Enjoy the best quotes / moments from The Good Doctor’s episode ‘She’.
‘She’ is the 14th episode of season 1. (s01e14)
Top 10 The Good Doctor Quotes from 1×14
Sorted chronologically as quotes appear in the episode.
- Morgan Reznick (to Jared): Are you the autistic one?
Jared Kalu: No.
Shaun Murphy: That’s me. Dr. Shaun Murphy.
- Audrey Lim: I pick the boy genius.
Jared Kalu (to Shaun): That’s you.
- Claire Browne: It’s good to have you on board, Morgan. It’s great to have another female surgeon.
Morgan Reznick: Oh, uh, I’m sorry, you and I are not gonna be friends, hanging out, having sleepovers, braiding each other’s hair.
Claire Browne: That’s not exactly where I was going with it.
Morgan Reznick: When residency’s over, the hospital’s likely only keeping two of us. Shaun is Glassman’s pet project, so he’s in. Jared is persona non grata, so he’s out. Which means every time you win, I lose. And vice versa.
Claire Browne: Thanks for the heads up.
- Morgan Reznick: Toy bears, Skype with kids… you’ve got game.
Claire Browne: “Game”? I believe the name for what I did is “basic human decency.”
Morgan Reznick: Everyone has an agenda. Sometimes it’s conscious, sometimes it’s not, but it’s always there. And you’ve got this whole “queen of kindness” thing down pat.
Claire Browne: Awfully cynical for someone so young.
Morgan Reznick: Mm, not cynical. Just the reality of how the world works.
- Shaun Murphy: Why did you give Gus a doughnut?
Morgan Reznick: I was being nice. I needed my patient’s labs expedited. Gus likes doughnuts.
Jared Kalu: It’s called bribery.
Morgan Reznick: I call it “basic human decency.”
- Jared Kalu: You’re actually enjoying this scut work, aren’t you?
Shaun Murphy: Yes. We are being helpful.
Jared Kalu: We’re not doing this to be helpful, Murphy. We’re doing this because you pissed off Lim, and I’m collateral damage.
Shaun Murphy: We’re still being helpful.
Jared Kalu: Doesn’t matter. Doesn’t matter, competition’s over.
Shaun Murphy: Is it?
Jared Kalu: We’re in here and not with the patient. No face time plus you calling her a “he” equals crappy survey scores.
Shaun Murphy: It’s okay. It’s a game. It’s not important.
Jared Kalu: It is to me. I’m a pariah. These scores are part of our resident evaluation. Our jobs depend on them. Mine does, at least.
Shaun Murphy: Then we should do this scut work very well.
- Shaun Murphy: What does it feel like to be a girl? Are you angry? Was that an inflammatory question?
Quinn Darby: I’d rather people ask questions instead of pointing and staring. When I used to look like a boy, I felt… different. The kids at school didn’t understand me, so they picked on me. I spent a lot of time alone. When my parents let me be me, I felt… like I didn’t have to pretend anymore. I felt free, like when you’re in a pool and you just let go and float.
Shaun Murphy: I’m not a very good swimmer. I don’t know what it feels like to be anyone but me.
Quinn Darby: Me, too.
- Quinn’s Mother: Whatever we decide, Quinn is still gonna be a girl.
Quinn’s Grandmother: I don’t know if I’ll ever be able to accept that. I know that makes me sound horrible.
Aaron Glassman: I know what it’s like to not put your family first, and it cost me. It cost me a great deal. And if I had to do it all over again, I’d ask myself… is it really worth sacrificing a life with someone I love over an idea that may never be?
Neil Melendez: To the victor belong the spoils. Pay up.
Audrey Lim: Oh, humility was never your strong suit.
Neil Melendez: Thank you, Mortimer.
Audrey Lim: Mm. Don’t spend it all in one place.
Neil Melendez: Spend it? I’m gonna frame it.
- Claire Browne: You think I need to be more cutthroat?
Neil Melendez: No. That’s Morgan’s M.O. You’re different. You’re smart, you’re special. Rise up, play the game on your own terms. Don’t wait for it.
- (Shaun is floating in the pool)
Kenny: You’re not gonna do any laps or nothing?
Shaun Murphy: No.
Kenny: Then what are you doing?
Shaun Murphy: Understanding.
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