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Fake Doctors, Real Friends with Zach and Donald

You know what's long, tedious and boring? Surgery. You know what isn't? This new podcast! Join Scrubs co-stars and real-life best friends Zach Braff and Donald Faison for a weekly comedy podcast where they relive the hit TV show, one episode at a time. Each week, these BFFs will discuss an episode of Scrubs, sharing behind-the-scenes stories and reminiscing on some of their favorite memories from filming. They’ll also connect with Scrubs super fans and feature beloved show cast members for exclusive interviews.


Our Favorite Guests with Heather Graham
We're still on break, but we wanted to share some of our favorite guests with you. So we're kicking it off with the stunning Heather Graham. We'll be back with new episodes on Tuesday, August 6th. If you have guest suggestions or want to ask Zach + Donald a question, email us at See for privacy information.
89:11 7/9/24
913: Our Thanks with Michael Mosley
On this week's episode, the doctors must give a speech to their cadaver's family. In the real world, we say goodbye to Scrubs with Michael Mosley.See for privacy information.
74:42 6/12/24
912: Our Driving Issues
On this week's episode, Kelso's license is revoked after an accident and Cole discovers he has skin cancer. In the real world, we're still processing the Kendrick / Drake battle of 2024. See for privacy information.
55:42 6/4/24
911: Our Dear Leaders
In this week's episode, Drew quits being the study group's leader, causing a complete breakdown in the group's dynamics, and a hotshot surgeon makes Turk question his adequacy. In the real world, Zach watched Fallout, but Donald has yet to see the Wicked trailer. Plus, we're all sports people now! See for privacy information.
68:04 5/28/24
910: Our True Lies with Kerry Bishé and Eliza Coupe
On this week's episode, Dr Cox finds a cheat sheet during a test and locks up the study group until one of them admits the cheating. In the real world, Kerry Bishé, aka Lucy, and Eliza Coupe, aka Denise, join us to recap the episode. See for privacy information.
67:34 5/21/24
909: Our Stuff Gets Real
On this week's episode, JD tries to do something special for a very pregnant Elliot while Lucy tries to dissect the heart of a former patient. In the real world, we've become espresso experts. See for privacy information.
68:32 5/14/24
908: Our Couples
On this week's episode, Lucy discovers she's in love with Cole. In the real world, we discover Donald doesn't like lotion. See for privacy information.
55:26 5/7/24
907: Our White Coats
On this week's episode, Cox forces Lucy to explain why she wants to become a doctor. In the real world, it's Wilder's birthday, and some of us get to go to Disneyland. See for privacy information.
61:32 4/30/24
906: Our New Girl-Bro
On this week's episode, Lucy tries to simulate Elliot's seemingly effortless approach to life as a doctor but becomes disillusioned when Elliot lies to a patient. In the real world, we reveal the real reason Donald and Joelle haven't released their Star Wars pod. See for privacy information.
86:15 4/23/24
905: Our Mysteries
On this week's episode, JD and Turk deal with the emotional turmoil of JD's last day at the hospital. In the real world, we're getting robot deliveries, managing our bad acting, and pondering why we become cynics.    Contest Link: Good Luck! See for privacy information.
71:05 4/16/24
904: Our Histories
On this week's episode, JD and Turk do everything in their power to prove they're not getting older, while the med students must work together to get a patient's final interview. In the real world, Zach is the only one who doesn't enjoy cannabis, Donald is disturbed by the amount of spit in this episode, and we're ready to party until the upside-down question mark. Plus we do a lot of Star Wars talk. See for privacy information.
46:49 4/9/24
903: Our Role Models
On this week's episode, Lucy seeks out Dr. Mahoney as a mentor and Drew lets Dr. Cox down. In the real world, Beyoncé goes country, we pray for season two of Extended Family, and the team discusses lady wood. See for privacy information.
65:55 4/2/24
902: Our Drunk Friend
On this week's episode, JD and Dr. Cox decide to teach Lucy a hard lesson in the most challenging way possible. In the real world, we're thrilled to announce the Season 9 Debate Backpack Sweepstakes. To enter for a chance to win, go to for privacy information.
47:50 3/26/24
901: Our First Day of School
On this week's episode, Winston Med School's first and last semester begins with a new rotating cast and a few familiar faces. In the real world, we wade out into the murky seas of season nine, and we hear from two fans on opposite sides of the debate. See for privacy information.
81:13 3/19/24
Real Friends Classic: The Pilot My First Day
With the conclusion of season eight, we decided to turn the clock back to the very first episode.  Enjoy this most classic of classic episodes. We'll return with season 9 next week. See for privacy information.
68:51 3/12/24
818: My Finale with Sarah Chalke, John C. McGinley, Christa Miller, and Bill Lawrence
On this week's episode, JD contemplates his future as he prepares to leave Sacred Heart. In the real world, we say a mega goodbye to Scrubs as we know it with Sarah Chalke, Christa Miller, John C. McGinley, and Bill Lawrence.See for privacy information.
93:49 3/5/24
817: My Chief Concern
On this week's episode, JD announces he's moving. Turk and Dr. Cox struggle to express their feelings about it. In the real world, Zach and Donald finally tell us what working with Jason Mamoa was like. See for privacy information.
72:44 2/27/24
Real Friends Classic - 613: My Scrubs
On this week's episode, Kelso takes the fun-colored hospital scrubs away when he discovers the staff of Sacred Heart is stealing them, forcing everyone to wear drab brown. In the real world, our giant water bottles are back, baby! PS - please don't send us poo picks. See for privacy information.
68:02 2/20/24
816: My Cuz
On this week’s episode, Kim dates Elliot’s ex, Sean. In the real world, Zach and Donald make another musical superbowl spot for T-Mobile. See for privacy information.
53:40 2/13/24
815: My Soul on Fire Part 2
On this week's episode, the exciting conclusion of Janitor's wedding. In the real world, we ponder the spider-verse, getting 10k steps a day, and the value of a content warning. See for privacy information.
79:18 2/6/24
814: My Soul on Fire Part 1
On this week's episode, the Sacred Heart crew head to the Bahamas to celebrate Janitor's wedding. In the real world, we can't stop talking about our willies. See for privacy information.
69:46 1/30/24
813: My Full Moon
On this week's episode, Elliot and Turk consider their careers and a trip to Disney Land as the new interns get their egos checked. In the real world, we're so damn happy to be back. See for privacy information.
78:55 1/23/24
FDRF Classic: 522 - My Deja Vu My Deja Vu
On this week's episode, Carla is struggling with the limitation of being pregnant while JD feels stagnant at work. In the real world, we're struggling to remember what happened in the hospital.See for privacy information.
62:01 1/2/24
Real Friends Classic: 615 - My Long Goodbye
On this week's episode, the hospital staff learns how to say goodbye to Nurse Roberts. In the real world, Zach Braff was in a Star Wars, and Donald Faison is more excited than anyone else on the planet. See for privacy information.
60:14 12/26/23
Real Friends Classic: 622 - My Point of No Return with Bill Lawrence
On this week's episode, JD and Elliot realize they've backed themselves into a corner they no longer want to live in. In the real world, it's the season six finale, and we're going to take a brief break to recharge so we can come back and make more super awesome episodes for you. Plus, Bill Lawrence returns to his podcast!See for privacy information.
67:03 12/19/23
812: Their Story II
On this week's episode, JD argues with the Chief of Medicine, but Turk is jealous when the staff shows his best friend a new level of respect. In the real world, Joelle lost count of recorded episodes, and. Zach and Donald aren't too sure about this episode. See for privacy information.
50:03 12/12/23
2023: My Hard Truths with Jillian Turecki
On this week's episode, Zach and Donald talk to relationship expert Jillian Turecki who delivers some hard truths and impactful quotes to singles seeking a lasting relationship. See for privacy information.
91:52 12/5/23
811: My Nah Nah Nah
On this week's episode, Turk wants to try a new therapy on a client, JD tries sports, and Jordan takes control of the hospital with Cox's new role to support her. In the real world, we're back, baby! We recorded this episode pre-strike. See for privacy information.
63:48 11/28/23
Real Friends Classic: 109 - My Day Off
On this week's episode, JD gets a day off! Then he gets appendicitis. And Turk's going to operate?! In the real world, Zach and Donald share memories of the late great Sam Lloyd.See for privacy information.
64:01 11/21/23
2023: My Surgeon General with Vice Admiral Vivek H. Murthy, MD, MBA
On this week’s episode, we had the honor of sitting down with Vice Admiral Vivek H. Murthy, MD, MBA to discuss why people are so lonely, how social media is impacting the youth, and discuss the horrifying rise in suicide rates amongst teens. See for privacy information.
101:08 11/9/23

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