ABC’s The Good Doctor returns after a two week break with season two episode 15. The new episode titled “Risk and Reward” is set to air on February 18, 2019 at 10pm ET/PT. Episode 15 was directed by series star Freddie Highmore from a script by Liz Freidman and David Renaud.
Guest stars include Daniel Dae Kim as Dr. Jackson Han, Robyn Lively as Diane Monroe, Peter Benson as Nigel Monroe, Ravi Kapoor as Minesh Goyal, and Joe Adler as Larry Childs.
The series’ season two cast is led by Freddie Highmore as Dr. Shaun Murphy and includes Antonia Thomas as Dr. Claire Browne, Nicholas Gonzalez as Dr. Neil Melendez, Hill Harper as Dr. Marcus Andrews, Richard Schiff as Dr. Aaron Glassman, and Tamlyn Tomita as Allegra Aoki. Christina Chang is Dr. Audrey Lim, Fiona Gubelmann is Dr. Morgan Reznick, Will Yun Lee is Dr. Alex Park, and Paige Spara plays Lea.
The “Risk and Reward” Plot – Shaun’s blunt honesty with a distraught mother of a critically ill newborn baby causes the new chief of Surgery (Daniel Dae Kim) to question keeping him on as a resident.
The Good Doctor Season 2 Plot:
Dr. Shaun Murphy, a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome, relocated to San Jose, California, 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, challenged the skepticism and prejudices of the hospital’s board and staff by bringing him in to join the team. Shaun’s world has begun to expand as he continues to work harder than he ever has before, navigating his new environment and relationships to prove to his colleagues that his extraordinary medical gifts will save lives.