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Ranking the Best Seasons of 'The Good Doctor'

July 8, 2020 18 votes 10 voters3 items

All the seasons of The Good Doctor have been gripping, but which seasons really stand out? Dr. Shaun Murphy's autism helps him discover unconventional treatments and diagnoses often with life-saving results though he struggles with connection and communication. Some of the most memorable episodes of The Good Doctor come from different seasons, so picking the top season isn't easy. Some The Good Doctor seasons focus on the stories of ER patients, while other good seasons follow the personal relationship of the St. Bonaventure Hospital staff. To determine once and for all what the best seasons of The Good Doctor are, let's rank every The Good Doctor season from best to worst.

The Good Doctor is an American medical drama based on the South Korean series of the same name. The Good Doctor premiered on CBS on September 25, 2017.

Vote up your favorite seasons of The Good Doctor, and vote down any seasons that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you loved any individual episodes. Is your favorite season of The Good Doctor not as high as it should be? Be sure to vote it up so it rises to the top. It can be tough to put one The Good Doctor season over the other, which is why you can vote on however many seasons you like.

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    The Good Doctor - Season 1

    The Good Doctor - Season 1 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Ranking the Best Seasons of 'The Good Doctor'
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    The first season of The Good Doctor premiered on September 25, 2017, and contains 18 episodes. This season introduces viewers to Dr. Shaun Murphy and the team at the fictional San Jose St. Bonaventure Hospital.

    This season contains several unforgettable episodes including: "Burnt Food," "Not Fake," and "More."

    Memorable moments from Season 1 include:

    • Dr. Shaun Murphy begins his residency at San Jose St. Bonaventure Hospital.
    • The residents treat the victims of a wedding bus crash.
    • Shaun makes a mistake while performing surgery.
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    The Good Doctor - Season 2

    The Good Doctor - Season 2 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Ranking the Best Seasons of 'The Good Doctor'
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    The second season of The Good Doctor premiered on September 24, 2018, and contains 18 episodes. This season finds Shaun struggling to become a better communicator while Glassman begins his cancer treatment.

    This season contains several unforgettable episodes including: "Hello," "Breakdown," and "Trampoline."

    Memorable moments from Season 2 include:

    • Dr. Melendez and Dr. Lim secretly begin a romance.
    • Dr. Glassman gets a bad diagnosis.
    • Shaun suffers a breakdown.
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    The Good Doctor - Season 3

    The Good Doctor - Season 3 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Ranking the Best Seasons of 'The Good Doctor'
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    The third season of The Good Doctor premiered on September 23, 2019, and contains 20 episodes. This season follows Shaun's relationship with Carly as well as his feelings about his father's death.

    This season contains several unforgettable episodes including: "Disaster," "Friends and Family," and "I Love You."

    Memorable moments from Season 3 include:

    • Shaun and Carly go on their first date.
    • Shaun finds comfort in Lea after his father's death.
    • Melendez suffers internal bleeding.
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