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THE GOOD DOCTOR 1×01 Photos “Burnt Food”

By on September 11, 2017

New photos from ABC’s latest medical drama The Good Doctor have finally dropped.

The new series, starring Freddie Highmore as Dr. Shaun Murphy, focuses on a young and gifted surgeon who must learn to navigate his autism, along with a heavy dose of skepticism and prejudice from his peers, when he is asked to join a hospital’s board.

We’ve got all the latest photos, along with the official episode synopsis for the premiere from our weekly episode guide, below.

Episode 1×01 “Burnt Food” — Dr. Shaun Murphy (Freddie Highmore), a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome, relocates from a quiet country life to join the prestigious St. Bonaventure hospital’s surgical unit.

Alone in the world and unable to personally connect with those around him, his only advocate, Dr. Aaron Glassman (Richard Schiff), challenges the skepticism and prejudices of the hospital’s board and staff when he brings him in to join the team.

Shaun will need to work harder than he ever has before, as he navigates his new environment and relationships to prove to his colleagues that his extraordinary medical gifts will save lives.

The Good Doctor premieres Monday, September 25 (10:01-11:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.

The series stars Freddie Highmore as Dr. Shaun Murphy, Antonia Thomas as Dr. Claire Browne, Nicholas Gonzalez as Dr. Neil Melendez, Chuku Modu as Dr. Jared Kalu, Beau Garrett as Jessica Preston, Hill Harper as Dr. Marcus Andrews, Richard Schiff as Dr. Aaron Glassman and Tamlyn Tomita as Allegra Aoki.

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THE GOOD DOCTOR - "PILOT - Burnt Food"

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THE GOOD DOCTOR - "PILOT - Burnt Food" - Dr. Shaun Murphy (Freddie Highmore), a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome, relocates from a quiet country life to join the prestigious St. Bonaventure hospital's surgical unit. Alone in the world and unable to personally connect with those around him, his only advocate, Dr. Aaron Glassman (Richard Schiff), challenges the skepticism and prejudices of the hospital's board and staff when he brings him in to join the team. Shaun will need to work harder than he ever has before, as he navigates his new environment and relationships to prove to his colleagues that his extraordinary medical gifts will save lives. The highly anticipated series premiere of "The Good Doctor" airs MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 (10:01-11:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (ABC/Liane Hentscher) FREDDIE HIGHMORE

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