Directed by: Paul Quinn
Written by: Mark Stegemann
Original air date: October 17, 2002
J.D. and Carla’s relationship deteriorates when J.D. accidentally reveals some of Carla’s secrets. The surgical residents compete for a trip to Mexico with Dr. Kelso. Elliot worries that she isn’t presenting a competent image to Dr. Cox and takes on some harrowing cases to improve it.