OK, here's the truth: We were skeptical about the idea of a new Scrubs.
As a general rule, shows without Law & Order in the title don't need a ninth season. By the time a series gets that old, the gimmick is usually played out, the castmembers and writers are burned out and the audience is ready to sign out. Especially with the knowledge that some original castmembers were either gone completely or only appearing part-time, Scrubs: The Next Generation just seemed a little desperate on ABC's part.
But we just got the first two eps of Scrubs season nine in the mail, and here's what we think after actually seeing the finished product: