The Good Doctor is a classic medical drama series developed by David Shore. The story focuses on a physician called Shaun, a physician with the Autistic syndrome. The Good Doctor emerged on the screens for the first time in 2017.
Since then, the fan base is ever-growing. The ABC Drama Centre had already released its sixth season on October 3, 2022, and fans’ demands are even growing!
The Good Doctor: Renewed for Season 7 By ABC
Ahead of its Season 6 finale, “The Good Doctor” has been given a seventh season by ABC. The announcement was released by ABC on April 19, 2023.
Freddie Highmore plays Dr. Shaun Murphy, a young autistic surgeon with savant syndrome who works in the surgical unit at the famous San Jose St. Bonaventure Hospital, in the medical drama, which made its premiere in 2017.
The Good Doctor Season 6 Recap:
This is what happened in Season 6: Shaun and Lea’s wedding reception is interrupted by a violent hospital attack affecting Shaun emotionally. The team treats a marriage counselor with an ankle injury. Dr. Lim investigates a surgical incident. They operate on a military re-enactor in a dangerous situation and search for a severed foot. Shaun, Asher, and Powell treat a patient with a rare disease.
Glassman and Shaun work together for Lim’s paralysis. The doctors handle high-risk deliveries and discuss starting a family. Reznick faces her past and creates a competition. Lea has complications with her pregnancy and emergency surgery. Shaun and Lea help an injured dog and clash over parenting. Powell risks her career for a friend.
Reznick struggles with career and personal decisions. Lim must save a patient’s damaged lungs. The team deals with a stroke in a child and treats a billionaire patient. Shaun seeks legal representation. Murphy and Kalu rebuild their relationship.
The team faces challenging cases and confronts hierarchy issues. Glassman gives fatherly advice. Relationships strain during surgery. Reznick finds support in the Park. Shaun and Lea head to the delivery room amid a tragic accident involving Perez and Kalu.
The Good Doctor Season 6 Review:
We can tell you that both fans and critics have had conflicting opinions on The Good Doctor’s sixth season. The show has received praise from some viewers for its emotional depth and character growth, but criticism from other viewers has focused on how formulaic and predictable it is.
The Good Doctor Season 6 Rating:
“The Good Doctor” is one of ABC’s most popular scripted shows, especially when considering delayed and cross-platform viewing. The show’s viewership increases significantly after five weeks, with an average of 3.3 million viewers on the same day rising to 9.1 million through multiplatform viewing. In terms of the key advertising demographic of adults aged 18-49, the show’s rating grows nearly sixfold, from 0.32 to 1.85.
When is The Good Doctor Season 7 releasing?
We have observed that The Good Doctor releases its season according to trends. They release their episodes usually around fixed times of the year.
Season 6 of The Good Doctor will debut on October 3, 2022, according to a mid-June announcement from ABC. The release date appears to correspond to the time frame for the prior season’s launch, i.e., late September.
Although a premiere date hasn’t been set, the programme will probably air on ABC in the autumn of 2023, like it has for the previous six seasons.
The Good Doctor Season 7 Plot:
Focusing primarily on Dr. Shaun Murphy (Freddie Highmore) and his new wife, Lea (Paige Spara), who will become parents for the first time as Season 6 draws to a dramatic close, the new season will explore the complex connections within St. Bonaventure Hospital.
Good Doctor Season 6 Recap:
Shaun and Lea’s pregnancy preparation, which has focused the entire season, has included cot shopping and Dr. Murphy’s worries about being a parent. Naturally, Shaun’s mentor and close friend, Dr. Aaron Glassman (Richard Schiff) has reassured him he will be a wonderful father.
In another episode of the season, Dr. Glassman loses his memory, which makes Dr. Murphy fear that his mentor’s brain cancer has come back. We anticipate that Glassman will be given a dementia diagnosis when scans show he is still cancer-free. Dr. Murphy discovers that Dr. Glassman is actually suffering from the permanent aftereffects of a ministroke that left him with a hole in his brain.
A health crisis for Glassman has viewers wondering whether he will still be able to perform surgeries and provide medical care. Since Dr. Glassman will soon take on the role of the newborn’s honorary grandpa, all of this is taking place against the backdrop of the baby’s impending arrival.
According to reports, the series finale would involve a horrific incident between Drs. Perez and Kalu that displaces everyone from Lea’s delivery, including Dr. Murphy.
The Good Doctor Season 7 Cast: Who Will Be In?
Again, ABC has not made any official announcements on Season 7, but for the time being let’s presume the major cast will return, including, Shaun Murphy (Freddie Highmore), (Lea) Paige Spara, (Aaron Glassman) Richard Schiff, (Dr. Morgan Reznick) Fiona Gubelmann, (Dr. Marcus Andrews) Hill Harper.
Further, we can expect (Dr. Audrey Lim) Christina Chang, (Dr. Alex Park) Will Yun Lee, (Dr. Neil Melendez) Nicholas Gonzalez, (Dr. Asher Wolke) Noah Galvin, (Jordan Allen) Bria Henderson, (Dr. Jared Kalu) Chuku Mody and (Nurse Villanueva) Elfina Luk.
The Good Doctor Season 7 Cast: Who Will Not Return?
We have information the actor who plays Dr. Danny Perez on the ABC medical drama, Brandon Larracuente, won’t be back for Season 7—at least not full time.
His character, who first appeared at St. Bonaventure Hospital at the beginning of Season 6, battled with an opiate addiction. In Episode 9, despite appearing to have his issue under control, he relapsed and overdosed.
The Good Doctor Season 6 Trailer: When Can We Watch It?
A trailer for Season 7 is not yet available. In the meantime, watch the premiere below.