The Good Doctor (2017– )
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Shaun has to confront prejudice from an unlikely source when he takes on the case of a patient with autism, and Dr. Kalu has to learn to accept his limitations as a surgeon.

Director:

David Straiton

Writers:

David Shore (developed by), Jae-Beom Park (based on the Korean Broadcasting System television series by) (as Jaebeom Park) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Freddie Highmore ... Dr. Shaun Murphy
Nicholas Gonzalez ... Dr. Neil Melendez
Antonia Thomas ... Dr. Claire Browne
Chuku Modu ... Dr. Jared Kalu
Beau Garrett ... Jessica Preston
Tamlyn Tomita ... Allegra Aoki (credit only)
Hill Harper ... Dr. Marcus Andrews (credit only)
Richard Schiff ... Dr. Aaron Glassman
Paul Dooley ... Glen
Christina Chang ... Dr. Audrey Lim
Coby Bird ... Liam West
Catherine Lough Haggquist ... Dr. Mohan
Kari Matchett ... Liam's Mother
Tim Beckmann ... Liam's Father
Teryl Rothery ... JL
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Storyline

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

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 November 2017 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The series director, David Shore, revealed that for the role of (Liam), he was determined to find an actor with autism. Coby Bird was his best choice. The decision was a vital importance for the show. See more »

Goofs

At the end of the show when Dr. Kalu is comforting his patient, the patient reaches up with his right hand and rests it on the Dr.'s shoulder. Prominently shown is the fingertip monitor with the red led light. During cuts back and forth between their faces the monitor disappears and then reappears. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Neil Melendez: Shaun's different. He also has savant syndrome. He has a remarkable memory.
Liam's Mother: He has autism, same as our son. Same limitations.
Liam's Father: You saw what happened to our son in the MRI. He knew he needed to lie still, but he couldn't. Now, what happens if Dr. Murphy breaks down like that while he's standing over my son at an operating table?
Dr. Neil Melendez: You know your son. I know surgeons. And after working with Dr. Murphy, after challenging him in surgery and everywhere else, probably more than he deserved, I can tell ...
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Performed by Donovan Woods
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