The Good Doctor

Aired: Jan 11, 2021 , Monday at 22:00 on ABC

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Episode Summary: As Dr. Lim struggles to cope with the residual emotional trauma of COVID-19, she encounters a young war veteran fighting debilitating PTSD. After discussing his case with the team, Claire suggests a radical treatment to help him. Still reeling from the recent loss of his mentee's patient, Shaun declares he doesn't want to teach the new residents anymore. An more
...eccentric patient keeps the team entertained.
 
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    Of all mental illnesses, PTSD is probably the one that TV has the hardest time getting right.

    The Good Doctor Season 4 Episode 6 took a stab at it with a Lim-centered story that drew a clear parallel between Lim's issues now that the most intense period of the COVID pandemic had passed and a patient who has severe PTSD after returning from Afghanistan.

    If anything, the comparison was a bit too on the nose, but at least for once, we avoided stereotypes.

    The way The Good Doctor showed Lim's struggle was accurate, but at times it was confusing.

    When Lim was in the throes of traumatic memory, it was hard to tell whether she was having a flashback to the past or simply walking around dissociated in the present. 

    There were several times when she went into a near trance, walking slowly around the hospital, and I assumed she was flashing back to the COVID pandemic, but it turned out she wasn't.

    The scenes were effec...
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