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Scrubs (TV series)

Scrubs is an American medical comedy-drama television series created by Bill Lawrence that aired from October 2, 2001, to March 17, 2010, on NBC and ABC. The series follows the lives of employees at the fictional Sacred Heart Hospital, a Teaching Hospital; the title is a play on surgical scrubs and a term for a low-ranking person because at the beginning of the series, most of the main characters are medical interns. The series was noted for its fast-paced slapstick and surreal vignettes presented as the daydreams of the central character, John "J. D." Dorian, played by Zach Braff. The main cast for all but its last season consisted of Braff, Sarah Chalke, Donald Faison, Neil Flynn, Ken Jenkins, John C. McGinley, Judy Reyes; the series featured multiple guest appearances by film actors, such as Brendan Fraser, Heather Graham, Colin Farrell. Although season eight's "My Finale" was conceived and filmed as a series finale, the show was rebooted for a ninth season, subtitled Med School, with the setting moved to a medical school, new cast members introduced.

Of the original cast, only Braff, McGinley remained regular cast members, while the others, with the exception of Reyes, made guest appearances. Scrubs, produced by the television production division of Walt Disney Television, premiered on October 2, 2001, on NBC; the series received a Peabody Award in 2006. During the seventh season, NBC announced; the ninth season premiered on December 1, 2009, on May 14, 2010, ABC cancelled the series. Scrubs focuses on the unique point of view of its main character and narrator, Dr. John Michael "J. D." Dorian for the first eight seasons, with season nine being narrated by the new main character Lucy Bennett. Most episodes feature multiple story lines thematically linked by voice-overs done by Braff, as well as the comical daydreams of J. D. According to Bill Lawrence, "What we decided was, rather than have it be a monotone narration, if it's going to be Zach's voice, we're going to do everything through J. D.'s eyes. It opened up a visual medium that those of us as comedy writers were not used to."

Actors were given the chance to improvise their lines on set with encouragement by series creator Bill Lawrence, with Neil Flynn and Zach Braff being the main improvisors. Every episode title for the first eight seasons begins with the word "My". Bill Lawrence says. A few episodes are told from another character's perspective and have episode titles such as "His Story" or "Her Story". Apart from a brief period of narration from J. D. at the beginning and the end, these episodes contain internal narration from other characters besides J. D; the transfer of the narration duties occurs at a moment of physical contact between two characters. Starting with season nine, the episode titles start with "Our..." as the focus has shifted from the perspective of J. D. to a new group of medical students. The webisodes that accompanied season eight, Scrubs: Interns were named "Our...". For the first eight seasons, the series featured seven main cast members, with numerous other characters recurring throughout the course of the series.

Starting with the ninth season, many of the original cast left as regular characters, while four new additions were made to the main cast. Zach Braff portrays John Michael "J. D." Dorian, the show's protagonist and narrator. J. D. is a young attending physician. His voice-over to the series comes from his internal thoughts and features surreal fantasies. J. D. describes himself as a "sensi", being a lover of hugs. Over the course of the series, J. D. rises the ranks of the hospital before leaving Sacred Heart to become the Residency Director at St. Vincent Hospital, before returning to become a teacher at Winston University. J. D. has a child with wife Elliot Reid. Sarah Chalke portrays Elliot Reid, another intern and private-practice physician, her relationship with J. D. becomes romantic on several occasions throughout the series, resulting in them marrying and having a child together. As the series progresses, despite an initial dislike of each other, she becomes friends with Carla. Elliot is driven by a neurotic desire to prove her worth to her family, her peers, herself.

She is described as book-smart, while her social abilities were somewhat lacking. Her social skills develop throughout the seasons. Donald Faison portrays Christopher Turk, J. D.'s best friend and surgeon, who rises from intern to chief of surgery as the series progresses. Turk and J. D. were roommates when they attended the College of William and Mary, as well as in medical school, the two have an close relationship. Turk is driven and competitive while always remaining loyal. During the course of the series, Turk forms a relationship with Carla. In season nine, he is a teacher at Winston University while continuing his duties as chief of surgery. Neil Flynn portrays the hospital's custodian. An incident in the pilot episode establishes an antagonistic relationship be

Paiute Wilderness

The Paiute Wilderness is an 87,900 acre wilderness area located in the northwestern part of the U. S. state of Arizona. The wilderness is administered by the Bureau of Land Management; the southern section of the wilderness lies within Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument, is managed by the BLM. Directly to the north, separated by Interstate Highway 15, lies the Beaver Dam Mountains Wilderness. Paiute Wilderness page, accessed August 25, 2010. Wilderness Wilderness Act List of U. S. Wilderness Areas List of Arizona Wilderness Areas

Mariangela Pino

Mariangela Pino is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Diane Kazinski in the 1994 film Richie Rich and her recurring role as Marie Morton on the sitcom Home Improvement. Pino earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Temple University and a Master of Fine Arts in Performance Art from the University of California, San Diego. In 1986, Pino appeared in the Off-Broadway play Orchards. Other television credits include Wiseguy, Who's the Boss?, L. A. Law, Murder One, Chicago Hope, ER, NYPD Blue and The Pretender. In April 1996, Pino had a bit part in a made-for-TV movie, Unforgivable, co-starring with John Ritter and Harley Jane Kozak. Pino appeared in the films Op Center, The Souler Opposite and Living Out Loud, both released in 1998, her last acting credit was a guest appearance on Touched by an Angel in 1999. She runs "The Center for True North" with her husband Hank Landau in Springdale, Utah http://THECENTERFORTRUENORTH. COM Mariangela Pino on IMDb

Kribi Lighthouse

Kribi Lighthouse is located in Kribi, in the southern part of Cameroon near the Gulf of Guinea. It is a active lighthouse in a tourist destination though the historic structure is closed to tourists; the lighthouse was built in 1906 by the German colonialists. In the early days there was a keeper's cottage by the lighthouse, but, removed today. Today it is by just north of the tourist destination Lobe Waterfall; the location of the lighthouse at Kribi matched the town's status as the centre of trade for the southern region, notable for rubber and ivory. The local Hotel du Phare, is termed as the "host hotel" of the lighthouse by the travel industry, at the Kienké River. Douala is a few hours' drive away; the tower painted white with a red top where the gallery is located. It is 15 metres tall by itself, its three white flashes every 12 seconds are visible up to 14 nautical miles away. From the rear there is a continuous green light visible on the range line to the steeple of the village church; the year round wind.

Since the first half of 2006 it has been listed as historic in the World List of Lights. List of lighthouses in Cameroon Kribi Front Light in Lighthouse Digest's Lighthouse Explorer Database


Bouzaréah is a suburb of Algiers, the capital of Algeria, North Africa, its eleventh district. It had a population of 69,200 people in 1998 and an altitude of over 300 meters AMSL; the city's name is Arabic and means "of the grain" or "from the grain". The embassies of Niger and Mauritania are located there; the city shelters several notable institutions: The Algerian Space Agency The Research center in Astronomy and Geophysics The normal School for Teachers of Algiers-Bouzaréah, created by imperial decree on March 4, 1865 The Tele Algerian Diffusion The broadcast transmitting station of the operator of mobile telephony Djezzy, subsidiary of Orascom Télécom Algeria, the largest telephone operator in Algeria. The Department of Sciences of Education - the University of Bouzaréah The Superior school of Bank The basilica Notre Dame d'Afrique The forest of Baïnem Frederic Sy was a French astronomer who published scientific articles from 1894 to 1918 about comets and asteroids, he worked at the astronomical observatory the Research center in Astronomy and Geophysics and was a colleague of François Gonnessiat.

He discovered two asteroids, which he named: "858 El Djezaïr" on May 26, 1916. "859 Bouzaréah" in 1916. The first quarter is red, the heraldic color of Africa with a tower to represent a fort located in the city; the second quarter is green, of sinople with a kouba to point out the koubbas of Sidi-Nouman inter alia. With the third district, sinople cypresses to point out the wooded solid mass which covered all the "Bouzaréah". With the fourth district the crescent of Islam with the stars which refer to the Observatory of the Celestial Village on blue of France; this coat of arms was made by Théo Bruand d' Uzelle in 1993. El Kalimat School, an English-language international school, is in the commune

BC School Sports

BC School Sports is the governing body for high school athletics in the province of British Columbia, Canada. It was organized in 1965 as the British Columbia Federation of School Athletic Associations by a group of interested teachers and administrators. A Constitution was adopted in 1966. Jim Stewart of Coquitlam was the first President. Stewart was elected to the BC School Sports Honour Roll in 1993. Operational support was received from the provincial government. During a special general meeting in October 2009, the membership voted to increase fees up to 75% to offset the cost of the provincial government's elimination of funding; the mission statement of BC School Sports reflects the membership's drive for service excellence and a commitment to being a student-centred, school-driven organization. Every program and service offered by the association is directed toward student-athletes and/or the volunteer teacher and community coaches who spend hours of time helping students to achieve their goals.

The association opened an office on January 1970, with Executive Secretary Don Steen as the first employee. The name was changed to BC School Sports in 1980-81; the following individuals have been Presidents of the Association: 1968-70 Jim Stewart 1970-71 Ed Carlin 1971-72 Dan Doyle 1972-73 Neal Henderson 1973-74 Court Brousson 1974-75 Jack Armour 1975-76 David Lynn 1976-78 Ray Towers 1978-79 Bob Stebbings 1979-80 Rick Mark 1980-81 Terry Cotton 1981-82 Barry Wright 1982-84 Bob Price 1984-85 Keith Lanphear 1985-86 Bob Jackson 1986-87 Marty Cross 1987-88 Bob Ferguson 1988-90 Collin York 1990-91 Dave Derpak 1991-92 Ken Bartel 1992-93 Jill Philipchuk 1993-95 Dave Bingham 1995-96 Bob Lindsay 1996-99 Jo Ann Ward 1999-03 Jeanine Stannard 2003-05 Brian Lynch 2005-06 Philip Cizmic 2006-12 Raj Puri 2012-16 Deb Whitten 2016- Mike Allina