Members of the staff do their best to be sensitive toward J.D. when his brother tells him their father has died.
Elliot aligns herself with her new friend, Dr. Clock; Turk keeps waking Carla up when he goes to bed.
J.D. decides not to starting dating again until Elliot does but then he finds out she is dating his brother (Tom Cavanagh); Turk learns he has diabetes and uses the diagnosis to gain sympathy from all his friends.