- “I know I would love to forget all the painful things that have happened to me. But unfortunately I keep re-playing them in my head like some clip show from a bad sitcom too lazy to come up with a fresh story.”— J.D. ("My Night to Remember")
A clip show is a type of episode used in many sitcoms and reality shows that is composed mainly of clips from other episodes. Occasionally, a clip show introduces new material.
"Funniest Moments Special"
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Near the end of Season Two, NBC ordered a "Funniest Moments Special" episode to be compiled to air after the season finale. It was composed entirely out of events from Season One and Two. It is not available on any DVD.
"My Night to Remember"
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In the Season Six episode "My Night to Remember", the staff of Sacred Heart reminiscences about their time at Sacred Heart. As they bring up new topics, such as the painful things that have happened, fantasies, dancing, and dramatic moments, montages of clips are shown. Some new material is seen, including one new fantasy.
|SCRUBS FORMAT & NARRATIVE|
|Comedy||Comedic Techniques • Pratfall • Recurring gags • Slow Motion Girls • Nicknames|
|Drama||Dramatic Techniques • Music|
|Themes||Approval • Education • Family • Friendship • Life and Death • Love • Mentorship • Rivalries • Sex|
|Alternate reality • Breaking the fourth wall • Clip show • Cultural references • Fantasies • Flashbacks • Janitor story • Meta references • Narrators • Story episodes|