CBS Entertainment has released the Official Synopsis of Good Sam episode “Butt of the Joke” (1.03) that will be aired on Wednesday, January 19 at 10:00-11:00 PM.
Sendhil Ramamurthy (“Heroes”) Begins a Recurring Role as Therapist Asher Pyne. Episode Directed by Gina Rodriguez (“Jane the Virgin”)!
When Dr. Sam Griffith (Sophia Bush) refuses to concede her role as chief, her father Griff (Jason Isaacs) orchestrates a costly surprise. Also, Sam’s mother, hospital administrator Vivian (Wendy Crewson), turns to her new spouse, therapist Asher Pyne (Sendhil Ramamurthy), for help navigating the battle between her daughter and ex-husband.
“Good Sam” is starring Sophia Bush (Dr. Sam Griffith), Jason Isaacs (Dr. Rob “Griff” Griffith), Skye P. Marshall (Dr. Lex Trulie), Michael Stahl-David (Dr. Caleb Tucker), Omar Maskati (Dr. Isan M. Shah), Davi Santos (Dr. Joey Costa), Wendy Crewson (Vivian Katz), Edwin Hodge (Malcolm A. Kingsley).
Guest Cast are Marium Carvell (Nurse Donna Williams), Asher Pyne (Sendhil Ramamurthy), Evan Parke (Byron Kingsley), Yanna McIntosh (Dr. Rhonda Glass), Douglas Hughes (Bernie), Oshini Wanigasekera (Meg), Brian Paul (Dr. Alex Anders), Carly Street (Tracy Reynolds), Kevin Bundy (Baldwin), Fallon Bowman (Bianca), Natalia Jonas (Lily).
This episode is written by Jen Klein and directed by Gina Rodriguez.
“Good Sam” is a gifted heart surgeon who excels in her new leadership role as chief of surgery after her renowned boss falls into a coma. When her former boss wakes up months later demanding to resume his duties, Sam is tasked with supervising this egotistical expert with a scalpel who never acknowledged her stellar talent.
Produced by CBS Studios with Executive Producers Katie Wech, Jennie Snyder Urman, Joanna Klein, Frank Siracusa and John Weber;.