesday, January 24, 2006

My Big Bird - Season 5

Original Air Date: January 24, 2006
J.D. (Zach Braff), Turk (Donald Faison), Elliot (Sarah Chalke), and Carla (Judy Reyes) are asked to recount the past weeks events during and interrogation surrounding the mysterious death of a patient. But Dr. Kelso (Ken Jenkins) will find it hard to pinpoint neglect when he learns that J.D. and Turk were away tracking down a patient (guest star Jason Bateman, "Arrested Development") to illicit a thank you, Elliot was traumatized over finding out that her make-out buddy was married, and Carla was busy recruiting hospital personnel for a group lottery purchase. John C. McGinley and Neil Flynn also star.

My Way Home - Season 5

Original Air Date: January 24, 2006
J.D. (Zach Braff) is called in to work on his day off and every time he tries to go home, he is pulled into another drama. Turk (Donald Faison) searches for a heart donor to save a dying patient and Carla (Judy Reyes) is worried that she doesn't have the courage to become a parent. Meanwhile, Elliot (Sarah Chalke) doesn't think she has the brains to lead a question and answer session on a subject she knows little about. All the while the Janitor (Neil Flynn) is trying to make the hospital easier to navigate by painting color-coded lines, including a yellow line, which leads to the exit. John McGinley and Ken Jenkins also star.

Tuesday, January 17, 2006

My Missed Perception - Season 5

Original Air Date: January 17, 2006
J.D. (Zach Braff) mistakes an elderly woman's satisfaction of leading a good life as her wish to stop treatment for a fatal illness and the patient in turn chooses to work with Dr. Cox (John C. McGinley). Meanwhile, Turk (Donald Faison) and Elliot (Sarah Chalke) struggle to find the cause of a patients unexplained, yet excruciating, body pain and Carla (Judy Reyes) struggles with the uncooperative Sacred Heart staff when she tries to organize the annual group photo. Ken Jenkins and Neil Flynn also star.

My New God - Season 5

Original Air Date: January 17, 2006
Dr. Cox's (John McGinley) religious sister, Paige (guest star Cheryl Hines, "Curb Your Enthusiasm"), comes to town for her nephew's baptism and challenges her brother's faith. Meanwhile, Turk (Donald Faison) is finding out just how unsexy baby making can be. It takes a heart to heart with Elliot (Sarah Chalke) for him to realize that Carla (Judy Reyes) finds the whole process to be romantic. Elsewhere, J.D. (Zach Braff) and the Janitor (Neil Flynn) seem to have a budding friendship. Ken Jenkins also stars.

Tuesday, January 10, 2006

My Jiggly Ball - Season 5

Original Air Date: January 10, 2006
When J.D. (Zach Braff) is asked to introduce Dr. Kelso (Ken Jenkins) at an awards dinner, he sets out to discover something good to say about the grouchy doctor. Meanwhile, Dr. Kelso and Dr. Cox (John C. McGinley) each have a patient whom they feel deserves the benefit of a new experimental treatment, but a moral standoff ensues when there is only one open slot in the program. Elsewhere, Carla (Judy Reyes) and Turk (Donald Faison) try to convince Elliot (Sarah Chalke) to let them help her get her old job at Sacred Heart back after they discover that she's been working at a free clinic. All the while, the Janitor (Neil Flynn) taunts J.D. with the made-up game of Jiggly Ball.

My Day At The Races - Season 5

Original Air Date: January 10, 2006
While planning his birthday fiesta, J.D. (Zach Braff) finds a list of things he wanted to accomplish before he turned 30. When he discovers he has accomplished none of them, he enters a triathlon. Meanwhile, Elliot (Sarah Chalke), in an effort to break her boyfriend out of his shell, discovers a side of him that freaks her out. Back at Sacred Heart, in an attempt to be promoted, Turk (Donald Faison) is working hard to impress his bosses and takes on a patient who wants to be hypnotized during surgery rather than using anesthesia. John C. McGinley, Judy Reyes, Ken Jenkins, and Neil Flynn also star.

Tuesday, January 3, 2006

My Rite Of Passage - Season 5

Original Air Date: January 3, 2006
J.D. (Zach Braff) questions the bond he has with his interns when Dr. Kelso (Ken Jenkins) tells him that inevitably he will begin treating them badly, as it has been throughout history at the hospital. The Janitor (Neil Flynn) further complicates matters by telling J.D. that his interns only laugh at his jokes to suck up to him. Meanwhile, Carla (Judy Reyes) visits Elliot (Sarah Chalke) at her new job and inadvertently creates an awkward new nickname for her friend when she tells her colleagues an embarrassing story. Elsewhere, Dr. Cox (John C. McGinley) prevents Turk (Donald Faison) from warning Jordan (Christa Miller) about a notorious con man patient (guest star Alexander Chaplin) in hopes that she'll be mortified and quit.

My Intern's Eyes - Season 5

Original Air Date: January 3, 2006
J.D. (Zach Braff) struggles with decision-making and responsibility now that he is an attending physician, all the while Dr. Cox (John C. McGinley) is testing his skills. And while Elliot (Sarah Chalke) is learning the ropes in her new hospital, she still feels more comfortable hanging out at Sacred Heart. Meanwhile, Carla (Judi Reyes) is ready to have a baby, but Turk's (Donald Faison) fear of moving forward forces him to continue to slip her birth control pills. Ken Jenkins and Neil Flynn also star.