Zach Braff and Donald Faison are Scrubs co-stars and real-life friends reliving the TV show‘s iconic moments on their podcast, one episode at a time. They’re breaking down every episode, sharing behind-the-scenes stories, remembering their favorite moments on set, and talking about their real lives in 2022. On “Fake Doctors, Real Friends with Zach and Donald,” fans and cast members join their fun for interviews and hilarious conversations.
On Scrubs, Donald plays Dr. Christopher Turk. Zach plays J.D., a medical doctor who also narrates each episode. Turk and J.D. have been BFFs since college and work at New Sacred Heart Hospital. The medical comedy follows their personal and professional lives.
If you’ve already watched all Scrubs episodes, start the podcast’s 150+ episodes in any order with the average one running under 90 minutes. To hear how Zach and Donald landed roles on the show, begin from episode 1. They chatted about the audition process, filming in an abandoned hospital, and shared why they were starstruck by Sarah Chalke (Dr. Elliot).
Donald and Zach will share never-before-told tidbits from filming and what happened outside Scrubs. For example, they dished on 2001’s Upfronts party. Zach remembered a letter he wrote to his NY landlord in 2001, who owned the loft that he and Donald rented.
Past guests have included cast members Judy Reyes (Carla), John C. McGinley (Perry Cox), Neil Flynn (Janitor), and many more. The show’s creator Bill Lawrence stopped by to discuss Scrubs‘ early days and more. In later years, Lawrence also produced Ted Lasso and Cougar Town.
Tim Hobert joined the podcast to talk about a Scrubs episode he wrote, “My Mirror Image.” Donald and Zach are also joined by guests like Seth Green, Brendan Fraser, Brian Klugman, and more. Donald is on a new show called Alabama Jackson, and they spoke about it on an episode.
“Fake Doctors, Real Friends with Zach and Donald” was a Sneaky Celeb pick on Podsauce, a favorite segment featuring podcasts hosted by celebrities.
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