Young J.D. unhappily plays Margaret "Hot Lips" Houlihan.


Frank Burns.

M*A*S*H was a 1970s television series which was inspired by a feature film and book of the same name.


M*A*S*H followed a team of military doctors, nurses and support staff at the 4077th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital in South Korea close to the front line during the Korean War. It was a medical dramedy, similar to Scrubs.

References in Scrubs


I don't want to play Hot Lips againJ.D.

Shutup... Now kiss Frank (as the camera shows a dog in an army hat)Dan


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  • According to Bill Lawrence, who is a big fan of the show, the style of Scrubs was in part inspired by M*A*S*H, especially with it's mix of comedy and drama.
  • The title and plot of the Scrubs episode "My Fallen Idol" has clear similarities to the M*A*S*H episode Fallen Idol.
  • In October of 2005 Zach Braff, Donald Faison and John C. McGinley recreated a famous 1976 M*A*S*H TV Guide cover.

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