Scrubs to be flatlined?

Viewers tuning in to Monday's Heroes to find out what happens five years in the future (on that program anyway) may have caught a glimpse into the future of another program--the medical comedy Scrubs.

On Monday night, an ad hyping the NBC program's run to the end of its season stated there are "just four episodes left" of the show, causing some concern for fans. There was no distinction of there being four episodes left in the season or in the show's entire existence on NBC.

The ambiguity was likely intentional, according to Variety. Networks are currently in decisions to renew or let go of series, and Scrubs may be on life support. Though the show posts favorable ratings, its high price tag could warrant the network pulling its plug.

The San Jose Mercury News claims that word on the street is that NBC could renew 30 Rock or Scrubs, but not both--and the Tina Fey comedy is coming back for another season. Of course even if NBC doesn't pick up Scrubs, the show could possibly be revived elsewhere, with ABC being a frontrunner.

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I enjoy Scrubs, but season 6 just started getting far too boring and sappy in my opinion. It would be great if they brought back much of the comedic aspect of the show for season 7. If not, then I think it is time for it to go.
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If NBC gets rid of Scrubs i will be sooooo mad! Scrubs is one of the best shows i have ever seen.

They really need to keep it or they will lose alo of viewers.
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i think that nbc will keep scrubs for at least another season, it will be suicide if they dont.one of the best shows i have ever seen!
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this show is my dose of happy everyday! my sister and i love this show like no other. because THERE IS NO OTHER! nuts to NBC!
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I-I-I thought it ment this season, but 4 episodes left in the SHOW. I dont know what i will do without my Scrubs, if you dont pick it back up NBC I will find your lead executive and punch them in the eye. Please someone pick this show up. PLEAAASEEEE!!!
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Wait, seriously? When I saw that promo it appeared to me that they meant 4 episodes left THIS SEASON. I felt that was pretty obvious... and guys come on, has nobody been following the news on scrubs? I've heard numerous times that if NBC doesnt pick up scrubs for season 7, ABC will. I'm not saying this is a good thing as scrubs has sucked this season but maybe itll get better? God, I hope so.
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Ok... I lost Arrested Development last year... Now you say I may lose Scrubs??? Let me get this straight... First A.D... Now Scrubs?... I feel a nervous break down coming on...
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The way they mix the comedy with real life problems on this show is fascinating. I come away from every episode having laughed my head off but also feeling the emotion of the problem. They deal with such tough situations that you feel it even as you are laughing at it.
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Ooh, that would suck if Scrubs was let go. I know The King of Queens is leaving but I'd hate to see Scrubs leave too :(
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Villall makes a very good point as does everyone. You can't end the show with JD not knowing that he has a kid, that is blasphemy!!!!! This show will eventually be recognized as an american icon and a show that reached new heights, GO SCRUBS!!!!!
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dont cancel scrubs :(
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If scrub is canceled just do what I do to channels that can your favorite show. Stop watching them, I skipped the WB ever since Angel, and I don't miss it.
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Okay a couple things i wanna say. Alec Baldwin doesn't wanna do 30 Rock anymore so, plllp. Down the drain. And ABC definently will pick it up. if NBC drops it. It would be a smart move. And dumb move for NBC who is just begging for better ratings. I used to hate this show, but after watching it a while, i really love it now. And a little too much use of using medical terms in this article
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http://www.petitiononline.com/scrubs7/petition.html this show is way too good to be canceled sign the petition show your love
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One of the best shows on any network the last 6 years. But the ratings don't lie...its a business.
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Scrubs would survive the move to ABC if NBC doesn't pick it up. It has such a hardcore fan base that it doesn't matter which network it's aired on, people will follow. It's definitely the smartest/dumbest comedy on TV. It'll be alright for Scrubs.
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no.. they can't do it. I can't live my life without my weekly fix of Scrubs! NOOOOOOOOO! I NEED IT!!!
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Scrubs is a master piece I just love it and I think it will be a big shame if they cancel it, Ive been watching it since the begining I even have all the seasons and there could be more to the story after this season so I really hope it goes on for a while, I really want to know what happens when J.D. finds out that Kim is still going to have the baby
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i love scrubs! i just got into it recently. and im mad ive waited so long to try and watch it. they better not cancel it.
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NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO........not my Scrubs where else am i gonna see Turk and JD pull pranks and Dr. Cox with his bad 'tude. Made me laugh nonstop when JD Secret Hugged Dr. Cox on Episode "My No Good Reason" (i think) i would really miss this show. and Mourn everyday thats suppose to be on.
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i hope they don't kill this show. overall, it's quite entertaining :)
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I mean come on, this show has humor and it also teaches you life lessons. You grow to love this show even if it doesn't make you laugh, most of the episodes i haven't laughed at but you know what thats not the only reason why i love this show, it teaches you so much about life and not taking things for granted and every lesson you could possibly learn in life. This show is too good to cancel. I honestly dont see why zach braff would want to stop making this show. It's such a phenominal show and if you don't think its funny watch it anyways because its also a very sensitive show that can really pull you in and grow to love all the characters
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I swear to god that if Scrubs doesn't get renewed I don't know what I'm going to do, I have grown to love this show so that much that it seems like its family to me, this show relates so much to life with Cox always helping out JD in the end of the shows, I just got done watching the all new season and then watched the recap online and Zach Braff said that the show will end with a cliffhanger for the season finale, you never end a show with a cliffhanger, you end it in resolution. The only way this show should end is when JD and Elliot finally become a couple and get married, that is how the show should end. I love Scrubs!!!!
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Scrubs is cool, dont cancel it!
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Scrubs never really got into it but i was wanting too.
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This is the 2 reason why scrubs has low ratings 1. CSI 2. Grey's Anatomy
This is such a great show and in my opinion it's better than those two shows but so many people just love them. If NBC wants to see better ratings they need to move the show to another day. Also instead of starting the season in January start it in September like all the other shows. NBC would be stupid to cancel this show.
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2 reasons that shouldn't happen:

1.The show is too good to be let go.

2. Zach Braff is too cute to be let go.
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NBC should realize that if they kill Scrubs, their thursday night ratings are GONE.

Sans office, but still.
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dont watch it
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see here's the problem, first of all scrubs is so sensitive a show with peolle live Braff considering leaving eventually anyway that it may not survive a move to another network (not many shows have anyway). On top of that Alec Baldwin is now talking about leaving acting, so even though they wont let him out of his contract, that makes renwing 30 Rock a possible risk.
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SCRUBS is one of the best shows on t.v., be a shame if they take that off. Maybe it was just hype.
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love Scrubs. but let's face it: it's time to go. this season has been a bit too cartoonish, and the least consistent by far. it's been a great run, and Scrubs is one of the best shows of the 2000s. no need to drive it into the ground...
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If NBC starts letting go of its few good series, they will get fewer viewers than the CW.
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I was loving it, first 3 seasons. Now ... nothing left to laugh. Just shallow.
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they done the samething with Third Watch; when they cancelled that they replaced it with medocre shows.
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I really like Scrubs, but sometimes it's best to end on a high and not watch things slowly slump.
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Yes, it makes sense to cancel Scrubs to make room for "The Real Wedding Crashers", they really have some geniuses working at NBC now (In case it doesn't come through in my writing, this is sarcasm).
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Pardon; I never saw it's "hilarious" side.
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Never got into it. Feel free to enlighten me why it's funny - I didn't see it.
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NOOO don't kill my scrubs!!!
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It would be nice to give it one more season for a proper finale.



PS - what's the matter, tvdvdaddict, need a laugh track to help you out?
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Its NBC. Would u expect anything less? They give up on great shows such as Black Donnellys, they will give up on a show that helped keep them as a power house network. I expect nothing less. And this should teach us all, never watch a new nbc show until its had a full season
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I fuc**ng love Scrubs, it has to be one of the funniest shows ever made, pleeease dont take it of the air!!
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Scrubs is the best show in the history of tv. It deserves a run much longer than than 6 seasons.
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this cant be true!!!! i havent got proof but come on bill and the cast have got a few more seasons left in them!
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its time to go scrubs....
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argh
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Scubs is not the same any more
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Didn't Zach Braff already sign on for one more year? Bill Lawrence has confirmed already that there will be a season 7, if NBC won't pick it up ABC already owns it, and a series that runs that long is due a proper finale. Tubalcane why even post here then?
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I'm amazed as to why someone who doesn't like scrubs so much is here in the first place. If I dont like a show I just stop watching it I dont go around expressing my hate on every forum I can find. If I dont like it it's a waste of my time. Personally I think Scrubs is a genius comedy. It mixes humor and real life issues well. Nearly every episode has a lasting effect in the series which is something a lot of shows fail to do. It's definitly one of the most enjoyable shows on television and I'd keep it going for a couple more seasons.
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