J.D., begins a surgical rotation and in an attempt to lose his nerdy medical resident reputation he reveals a secret about Turk to get "in" with the rest of the surgeons. While his betrayal earns him a place at the surgical table, it may cost him a friendship.
Meanwhile a miscommunication between Elliot and Paul leads to confusion about their true feelings for each other and Dr. Cox plays a "deadly" practical joke on Dr. Kelso.
original airdate--March 27,2003
songs--"Theme Song: "Superman" by Lazlo Bane
J.D. practices ventriloquism in med school.
J.D. levitates above the table, as King of the Nerds.
When J.D. accidentally says the word "chink" in front of Franklyn, Janitor refuses to cover for him by accepting the story that it came up in a game of crossword. Every Asian staff member begins to give J.D. the "stink-eye," which Dr. Cox also notices.