ABC’s The Good Doctor is a medical drama revolving around a young autistic surgeon named Shaun Murphy at the prestigious San Jose St. Bonaventure Hospital. The show, which premiered in 2017, is currently in its sixth season.
The ongoing season has so far aired 15 episodes, are audiences are once again in awe of Freddie Highmore’s portrayal of an autistic surgical resident. Keep reading if you want to find out when would the next episode of the season air.
The Good Doctor Season 6 Episode 16: Release Date and Time
The Good Doctor Season 6 Episode 16 will air on ABC on Monday, March 13, at 10 pm ET. The episode has been titled The Good Lawyer. It is written by David Shore and Liz Friedman and directed by Ruben Fleischer. The series is also available to be streamed on Hulu.
“Dr. Shaun Murphy seeks legal representation to help him win a case and puts his faith in a promising, young lawyer who has obsessive compulsive disorder,” reads the official description for the upcoming episode.
You will need a cable connection to watch the new episode on ABC. Alternatively, you can subscribe to Hulu to stream it. The service charges $7.99 a month for the basic plan. It also offers a 30-day free trial.
The Good Doctor Season 6 Episode 16 Preview
ABC has released a promo for the upcoming episode to give a glimpse of how the story will move forward. The preview shows Kennedy McMann as Joni, an attorney with obsessive-compulsive disorder who will be representing Shaun in court.
The doctor was charged with malpractice in the previous episode and will need Joni to come clean. While the young lawyer seems to be inexperienced, Shaun is putting his faith in her. Watch the preview below.
The Sixth Season is the Longest for The Good Doctor
The ongoing season will be the longest for the series as it is all set to feature 22 episodes. In comparison, most of the earlier seasons comprised 18 episodes, while some featured 20. New episodes of the show are released weekly on Mondays. The date for the finale has not been announced yet.
The official synopsis of the series reads, “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.”
Apart from Highmore, The Good Doctor stars Chuku Modu as Dr. Jared Kalu, Hill Harper as Dr. Marcus Andrews, Richard Schiff as Dr. Aaron Glassman, Will Yun Lee as Dr. Alex Park, Fiona Gubelmann as Dr. Morgan Reznick, Christina Chang as Dr. Audrey Lim, Paige Spara as Lea Dilallo-Murphy.
The rest of the cast includes Noah Galvin as Dr. Asher Wolke, Brandon Larracuente as Dr. Daniel “Danny” Perez, Dylan Kingwell as Steve Murphy, Teryl Rothery as Jan Lancaster, and Savannah Welch as Dr. Danica “Danni” Powell.
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