“The Good Doctor,” a medical drama that airs on ABC, is returning for its fifth season in May 2021. The show stars Freddie Highmore as Shaun Murphy, an autistic surgeon who leaves his rural upbringing for the prestigious San Jose St. Bonaventure Hospital, where he becomes an in-demand surgeon despite his shortcomings around people. It remains to be seen how many episodes there will be, but we do know from a recent report by Deadline that “ABC has signed off on 13 episodes for this upcoming cycle which would make it the lowest order since Season Two back in 2016″ according to Deadline.”
The Cast of The Good Doctor Season 5:
The cast is as follows – Freddie Highmore (Dr. Shaun Murphy), Nicholas Gonzalez (Remo Dominguez), Antonia Thomas (Melissa Stapleton), and Chuku Modu (Will Lexington). Other possible characters that might appear in the new series are Jules’ parents; Dr. Aaron Glassman – played by Richard Schiff; Dr. Claire Brown – played by Beau Garrett; Ashley Radcliffe from Mercy West Hospital, who may want to recruit Shaun for their hospital? And maybe some other faces from his past too?
The Release Date of The Good Doctor Season Five: May 2021
Spoilers from previous seasons ahead!
In season four, it was revealed that Dr. Aaron Glassman (Richard Schiff) is dying and has been refusing treatment because he wants to continue working in surgery while also helping improve the health care system with a new hospital merger.”
“He eventually agrees to take treatments only after meeting up with Sarah Chen at medical school interviews.” “Chen tells him about how she fought cancer all on her own and that she wanted what he had with his friends.”
The Plot of The Good Doctor Season Five:
In season five, Shaun Murphy faces a new set of challenges at home and work. “On the personal side, Dr. Glassman’s health takes a turn for the worse while on the professional side Dr. Catherine Tanner (Allison Miller) is promoted to Chief Resident over him.”
“This causes tension between them as they’re no longer equal in rank within their department. What will happen when these two are forced to collaborate?”
Latest Updates from The Good Doctor Season Four: “Episode 13 saw Shaun running into an old friend who was also diagnosed with autism.” “In this episode, we see how difficult it can be.”
“Meanwhile, a new hospital merger is in the works, and Shaun must find a way to keep his friends together.”
Allison Miller will be joining the show as Dr. Catherine Tanner. The promotion of Allison Miller has created tension between her and Shaun Murphy, which leads them on an interesting journey throughout this season.
Frequently Asked Questions on The Good Doctor Season 5:
How many episodes are in The Good Doctor Season Five?
There will be 12 episodes in the fifth season of The Good Doctor, which will release in late 2021.
What channel is The Good Doctor on now?
The show airs on ABC at ten p.m EST every Tuesday night. What time does it come out in my country? See our list below for your local broadcast times!
Is there a trailer for the new season yet and when can I watch it online?
There’s no official video release date but you should keep an eye out on YouTube or social media channels like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc to get updates as soon as possible!
Is the series worth watching?
The Good Doctor Season Five is sure to be just as thrilling and thought-provoking as the previous seasons. The characters are complex and take unexpected turns, keeping viewers on their toes until the very end!
What time will The Good Doctor come back? When does it start again?
There’s no official release date for when The Good Doctor starts up but season one started airing in September 2017 so we’re expecting a similar release window this year too. Keep your eyes peeled for updates!
About the show:
The Good Doctor
The series follows a young surgeon, Dr Shaun Murphy, with autism and savant syndrome who relocates from quiet country life to join the prestigious surgical unit at San Jose St Bonaventure Hospital. Alone in the world and unable to personally connect with those around him, his only ally is his mentor Dr Aaron Glassman. The show will explore both Shaun’s extraordinary medical gifts as well as the challenges he faces being an outsider – that makes him unique.”
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