NBC’s freshman fall series, “New Amsterdam,” checks all the boxes for a 2018 television hospital drama.

It’s got the hard-charging, altruistic young medical director (with requisite stubble) who won’t back down; the British staff doctor; the arrogant surgeon; the fledgling interracial romance; the melancholy acoustic-guitar soundtrack underscored by whiny vocals (perfected by medical-drama warhorse “Grey’s Anatomy”); the rare disease-of-the week; and scenes of flatlining patients resuscitated by defibrillator paddles (“Clear!”).

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