In ABC’s new medical-drama, The Good Doctor, Freddie Highmore (Bates Motel, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) stars as Dr. Shaun Murphy, a young surgeon with autism. Before it’s premiere late last month, we sat down with Highmore to find out how he prepared for this role, and why he’s excited for audiences to meet Dr. Murphy. Check out our interview below, and stream The Good Doctor, Mondays at 10/9c on ABC.