The Good Doctor season 7 finale: Release date and time, where to watch, and more

A still from the show. (Image via Hulu)
A still from the show. (Image via Hulu)

In the penultimate episode of The Good Doctor season 7 (episode 9), the plot intensifies as the characters face significant medical and personal challenges. The episode saw Dr. Aaron Glassman undergo back-to-back surgeries. However, his health deteriorated afterward as he developed a fever and passed out.

As a result, Dr. Shaun Murphy and the team scramble to stabilize Glassman. However, they are forced to confront the possibility of losing a valued mentor and friend. Meanwhile, Claire Browne returns, dealing with a complex case that pushes her skills and emotions to the limit.

The episode sets the stage for the series finale, with heightened stakes and unresolved tensions, leading to an emotionally charged conclusion. Notably, The Good Doctor season 7 finale is slated to air on Tuesday, May 21, 2024.


When will The Good Doctor season 7 finale be released?

The Good Doctor season 7 finale, titled Goodbye, will be released on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, at 10 pm ET. Below is the release schedule of the season finale across all time zones:

Time zone

Release date

Release time

Pacific Time

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

7:00 PM

Central Time

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

9:00 PM

Eastern Time

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

10:00 PM

Greenwich Mean Time

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

2:00 AM

Central European Time

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

4:00 AM

Eastern European Time

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

5:00 AM

Indian Standard Time

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

7:30 AM

Japan Standard Time

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

11:00 AM


Where to watch The Good Doctor season 7 finale?

You can watch The Good Doctor Season 7 finale live on ABC. If you prefer streaming, full episodes are available on the ABC website. For those with a Hulu subscription, new episodes from Season 7 are available the day after they air on ABC.


What can fans expect from The Good Doctor season 7 finale?

A still from The Good Doctor season 7. (Image via Hulu)
A still from The Good Doctor season 7. (Image via Hulu)

In the series finale of The Good Doctor, viewers can anticipate an emotional and intense conclusion to the beloved medical drama. The episode will focus on the doctors at St. Bonaventure Hospital as they face one of the most significant and challenging cases of their careers.

Additionally, in an interview with TV Insider, showrunner David Shore indicated that fans should be prepared for an emotional rollercoaster. As he also suggested that tissues will be necessary, ensure they are at your disposal while watching the finale episode!

Shore said:

“Bring your Kleenex, but it won’t just be about crying. These episodes are what you think they will be. That doesn’t mean you won’t be surprised and you won’t be moved and you won’t have twists and turns, but the episodes are about what you think they’re about.

He added:

"It’s about striving to take care of Claire and Glassman, and then taking it further. It is a finale. It is absolutely a finale, and you will learn a lot about the characters."

The finale will feature Dr. Shaun Murphy and the rest of the St. Bonaventure team dealing with two of the most important patients they have ever encountered. This setup promises high stakes and deeply personal moments for the characters.

Moreover, one of the most notable aspects of the finale is the return of Claire Browne, portrayed by Antonia Thomas. Her return was a late decision in the show's production but proved to be a pivotal and correct choice. Claire's storyline will be deeply integrated into the finale, providing closure and significant development for her character.

The finale will build on storylines set up in the previous episode, particularly involving characters like Aaron Glassman. The episode will weave these narrative threads together, creating a cohesive and satisfying conclusion.

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