The Good Doctor Season 5 Episode 5: Release Date, Recap and Speculation

The Good Doctor Season 5 Episode 5: Release Date, Recap and Speculation

Shaun has a personal and medical breakthrough in this episode when he realises that he’d been too emotional in handling a young girl’s case. He was angry about her father self diagnosing her from the internet and ended up snapping at him. Later in the episode, it is revealed that her father was actually right, causing Shaun to reconsider his feelings about the billboard. We bring you the latest updates!

The Good Doctor Season 5 Episode 5 Speculation

An elderly asian man is brought in by his daughter after having been a victim in a hate crime. How will Shaun handle such a case? Find out in the next episode.

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The Good Doctor Season 5 Episode 5 Release Date

The Good Doctor Season 5 Episode 5 will be released on 1st November, 2021 at 10pm ET on ABC. No delays have been announced yet.

Is the Series on Break?

No, the series is not on break and will continue as scheduled.

The Good Doctor Season 5 Episode 4 Recap

Shaun has his hesitations about Salen’s billboard ad on his profile, that even mentions the fact that he’s autistic. He tells her he doesn’t like it and that he wants it removed but Salen tells him to take some time to think about it. Shaun, Andrews and Mateo treat a young girl named Holly, whose father has done intensive research on her condition and self-diagnosed her with visceral myopathy.

The Good Doctor Season 5 Episode 5: Release Date, Recap and Speculation
Shaun Murphy | Source: IMDb

There is friction between him and the father and Shaun ends up snapping at him and telling him he shouldn’t depend on the internet for medical diagnoses. However, the father ends up being right and Salen appoints him the role of consulting physician in this case. Shaun, on the other hand, ends up getting removed from the case altogether on account of how rude he was to the patient’s father.

Later in the episode, Shaun realises that he’d been wrong about the billboard. This causes him to have an epiphany about Holly’s case and he rushes into surgery to suggest inserting a feeding tube into her colon, which was also her father’s suggested treatment. The doctors realise this is the better course of action and scrub him in. Shaun also agrees to keep the billboard up.

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About The Good Doctor

The Good Doctor is an American medical drama television series based on the 2013 South Korean series of the same name. Actor Daniel Dae Kim bought the rights for his production company. He began adapting the series and, in 2015, eventually shopped it to CBS.

Shaun Murphy, a young surgeon with autism and Savant syndrome, is recruited into the surgical unit of a prestigious hospital. Shaun Murphy, a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome, relocates from a quiet country life to join a prestigious hospital surgical unit.

The series stars Freddie Highmore, Hill Harper, Christina Chang, Richard Schiff, Will Yun Lee, Fiona Gubelmann, Paige Spara, Noah Galvin, and Bria Samoné Henderson.