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The Best Episodes of Painkiller

Every episode of Painkiller ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Painkiller!

The causes and consequences of America's opioid epidemic unfold in this drama following its perpetrators, victims and an investigator seeking the truth.


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The best episode of "Painkiller" is "Hot! Hot! Hot!", rated 7.7/10 from 525 user votes. It was directed by N/A and written by N/A. "Hot! Hot! Hot!" aired on 8/10/2023 and is rated 0.2 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Blizzard of the Century".

  • Hot! Hot! Hot!
    7.7/10 525 votes

    #1 - Hot! Hot! Hot!

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2023-08-10

    Glen hits rock bottom, Shannon attends a raucous work afterparty, and Edie uncovers damning evidence in her case against a pharmaceutical giant.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Blizzard of the Century
    7.5/10 527 votes

    #2 - Blizzard of the Century

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2023-08-10

    Glen is forced to detox when his addiction lands him in the ER. Edie struggles to convince her new boss, the US Attorney, to build a case against Purdue.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Is Believed
    7.5/10 521 votes

    #3 - Is Believed

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2023-08-10

    Edie works to expose Purdue. Shannon enjoys the perks of her job but faces a moral dilemma. Pushed to the brink, Glen starts losing control at work.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Jesus Gave Me Water
    7.4/10 575 votes

    #4 - Jesus Gave Me Water

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2023-08-10

    A patient using OxyContin attends a Purdue conference. Edie witnesses the drug's adverse effects. Richard faces roadblocks in his pursuit of profit.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • What's in a Name?
    7.3/10 524 votes

    #5 - What's in a Name?

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2023-08-10

    Glen starts sobriety. Shannon reevaluates her role. Using new evidence, Edie and the team take Purdue to court as the case comes to a stunning end.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The One to Start With, The One to Stay With
    7.2/10 698 votes

    #6 - The One to Start With, The One to Stay With

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2023-08-10

    Seizing an opportunity, Richard bets on an opiate that relieves pain. College graduate Shannon takes a job at Purdue. Glen suffers a workplace injury.

    Director: Peter Berg

    Writer: N/A