On The Good Doctor Season 1 Episode 17, Shaun does not understand why a patient with facial paralysis wants to risk her life so she can finally smile. Meanwhile, Jared works with a patient he once treated for burns, and Shaun sets Dr. Glassman up on a date.
After talking with Dr. Andrews, Shaun went around smiling at people to see if it released endorphins. While the smile was quite unsettling, as Jared said, it was nice to see Shaun putting forth the effort.
Recently, we have seen Shaun research various things that he does not understand because of his autism.
Do you want to be a comedian? People getting your jokes must be very important to you if you think it’s worth the risk of dying during elective surgery.