Following 4 seasons as surgical resident Claire Browne, Thomas declared that she would depart the ABC healthcare drama. And in the June seven finale, Dr. Browne recognized a posture at the rural medical center in Guatemala wherever the St. Bonaventure workforce experienced just finished a lifetime-switching mission. Following she exchanged goodbyes with Shaun et al., Claire scrubbed in for her initially method as direct surgeon (read post mortem).
The earlier mentioned video clip seems to have been filmed following Thomas shot her pretty very last scene, as solid and crew collected for her to say a couple of text.
I really feel so honored to have acted along with you men, and to phone you men my mates, Thomas mentioned, right before providing exclusive props to sequence direct Freddie Highmore. Freddie [is] just potentially the most effective range one particular that anybody could check with for. The way you go about your working day, just so gracious and concentrated and type, alongside with your fantastic talent… I am just so honored to have labored with you.
I am heading to pass up you all dearly, she ongoing. This is so bittersweet for me to go away, but I will be back again each now and then to say good day, and I want you all the most effective on Period five and the seasons to occur. Thank you so substantially for possessing me.
As the crew presented Thomas a spherical of applause, Highmore wrapped his arms all around his co-star and gave her a massive hug.
Thomas’ goodbye speech is showcased on The Good Doctor: Season 4 DVD, which is established for launch on Tuesday, Aug. 31. In addition to the Farewell to Antonia Thomas featurette, the boxset contains all 20 episodes, alongside with deleted scenes and a blooper reel.
Period five, in the meantime, premieres on Monday, Sept. 27 (at 10/9c), and will decide up some time following the occasions of the team’s Guatemala vacation. In addition to Claire’s massive final decision, the two-aspect finale noticed Shaun and Lea get engaged Morgan and Park profess their really like for just about every other and nearby doc Mateo (new series regular Osvaldo Benavides) make a decision to return to the States to be with Dr. Lim… and to experience a many years-previous warrant for his arrest. We also observed out that Andrews and his spouse Isabel (very last observed in Period one, when she was portrayed by Marsha Thomason) experienced divided. (And lest we ignore, prior to the finale, Glassman and Debbie called it quits.)
With Thomas out, the Period five solid will consist of returning sequence regulars Highmore, Christina Chang, Fiona Gubelmann, Hill Harper, Will Yun Lee, Richard Schiff and Paige Spara, and the lately promoted Benavides, Noah Galvin and Bria Samoné Henderson.
Observe the exceptional video clip earlier mentioned, then strike the reviews with your reactions. Have you built your peace with Thomas’ departure?
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