Dr. Shaun Murphy played by Freddie Highmore (Bates Motel), a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome, relocates from a quiet country life to join the prestigious St. Bonaventure Hospital’s surgical unit. Alone in the world and unable to personally connect with those around him, his only advocate, Dr. Aaron Glassman (Richard Schiff), challenges the scepticism and prejudices of the hospital’s board and staff when he brings him in to join the team. Shaun will need to work harder than he ever has before, as he navigates his new environment and relationships to prove to his colleagues that his extraordinary medical gifts will save lives.
The series is from David Shore (House), and Lost and Hawaii Five-0 star Daniel Dae Kim. It stars Freddie Highmore as Dr. Shaun Murphy, Antonia Thomas as Dr. Claire Browne, Nicholas Gonzalez as Dr. Neil Melendez, Chuku Modu as Dr. Jared Kalu, Beau Garrett as Jessica Preston, Hill Harper as Dr. Marcus Andrews, Richard Schiff as Dr. Aaron Glassman and Tamlyn Tomita as Allegra Aoki.
Available on DVD on 8th October, The Good Doctor The Complete Season One is rated 15 and has 18 episodes at approx. 44 minutes each.