In January this year, fans of The good doctor received the sad news that the series would end with the seventh season. And many wondered if the decision to end the program was the channel’s. ABC or the creative team.
Second Colliderin an interview with the panel of The good doctor on the TV critics tour, Davide Rivathe creator of the medical series explained that the decision to end the story was somewhat of one of the two reasons mentioned above
“Years ago, when I was doing another show, someone asked me, “Do you know how the series will end?” [Eu disse] «Yes, I know exactly how this series will end. One day I will get a call from the broadcaster‘” Shore revealed.
In other words, Shore already had in mind how to do it The good doctor it would end, he was just waiting for the call from ABC to confirm when the series would end.
Affection for the protagonist
Freddie Highmore He has been playing Dr. Shaun Murphy since 2017 and his heartwarming story has traveled many paths and influenced his colleagues. Now he is embarking on the incredible adventure of being a good father.
David Shore also shared in the interview the affection he feels for Shaun: “There’s something right now that I’d like to share with people. I love this character“.
“You want to put him in any situation and see what he has to say about all of us. We talk about it all the time. When you live with the character like we did, he makes you a better person. I hope so,” she added..
Shore also said that although he will only produce the final 10 episodes, he will finish the series on his own terms: “We were lucky enough to plan the ending we wanted to do. This has been a strange year. To only do 10 episodes is regrettable. But being able to come out on your own terms is a blessing.”
“Let’s plan a big finale and do something the fans will love“, promised the executive producer Liz Friedmann.
The episodes of The good doctor are available on Globoplay.