Wow! What a cliffhanger!

The Good Doctor Season 5 Episode 7 launched the stress between Salen and all people else at St. Bonaventure to a head. Salen had larger watch out because of Lim is NOT the form of particular person she wants as an enemy.

The cliffhanger is certain to keep up viewers talking over the winter hiatus, which is what the autumn finale wished to do.

It wasn’t merely the ultimate 5 minutes that had been compelling, each. Some extremely efficient medical storylines saved me glued to the show, making this in all probability the best episodes of The Good Doctor to come back again alongside shortly.

Glassman’s storyline was one among many strongest he’s had however.

I’m glad he’s likely going to be staying at St. Bonaventure, not lower than until Shaun’s further regular as soon as extra. Every time he talked about he was transferring to Montana, all I could assume was that he wouldn’t slot in on Yellowstone very properly.

And whereas the final word scene confirmed how loads Shaun nonetheless desires Glassman, it certainly not would have occurred had his ex-wife not pushed him to leap once more proper right into a harmful surgical process and to remain spherical afterward.

Once more when Glassman thought he was dying of thoughts most cancers himself, he had it out with an imaginary mannequin of his late daughter, Maddie, and resolved a couple of of his guilt over her dying.

Since then, she’s barely been talked about, nonetheless her mother’s return pressured Glassman to confront that outdated tragedy as soon as extra.

Reeves: What’s in Montana?
Glassman: Cowboys and large boots. And that i Montana, no person is conscious of me, and I’ve no historic previous, and no person has any expectations for me.

His ex was correct when she really helpful he was working away to Montana much like he tried to run away after their daughter’s dying.

These two appeared like that they had been larger off almost nearly as good mates than as marriage companions. In any case on this event, she was in all probability the best mates he’s ever had.

Glassman’s reluctance to leap proper right into a harmful surgical process would possibly want partially been because of he didn’t want to worth his ex one different particular person she beloved. Nonetheless, it moreover appeared that he put method an extreme quantity of stock into Debbie’s damaging opinion of him.

He and Debbie had been a poor match from the beginning. He jumped impulsively into marriage with a girl he barely knew, and they also had been so completely totally different that it had no chance of determining.

Glassman may be uninterested in getting his coronary coronary heart broken, nonetheless altering himself to please the Debbies of the world isn’t the reply. He desires to hunt out people who will accept him for who he is, ego-driven habits and all.

In a way, it’s a shame that he and Ilana broke up. She appeared to get him in a way that Debbie certainly not did. Presumably it was Maddie’s dying, or maybe there have been points between them that turned insurmountable afterward. Each method, they’ve every moved on, nonetheless I’m glad not lower than they remained mates.

And when Ilana admitted she blamed Glassman for Maddie’s dying for a really very long time and he, in flip, admitted that he was scared to operate on her husband, it made me cry.

I’m a sucker for emotional scenes like this, and I hope we get further of them when The Good Doctor returns.

Reeves: I don’t blame you anymore for Maddie.
Glassman: Don’t –
Reeves: No, I’ve to try this. Please listen. For a really very long time I was indignant at you for her, and for attempting to modify her with Shaun.
Glassman: I wasn’t attempting to modify her. No individual could.
Reeves: Being part of Suniel’s family has given me peace. I’m so glad you found Shaun.

Elsewhere, I had no thought Shaun’s storyline would flip proper right into a tragic catalyst for Lim to get fed up with Salen lastly.

I figured from the clip of Shaun’s meltdown on the spoiler video that the toddler would die. Nevertheless I hadn’t guessed that it is going to be because of expired treatment that Salen hadn’t modified as a cost-savings measure.

Salen could be the hospital head now, nonetheless she should have gotten enter on her funds from the rest of the board. Who signed off on chopping once more on medication orders along with her?

Anyway, when Shaun was combating so arduous to save lots of a lot of that unsaveable youngster, I couldn’t help questioning whether or not or not it reminded him of Lea shedding their youngster.

The toddler’s dying was heartbreaking. The one weak spot on this storyline was that the mother was nonetheless unconscious as a result of the credit score rolled. Her response would have been raw and painful, which could have made for riveting drama.

Lim’s confrontation with Salen was excellent, though, and that’s solely the beginning of what she’s going to do about Salen.

We merely misplaced a baby because of the drugs was expired, no backup present. Did the money you saved pay to your water wall? In my 15 years, I’ve certainly not seen one factor like this. Your priorities are the improper means up and backwards.

Salen was a fool to imagine that Lim would affiliate with any scheme to keep up the rationale for the toddler’s dying quiet. Legally and morally, Lim can not do that, and she or he’s not the form of one who would.

This models up a ton of compelling drama for the second half of the season. Salen and Lim will go to battle, and it is not clear who’s going to win.

I’m significantly thinking about how Andrews’ relationship with Salen will play into this battle. He might take Salen’s side out of obligation to the connection, which may set Lim off.

If it should get ugly, Lim might identify him out for his relationship with Salen. And Andrews might counsel that’s hypocritical since she sneaked throughout the hospital with Melendez resulting from an similar boss,employee dynamic.

Speaking of relationships, there was some silly drama between Morgan and Park over whether or not or not he’d go to dinner with Salen and Andrews and some annoying drama between Shaun and Lea over the overview scores scandal.

Lea should have predicted Shaun’s response to her confession and positioned a method to make clear it to him that might not lead to him breaking off their engagement!

I couldn’t care a lot much less whether or not or not Shaun or Lea get married or not.

I’ve certainly not been a fan of this couple, and I really feel Shaun is at his most interesting when specializing in medical mysteries, not mysteries of the middle.

As Shaun himself talked about, science is means further predictable than individuals are, and this latest roadblock in his relationship with Lea goes to level out how robust social experience nonetheless are for him.

Nevertheless Shaun’s anger at Lea can not last ceaselessly, and I’m constructive Glassman will try to talk him down as quickly because the shock of shedding this youngster wears off.

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