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The Good Doctor

Episodes

Season 1 Episode Guide

18 Episodes 2017 - 2018

Dr. Shaun Murphy (Freddie Highmore) is a junior surgeon, who is on the autism spectrum and has savant syndrome. Shaun relocates from his quiet life in Wyoming to San Jose, in order to work at a prestigious hospital. However, he must face the prejudice and suspicion of his colleagues and higher-ups, being able to rely only on the help of Dr. Aaron Glassman (Richard Schiff). Now, Shaun wades through a totally new environment, navigating professional and personal relationships while proving that he has a gift that can help others.

Episode 1

Pilot-Burnt Food

Mon, Sep 25, 2017 59 mins

Shaun relocates from a quiet country life to join a prestigious hospital, but he faces skepticism from the hospital's board and staff in the series premiere of this drama about a talented young surgeon with savant syndrome.

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Episode 2

Mount Rushmore

Mon, Oct 2, 2017 59 mins

Shaun's first day at St. Bonaventure Hospital is complicated by his attention to detail. Meanwhile, Claire learns a valuable lesson about honesty when confronted with a difficult diagnosis for her patient.

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Episode 3

Oliver

Mon, Oct 9, 2017 59 mins

A patient isn't honest with his doctors, and this may cost him his chance at life-saving surgery. Meanwhile, Claire must learn how to communicate with Shaun as they race back to the hospital with a donated organ.

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Episode 4

Pipes

Mon, Oct 16, 2017 45 mins

Neil and the team have to wade through legal waters when a decision about an unborn child is needed. Meanwhile, Shaun struggles to adjust to his new environment at home and makes a huge step forward with his colleagues.

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Episode 5

Point Three Percent

Mon, Oct 23, 2017 59 mins

Shaun meets a young patient who resembles his brother who's deceased, and he can't understand why this boy's parents hid the truth from him about his own health. Meanwhile, the team can't figure out what's triggering their patients' allergic reactions.

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Episode 6

Not Fake

Mon, Oct 30, 2017 59 mins

Shaun and Claire devise an experimental procedure capable of saving a young groom's leg and life, but the patient's loved ones must learn to work together. Meanwhile, Jared struggles to connect with a patient whose scars may prove too deep to overcome.

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Episode 7

22 Steps

Mon, Nov 13, 2017 59 mins

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.

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Episode 8

Apple

Mon, Nov 20, 2017 59 mins

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.

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Episode 9

Intangibles

Mon, Nov 27, 2017 59 mins

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 neighbour Lea has him confused.

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Episode 10

Sacrifice

Mon, Dec 4, 2017 60 mins

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, Glassman feels Shaun 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

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Episode 11

Islands Part One

Mon, Jan 8, 2018 60 mins

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.

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Episode 12

Islands Part Two

Mon, Jan 15, 2018 60 mins

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.

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Episode 13

Seven Reasons

Mon, Jan 22, 2018 59 mins

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.

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Episode 14

She

Mon, Feb 5, 2018 59 mins

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.

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Episode 15

Heartfelt

Mon, Feb 26, 2018 60 mins

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.

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Episode 16

Pain

Mon, Mar 12, 2018 60 mins

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.

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Episode 17

Smile

Mon, Mar 19, 2018 60 mins

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.

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Episode 18

More

Mon, Mar 26, 2018 60 mins

In the Season 1 finale, 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.

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