About the Series

Genre: US Medical Drama
Series: 2
Episodes: 36
First Transmission: 2017-
Channel: ABC

The Good Doctor is an American medical drama television series based on the 2013 award-winning South Korean series of the same name.

The series follows Shaun Murphy, a young autistic savant surgical resident at San Jose St. Bonaventure Hospital.

Freddie Highmore: Dr Shaun Murphy

Best Episode [ S2 Ep18 ]

Trampoline – As a barroom fight sends Dr. Shaun Murphy to seek treatment at St. Bonaventure’s, Dr. Alex Park and Dr. Audrey Lim disagree over an elderly woman’s post-operative symptoms.
11 March 2019



Worst Episode [ S1 Ep14 ]

She – Dr. Lim proposes a plan to encourage healthy competition between the residents. Dr. Melendez along with Dr. Brown and Dr. Resnick treat a father of twin girls who has appendicitis but …
5 February 2018



Full Episode Guide

Blue episodes rated above par.
Brown episodes rated below par.

Series One

Burnt Food (2017) –
An autistic surgeon relocates to the prestigious St Bonaventure hospital. 
Mount Rushmore (2017) –
Shaun’s attention to detail complicates his first day.
Oliver (2017) –
Shaun and Clare race back to St. Bonaventure Hospital with a donated organ.
Pipes (2017) –
The team wade into murky legal waters regarding a new patient.
Point Three Percent (2017) –
Shaun struggles with a patient’s parents’ decision to not disclose the truth about his diagnosis with him.
Not Fake (2017) –
Shaun and Clare devise an experimental procedure that may save the life of a young patient.
22 Steps (2017) –
Shaun takes on the case of a patient with autism.
Apple (2017) –
Shaun’s communication problems put lives at risk during a robbery at a grocery store.
Intangibles (2017) –
The team takes on the case of a boy from the Congo with congenital heart anomalies. 
Sacrifice (2017) –
A charming doctor is not all that he seems to be.
Islands Part 1 (2018) –
Shaun decides to take an impromptu trip with his friend, Lea.
Islands Part 2 (2018) –
Shaun returns to the hospital after his trip.
Seven Reasons (2018) –
Shaun suspects his patient is lying about the reason for her injury.
She (2018) –
Shaun is put in a difficult position with a transgender cancer patient.
Heartfelt (2018) –
Shaun takes on a housebound patient with a rare heart condition.
Pain (2018) –
The team treats a patient who has to decide about getting a dangerous surgery that could change his life.
Smile (2018) –
Shaun questions the need for an elective surgery that will allow his young patient to smile for the first time.
More (2018) –
Shaun becomes distracted during a surgical procedure.

Season Two

Hello (2018) –
Shaun’s proposed treatment for a homeless patient puts him and Jared in hot water.
Middle Ground (2018) –
Shaun pushes back against Dr Melendez in order to treat a gravely ill hospital janitor. 
36 Hours (2018) –
Glassman recovers from surgery.
Tough Titmouse (2018) –
Shaun recalls his own past to help an intellectually disabled teenager.
Carrots (2018) –
Shaun worries tries to persuade Glassman to ambulate so that he can be discharged.
Two-Ply (or Not Two-Ply) (2018) –
Morgan and Shaun have to treat a young violinist with an infected finger.
Hubert (2018) –
Shaun and Dr Reznick must contend with two brothers who are bargaining over life and death.
Stories (2018) –
Shaun’s patient is forced to reveal a secret to her husband after a complication. 
Empathy (2018) –
Shaun learns about empathy.
Quarantine Part 1 (2018) –
Two patients collapse at the local airport with an infection that may become airborne. 
Quarantine Part 2 (2019) –
The hospital is still in quarantine.
Aftermath (2019) –
The hospital quarantine is over.
Xin (2019) –
Shaun helps treat a woman with autism and a delicate brain condition.
Faces (2019) –
Dr Andrews tries to convince a grieving family to donate their daughter’s face to a young girl who was disfigured in an accident.
Risk and Reward (2019) –
Shaun is bluntly honest with the mother of a critically ill newborn.
Believe (2019) –
Dr Jackson Han works to keep Shaun out of the operating room.
Breakdown (2019) –
Shaun uses his talents to help figure out the cause of an infant’s injuries.
Trampoline (2019) –
A barroom fight results in Shaun needing treatment.