The Good Doctor Season 6: Will the new episodes return in January 2023?

The Good Doctor Season 6: Will the new episodes return in January 2023?
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The next chapter is officially on its way! Continue reading to find out more about The Good Doctor Season 6.

If you recall the events of the ninth episode, “Broken or Not,” which was released back on December 12, 2022, then we can assure you that there is a lot to look forward to and this is just the beginning! In the episode, the viewers got to see that, “When Dr. Shaun Murphy introduces a new performance rating system, he unknowingly creates a competition between Drs. Danica Powell and Daniel Perez; Dr. Morgan Reznick may have crossed a line with Dr. Alex Park.”

Since then, we know that the viewers have been anticipating knowing if the current season will resume its run with the remaining episodes in January 2023 or not. If you are one of them, then you’ve come to the right spot! We have compiled all the information to get a head start on the forthcoming episodes, including the release date, plot, cast, and official promo, among other details. Here is everything we know so far about when The Good Doctor Season 6 will be back on the ABC network.

The Good Doctor Season 6: Will the new episodes return in January 2023?

The Good Doctor Season 6: When will the new episodes premiere?

The wait for the much-anticipated new episodes is finally over! The 10th episode, “Quiet and Loud,” is now scheduled to release on Monday, January 23, 2023, at the same time slot of 10/9c on ABC and later on Hulu. The episode was directed by James Genn and written by Jessica Grasl and Nathalie Simone Touboul. The official synopsis of the episode states, “Shaun and Lea learn that their surprise pregnancy may come with additional complications; Doctors Park, Reznick, and Allen treat a teen with Gardner’s syndrome whose past surgical history jeopardizes the outcome of his current one.” 

Additionally, the network has also released the title and synopsis of the 11th episode, “The Good Boy,” which will be released on January 30, 2023, on the same time slot and streaming platforms. The official synopsis of the episode states, “A young autistic surgeon who has savant syndrome relocates from a quiet country life to join a prestigious hospital’s surgical unit.” On the other hand, as of January 19, 2023, the titles and synopsis of the majority of the remaining episodes of the 22-episode season have not been revealed and will be disclosed later. Take a look at the official promo for the new episode below:

The Good Doctor Season 6: A quick recap of the season so far

Here’s what we know about The Good Doctor Season 6 episodes thus far. If you haven’t been able to catch up with the episodes, we suggest you stop reading this section to avoid some major spoilers!

Episode 1: Afterparty: Shaun and Lea’s long-awaited wedding reception is interrupted by a violent attack at the hospital and the entire team must mobilize to save the victims. Meanwhile, the trauma of seeing people he cares for in life-threatening situations is affecting Shaun in more ways than one.

Episode 2: Change of Perspective: On their first day as surgical attendings, Dr. Shaun Murphy and Dr. Alex Park are introduced to the first-year residents they will be overseeing, Dr. Danica Powell and Dr. Daniel Perez, who make quite the first impression. Meanwhile, Lim returns to work while facing her new reality and the emotions surrounding the changes.

Episode 3: A Big Sign: The team treats a famous marriage counselor after she injures her ankle from falling, but when she offers relationship advice to them, Dr. Morgan Reznick quickly spots that their patient might be experiencing something far more serious. Meanwhile, Dr. Audrey Lim is determined to get to the bottom of what really happened in the OR during her surgery and sets off on her own internal investigation.

Episode 4: Shrapnel: The team operates on a military reenactor whose attempt at authenticity has created an explosive predicament that even Dr. Shaun Murphy couldn’t predict. Meanwhile, Dr. Jordan Allen and Dr. Daniel Perez are in a race against time as they search for a severed foot.

Episode 5: Growth Opportunities: Shaun, Asher, and Powell treat a young patient on Halloween with a rare hereditary disease, sending them down an uncharted path. Meanwhile, Glassman and Shaun must overcome their differences to work together to try and find a solution for Lim’s paralysis.

Episode 6: Hot and Bothered: In the midst of a heatwave, Dr. Shaun Murphy and Dr. Danica Powell are at odds when it comes to their patient’s surgery. Their heated stalemate tests Shaun’s patience and his willingness to compromise. Meanwhile, when the hospital loses power, Lea and Dr. Aaron Glassman are forced to come up with a quick solution or risk a total shutdown that could risk patients’ lives.

Episode 7: Boys Don’t Cry: When a woman pregnant with sextuplets arrives at the hospital, Dr. Marcus Andrews must split the doctors into teams to ensure their health and safety following their high-risk delivery. Meanwhile, Shaun and Lea must face their own hurdles as they discuss starting a family.

Episode 8: Sorry, Not Sorry: Drs. Shaun Murphy, Asher Wolke, and Aaron Glassman meet a patient with an infected surgical sponge that was left in their abdomen. Meanwhile, Dr. Morgan Park must face her own past when she treats the victim of a sexual assault in an all-new episode.

Episode 9:  Broken or Not: Dr. Shaun Murphy unknowingly creates a competition between Drs. Danica Powell and Daniel Perez when he introduces a new performance rating system; Dr. Morgan Reznick may have crossed a line with Dr. Alex Park.

The Good Doctor Season 6: Will the new episodes return in January 2023?

The cast members who will return in the episodes are 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 Good Doctor is from Sony Pictures Television and ABC Signature. Shore is the executive producer and showrunner. Daniel Dae Kim, Erin Gunn, David Kim, Sebastian Lee, Liz Friedman, and Mike Listo are also executive producers. ABC Signature is a part of Disney Television Studios.

The Good Doctor is currently available to watch on fuboTV and Hulu Plus, among other digital streaming services. 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 according to the preference of the users. 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 video quality and the number of screens you can use to stream the series simultaneously depend on the package you choose, and there is no additional cost for any of their services.

Catch up on previous episodes while you wait for The Good Doctor Season 6 to resume on ABC next week.

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