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The Best Episodes of Panic

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

In the forgotten town of Carp, Texas, Panic is the only way out. Every summer the graduating seniors risk their lives competing in a series of challenges for the chance to win life-changing money. After the death of two players the stakes—and danger—have never been higher.

Genres:Action & AdventureDramaCrime
Network:Prime Video

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "Panic" is "Phantoms", rated 7.3/10 from 324 user votes. It was directed by N/A and written by N/A. "Phantoms" aired on 5/27/2021 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Joust".

  • Phantoms
    7.3/10 324 votes

    #1 - Phantoms

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2021-05-27

    The players brave a night at the local haunted house, where ghosts new and old make themselves known. The answer to a riddle reveals the game's troubled legacy, Heather's goals almost go up in smoke, and we learn that one of Panic's loudest detractors has a secret connection to the game.

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  • Joust
    7.2/10 289 votes

    #2 - Joust

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2021-05-27

    Someone is dead set on making sure that Joust, the final challenge, ends with the right winner-and Heather realizes that for at least one person, Panic isn't a game anymore. An explosive conclusion brings the game to a permanent end...or so, at least, it seems. This year's players may be finished with the game. But it may not be finished with them.

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  • Returns
    7.1/10 281 votes

    #3 - Returns

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2021-05-27

    The judges get personal when they announce the first of the four individual challenges that will establish the game's finalists. Past and present collide in the unexpected exposure of our player's motivations--and enmities. The sheriff gets closer to making an arrest, and Heather has her heart broken.

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  • Cages
    7.1/10 283 votes

    #4 - Cages

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2021-05-27

    One of our Final Four players is disqualified, opening the door for a surprise upset, and a dramatic showdown. As outside pressure on the game escalates, the consequences are wild...literally. Our players learn the hard way what's really at risk when you gamble it all on a game.

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  • Traps
    6.9/10 333 votes

    #5 - Traps

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2021-05-27

    The town celebrates the fourth of July with a parade, but one float carries an old ghost, and coded instructions that call the players to a third challenge. A nighttime raid on a dangerous property and some surprise alliances mean Heather will have to seriously watch her step.

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  • Trust
    6.9/10 281 votes

    #6 - Trust

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2021-05-27

    Trust falls get literal meaning in the game's fifth challenge, where an abandoned train bridge forms the backdrop for revealing footage of our players-and the unintentional outcome of their secrets, and their lies. This challenge will determine who goes onto Final Four. The truth may set our players free...but not before it returns to haunt them.

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  • Heights
    6.8/10 361 votes

    #7 - Heights

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2021-05-27

    Twenty-three players are in, and the stakes are high--literally. Panic's second challenge takes the players sky-high, even as the game attracts the attention of the sheriff and his deputies who are dead set on stopping it. The new kid's odds are looking up until a bit of surprise sabotage.

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  • Escape
    6.8/10 321 votes

    #8 - Escape

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2021-05-27

    Narrow escapes take on literal meaning as a disastrous series of events at the third challenge puts all the players' lives in danger. Luckily, the players get a short break at the annual Player's Ball, where sparks fly unexpectedly between competitors, and old trouble returns to cause new problems.

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  • Dead End
    6.8/10 287 votes

    #9 - Dead End

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2021-05-27

    The annual demolition derby provides some much-needed distraction from the troubling revelations of the previous episode. With the cops closing in on the judges, no one is sure the game can continue. Heather repairs one relationship, and ruptures another, in a dramatic ending that proves the game must go on...but not for everyone.

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  • Panic
    6.7/10 458 votes

    #10 - Panic

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2021-05-27

    The newly graduated seniors await the kickoff signal from this year's judges, and tensions build as old friends become new competitors. Heather has sworn she will never play the game, but she may not have a choice.

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