The cast of “Scrubs” is ready to return to Sacred Heart one last time.
From 2001 to 2010, the ABC medical comedy “Scrubs” captured the hearts of fans. Created by Bill Lawrence, the cast featured an ensemble cast of Zach Braff (J.D.), Donald Faison (Turk), Sarah Chalke (Elliot Reid), Judy Reyes (Carla Espinosa), John C. McGinley (Dr. Cox), and Neil Flynn (Janitor).
Although there are many more characters that made the show beloved over a decade after its nine-season run ended, those were the familiar faces that showed up at the ATV TV festival for the “Scrubs” reunion on Sunday morning, where the cast joined together to talk about giving “Scrubs” one last hurrah.
Will The ‘Scrubs’ Cast Reunite For A Reboot?
The panel was transcribed by Deadline for those who were unable to make the panel in person. Creator Bill Lawrence greeted the crowd, saying, “We’re all so grateful any of you still care, it gives us an excuse to hang out together. We are happy to spend time with each other in any way.”
When asked about the possibility of a reboot, Donald Faison said that it was doubtful that they’d all be able to commit to a full season. However, he’d be down for a movie or another project that could be filmed “in a few months.”
“Here’s the deal: I think we all want a reboot and want to work together again but it couldn’t be a full season. Maybe like a movie or something we could shoot in a few months,” Faison explained. “With everything Bill is doing now, he’s never going to be free again. If he finds the time, we’ll do it.”
Lawrence, who is also the co-creator of Apple TV+’s “Ted Lasso,” added, “We’re gonna do it because people still care about it and we enjoy spending time with each other.”
What Would A ‘Scrubs’ Reboot Be About?
When a member of the crowd asked what the characters in “Scrubs” would be doing a decade after the show ended, Reyes, who plays nurse Carla Espinosa, was quick to reply.
“I think Turk and JD finally come out,” Reyes said as the audience erupted into cheers and applause.
The idea of a musical was thrown around, given that the cast had already filmed a musical episode that was beloved by fans.
“I don’t know if there will be a Scrubs musical unless this cast all say they want to do that,” Lawrence said. “Do you really want to hear Sarah sing? No, you don’t.”
The “Scrubs” cast also shared fond memories from their time filming the series. Reyes talked about how she kept asking the writers for more jokes. Reyes said that she kept asking the show’s writers “Why don’t I get any jokes?” Reyes added, “I just want to be funny.”
“Judy was the emotional backbone and the dramatic spine of the show,” Lawrence explained. “From the beginning, she made the whole thing real.”
Reyes added, “One of the greatest things about Bill is that he picks things from real life. Bill and the writers give you what you need to be a great actor. He gave me this fantasy when I lose my s— that was one of my favorites.”
The panel ended without any definite plans for a reboot, but fans are definitely going to keep their ears open for any news.