Dr. Shaun Murphy continues his quest to be returned to the surgical team in ABC’s The Good Doctor season two episode 17. The episode titled “Breakdown” was directed by Mike Listo from a script by Thomas L. Moran and Lloyd Gilyard Jr. Episode 17 will air on Monday, March 4, 2019 at 10pm ET/PT.
“Breakdown” guest stars include Lisa Edelstein as Dr. Marina Blaize, Daniel Dae Kim as Dr. Jackson Han, Jasika Nicole as Carly Lever, and Elfina Luk as Nurse Villanueva.
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 “Breakdown” Plot – Dr. Shaun Murphy is desperate to join the team on a dangerous procedure involving a patient’s tumor removal. However, having been removed from the surgery team by Dr. Jackson Han (guest star Daniel Dae Kim), Shaun must use his talents to help figure out the cause of an infant’s injuries.
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.