The second season of the American television series, The Good Doctor, was ordered on March 7, 2018 by ABC[6], and premiered on September 24, 2018 on ABC[2]. It premiered in Canada on CTV on Monday’s at 10pm.[7]




Guest StarringEdit


No. Title Director Writer(s) Original Airdate Viewers (million)
1 "Hello"[8] Mike Listo[9] Freddie Highmore[10] September 24, 2018[2] 7.35[11]
201Promo (31) Shaun’s proposed treatment for a homeless patient puts him and Dr. Kalu in Dr. Andrews' crosshairs. Claire tries to overcome Dr. Melendez's reluctance to do a risky heart operation. Dr. Glassman faces a difficult decision about his health.
2 "Middle Ground"[12] Steve Robin[13] David Shore[13] October 1, 2018[14] 7.18[15]
202Promo (33) As Shaun pushes back against Dr. Melendez in order to treat a gravely ill hospital janitor, Dr. Lim risks a lawsuit to repair a teenage girl’s ritual circumcision. Dr. Glassman exercises demanding oversight in choosing a doctor for his brain surgery.
3 "36 Hours"[16] Larry Teng[16] Thomas L. Moran[16] October 8, 2018[14] 7.48[17]
203Promo (4) Dr. Melendez, Dr. Browne and Dr. Park have given a young married couple two choices about their future: save the wife’s life or their future ability to start a family. Meanwhile, when Dr. Lim has to take care of some personal business, she leaves oversight of the emergency room to Dr. Murphy and Dr. Reznick; and Dr. Glassman’s post-op recovery leaves him struggling to get the rest he needs for recovery and also confronting his relationship with his daughter.
4 "Tough Titmouse"[18] Steven DePaul[19] David Hoselton[19] October 15, 2018[14] 6.68[20]
204Promo (11) Shaun recalls his own past to help an intellectually disabled teenager face separation from his mother, while Claire is put between an injured teenage rock climber and her worried parents. Meanwhile, Glassman’s post-op hallucinations force him to confront a personal tragedy.
5 "Carrots"[14] Sharat Raju[21] Liz Friedman[21] October 29, 2018[14] 6.79[22]
205Promo (7) When a patient suffering from anorexia can’t gain the necessary weight needed to survive heart surgery, Claire suggests they perform an experimental surgery which Melendez strongly opposes. Shaun worries Glassman’s refusal to walk the hospital floor will keep him from being discharged and tries to persuade him to ambulate. Meanwhile, Shaun and Lea change the terms of their current relationship.
6 "Two-Ply (or Not Two-Ply)"[14] Tara Nicole Weyr[23] Simran Baidwan[23] November 5, 2018[14] 6.53[24]
206Promo (69) Morgal and Shaun’s indecision on how to treat a young violinist who visits the ER with an infected finger could affect her future in more ways than one. Meanwhile, Lim, Claire and Park can’t figure out if their young patient is really ill or looking for attention.
7 "Hubert"[14] Marisol Adler[25] David Renaud[25] November 12, 2018[14] 6.53[26]
207Promo (19) Dr. Shaun Murphy and Dr. Morgan Reznick must contend with two brothers who are bargaining over life and death. Meanwhile, Dr. Claire Browne’s friend who is dying of cancer asks her for something she doesn’t think she can give her; and Dr. Aaron Glassman is dealing with the effects of his treatment.
8 "Stories"[14] Michael Patrick Jann[27] Sal Calleros[27] November 19, 2018[14] 6.84[28]
208Promo (9) Dr. Shaun Murphy, Dr. Audrey Lim and Dr. Claire Browne’s E.R. patient is forced to reveal a secret to her husband after their treatment caused a complication. Meanwhile, Dr. Neil Melendez, Dr. Morgan Reznick and Dr. Alex Park struggle with a patient whose parents don’t believe in vaccinations.
9 "Empathy"[14] Joanna Kerns[29] Karen Struck[29] November 26, 2018[14] 6.67[30]
209Promo (5) Dr. Neil Melendez, Dr. Morgan Reznick and Dr. Claire Browne grapple with a patient’s wish to perform an operation that would keep him from acting on his pedophilic urges; and Dr. Shaun Murphy learns a lesson in empathy.
10 "Quarantine"[14] Mike Listo[31] Liz Friedman & Lloyd Gilyard Jr.[31] December 3, 2018[14] 6.97[32]
210Promo (77) Dr. Shaun Murphy and Dr. Alex Park treat two patients who collapse at the local airport and whose symptoms point to an infection that may become airborne. The staff races to contain the infection before it spreads to the rest of the patients in the ER, resulting in a hospital quarantine during the holidays.






  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 ABC Announces Fall 2018 Premiere Dates - SpoilerTV
  4. 4.0 4.1
  7. ABC Announces Fall 2018 Schedule - SpoilerTV
  9. Happy 1st day of shooting #TheGoodDoctor Season 2! - @SLfrom
  10. Off to a great start! Very exciting! #FreddieHighmore #TheGoodDoctor - @TheTLMoran
  11. Final Adjusted TV Ratings for Monday 24th September 2018 - SpoilerTV
  13. 13.0 13.1 The Good Doctor - Episode 2.02 - Middle Ground - Synopsis - SpoilerTV
  14. 14.00 14.01 14.02 14.03 14.04 14.05 14.06 14.07 14.08 14.09 14.10 14.11 14.12 14.13 14.14
  15. "Final Adjusted TV Ratings for Monday 1st October 2018" - SpoilerTV
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2
  17. "Final Adjusted TV Ratings for Monday 8th October 2018" - SpoilerTV
  19. 19.0 19.1 'The Good Doctor - Episode 2.04 - Tough Titmouse - Press Release' - SpoilerTV
  20. "Final Adjusted TV Ratings for Monday 15th October 2018" - SpoilerTV
  21. 21.0 21.1 "The Good Doctor - Episode 2.05 - Carrots - Promo + Press Release" - SpoilerTV
  22. "Final Adjusted TV Ratings for Monday 29th October 2018" - SpoilerTV
  23. 23.0 23.1 "The Good Doctor - Episode 2.06 - Two-Ply (or Not Two-Ply) - Press Release" - SpoilerTV
  24. "Final Adjusted TV Ratings for Monday 5th November 2018" - SpoilerTV
  25. 25.0 25.1 "The Good Doctor - Episode 2.07 - Hubert - Press Release" - SpoilerTV
  26. "Final Adjusted TV Ratings for Monday 12th November 2018" - SpoilerTV
  27. 27.0 27.1 "The Good Doctor - Episode 2.08 - Stories - Promo + Press Release" - SpoilerTV
  28. "Final Adjusted TV Ratings for Monday 19th November 2018" - SpoilerTV
  29. 29.0 29.1 "The Good Doctor - Episode 2.09 - Empathy - Press Release" - SpoilerTV
  30. ‘Great Christmas Light Fight’ and ‘The Good Doctor’ adjust down: Monday final ratings - TV By The Numbers
  31. 31.0 31.1 "The Good Doctor - Episode 2.10 - Quarantine - Promo, Promotional Photos + Press Release" - SpoilerTV
  32. ‘Arrow’ adjusts up, ‘The Neighborhood’ adjusts down: Monday final ratings - TV By The Numbers
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  36. ‘The Good Doctor’: Beau Garrett Not Returning For Season 2 - Deadline