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MonsterTamer
09-28-2017, 02:07 AM
Are you watching?

I just viewed the pilot. It's intriguing, and for a pilot, I was impressed.

grandma2isaac
09-28-2017, 02:37 AM
I actually missed it and was mentally kicking myself.

MonsterTamer
09-28-2017, 03:33 AM
I actually missed it and was mentally kicking myself.

The first episode is free on Google Play, no ads.

JohnnyGottaKeyboard
09-28-2017, 04:09 AM
So many characters hooking up. Are all hospitals really such unprofessional hotbeds of unbridled lust?

And, oh, other than that it was predictable but not bad.

frimble3
09-29-2017, 01:47 AM
So many characters hooking up. Are all hospitals really such unprofessional hotbeds of unbridled lust?

And, oh, other than that it was predictable but not bad.
Well, ya know, what better way to show that the MC has trouble relating to others, than to show others, um, 'relating'?
Not a show for me, I'm afraid.

MonsterTamer
09-29-2017, 03:30 AM
This is why I usually avoid TV dramas. If it gets to out of control, I'll give it up. I was mostly curious how they'd handle autism.

Lavern08
10-11-2017, 01:23 AM
I'm watching and I agree with Johnny: Are all hospitals really such unprofessional hotbeds of unbridled lust? :Shrug:

Hubby works with autistic kids, so I'm all in, unless it gets ridiculous.

peartree
10-11-2017, 01:35 AM
I saw a preview and immediately said to my friend, "I am SO SICK of the 'one brilliant guy hindered by his personality/disease/some other issue trope!" So I haven't bothered.

Frankie007
10-11-2017, 07:23 PM
i am on the spectrum. and i just roll my eyes at this show. "another show with an actor/actress hired to play someone on the spectrum. oh sure they have specialists on set and the actor has studied on how to represent us...but maybe for once they should try hiring an actual person on the spectrum to represent us." i'm not even gonna bother watching it. atypical....was another show done the same way. i watched half of the pilot episode and haven't been motivated to continue.

the only good thing about this is that a lot of shows are "including" an autistic character on the show either as the lead or in a supporting role.

Saoirse
10-11-2017, 11:27 PM
I really have been enjoying it so far. It's interesting to see how they portray someone with autism.

MonsterTamer
10-21-2017, 04:32 AM
i am on the spectrum. and i just roll my eyes at this show. "another show with an actor/actress hired to play someone on the spectrum. oh sure they have specialists on set and the actor has studied on how to represent us...but maybe for once they should try hiring an actual person on the spectrum to represent us." i'm not even gonna bother watching it. atypical....was another show done the same way. i watched half of the pilot episode and haven't been motivated to continue.

the only good thing about this is that a lot of shows are "including" an autistic character on the show either as the lead or in a supporting role.

I totally see your point. The inclusion of savant syndrome is necessary for the plot of the show, but rare.

Many of my patients now are somewhere on the spectrum. I have never met a person with autism like this character, and I have met many. But it's so varied. I guess the question is whether or not the exposure to people affected by autism is beneficial in this way. I can't answer that.

As far as the comments on hospital personnel and their behavior - while working in the hospital as a nurse, I rarely had time to pee, let alone anything else. I have no idea what other professionals in other disciplines did in their "spare" time, though I find it unlikely they had any, either.

JDlugosz
10-21-2017, 09:59 AM
So many characters hooking up. Are all hospitals really such unprofessional hotbeds of unbridled lust?

Yes, with the notable exception of physical therapists.

Zombie Fraggle
10-23-2017, 06:55 PM
I ditched it after the first episode. Got way too much Norman Bates out of Freddie Highmore's performance and kept expecting Vera Farmiga to show up at any moment and say something snarky.

ebbrown
10-23-2017, 07:11 PM
I totally see your point. The inclusion of savant syndrome is necessary for the plot of the show, but rare.

Many of my patients now are somewhere on the spectrum. I have never met a person with autism like this character, and I have met many. But it's so varied. I guess the question is whether or not the exposure to people affected by autism is beneficial in this way. I can't answer that.

As far as the comments on hospital personnel and their behavior - while working in the hospital as a nurse, I rarely had time to pee, let alone anything else. I have no idea what other professionals in other disciplines did in their "spare" time, though I find it unlikely they had any, either.

Yes, me too. In my previous life as an RN, I had many autistic patients, and I'm scratching my head a bit at some of the ways the doctor character is portrayed. I mostly think the portrayal is decent, but the extreme robotic voice is killing me. I feel like a person on the spectrum who was able to get through medical school so successfully, live on his own (I know, he's struggling in his apartment, but he lives alone), and navigate many daily things independently, would behave differently than the portrayal. There are times when I am cheering the doctor for his compassion and persistence, yet I completely see how he could be dangerous practicing independently as a physician once he completes his residency. I'm hoping there is some growth in that respect.

So far, I do like the show, and I can relate to both sides of the ongoing conflict between administrators/physicians on the board who are supportive/not supportive of allowing the MC to practice.

As for the rampant sexual gymnastics of the staff? Lol, yeah. I did ER for years. You would be surprised at how high-stress situations and long work hours lead to smexy times. :ROFL:

Saoirse
10-25-2017, 03:16 AM
I really loved yesterday's episode.

Lavern08
10-26-2017, 06:13 PM
I really loved yesterday's episode.
Yep! - Call me a sucker, but I was teary-eyed when it ended. :cry:

Lavern08
11-22-2018, 12:41 AM
Yep, still watching...

I think I see a "new romance" developing - Not gonna spoil it, but let's just say a certain resident who was "re-assigned" is gonna end up "involved" with her former boss. :heart:

telford
11-22-2018, 12:34 PM
I don't usually watch hospital 'dramas' but whenever Freddy Highmore (Bates Motel) appears on screen he dominates. He's a very accomplished young actor.

Saoirse
11-23-2018, 11:36 PM
Lavern, I think you might be right about the possibility of a romance there.

I've heard that this show will be done after this season. Which makes me very sad.

rhymegirl
11-24-2018, 09:14 PM
I really like this show.

As for the hospital romances, I can only say I worked in a hospital for 4 years and--I worked in the business office and I recall a lot of romances. I had 3 female co-workers and they were always gossiping about who was dating who.

Lavern08
11-25-2018, 01:21 AM
Lavern, I think you might be right about the possibility of a romance there - I've heard that this show will be done after this season. Which makes me very sad.
Oh no, say it ain't so! :cry:

Well, I hope it doesn't get cancelled, but if it does, I'd like to see this "romance" bloom before it ends - They'd make a gorgeous baby, wouldn't they? (LOL) :)

Saoirse
11-28-2018, 03:39 AM
Yes, they would. :D

Lavern08
12-06-2018, 11:34 PM
Ok, didn't see that Romance coming - Hmmmm, interesting, but will it be short-lived, or will it "bloom" into something beautiful? :Huh:

Saoirse
12-07-2018, 03:35 AM
Yeah, that was surprising.

Monday's episode killed me dead. Is it January yet?

Justobuddies
12-07-2018, 06:48 PM
The original Korean version is so much better than what we've gotten over here in the west. I think it may still be on Netflix, but if it's not there one may be able to watch it free with ads on Viki.