J.D. wrestles with his feelings for Elliot; Dr. Cox and Carla misread each other's signals when treating a hypochondriac.
Elliot and J.D. fool around to relieve stress; Dr. Kelso accuses Carla of cultivating relationships at the expense of her patients.
Events demolish Turk's plan to propose to Carla; J.D. tells a patient his theory about the balance of life and death in the hospital.