Dopesick

The BEST episodes of Dopesick

Every episode of Dopesick ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Dopesick!

The story of how one company triggered the worst drug epidemic in American history. Look into the epicenter of America's struggle with opioid addiction, from a distressed Virginia mining community, to the hallways of the DEA, and to the opulence of "one percenter" Big Pharma Manhattan.

Last Updated: 9/25/2022Network:Hulu
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The People vs. Purdue Pharma
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8.22
711 votes

#1 - The People vs. Purdue Pharma

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/17/2021

Rick and Randy's criminal investigation now threatens Richard Sackler's empire, activists take action against Purdue, and Finnix tries to heal his beloved community that's been ravaged by addiction.

Directors: Danny Strong
Writer: Danny Strong
Watch Now:iTunes
Black Box Warning
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8.04
686 votes

#2 - Black Box Warning

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/10/2021

Richard Sackler and Purdue work the system to prevent their drug from being reigned in, Bridget has a breakthrough in her mission, Betsy has hit rock-bottom while Finnix explores new avenues, and Rick and Randy ready their criminal case.

Directors: Danny Strong
Writer: Danny Strong
Watch Now:iTunes
The Whistleblower
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7.95
700 votes

#3 - The Whistleblower

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/27/2021

With OxyContin abuse spreading across the country, Bridget brings the fight to Purdue while Rick and Randy seek to find a whistleblower within Purdue to tie their case together.

Directors: Patricia Riggen
Writer: Danny Strong
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Hammer the Abusers
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7.95
702 votes

#4 - Hammer the Abusers

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/3/2021

Richard Sackler faces a catastrophic challenge to Purdue’s bottom line, Bridget takes her fight to the FDA, Finnix reassesses his life as Betsy struggles to kick her addiction, and Rick and Randy find a bombshell piece of evidence.

Directors: Patricia Riggen
Writer: Danny Strong
Watch Now:iTunes
The 5th Vital Sign
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7.84
736 votes

#5 - The 5th Vital Sign

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/13/2021

Doctor Finnix begins to taper Betsy off OxyContin, Bridget sees the toll the drug is taking on communities, Rick and Randy investigate the world of “pain societies”, and with sales climbing, Richard Sackler makes bigger plans for his new drug.

Directors: Michael Cuesta
Writer: Danny Strong
Watch Now:iTunes
Pseudo-Addiction
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7.83
712 votes

#6 - Pseudo-Addiction

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/20/2021

Sky-high OxyContin sales are threatened by reports of abuse, prosecutors investigate a claim central to OxyContin marketing, and Finnix begins to question the safety of the drug.

Directors: Michael Cuesta
Writer: Danny Strong
Watch Now:iTunes
Breakthrough Pain
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7.78
760 votes

#7 - Breakthrough Pain

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/13/2021

OxyContin is on the market but faces a potential threat, Purdue’s vast influence reaches the town of Finch Creek, Bridget steps outside her DEA authority, and the criminal investigation of OxyContin begins.

Directors: Barry Levinson
Writer: Danny Strong
Watch Now:iTunes
First Bottle
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7.58
858 votes

#8 - First Bottle

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/13/2021

Richard Sackler begins to launch a powerful new painkiller, a rural doctor is introduced to the drug, a coal miner plans her future, a DEA Agent learns of blackmarket pills, and federal prosecutors decide to open a case into OxyContin.

Directors: Barry Levinson
Writer: Danny Strong
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes

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