8.5/10
18,827
166 user 8 critic

The Good Doctor 

TV-14 | | Drama | TV Series (2017– )
Trailer
1:01 | Trailer

Watch Now

on Amazon Video

ON TV
Shaun Murphy, a young surgeon with autism and Savant syndrome, is recruited into the surgical unit of a prestigious hospital.

Creator:

Reviews
Popularity
10 ( 28)

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
2018   2017  
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

This Is Us (TV Series 2016)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

Follows a unique ensemble, as their paths cross and their life stories interwine, from sharing the same birthday, to so much more than anyone would expect.

Stars: Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore, Sterling K. Brown
Grey's Anatomy (TV Series 2005)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A drama centered on the personal and professional lives of five surgical interns and their supervisors.

Stars: Ellen Pompeo, Justin Chambers, Chandra Wilson
The Gifted (TV Series 2017)
Action | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

In a world where mutated humans are treated with distrust and fear, an institute for mutants battles to achieve peaceful co-existence with humanity.

Stars: Stephen Moyer, Amy Acker, Sean Teale
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

This show introduces the Special Victims Unit, a specially trained squad of detectives in the NYPD who investigate sexually related crimes.

Stars: Mariska Hargitay, Christopher Meloni, Ice-T
Criminal Minds (TV Series 2005)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

The cases of the F.B.I. Behavioral Analysis Unit (B.A.U.), an elite group of profilers who analyze the nation's most dangerous serial killers and individual heinous crimes in an effort to anticipate their next moves before they strike again.

Stars: Matthew Gray Gubler, Kirsten Vangsness, A.J. Cook
Young Sheldon (TV Series 2017)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The early life of child genius Sheldon Cooper, later seen in The Big Bang Theory (2007).

Stars: Iain Armitage, Zoe Perry, Lance Barber
Blindspot (TV Series 2015)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Jane Doe is found in Times Square with no memory and mysterious tattoos on her body.

Stars: Sullivan Stapleton, Jaimie Alexander, Rob Brown
The Big Bang Theory (TV Series 2007)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

A woman who moves into an apartment across the hall from two brilliant but socially awkward physicists shows them how little they know about life outside of the laboratory.

Stars: Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco
Lucifer (TV Series 2015)
Crime | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Lucifer Morningstar has decided he's had enough of being the dutiful servant in Hell and decides to spend some time on Earth to better understand humanity. He settles in Los Angeles - the City of Angels.

Stars: Tom Ellis, Lauren German, Kevin Alejandro
Bates Motel (2013–2017)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A contemporary prequel to Psycho, giving a portrayal of how Norman Bates' psyche unravels through his teenage years, and how deeply intricate his relationship with his mother, Norma, truly is.

Stars: Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot
The Flash (TV Series 2014)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

After being struck by lightning, Barry Allen wakes up from his coma to discover he's been given the power of super speed, becoming the Flash, fighting crime in Central City.

Stars: Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker
Arrow (TV Series 2012)
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Spoiled billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later a changed man, determined to clean up the city as a hooded vigilante armed with a bow.

Stars: Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, David Ramsey
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Edit

Storyline

Shaun Murphy, a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome, relocates from a quiet country life to join a prestigious hospital surgical unit. Alone in the world and unable to personally connect with those around him, Shaun uses his extraordinary medical gifts to save lives and challenge the skepticism of his colleagues.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

25 September 2017 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Хороший доктор  »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

One of the St. Bonaventure Hospital exterior shots is the Surrey Civic Center near Vancouver, Canada. See more »

Connections

Remake of Good Doctor (2013) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Rain-man Doctor: Another show with a brilliant doctor who is ..."special".
29 September 2017 | by See all my reviews

This is another gimmicky medical drama where the protagonist is brilliant, yet ..."special".

David Shore, the creator of House, went this time for the "Autistic surgeon".

I am amazed by the fact that Shore didn't go even further and create the "Blind surgeon" or even the "Surgeon with no hands", tightening knots with his feet and cutting sutures with his teeth.

Anyway, this is a ludicrous pseudomedical melodrama, which tries to manipulate the audience with its superficial emotions and its omnipresent orchestral music.

Very conveniently for the young savant doctor, on his way for the interview for his residency, he has the chance to show to the world (and the TV audience, of course) his great skills, using McGuyver-ish techniques and means to save a young kid. That was some luck indeed, otherwise no one in the hospital would accepted him, and this would be the shortest medical drama in TV's history.

Overall the show annoys me. The whole production actually. Its so manipulative, so unnecessary melodramatic that, for me, it accomplishes the opposite result of what the producers were hoping for. Every time the "brilliant" doctor thinks, you see a bunch of medical sketches and illustrations and the explanation of medical terms, designed to think that something "magical" happens. And the music is constantly trying to enforce you how to feel, in a similar way the canned laughs are trying to point you where the joke is, in a family sitcom.

Personally I won't check the 2nd episode. The intentions of the creators are obvious and I don't like them.

.


103 of 203 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 166 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page