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‘The Good Doctor’ Season 2 Premiere Preview – ‘Hello’

THE GOOD DOCTOR - ABC's "The Good Doctor" stars Freddie Highmore as Dr. Shaun Murphy. (ABC/Craig Sjodin)

The wait is finally almost over, and man, does it feel good to be back previewing a brand new episode of ABC’s The Good Doctor. To paraphrase the incredibly enthusiastic Hill Harper, “I’m excited!”

Season two will pick up right where the first season left off with Dr. Shaun Murphy (played by Freddie Highmore) in a tough spot at work. At the end of the first season, Shaun was at risk of losing his job after making a major mistake during a surgical procedure. He was distracted while operating after finding out that his mentor and best friend Dr. Aaron Glassman (played by Richard Schiff) is dying from a rare form of cancer. The season finale ended with both Shaun and Dr. Glassman walking into Dr. Andrews’s (played by Hill Harper) office to face their professional fate.

The season two premiere shows the immediate repercussions of that conversation. There’s a new sheriff in town at St. Bonaventure, Dr. Glassman is beginning his treatments, Dr. Kalu is trying to survive his last day at work, and Shaun, well, he’s still the same old Shaun.

Check out the official synopsis below for Monday’s new episode titled Hello as well as a sneak peak of the upcoming season as told by the incomparable Freddie Highmore. Also, make sure you check out our exclusive interview with Dr. Melendez himself, Nicholas Gonzalez, as he previews what lies ahead for viewers in season 2.

The Good Doctor returns with all-new episodes Monday, September 24th at 10 PM EST!

Synopsis:

“Shaun’s (Freddie Highmore) proposed treatment for a homeless patient puts him and Jared (Chuku Modu) in Andrews’ (Hill Harper) crosshairs. Meanwhile, Claire (Antonia Thomas) tries to overcome Melendez’s (Nicholas Gonzalez) reluctance to do a risky heart operation while Glassman (Richard Schiff) must overcome his personal feelings about his oncologist, Dr. Marina Blaize (guest star Lisa Edelstein), and face a difficult decision about his health.”

The Good Doctor stars Freddie Highmore as Dr. Shaun Murphy, Antonia Thomas as Dr. Claire Browne, Nicholas Gonzalez as Dr. Neil Melendez, Hill Harper as Dr. Marcus Andrews, Richard Schiff as Dr. Aaron Glassman, Tamlyn Tomita as Allegra Aoki, Christina Chang as Dr. Audrey Lim, Fiona Gubelmann as Dr. Morgan Reznick, Will Yun Lee as Dr. Alex Park and Paige Spara as Lea. The series is created by David Shore who also serves executive producer along with Daniel Dae Kim, David Kim, and Sebastian Lee.

Hello was written by Freddie Highmore and directed by Mike Listo.

Are you excited about season 2 of The Good Doctor? Tell us about it in the comment section below!

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