Good Doctor: How to explain autism (Episode 4 Review)

by: Raine

Less Si-on and more politics is not a good direction for this show. While it’s all good and well to see the good guys fight the bad guys, it sucks when we have to watch all the tedium that comes with political battles. However, I will admit that one aspect of the politics is realistic. It was something I had hoped would be touched upon: dealing with parents. It’s an issue that would come up if a person with autism held a position of authority. However, the show handles it badly. It becomes another incident use solely to create tension rather than a situation to educate and explain Continue reading

Good Doctor: How to create a good doctor (Episode 3 Review)

by: Raine

Good Doctor. The title of this show can mean so many things. It can mean that Park Si-on is an untapped  “good doctor”. It can ask the question, “Can he be a good doctor?” It can also ask, “What is a good doctor?” I want to add in there, does addressing any of these questions make this a good show? It seems Good Doctor is using autism and other medical “conditions” and “situations” to create tensions rather than use them organically to explore the world of the hospital with Si-on in it. Continue reading