Doctor at 16: New comedy centres on biracial prodigy

A child prodigy-turned-doctor is the heroine of Doogie Kamealoha, M.D., a coming-of-age comedy premiering on Disney+today.

And as a character jokes in the first episode, she is "every Asian mum's dream" because "to them, the only thing better than being a doctor is being a doctor faster".

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 08, 2021, with the headline 'Doctor at 16: New comedy centres on biracial prodigy'. Subscribe