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The Best Episodes of Upload

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

In 2033, people who are near death can be “uploaded” into virtual reality hotels run by 6 tech firms. Cash-strapped Nora lives in Brooklyn and works customer service for the luxurious “Lakeview” digital afterlife. When L.A. party-boy/coder Nathan’s self-driving car crashes, his high-maintenance girlfriend uploads him permanently into Nora’s VR world.

Genres:ComedySci-Fi & Fantasy
Network:Prime Video

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "Upload" is "Freeyond", rated 8.2/10 from 2163 user votes. It was directed by Daina Reid and written by Greg Daniels. "Freeyond" aired on 4/30/2020 and is rated 0.2 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Update Eve".

  • Freeyond
    8.2/10 2,163 votes

    #1 - Freeyond

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2020-04-30

    Nathan’s restored memories and shifting emotional allegiances put Nora in physical danger.

    Director: Daina Reid

    Writer: Greg Daniels

  • Update Eve
    8.0/10 1,867 votes

    #2 - Update Eve

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2020-04-30

    The Uploads are looking forward to the improvements in the new Lakeview Operating System. Nathan and Nora stay up late to recover Nathan’s missing memories.

    Director: Daina Reid

    Writer: Greg Daniels

  • The Grey Market
    7.9/10 1,960 votes

    #3 - The Grey Market

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2020-04-30

    Nora’s Dad’s vape lung worsens while Nathan, his friend Luke, and Dylan, an uploaded teen whose body is not keeping up with his age, visit a hacker’s market in cyberspace.

    Director: Kacie Anning

    Writer: Mike Lawrence

  • Shopping Other Digital After-Lives
    7.8/10 1,799 votes

    #4 - Shopping Other Digital After-Lives

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2020-04-30

    After a surprising revelation, Nathan shops for a new digital after-life. Nora travels to LA to help Ingrid stop him from leaving Lakeview.

    Director: Jeffrey Blitz

    Writer: Alyssa Lane, Alex J. Sherman

  • The Sex Suit
    7.7/10 1,945 votes

    #5 - The Sex Suit

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2020-04-30

    Nora thinks she may have misjudged Nathan. Nathan and his girlfriend Ingrid are interviewed about the challenges of romance between a living person and an Upload.

    Director: Jonathan van Tulleken

    Writer: Aasia LaShay Bullock

  • The Sleepover
    7.7/10 1,850 votes

    #6 - The Sleepover

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2020-04-30

    Nathan is thrown when Nora goes on a Nitely date. Ingrid invites Nathan’s niece for a sleepover. Nathan and Nora suspect his damaged memories may lead to a greater conspiracy. Luke gets into a fight with Aleesha.

    Director: Kacie Anning

    Writer: Shepard Boucher

  • Download
    7.7/10 1,260 votes

    #7 - Download

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2022-03-10

    Nora rallies the support of unlikely allies and Hyperloops to LA. Meanwhile, the issues in Nathan's personal life come to a head.

    Director: Jeffrey Blitz

    Writer: Owen Daniels

  • Welcome to Upload
    7.6/10 2,616 votes

    #8 - Welcome to Upload

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2020-04-30

    After a self-driving car crash, Nathan is uploaded to Lakeview, his girlfriend’s family’s digital after-life, where he meets his customer service rep, Nora.

    Director: Greg Daniels

    Writer: Greg Daniels

  • Five Stars
    7.6/10 2,152 votes

    #9 - Five Stars

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2020-04-30

    Nora tries to get her ratings up, so her boss will approve her dad’s upload loan. Nathan acclimates to his new world with the help of a Lakeview therapist.

    Director: Greg Daniels

    Writer: Greg Daniels

  • Bring Your Dad to Work Day
    7.6/10 1,807 votes

    #10 - Bring Your Dad to Work Day

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2020-04-30

    Nathan takes Nora’s dad on a do-or-die upload decision tour, but things go awry when Luddites sabotage Lakeview. Nora does some sleuthing on Lucy’s computer in the confusion.

    Director: David Rogers

    Writer: Owen Daniels

  • The Funeral
    7.5/10 2,012 votes

    #11 - The Funeral

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2020-04-30

    Scientists attempt to download a consciousness back into a clone body. Nathan attends his own funeral and Nora uncovers a mystery surrounding his death.

    Director: Jonathan van Tulleken

    Writer: Mary Gulino

  • Robin Hood
    7.5/10 1,103 votes

    #12 - Robin Hood

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2022-03-10

    Frustrated with the inequities at Lakeview, Nathan and Luke decide to redistribute some wealth with Ingrid's unwitting help. Nora undertakes a secretive mission.

    Director: Jeffrey Blitz

    Writer: Maxwell Theodore Vivian

  • Mind Frisk
    7.5/10 1,048 votes

    #13 - Mind Frisk

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2022-03-10

    Nathan and Nora race to stop a potentially dangerous technological advance. Luke boycotts sleep when he finds Horizen is profiting from his dreams, as Aleesha continues to rise in the Horizen hierarchy. Ingrid is tempted by a new tech offering: digital babies.

    Director: Athina Rachel Tsangari

    Writer: Megan Neuringer

  • Flesh and Blood
    7.5/10 539 votes

    #14 - Flesh and Blood

    Season 3 Episode 8 - Aired 2023-11-09

    Nora takes the powerful Upload companies to court, but she may have bitten off more than she can chew.

    Director: Sarah Boyd

    Writer: Greg Daniels

  • The Outing
    7.4/10 1,036 votes

    #15 - The Outing

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2022-03-10

    Nora and Aleesha pursue the mystery into New York City with Nathan and Luke along on screens. Ingrid receives unexpected visitors.

    Director: Jeffrey Blitz

    Writer: Yael Green

  • Family Day
    7.3/10 1,057 votes

    #16 - Family Day

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2022-03-10

    Nora's loyalties are stressed as she is called upon to take revolutionary action. Nathan's visiting family prompts him to consider what he wants out of his afterlife. Luke invents a new sport.

    Director: Athina Rachel Tsangari

    Writer: Anna-Maria Ssemuyaba

  • Rescue Mission
    7.2/10 513 votes

    #17 - Rescue Mission

    Season 3 Episode 5 - Aired 2023-11-02

    Nathan teams up with his own copy to save Luke, but Nora is discovered by the conspiracy.

    Director: David Rogers

    Writer: Stephanie M. Johnson

  • Dinner Party
    7.1/10 1,151 votes

    #18 - Dinner Party

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2022-03-10

    At a status-obsessed dinner, Nathan faces ghosts from his past. Nora flexes her programming skills as she steps into activism.

    Director: Jeffrey Blitz

    Writer: Lauren Houseman

  • Memory Crackers
    7.1/10 509 votes

    #19 - Memory Crackers

    Season 3 Episode 6 - Aired 2023-11-02

    Nora and Nathan find important clues to expose Freeyond, but the search poses a challenge to their relationship.

    Director: Alberto Belli

    Writer: Owen Daniels

  • Upload Day
    7.1/10 468 votes

    #20 - Upload Day

    Season 3 Episode 7 - Aired 2023-11-09

    Nathan and Nora try to have a special last day together.

    Director: Sarah Boyd

    Writer: Maxwell Theodore Vivian

  • Welcome Back, Mr. Brown
    6.9/10 1,326 votes

    #21 - Welcome Back, Mr. Brown

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2022-03-10

    While living with Ingrid, Nathan searches for Nora, who has fled of the grid.

    Director: Dee Rees

    Writer: Izzy Kadish

  • Ticking Clock
    6.9/10 725 votes

    #22 - Ticking Clock

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2023-10-19

    Nora and a recently downloaded Nathan race to stop Freeyond before his head explodes.

    Director: Jeffrey Blitz

    Writer: Greg Daniels

  • Download Doctor
    6.9/10 561 votes

    #23 - Download Doctor

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 2023-10-26

    Nathan and Nora track down the doctor who invented download, while Aleesha rises higher in the Horizen hierarchy. Ingrid and back-up Nathan grow closer.

    Director: Tom Marshall

    Writer: Farhan Arshad

  • CyberDiscountDay
    6.8/10 562 votes

    #24 - CyberDiscountDay

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2023-10-26

    The gang celebrates CyberDiscountDay while Nora discovers something game-changing: Nathan has been copied in Lakeview.

    Director: Tom Marshall

    Writer: Megan Neuringer

  • Strawberry
    6.5/10 673 votes

    #25 - Strawberry

    Season 3 Episode 2 - Aired 2023-10-19

    Nathan and Nora struggle to make their relationship work, while Ingrid tries to make the best of her second shot at love.

    Director: Jeffrey Blitz

    Writer: Alison Brown