Michael Slovis


21 September 2021




Janet Montgomery, Ryan Eggold, Jocko Sims, Freema Agyeman, Anupam Kher, Tyler Labine, Opal Clow, Nora Clow, Megan Byrne, Shiva Kalaiselvan, Amaia Arana, Debra Monk, Em Grosland, Matthew Jeffers, Teresa Patel, Sandra Mae Frank, Michelle Forbes, Michael Basile, Frances Turner, Conner Marx.


The second half of season 3 was no exception in New Amsterdam. I am thrilled that it was revived for a couple more seasons – an emotional and refreshing look full of depth and significance. Unlike my usual superhero, it is authentic but equally excellent in its way.

Each episode contains a distinct narrative that gets into a profound problem that doesn’t alter as the series continues. But like with the previous sections, the program is made up of characters.

Max now must cope with the emotional loss of being a single parent and dealing with guilt, compared with Max’s grieving from the first section. His father’s side appears this time, and his growth focuses more on his mental wellness than dramatic action.

I have always loved the character of Helen, but I appreciated her journey in this part: deprived of her title and status, she gets to know that patients keep her in New Amsterdam and discovers new methods to fight for her. She always had an authoritative position and thought she could accomplish more without status to protect her.

Lauren has gone through a difficult time in recent seasons: drug addiction and the permanent disability resulting from the accident. It was gratifying and pleasant to watch her healing and in the future.

Iggy and Vijay both remain my favorite characters, and both must find a new balance between home/work, /family. One thing that comes to me constantly is how simple it is to connect to those people. For instance, it made me sit up and pay attention to my thinking process when Iggy comes clean from his self-esteem and how he views himself. Whatever show you discover about yourself must be beneficial.

Although a series focused on people, certain storylines were also highly touching. Naturally, we are still a short episode since one removes very reasonable, for its title is “Pandemic.” But the second season deals with a host of genuine problems – from addressing the drug epidemic to managing go-fund-me videos.

Episodes have been moving. It gave it the feeling of concentrating on character development more: we have seen physicians respond to circumstances that go beyond patients, from personal crises, new employment, promotion, demotions, and work-life balance.

It is always tricky to evaluate a program focused on the growth of characters rather than stressful storylines. However, if you are searching for something important, a program where you can think about what healthcare is like in the US, with lovely people and compelling stories, then this second half of the second season will not let you down.


In the upcoming you will see that Max, Sharpe, and Iggy are waking up to a new, more personal dynamic; they’re calling on an old contact to assist with an explosive scenario; Bloom is starting a problematic dynamic with its new inhabitants; Reynolds is in a difficult position.

Max and Sharpe go publicly to the hospital with their relatives. The team tries to maintain a full understaffed ICU, and everyone must get in.

Max helps a young science student but meets with legal problems with her great idea; Bloom urges Dr. Shinwari to be more active in ED; Iggy has a humble lesson; Brantley is surprised by the staff.