THE Good Physician has sparked a serious backlash with itscoronavirus storyline as followers rage ‘we wish to ESCAPE the pandemic’.
The ABC medical drama returned final week for its fourth season with the employees at San Jose St. Bonaventure Hospital tackling the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The Good Physician’s coronavirus episodes has acquired a backlash from viewersCredit score: Getty Pictures – Getty
Nevertheless, some followers have taken concern with the subject material of the two-part season opener, as many watch TV to flee the true life pandemic, not be reminded of it.
Taking to Twitter, one fan wrote: “WHY does the #TheGoodDoctor have a coronavirus storyline? We’re already residing it. Individuals watch television for an escape. Is creativity that low??”
A 3rd tweeted: “Why would they make the brand new episode of #TheGoodDoctor about corona??? I’m attempting to flee actuality.”
The employees at San Jose St. Bonaventure Hospital cope with the pandemic throughout the two-part season 4 opener Credit score: Getty Pictures – Getty
Viewers mentioned they wished some escape from the true life pandemic, to not see it on their TV screensCredit score: Getty Pictures – Getty
In the meantime a fellow viewer agreed, writing: “Blended emotions with new season, was trying ahead to an escape from actuality and shedding myself in TV drama however…extra pandemic sadly #TheGoodDoctor.”
Regardless of many followers frustration with the present’s choice to function Covid-19, its boss David Shore beforehand defined why it was essential to issue it into season 4.
At New York Comedian Con final month, he mentioned: “It might’ve been so false, I imagine, to not cope with it…This has taken over each side of our lives for an unbelievable period of time.
“The world hopefully will return to what we considered as regular, however it simply would have been dishonest to not cope with this story.”
Present boss David Shore mentioned it felt flawed to not handle the pandemic Credit score: ABC
He added: “Having mentioned that, it’s an unbelievable story. We’re a present about common those that do heroic issues. The affect [of COVID-19] is extremely dramatic, so we wished to dramatize it.”
However followers shall be happy to know the pandemic does not dominate all the season, as David is absolutely conscious followers watch the present to flee.
David continued: “On the one hand, we have to cope with it, and do it in an trustworthy however entertaining method.
“However we’ve been residing with this a lot for the final six months…I do assume we now have a accountability, as entertainers, to offer a little bit little bit of an escape.
“So, the remainder of the season is not going to be about COVID. It is going to be returning to the tales that we inform, the tales of life, of moral decisions and these characters in life-or-death [moments].”
The Good Docs airs on Monday’s on ABC