When the philandering, drug-abusing wife of an arrogant plastic surgeon disappears, Detectives Goren and Eames suspect the doctor's earnest efforts to find her are bogus -- especially when they find he has a lover of his own. But even when the body of a decomposed woman washes ashore weeks later, the cops can't crack the doc's airtight defense -- and their only hope might be to turn his ego against him. Written by
Did You Know?
"The Good Doctor" strongly appears to have been inspired by the real-life disappearance of Gail Katz-Bierenbaum from her Manhattan home in July 1985. After years of investigation, Gail's husband, the plastic surgeon Dr. Robert Bierenbaum, was convicted of his wife's murder in October 2000. Her body has never been recovered. See more
Detective Robert Goren
She's like a little puppy in your hands, pissing all over herself with excitement.