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The Best Episodes of The Patient

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

A psychotherapist finds himself held prisoner by a serial killer with an unusual request: curb his homicidal urges.

Genres:DramaCrime
Network:Hulu

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The best episode of "The Patient" is "Pastitsio", rated 7.6/10 from 852 user votes. It was directed by Kevin Bray and written by Joel Fields, Joseph Weisberg. "Pastitsio" aired on 9/20/2022 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Auschwitz".

  • Pastitsio
    7.6/10 852 votes

    #1 - Pastitsio

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2022-09-20

    Sam reaches out to a woman from his past. Trials loom for Dr. Strauss, Sam, and Elias.

    Director: Kevin Bray

    Writer: Joel Fields, Joseph Weisberg

  • Auschwitz
    7.5/10 674 votes

    #2 - Auschwitz

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2022-10-18

    Dr. Strauss leaves nothing unsaid. Sam gives it another shot with Mary. An idea sparks for Sam, and everything seems to click together.

    Director: Chris Long

    Writer: Joel Fields, Joseph Weisberg

  • Alan Learns to Meditate
    7.4/10 1,042 votes

    #3 - Alan Learns to Meditate

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2022-08-30

    Sam delves more deeply into the reason he entered therapy, but he encounters resistance from Dr. Strauss as he attempts to continue their sessions. A gathering sense of not being alone leads to a revelation about the house.

    Director: Chris Long

    Writer: Joel Fields, Joseph Weisberg

  • Ezra
    7.4/10 738 votes

    #4 - Ezra

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2022-10-11

    Dr. Strauss is honest with himself about his failures, past and present. A revelation about his relationship with Ezra leads him back to the urgency of escape. Sam loses faith in his doctor.

    Director: Chris Long

    Writer: Joel Fields, Joseph Weisberg

  • Issues
    7.3/10 920 votes

    #5 - Issues

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2022-09-06

    Sam’s desire to find a therapeutic solution grows as his inner struggle intensifies. Dr. Strauss brings a new variable into their sessions.

    Director: Kevin Bray

    Writer: Joel Fields, Joseph Weisberg

  • Intake
    7.2/10 1,180 votes

    #6 - Intake

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2022-08-30

    Dr. Alan Strauss, a therapist mourning the death of his wife, takes on an enigmatic new client. As the two men wrestle with very different, individual problems, their professional relationship is transformed by a choice that binds them deeply together.

    Director: Chris Long

    Writer: Joel Fields, Joseph Weisberg

  • Company
    7.2/10 845 votes

    #7 - Company

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2022-09-13

    On the threshold of crisis, Sam honors the promise Dr. Strauss made him make as a condition for continuing their work together. The trust built between patient and doctor is tested, with a life in the balance.

    Director: Kevin Bray

    Writer: Joel Fields, Joseph Weisberg

  • Charlie
    7.1/10 764 votes

    #8 - Charlie

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2022-09-27

    Dr. Strauss struggles with the reality he finds himself in. Sam is consumed with practical necessities, but agrees to his therapist’s advice to make different choices.

    Director: Gwyneth Horder-Payton

    Writer: Joel Fields, Joseph Weisberg

  • The Cantor's Husband
    7.1/10 993 votes

    #9 - The Cantor's Husband

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2022-10-25

    For Sam, an unexpected decision shows progress towards his goals, but Dr. Strauss demands even more.

    Director: Chris Long

    Writer: Joel Fields, Joseph Weisberg

  • Kaddish
    6.9/10 743 votes

    #10 - Kaddish

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2022-10-04

    Both Dr. Strauss and Sam try to make new connections in their pursuit of an elusive peace.

    Director: Gwyneth Horder-Payton

    Writer: Joel Fields, Joseph Weisberg