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New Amsterdam S02 E18: Everything We Know

March 18, 2020
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New Amsterdam Season 2 Episode 18

Set in one of America’s oldest hospitals, ‘New Amsterdam’ is a medical drama based on Twelve Patients: Life and Death at Bellevue Hospital by Eric Manheimer. It revolves around the personal and professional lives of the medical experts who strive to revamp the hospital.

Season 2 of the David Schulner creation released on September 24, 2019. So far in the season, we have witnessed doctors – Max, Kapoor, Iggy, Floyd, Bloom, and others, moving heaven and hell to make sure the hospital is equipped enough to treat patients, who trust them with their life-threatening medical conditions. Meanwhile, the doctors also deal with problems in their personal lives.

In the latest episode, i.e., Episode 17, Dr. Floyd Reynolds finally bids adieu to his fellow doctors and to New Amsterdam, to move with his fiance, Evie. Check out the recap section to refresh your memories. In case you’re wondering: what happens in the upcoming episode, i.e. ‘New Amsterdam’ Season 2 Episode 18? Keep reading.

New Amsterdam Season 2 Episode 18 Release Date

Considering the health crisis surrounding the Corona Virus pandemic and its widespread impact on the world, it is better to be safe than sorry. Therefore, on March 12, 2020, Universal Television decided to halt the production of ‘New Amsterdam.’ Which means no new episodes will be filmed, until further notice.

As far as the next episode is concerned, fans will have to wait for three weeks as ‘New Amsterdam’ Season 2 Episode 18 is set to premiere on Tuesday, April 14, 2020, at 10 pm ET, on NBC.

Where to Watch New Amsterdam Season 2 Episode 18 Online?

You can watch the ‘New Amsterdam’ season 2 episode 18 by tuning to NBC at the above-mentioned time. You can also catch the show on NBC’s official website and also on the NBC app.

If you don’t have a cable subscription, you can watch the show on Hulu, Direct TV, and Fubo TV. ‘New Amsterdam’ is also available as a VOD service on YouTube TV. You can also purchase the episodes on Amazon Prime.

New Amsterdam Season 2 Episode 18 Spoilers

Episode 18 will be packed with high-octane drama, even more than when the hospital suffered from an opioid crisis. In the episode, we can expect to see an outbreak of a contagious virus that is making most of the patients sick. With everything out of order, Max might seek Helen’s help to keep the facility running, and he might focus on containing the deadly strain of the unidentified virus. Sounds very familiar, right?

The medical facility might witness a surge in the enrollment of patients, causing manifold difficulties, with the major one being the lack of hospital staff to tend to the infected patients. As a shock to his fans, Mr. Kapoor might catch the virus and will be asked to suspend his work to rest up. Will Max and his team manage to curb the outbreak and the chaos that has erupted because of it? Or will more staff members get infected?

UPDATE: The makers decided to shelve the Pandemic

Check out the promo below!

New Amsterdam Season 2 Episode 17 Recap:

‘New Amsterdam’ season 2 episode 17 is titled ‘Liftoff.’

In a literal sense, Dr. Floyd Reynolds lifts off, in this episode. Although he has been talking about it throughout the season, not one person thought he would actually leave – neither his fellow doctors nor fans. But before leaving, Reynolds attends one last case as he rescues a young man who has slipped down an elevator shaft. His departure seems surreal. Maybe he will come back in the future?

Moving on. Helen asks Max to feature in a crowdfunding video made by kids, who are unable to fund their medical expenses. And the video goes viral. Karen, who is known to oppose such ideas often, lends her support to the cause. Helen throws a gala for the kids. The men are all suited up, and the ladies turn up looking divine in gorgeous outfits. Max is awestruck, looking at Helen. All of them raise a toast to their friend and coworker, Reynolds.

Elsewhere, Kapoor helps Mateo, a former pilot, and a paraplegic patient, to move again, by resorting to smart flight-stimulation technique. Iggy is struggling with his eating disorder but won’t give up. Also, after a long time, we see Duke back in action.

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