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

The Good Doctor Season 6: When will the new episodes premiere after the hiatus?
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When will the popular medical drama for a sixth season return? Continue reading to find out.

If you are an avid viewer of the series you must know that Dr. Murphy, Wolke, and Glassman met a patient with an infected surgical sponge in their abdomen and Dr. Park must face her past when she treats the victim of a sexual assault. The last episode’s plotline alone has heightened the anticipation the interest of fans who tuned in to watch the prior episodes and see what events will transpire in the new episodes of the sixth season. 

So, to curb all your doubts, we’ve compiled a list of all the things you should look forward to for the time being while you recap the previous seasons, which is available to watch on the streaming platform. If you are one of them, then you have reached the right place to know everything relating to the release date, plot, and cast among other details about The Good Doctor Season 6. 

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

The Good Doctor Season 6: When will the new episodes release on ABC?

Yes, The Good Doctor Season 6 will return to your television screen with its remaining episodes in a few days. The season will resume its run on December 12, 2022, on ABC at 10/9c and later on Hulu. The official Twitter handle of the show also urged viewers to watch the episodes among its followers, quoting, “Dr. Lim and Dr. Murphy on the mend. Grab the tissues and stream #TheGoodDoctor now on Hulu!” Take a look at the official post below: 

The Good Doctor Season 6: What will happen in the ninth episode?

The ninth episode is simply titled as “Broken or Not,” which will release on December 12, 2022, on ABC at the time slot of 10/9c and later on Hulu. The official synopsis of the episode states, “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 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. So, take a look at the official promo below: 

The Good Doctor 6x09 Promo "Broken or Not" (HD) Winter Finale

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

Although the exact episode count has not yet been disclosed, we can anticipate that it will consist of a total of 22 episodes, with each episode lasting between 41 and 44 minutes on average. The season will ultimately depend on the story that the show wants to convey to the audience, which has been turned into a screenplay to look for and see the unexplored dynamics. Here is the episode guide for your understanding:

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.

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 Good Doctor Season 6 Promo (HD)

Catch up on the previous seasons while you wait for The Good Doctor Season 6 to premiere new episodes.