Critic Consensus: The Good Doctor's heavy-handed bedside manner undermines a solid lead performance, but under all the emotionally manipulative gimmickry, there's still plenty of room to improve.
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as Dr. Shaun Murphy
as Claire Browne
as Dr. Neil Melendez
as Dr. Jared Kalu
as Jessica Preston
as Dr. Marcus Andrews
as Dr. Ira Glassman
as Allegra Aoki
as Dr. Alex Park
as Dr. Morgan Reznick
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Sensitively portrayed by Bates Motel star Freddie Highmore, the character is extraordinarily gifted but often underestimated by those around him.
TGD is a sensitive, intelligent exploration of someone on the spectrum.
There have been few storylines that stand out beyond the typical medical drama; this one's just done well enough to make you buy in, thanks especially to Freddie Highmore's committed, layered turn.
But in the hands of [David] Shore, and with actors of the calibre of Richard Schiff, it somehow works.
It's a show that could develop into something interesting-and has enough beautiful people in scrubs to keep viewers engaged-but feels familiar in the premiere.
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