“We take risks and people die. But if we play it safe, they die too. I’d rather take risks for a patient than regret not fighting hard enough.” – Asher
The Good Doctor has been at the forefront of medical dramas in recent years with its compelling storyline, a phenomenal cast, and accurate portrayal of medical challenges. As we approach the new episode, the viewers are anticipating yet another emotionally charged and thought-provoking episode.
It has endearing and compelling characters, and the viewers can expect to be taken on a roller coaster ride of emotions that will not disappoint. In this article, we will explore what viewers can expect from the 20th episode as our favorite doctors at St. Bonaventure Hospital tackle yet another complex medical case.
There is no doubt that it will continue the show’s trend of tackling challenging medical issues with its trademark style of storytelling, which everyone has loved so far. Especially, after the premiere of episode 19, which has left fans wanting more! So, if you are one of those who want to know what happens next, then you’ve come to the right spot!
Here is everything we know so far about when The Good Doctor Season 6 Episode 20 will be back on the ABC network.
The Good Doctor Season 6 Episode 20: When will the new episode premiere?
The much-anticipated new episode, simply titled, “Blessed,” is set to premiere this Monday, April 17, 2023, on ABC at 10/9c and later on Hulu. The official synopsis of the episode states, “Dr. Marcus Andrews introduces some of the team to a patient whose optimism and faith seem to cause Dr. Asher Wolke to be skeptical in light of his own relationship with religion.”
Moreover, the main cast members who will return are as follows: Freddie Highmore as Shaun Murphy, Fiona Gubelmann as Morgan Reznick, Will Yun Lee as Alex Park, Christina Chang as Audrey Lim, Paige Spara as Lea Dilallo, Bria Samoné Henderson as Jordan Allen, Noah Galvin as Asher Wolke, Hill Harper as Marcus Andrews, and Richard Schiff as Aaron Glassman.
The guest star includes Dylan Kingwell as Steve Murphy, Elfina Luk as Dalisay Villanueva, Giacomo Baessato as Jerome Martel, Savannah Welch as Danica Powell, April Cameron as Nurse Hawks, and Chuku Modu as Jared Kalu. The series is developed for ABC by David Shore, and produced by Sony Pictures Television and ABC Studios, with Shore serving as showrunner.
Take a look at the official promo of The Good Doctor Season 6 Episode 20 below:
The Good Doctor Season 6: When will the next episode premiere on ABC?
The 21st episode, simply titled, “A Beautiful Day,” is scheduled to air on Monday, April 24, 2023, at the same time slot of 10/9c on ABC and later on Hulu. The official synopsis of the episode has been released, which will carry the basic premise, stating, “Dr. Glassman and Dr. Murphy’s relationship may be irreparably damaged following a tense moment during surgery; while Dr. Reznick struggles during her parental leave, Dr. Park may just be the one she needs the most.”
This episode will last between 41 and 44 minutes. Additionally, all 113 episodes are currently available to watch on FuboTV and Hulu Plus. The series is also available to rent or buy on iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Google Play, and Vudu, with a vast number of membership plans. Moreover, the series is also available to watch exclusively on ABC’s official website, where the episodes are published after they air on the channel at the 10/9c time slot.
The Good Doctor Season 6: A quick recap of the season so far
The official synopsis of the sixth season states, “As Shaun becomes a surgical resident at St. Bonaventure Hospital’s surgical unit, he faces more responsibility and pressure. He must deal with an attack on the hospital, new residents, and Lea’s high-risk pregnancy while navigating relationships to become a good leader and dad so that he can maintain his now stable life.”
Take a look at the short summarized episode-by-episode breakdown guide for the season below:
Since the pilot episode, The Good Doctor’s sixth season has been packed with gripping medical cases and emotional character arcs. The season kicks off with Shaun and Lea’s wedding reception being disrupted by a violent attack at the hospital that leaves Shaun struggling to cope with the trauma. As the season progresses, the team deals with a diverse set of cases, including treating a famous marriage counselor and a woman pregnant with sextuplets.
Meanwhile, Lim returns to work while facing her new reality and grappling with the emotions surrounding the changes. The season also sees Dr. Park facing her past while treating the victim of a sexual assault, and Dr. Murphy unwittingly creates competition between Drs. Powell and Perez with a new performance rating system.
The upcoming episodes of the show promise to continue to deliver the same high-intensity drama, emotional challenges, and heartwarming friendships between our favorite characters. This season also sees Shaun and Lea finding out that their surprise pregnancy may come with additional complications, leading to clashes over their parenting styles.
Meanwhile, the doctors at St. Bonaventure Hospital treat diverse cases, including a teen with Gardner’s syndrome, a 3-year-old boy having a stroke, and a billionaire patient of Jared’s who returns to the hospital. The show also sees Dr. Powell secretly performing an operation that could jeopardize her career.
Dr. Park treating the man his wife had an affair with, and Dr. Murphy seeking legal representation for a case. With new challenges and twists, the upcoming episodes of the season promise to take viewers on an emotional and thought-provoking journey into the worlds of medicine and human relationships.
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