‘The Good Doctor’ Star Freddie Highmore Hopes Fans Stick Around For All Of Season 1

It’s only been a few episodes since fans were introduced to The Good Doctor, but it’s clear that people are loving the show.

In fact, on Thursday (Oct. 5), star Freddie Highmore, who plays lead character Dr. Shaun Murphy, filmed a video that was shared on The Good Doctor’s official Twitter page thanking fans for their support of the freshman series.

“Since I’m not on any of the social media, I just wanted to send you all a quick message to say thank you very much for watching the first couple of episodes,” the Bates Motel alum began his thank you video.

Highmore shot the video inside the series’ “operating room,” giving fans a chance to take a sneak peek inside the set of the ABC drama.

“Thank you for all of your support, and encouragement online and hopefully you’ll stay with us for the remainder of this first season,” he continued. “Thank you very much. Cheers!”

The Good Doctor premiered on September 25, and follows Highmore’s character — a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome — after he moves from a small town to work at St. Bonaventure Hospital, where he shows his brilliance, but is also very out of place.

#FreddieHighmore has a message for you! #TheGoodDoctor

— The Good Doctor (@GoodDoctorABC) October 5, 2017

The series has garnered such great fan response (and good viewership) that earlier this week ABC announced that the drama was being picked up for a full-season, which means more Dr. Shaun Murphy — and more spectacular surgeries by the character!

The Good Doctor airs on Mondays at 10 p.m. on ABC.

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