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THE GOOD DOCTOR Season 1

By on August 27, 2017

THE GOOD DOCTOR – “More” (ABC/Eike Schroter)
FREDDIE HIGHMORE, RICHARD SCHIFF

Episode 1×18 “More” (Season Finale)

NOBODY IS PERFECT

The team at St. Bonaventure needs to quickly discover the truth behind a young college student’s unexplained injuries before his condition worsens.

Meanwhile, after losing his most prized possession, Shaun’s distraction during a surgical procedure may end up risking more than just his job.

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.

Guest starring are Will Yun Lee as Dr. Alex Park and Fiona Gubelmann as Dr. Morgan Reznick.

“More” was written by David Shore and Lloyd Gilyard, Jr., and directed by Mike Listo.

Air Date: Monday, March 26 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC.

Photos: “More”

 

THE GOOD DOCTOR – “Smile” (ABC/Jeff Weddell)
FREDDIE HIGHMORE, HILL HARPER, PATRICK SABONGUI, OLIVIA STEELE FALCONER

Episode 1×17 “Smile”

A SMILE CAN’T FIX EVERYTHING

Dr. Shaun Murphy questions the need for an elective surgery that will allow his young patient to smile for the first time.

Meanwhile, Dr. Claire Brown and Dr. Morgan Reznick discover that their patient lied about her identity.

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.

Guest starring are Will Yun Lee as Dr. Alex Park and Fiona Gubelmann as Dr. Morgan Reznick.

Air Date: Monday, March 19 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC.

Photos: “Smile”

 

THE GOOD DOCTOR – “Pain” (ABC/Jeff Weddell)
FIONA GUBELMANN, CHUKU MODU, HILL HARPER, SARAH-JANE REDMOND

Episode 1×16 “Pain”

YOU CAN’T FIX EVERYTHING

When the team treats a patient who has to decide between a dangerous surgery that could change his life or remain the same, he asks Dr. Shaun Murphy what he would if he had that same choice.

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.

The series is from Sony Pictures Television and ABC Studios. David Shore is writer and executive producer. Daniel Dae Kim, David Kim and Sebastian Lee are also executive producers.

“Pain” was written by William L. Rotko and David Renaud, and directed by Allison Liddi Brown.

Air Date: Monday, March 12 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC.

Photos: “Pain”

 

THE GOOD DOCTOR – “Heartfelt” (ABC/Jeff Weddell)
FREDDIE HIGHMORE, WILL YUN LEE

Episode 1×15 “Heartfelt”

SOME HEARTS ARE TOO BIG

Dr. Shaun Murphy’s teenage patient has been confined to her home her entire life due to a rare heart condition.

Despite her condition, she has cultivated a large group of friends online and hopes that the surgical team can find a way to give her the life she has always dreamed of having.

Meanwhile, a young patient’s perfectly matched organ donor is causing a moral dilemma for the parents and the patient.

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.

The series is from Sony Pictures Television and ABC Studios. David Shore is writer and executive producer. Daniel Dae Kim, David Kim and Sebastian Lee are also executive producers.

“Heartfelt” was written by Thomas L. Moran and Johanna Lee and directed by Regina King.

Air Date: Monday, February 26 (10:01-11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC.

Photos: “Heartfelt”

 

THE GOOD DOCTOR – “She” (ABC/Jeff Weddell)
FREDDIE HIGHMORE

Episode 1×14 “She”

EVERYONE NEEDS A LITTLE UNDERSTANDING

Dr. Shaun Murphy is surprised to learn that his young cancer patient identifies as a girl while being biologically male.

Shaun must quickly learn to understand his patient, her medical needs and how to work with her family, who all feel they know what is best for her.

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.

The series is from Sony Pictures Television and ABC Studios. David Shore is writer and executive producer. Daniel Dae Kim, David Kim and Sebastian Lee are also executive producers.

“She” was written by Simran Baidwan and directed by Seth Gordon.

Air Date: Monday, Feb. 5 (10:01-11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC.

Photos: “She”

 

THE GOOD DOCTOR – “Seven Reasons” (ABC/Eike Schroter)
BEAU GARRETT

Episode 1×13 “Seven Reasons”

IS THERE EVER A GOOD REASON TO LIE?

“Seven Reasons” – Dr. Shaun Murphy suspects his patient is lying about the reason for her injury and makes a controversial assumption about her motives.

Meanwhile, Dr. Neil Melendez’s personal life could be affecting his work and, ultimately, his patients lives.

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.

The series is from Sony Pictures Television and ABC Studios. David Shore is writer and executive producer. Daniel Dae Kim, David Kim and Sebastian Lee are also executive producers.

“Seven Reasons” was written by David Shore and David Hoselton and directed by Mike Listo.

Air Date: Monday, January 22 (10:01-11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC.

Photos: “Seven Reasons”

 

THE GOOD DOCTOR – “Islands Part Two” (ABC/Eike Schroter)
NECAR ZADEGAN, FREDDIE HIGHMORE, HILL HARPER, NICHOLAS GONZALEZ

Episode 1×12 “Islands, Part Two”

 IT’S TIME TO COME HOME

The twins suffer complications from their surgery forcing the team at San Jose Boneventure Hospital to make a life-changing decision.

Meanwhile, Dr. Shaun Murphy returns to the hospital after his trip with Lea and decides he needs a more permanent change and gives Dr. Aaron Glassman his two weeks’ notice.

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.

The series is from Sony Pictures Television and ABC Studios. David Shore is writer and executive producer. Daniel Dae Kim, David Kim and Sebastian Lee are also executive producers.

“Islands Part Two” was written by Thomas L. Moran and William Rotko and directed by Cherie Nowlan.

Air Date: Monday, January 15 (10:01-11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC.

Photos: “Islands, Part Two”

 

THE GOOD DOCTOR – “Islands Part One” (ABC/Eike Schroter)
FREDDIE HIGHMORE

Episode 1×11 “Islands, Part One”

DR. SHAUN MURPHY IS AT A CROSSROADS

Dr. Marcus Andrews enlists Dr. Neil Melendez on a very sensitive kidney transplant between a pair of twins whose lives intersect in more ways than one.

Meanwhile, overwhelmed by Dr. Aaron Glassman’s attempts to have him meet with a therapist and the demands at work, Dr. Shaun Murphy decides to take an impromptu trip with his friend Lea and leave everything behind.

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.

“Islands Part One” was written by Thomas L. Moran and William Rotko and directed by Bill D’Elia.

Air Date: Monday, January 8 (10:01-11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC.

Photos: “Islands, Part One”

 

THE GOOD DOCTOR – “Sacrifice” (ABC/Eike Schroter)
FREDDIE HIGHMORE

Episode 1×10 “Sacrifice”

THERE IS SOMETHING ELSE THERE

Members of the hospital’s surgical team are initially impressed with a charming young doctor, but his true character puts one of them in an awkward position at work.

Meanwhile, Dr. Glassman feels Dr. Shaun Murphy needs a little more support with his personal life and suggests he meet with a therapist.

However, Shaun is determined to show him that he can do it on his own.

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.

“Sacrifice” was written by Lloyd Gilyard Jr. and directed by Michael Patrick Jann. 

Air Date: Monday, December 4, (10:00-11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC.

Photos: “Sacrifice”

 

THE GOOD DOCTOR – “Intangibles” (ABC/Jack Rowand)
PEJ VAHDAT

Episode 1×09 “Intangibles”

PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT

As part of St. Bonaventure hospital’s international humanitarian program, the team takes on the case of a young boy from the Congo who has severe congenital heart anomalies.

Dr. Neil Melendez has doubts about the safety of the procedure, while Dr. Shaun Murphy works out the best course of action.

Meanwhile, Murphy’s latest encounter with his neighbor Lea has him confused., on “The Good Doctor,” 

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.

Air Date: Monday, November 27 (10:01-11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC.

Photos: “Intangibles”

 

THE GOOD DOCTOR – “Apple” (ABC/Jack Rowand)
NICHOLAS GONZALES, FREDDIE HIGHMORE

Episode 1×08 “Apple”

COMMUNICATION IS THE KEY

During a robbery at the grocery mart Dr. Shaun Murphy is shopping at, his communication limitations puts lives at risk.

Meanwhile, after Shaun’s traumatic day, Dr. Aaron Glassman worries that he isn’t doing enough to help Shaun.

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.

“Apple” was written by David Renaud and directed by Nestor Carbonell.

Air Date: Monday, November 20, (10:01-11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC.

Photos: “Apple”

 

THE GOOD DOCTOR – “22 Steps” (ABC/Jack Rowand)
NICHOLAS GONZALEZ, ANTONIA THOMAS, PAUL DOOLEY

Episode 1×07 “22 Steps”

CONFRONTATION AND ACCEPTANCE IS FOUND AT ST. BONAVENTURE HOSPITAL

Dr. Shaun Murphy has to confront prejudice from an unlikely source when he takes on the case of a patient with autism, and Dr. Jared Kalu has to learn to accept his limitations as a surgeon.

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.

“22 Steps” was written by Johanna Lee and directed by David Straiton.

Air Date: Monday, November 13 (10:01-11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC.

Photos: “22 Steps”

 

THE GOOD DOCTOR – “Not Fake” (ABC/Eike Schroter)
DEVIN BARKER, ANTONIA THOMAS

Episode 1×06 “Not Fake”

SOME SCARS RUN TOO DEEP

Dr. Shaun Murphy and Dr. Claire Browne devise an experimental procedure that can save the leg and life of a young groom, that is if his bride-to-be and parents can learn to work together.

Meanwhile, Jared struggles to emotionally connect with his patient whose scars may prove too deep to overcome. 

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.

The series is from Sony Pictures Television and ABC Studios. David Shore is writer and executive producer. Daniel Dae Kim, David Kim and Sebastian Lee are also executive producers.

“Not Fake” was written by Simran Baidwan and directed by Michael Patrick Jann.

Air Date: Monday, October 30 (10:01-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC.

Photos: “Not Fake”

 

The Good Doctor Episode 1.05 “Point Three Percent” (ABC/Jack Rowand)
DYLAN KINGWELL

Episode 1×05 “Point Three Percent”

IS FALSE HOPE BETTER THAN NO HOPE?

While in the exam area of St. Bonaventure Hospital, Dr. Shaun Murphy encounters a young patient who looks eerily similar to his deceased brother, Steve.

After discovering his parents have hidden his diagnosis from him, Shaun struggles to understand why he doesn’t deserve to hear the truth about his own health.

Meanwhile, the team can’t figure out what keeps triggering their patients’ increasingly severe allergic reactions and races to find the cause before the next one kills another patient. 

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.

The series is from Sony Pictures Television and ABC Studios. David Shore is writer and executive producer. Daniel Dae Kim, David Kim and Sebastian Lee are also executive producers.

“Point Three Percent” was written by David Hoselton and directed by Larry Teng.

Air Date: Monday, October 23 (10:01-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC.

Photos: “Point Three Percent”

 

THE GOOD DOCTOR – “Pipes” (ABC/Eike Schroter)
FREDDIE HIGHMORE

Episode 1×04 “Pipes”

IT’S COMPLICATED

Dr. Neil Melendez and the team have to wade through legal waters when a husband and wife have to make a life-changing decision about their unborn child.

Meanwhile, Dr. Shaun Murphy struggles to adjust to his new environment at home and makes a huge step forward with his colleagues.

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.

The series is from Sony Pictures Television and ABC Studios. David Shore is writer and executive producer. Daniel Dae Kim, David Kim and Sebastian Lee are also executive producers.

“Pipes” was written by Thomas L. Moran and directed by Stephen DePaul.

Air Date: Monday, October 16 (10:01-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC.

Photos: “Pipes”

 

THE GOOD DOCTOR – “Oliver” (ABC/Jeff Weddell)
ANTONIA THOMAS, FREDDIE HIGHMORE

Episode 1×03 “Oliver”

SHAUN AND CLAIRE RACE AGAINST THE CLOCK

Dr. Neil Melendez and Dr. Jared Unger discover their patient isn’t being completely honest with them which may cost him his chance at a life-saving surgery.

Meanwhile, Dr. Claire Browne must learn to communicate with Dr. Shaun Murphy as they race back to St. Bonaventure Hospital with a donated organ. 

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.

The series is from Sony Pictures Television and ABC Studios. David Shore is writer and executive producer. Daniel Dae Kim, David Kim and Sebastian Lee are also executive producers.

The episode was written by Bill Rotko and directed by John Dahl.

Air Date: Monday, October 9 (10:01-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC.

Photos: “Oliver”

 

THE GOOD DOCTOR – “Mount Rushmore” (ABC/Eike Schroter)
BRITT LODER, FREDDIE HIGHMORE

1×02 “Mount Rushmore”

Dr. Shaun Murphy’s attention to detail complicates his first day at St. Bonaventure Hospital.

Meanwhile, Dr. Claire Browne learns a valuable lesson about honesty when confronted with a difficult diagnosis for her patient.

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.

The series is from Sony Pictures Television and ABC Studios. David Shore is writer and executive producer. Daniel Dae Kim, David Kim and Sebastian Lee are also executive producers.

“Mount Rushmore” was written by David Shore and directed by Mike Listo.

Air Date: Monday, October 2 (10:01-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC.

Photos: “Mount Rushmore”

 

THE GOOD DOCTOR – “PILOT – Burnt Food” (ABC/Liane Hentscher)
FREDDIE HIGHMORE

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 highly anticipated series premiere of “The Good Doctor” airs 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.

Air Date: Monday, September 25 (10:00-11:00 p.m.) on ABC

Photos: “Burnt Food”

About The Good Doctor

Shaun Murphy (Freddie Highmore, Bates Motel), a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome, relocates from a quiet country life to join a prestigious hospital’s surgical unit.

Alone in the world and unable to personally connect with those around him, Shaun uses his extraordinary medical gifts to save lives and challenge the skepticism of his colleagues.

The series is from David Shore (House), and Lost and Hawaii Five-Ostar Daniel Dae Kim. The series stars Freddie Highmore as Dr. Shaun Murphy, Antonia Thomas as Dr. Claire Brown, Nicholas Gonzalez as Dr. Neal Melendez, Chuku Modu as Dr. Jared Kalu, Beau Garrett as Jessica Preston, Hill Harper as Dr. Marcus Andrews and Richard Schiff as Dr. Aaron Glassman.

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