The Good Doctor

The BEST episodes of The Good Doctor

Every episode of The Good Doctor ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of The Good Doctor!

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.

Last Updated: 8/7/2022Network: ABC (US)
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I Love You
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8.22
1366 votes

#1 - I Love You

Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired 3/30/2020

In the second episode of the two-part finale, our doctors work against time and their own personal safety to save the lives of those around them.

Directors: David Shore
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Trampoline
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8.21
1738 votes

#2 - Trampoline

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired 3/11/2019

As a barroom fight sends Dr. Shaun Murphy to seek treatment at St. Bonaventure’s, Dr. Alex Park and Dr. Audrey Lim disagree over an elderly woman’s post-operative symptoms. Meanwhile, Dr. Neil Melendez and Dr. Lim make their romance public, and Dr. Aaron Glassman continues to pursue a relationship with a good friend.

Directors: David Shore
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More
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8.13
2777 votes

#3 - More

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 3/26/2018

The team at St. Bonaventure needs to quickly discover the truth behind a young college student’s unexplained injuries before his condition worsens. Meanwhile, after losing his most prized possession, Shaun’s distraction during a surgical procedure may end up risking more than just his job.

Directors: Mike Listo
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Quarantine (Part 2)
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8.07
1916 votes

#4 - Quarantine (Part 2)

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/14/2019

The hospital is still in quarantine as Dr. Murphy continues to be overwhelmed by the chaos and noise in the emergency room; Dr. Reznick struggles to keep her patients alive, and Dr. Lim fights for her life.

Directors: Mike Listo
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Burnt Food
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8.05
6275 votes

#5 - Burnt Food

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/25/2017

Dr. Shaun Murphy, 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, challenges the skepticism 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.

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Vamos (2)
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8.02
807 votes

#6 - Vamos (2)

Season 4 - Episode 20 - Aired 6/7/2021

Dr. Shaun Murphy must perform a risky surgery on a patient without electricity when the power suddenly goes out. Dr. Lim and Dr. Mateo Rendón Osma's relationship deepens as they overcome difficulties during their surgery.

Directors: Mike Listo
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Hurt
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8.01
1334 votes

#7 - Hurt

Season 3 - Episode 19 - Aired 3/23/2020

In the first episode of the two-part season finale, the city of San Jose is rocked by a massive earthquake that puts the staff of St. Bonaventure Hospital on high alert as they race to assess the damage and account for the safety of their colleagues and friends. Meanwhile, Dr. Neil Melendez and Dr. Aaron Glassman are attending a charity event when their lives are threatened by the earthquake.

Directors: Mike Listo
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Breakdown
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8.01
1702 votes

#8 - Breakdown

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired 3/4/2019

Dr. Shaun Murphy is desperate to join the team on a dangerous procedure involving a patient's tumor removal. However, having been removed by Dr. Jackson Han from the surgery team, he must use his talents to help figure out the cause of an infant's injuries.

Directors: Mike Listo
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Mount Rushmore
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8.00
5586 votes

#9 - Mount Rushmore

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/2/2017

Dr. Shaun Murphy’s attention to detail complicates his first day at St. Bonaventure Hospital. Meanwhile, Dr. Claire Browne learns a valuable lesson about honesty when confronted with a difficult diagnosis for her patient.

Directors: Mike Listo
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Expired
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7.96
739 votes

#10 - Expired

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/22/2021

Shaun and Lea happen upon a terrible car accident and discover a young pregnant mother who has been badly injured and needs immediate medical attention. Dr. Glassman is apprehensive when a figure from his past reaches out for help.

Directors: Mike Listo
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Quarantine (Part 1)
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7.94
1857 votes

#11 - Quarantine (Part 1)

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/3/2018

Dr. Shaun Murphy and Dr. Audrey Lim treat two patients who collapse at the local airport and whose symptoms point to an infection that may become airborne. The staff races to contain the infection before it spreads to the rest of the patients in the ER.

Directors: Mike Listo
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Sons
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7.93
519 votes

#12 - Sons

Season 5 - Episode 18 - Aired 5/16/2022

Shaun and Lea make a big life decision and are pleasantly surprised by the support they receive from their friends at the hospital. Meanwhile, when Dr. Wolke’s parents show up with a revelation, Asher struggles to accept that he and his father may never truly understand one another.

Directors: David Shore
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Islands: Part Two
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7.92
3279 votes

#13 - Islands: Part Two

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/15/2018

The twins suffer complications from their surgery forcing the team to make a life-changing decision. Shaun returns to the hospital after his trip with Lea and decides he needs a more permanent change – and gives Dr. Glassman his two weeks’ notice.

Directors: Cherie Nowlan
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Claire
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7.92
1656 votes

#14 - Claire

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/7/2019

Dr. Claire Browne faces complications at home and work as she prepares to lead her first surgery. Meanwhile, a sports fishing accident challenges the rest of the staff as they look to treat the fisherman’s injuries without damaging his prize catch.

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22 Steps
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7.92
3950 votes

#15 - 22 Steps

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/13/2017

Dr. Shaun Murphy has to confront prejudice from an unlikely source when he takes on the case of a patient with autism, and Dr. Jared Kalu has to learn to accept his limitations as a surgeon.

Directors: David Straiton
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Not Fake
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7.92
4295 votes

#16 - Not Fake

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/30/2017

Dr. Shaun Murphy and Dr. Claire Browne devise an experimental procedure that can save the leg and life of a young groom, that is if his bride-to-be and parents can learn to work together. Meanwhile, Jared struggles to emotionally connect with his patient whose scars may prove too deep to overcome.

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Apple
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7.91
3837 votes

#17 - Apple

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/20/2017

During a robbery at the grocery mart Dr. Shaun Murphy is shopping at, his communication limitations puts lives at risk. Meanwhile, after Shaun’s traumatic day, Dr. Aaron Glassman worries that he isn’t doing enough to help Shaun.

Directors: Nestor Carbonell
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Friends and Family
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7.91
1448 votes

#18 - Friends and Family

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/2/2019

Shaun visits his father on his deathbed and the family reunion reveals unexpected results. Melendez, Park, Reznick and Claire treat an injured star NFL player with severe spinal damage. Claire addresses her mental health.

Directors: Mike Listo
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Smile
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7.90
2812 votes

#19 - Smile

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 3/19/2018

Dr. Shaun Murphy questions the need for an elective surgery that will allow his young patient to smile for the first time. Meanwhile, Dr. Claire Brown and Dr. Morgan Reznick discover that their patient lied about her identity.

Directors: Bill D'Elia
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Debts
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7.88
1700 votes

#20 - Debts

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/30/2019

As Dr. Marcus Andrews vows to help a good Samaritan who was injured while stopping a sexual assault, Dr. Audrey Lim faces a difficult decision when a young patient’s parents suspect that Dr. Neil Melendez made a mistake. Meanwhile, Dr. Shaun Murphy fields advice following his disastrous date with Dr. Carly Lever; and Dr. Claire Browne gets a surprise visit from her mother.

Directors: Mike Listo
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Hello
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7.88
2373 votes

#21 - Hello

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/24/2018

Shaun’s proposed treatment for a homeless patient puts him and Dr. Kalu in Dr. Andrews’ crosshairs. Claire tries to overcome Dr. Melendez’s reluctance to do a risky heart operation. Dr. Glassman faces a difficult decision about his health.

Directors: Mike Listo
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Sacrifice
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7.88
3571 votes

#22 - Sacrifice

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/4/2017

Members of the hospital’s surgical team are initially impressed with a charming young doctor, but his true character puts one of them in an awkward position at work. Meanwhile, Dr. Glassman feels Dr. Shaun Murphy needs a little more support with his personal life and suggests he meet with a therapist. However, Shaun is determined to show him that he can do it on his own.

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Point Three Percent
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7.87
4549 votes

#23 - Point Three Percent

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/23/2017

While in the exam area of St. Bonaventure Hospital, Dr. Shaun Murphy encounters a young patient who looks eerily similar to his deceased brother, Steve. After discovering his parents have hidden his diagnosis from him, Shaun struggles to understand why he doesn’t deserve to hear the truth about his own health. Meanwhile, the team can’t figure out what keeps triggering their patients’ increasingly severe allergic reactions and races to find the cause before the next one kills another patient.

Directors: Larry Teng
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Intangibles
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7.87
3677 votes

#24 - Intangibles

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/27/2017

As part of St. Bonaventure hospital’s international humanitarian program, the team takes on the case of a young boy from the Congo who has severe congenital heart anomalies. Dr. Neil Melendez has doubts about the safety of the procedure, while Dr. Shaun Murphy works out the best course of action. Meanwhile, Murphy’s latest encounter with his neighbor Lea has him confused.

Directors: Bronwen Hughes
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Faces
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7.86
1797 votes

#25 - Faces

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/4/2019

Dr. Andrews tries to convince a grieving family to donate their teenage daughter’s face to another young girl whose face was horribly disfigured in an accident.

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