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Episode Insights

  • Season 7 Commentary: 7×01 Baby, Baby, Baby

    Season 7 Commentary: 7×01 Baby, Baby, Baby

    This felt like a pretty solid episode with good pacing. Nothing that really stood out to me as good or bad – a lovely season opener with a personal patient story and the starting point for some of the threads that will unravel this season.


  • Everyone Operates Differently

    A Critical Review of The Good Doctor Season 6 Having closed the book on an extra long season 6, let’s shine a light on what happened across the whole of the season and see what was notable and what might be worth highlighting in retrospect. Just to set expectations, I will focus mostly on what’s…


  • Season 6 Wishlist Analysis

    Season 6 Wishlist Analysis

    Back in August last year before season 6 started, I made a wishlist what I’d like to see being covered in the next 22 episodes. Let’s take a look at what came about and what didn’t.


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Character Insights

  • The Average Doctor: Autistic but Less Stereotypical?

    The Average Doctor: Autistic but Less Stereotypical?

    by Andreas_from_Germany (crossposted to Reddit) Recently many autistic individuals have come forward on social media and criticized The Good Doctor for its depiction of autism being too stereotypical, demanding more diversity in the representation.


  • Shaun’s Life Decisions Shirt

    Shaun’s Life Decisions Shirt

    I have touched on this in a previous episode recap, but I wanted to talk about Shaun’s important life decisions button-down and dig into this a little deeper.


  • Shaun Murphy: A Comprehensive Psychological Profile

    Shaun Murphy: A Comprehensive Psychological Profile

    Shaun Murphy, such a complex and multi-layered character the writers and producers have come up with! I can remember very few characters in television history with the same level of depth in them. And the reason of all that complexity is that there is so much more to Shaun’s personality and attitude than simply his…


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News and Interviews

  • No Green Light for The Good Lawyer

    No Green Light for The Good Lawyer

    This is old news by now, but there may still be people out there who have not yet heard the unfortunate news that ABC decided not to give the law-themed spin-off The Good Lawyer the go-ahead. This was announced back in November 2023 by several news outlets after ABC made it public.


  • The Good Lawyer – First Cast Announcement

    The Good Lawyer – First Cast Announcement

    The first announcement about ABC producing a The Good Doctor spinoff titled The Good Lawyer was made back in August last year, in which we were given some cursory information about the overall premise and the two main characters. TV Line just announced the two actors who have been cast in the roles of Joni…


  • When a Good Doctor needs a Good Lawyer…

    When a Good Doctor needs a Good Lawyer…

    You may have already read or heard the news, but in case you haven’t, Deadline leaked the big news earlier this week that ABC is currently developing a The Good Doctor spin-off called The Good Lawyer. It’s an interesting prospect, and there are several little tidbits about The Good Doctor season 6 in the article.…


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Moments Easily Missed

  • Moments Easily Missed: Joy vs. Pain

    Moments Easily Missed: Joy vs. Pain

    Moments Easily Missed highlights those subtle moments that happen between or beyond the dialogue — those moments you can easily miss if you don’t look closely enough. The Kitchen Island: Joy vs. Pain In episode 6×07 Boys Don’t Cry, there’s this little detail that I’d like us to take a look at.


  • Moments Easily Missed: Ain’t No Mountain High Enough

    Moments Easily Missed: Ain’t No Mountain High Enough

    Moments Easily Missed highlights those subtle moments that happen between or beyond the dialogue — those moments you can easily miss if you don’t look closely enough. Ain’t no mountain high enough Warning: Contains spoilers for season 5!


  • Moments Easily Missed: Jake, Meet Shaun

    Moments Easily Missed highlights those subtle moments that happen between or beyond the dialogue — those moments you can easily miss if you don’t look closely enough. Jake, Meet Shaun


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Patient Case Reviews

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Fanworks

  • Shaun & Lea: Everything Good Fanvid

    I uploaded this to YouTube back in June but neglected to add it to the blog, so here it is for posterity — my Happy!Shea video to a song by Ashes Remains that just spoke to me how it captures Shaun and Lea’s love for each other. (Contains spoilers for season 5.)


  • Mismatched in Matrimony

    Mismatched in Matrimony

    Have you seen The Shaun Show and The Lea Show from season 5, and wondered what the final cut of Sophie’s reality TV show episode featuring Shaun and Lea would look like?


  • Shaun hits rock bottom fanvid

    Shaun hits rock bottom fanvid

    New year, new fanvid! My latest creative endeavour in the video editing realm is centred around Shaun hitting rock bottom after an incredibly difficult time with all the changes and betrayals thrown at him in season 5. (Naturally, contains spoilers for season 5.)


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