This year is almost over! 2018 given us very good moments and characters. On this occasion, we wanted to collect the ten male characters who kicked ass this year that slips through our fingers. Ready to look back and review the year through our favorite characters? Here we go! OliverRead More →

Who run the world? Girls! That was so, like five years ago, but it still resonates today. 18th century healers, 21st century doctors, scientists, generals aliens and the list goes on! Damn- women truly kicked ass on television and on the big screen.  Here are just some of our favoriteRead More →

There’s a lot of good TV out there. No, really, a hell of a lot of good TV, trust me, someone who just had to spiral her way into somehow narrowing this list down. But narrow it I have, with what I consider to be the best TV has offeredRead More →

“Quarantine” is the perfect blend for The Good Doctor’s mid-season finale. It’s an old-fashioned medical procedural, layered with just the right amount of emotional character development and winding up with multiple cliffhangers. San Jose St. Bonaventure Hospital is plunged into a crisis when two patients arrive with a highly contagiousRead More →

The Good Doctor returns tonight, and is keeping us more captivated then ever. Everyone has to admit that Freddie Highmore is a genius in the role. We will. Tonight’s episodes is entitled, Carrots. When a patient suffering from anorexia can’t gain the necessary weight needed to survive heart surgery, ClaireRead More →

There is truth, there are lies, and then there is the middle ground. Most of us know how to navigate between these places, when to tell the absolute truth, when to tell a comforting or protective lie, and when we need to say something from that wide space in theRead More →

The Good Doctor is coming back! ABC has given an early season 2 renewal to the medical drama starting Freddie Highmore, something that should come as no surprise, since the show is ABC’s most watched freshman show in years. The news was announced by the show’s social media, with thisRead More →

“Intangibles” gives us two sides of a coin. One one side, there is hope – the hope of a mother for a cure for her son, the hope of a woman waiting to learn whether she has cancer. One the other, there is fear – a doctor’s fear of failure,Read More →

“For want of a nail, the shoe was lost.” So goes the first line of a Mother Goose poem that runs through the consequences of that lost nail and shoe, right to the loss of a kingdom. An apple is The Good Doctor’s version of a horseshoe nail in thisRead More →

Let me start this review of “The Good Doctor” by going back to my very first review of the show. At the time, I was struck by “the bigoted attitude of the show’s medical professionals toward a person on the spectrum.” I also considered Dr. Shaun Murphy’s colleagues to beRead More →

Episode 1×06 of The Good Doctor deals with a massive emergency response, in a style reminiscent of one of my old favorites, ER. By some coincidence, “Not Fake” aired on the same day USA Today ran a long feature story on what happened at Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas on October 1,Read More →

“A lie is a stone in your heart.” “Lying is an important social skill.” Two views of lying shared in episode 5 of The Good Doctor. As the old saying goes, honesty is the best policy – except when it isn’t. We’ve seen Shaun struggle with this concept before, and heRead More →

Just when I think I’m going to get through an episode of The Good Doctor without needing to dip into my tissue box, the show goes and hits me hard right in the feels. “Pipes” is all about pushing boundaries: in medical achievement, in personal relationships, in becoming an independentRead More →

Life isn’t fair, or easy to understand. These simple, common themes are at the heart of “Oliver,” whether one is struggling  to understand an uncommunicative coworker, or struggling to understand rules that won’t forgive a dying poor man a single slip – while letting a sick rich man get awayRead More →

Just two weeks into its freshman season, new drama “The Good Doctor” has been picked up for a full season of 22 episodes. The news from ABC comes after a strong second episode which scored a 2.2 in the Nielsen ratings for the key 18-49 demo, with no drop-off inRead More →

A few hours before tonight’s episode of “The Good Doctor,” I tweeted that I needed to make a stop for some tissues on the way home. After watching “Mount Rushmore,” I’m making plans for a Costco run, because I’m going to need a lot more tissues. Episode 2 takes theRead More →

A decade ago, my son was diagnosed with high functioning autism. I went home that day and cried, certain that my little boy was doomed to face a life of being doubted and undervalued, that as smart as he was, the social difficulties that so often come with autism wouldRead More →