What makes an incredible TV present? Certainly, an incredible idea and intelligent writing each play an enormous function. But one factor each successful TV present has had is nice on-screen chemistry with its forged members.
One present that had super chemistry between its ensemble was the sitcom scrubs. Anyone who watched the present might see how nicely the forged members gelled.
But what many individuals could not notice is that the good chemistry wasn’t restricted to the forged. A few members of the stunt group additionally acquired alongside very nicely. Let’s take a better have a look at the 2 stunt doubles on the set of the present Scrubs that had a contented ending of their very own.
The premise of ‘Scrubs’
The present’s fundamental character was John “J.D.” Dorian (performed by Zach Braff). J.D. navigated life on the hospital with the assistance of his pals and his mentor, the snide however hilarious Dr. Perry Cox. Other characters on the present included J.D.’s finest buddy Turk, Turk’s spouse and nurse Carla, J.D.’s rival the mysterious Janitor, and his on-again-off-again love curiosity, Elliot (performed by Sarah Chalke).
The present started on NBC however ended its run on ABC. It was recognized for its intelligent, witty jokes that have been delivered at a quick tempo. It was additionally recognized for its absurdity, usually placing the characters in nutty eventualities. The present had a coronary heart on the identical time, nevertheless. It wasn’t afraid to deal with the fact of being set in a hospital. It at all times balanced the sentimentality out with punchlines, although.
The relationship between J.D. and Elliot
Many nice sitcoms function some form of “will they or won’t they?” romantic rigidity between the present’s leads. Prijatelji had Ross and Rachel. Živjeli had Sam and Diane. Seinfeld even had Jerry and Elaine (at the least in the primary few seasons). On scrubs, that pairing was J.D. and Elliot.
The two at all times had romantic rigidity, at the same time as they acquired collectively and broke up all through the present’s run. The couple had a contented ending, ultimately ending up collectively following the present’s conclusion. Of course, this doesn’t imply Chalke and Braff would get collectively. But there was at the least one pairing on the present that did result in a relationship in actual life.
The story of how J.D. and Elliot’s stunt doubles fell in love
One of the explanations scrubs labored in addition to it did was because of the incredible minimize scenes that have been part of the present. While a lot of the present befell in “real” life, a lot of it occurred inside J.D.’s head.
It had a dream-like high quality, the place characters could be positioned in ridiculous, zany eventualities for a matter of seconds earlier than the angle snapped again to the present’s actuality. This usually left the actors performing quite bodily takes.
One scene concerned J.D. and Elliot bungee leaping. According to Mentalno konac, a fan requested Chalke on Twitter if she and Braff carried out the skydive. Chalke responded that not solely was it not them, however their stunt doubles had a loopy ending to their story. Apparently, the stunt doubles for each actors had by no means met earlier than that day. It was love at first sight, although, and they later acquired married after assembly on the set.
Over the course of its run, the present Scrubs introduced lots of pleasure to lots of people. When they’d their bungee leaping scene, there have been at the least two folks whose lives have been modified without end in one of the best ways doable.