Husband Roger Berman will co-produce with Zoe along with writer Aseem Batra (Animal Practice, scrubs).
This often happens with co-produced shows: NBC happily handed over the eight-year-old cult hit scrubs to ABC this year.
Will Glee, about a hapless band of school-choir misfits, be a quirky hit like scrubs, or another Cop Rock flop?
"Creep," "No scrubs," and "Unpretty," obviously, were huge crowd pleasers.
Blake escapes from the scrubs, hides out near the prison, and then makes his way across Europe to Moscow.
It is their own fault for coming, like scrubs, without four horses.
She reads when she knits, she reads when she scrubs, she even reads when she feeds her babies.
We had changed our course to north in the large plain, and had preserved this direction in cutting through these scrubs.
No one could tell which one or how many would be "fired" back into the scrubs.
Mrs. Metz is the cleanest little German woman you ever saw,—scrubs even the under sides of her tables as white as the tops.
"rub hard," early 15c., earlier shrubben (c.1300), perhaps from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German schrubben "to scrub," or from an unrecorded Old English cognate, or from a Scandinavian source (cf. Danish skrubbe "to scrub"), probably ultimately from the Proto-Germanic root of shrub, used as a cleaning tool (cf. the evolution of broom, brush (n.1)).
Meaning "to cancel" is attested from 1828 (popularized during World War II with reference to flights), probably from notion of "to rub out, erase" an entry on a listing. Related: Scrubbed; scrubbing.
late 14c., "low, stunted tree," variant of shrobbe (see shrub), perhaps influenced by a Scandinavian word (cf. Danish dialectal skrub "a stunted tree, brushwood"). Collective sense "brush, shrubs" is attested from 1805. As an adjective from 1710. Scrub oak recorded from 1766.
Transferred sense of "mean, insignificant fellow" is from 1580s; U.S. sports meaning "athlete not on the varsity team" is recorded from 1892, probably from this, but cf. scrub "hard-working servant, drudge" (1709), perhaps from influence of scrub (v.).
"act of scrubbing," 1620s, from scrub (v.). Meaning "thing that is used in scrubbing" is from 1680s.
Loose-fitting garments, slippers, etc, worn by surgeons, nurses, and others in a sterile environment: Finally, Bill emerged from the delivery room in green scrubs, cradling a seven-pound baby, saying he was ''bonding'' with his new daughter (1970s+ Medical)
To cancel or eliminate: They were forced to scrub the whole plan
[1828+; popularized by military use during World War II]
[ultimately fr scrub, ''shrub, a low, stunted tree''; the quoted 1990s teenager use is an interesting survival or perhaps a revival based on the second sense]