The BEST Episodes of Maniac (2018)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Aug 21, 2021

Network: Netflix

Two struggling strangers connect during a mind-bending pharmaceutical trial involving a doctor with mother issues and an emotionally complex computer.

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Option C

#1 - Option C

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 21, 2018

After the subjects are discharged, James and Azumi face Neberdine's CEO. Owen and Annie part ways -- until a startling headline sparks a reunion.

star 7.84
726 votes
Writers: Cary Joji Fukunaga, Patrick Somerville

#2 - Utangatta

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 21, 2018

Owen and Annie meet again as a disgraced Icelandic spy and a CIA operative who helps him. Greta implores James to shut down the trial.

star 7.69
702 votes
Writers: Patrick Somerville

#3 - Windmills

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 21, 2018

When her pilfered stash of pills runs out, troubled Annie tries to quit -- but ends up blackmailing her way into the Neberdine study.

star 7.44
949 votes
Writers: Patrick Somerville
Exactly Like You

#4 - Exactly Like You

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 21, 2018

Annie and Owen are Arlie and Ollie, grifters attending a séance at the mysterious Neberdine mansion in the 1940s.

star 7.40
767 votes
Writers: Caroline Williams, Mauricio Katz
Having a Day

#5 - Having a Day

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 21, 2018

Muramoto notices irregularities in Annie and Owen's data. He questions Owen, who recalls the worst night of his life: his brother's engagement party.

star 7.40
853 votes
Writers: Caroline Williams, Patrick Somerville
Larger Structural Issues

#6 - Larger Structural Issues

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 21, 2018

Azumi tells James the whole truth about the study's snags and urges him to call his estranged mother, an esteemed therapist.

star 7.38
716 votes
Writers: Nick Cuse, Patrick Somerville
The Lake of the Clouds

#7 - The Lake of the Clouds

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 21, 2018

Annia and Ellia continue their quest, and Owen's mafioso father pressures him to protect the family. Greta counsels a bereaved Gertie.

star 7.30
694 votes
Writers: Mauricio Katz, Nick Cuse
Furs by Sebastian

#8 - Furs by Sebastian

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 21, 2018

After taking the B pill, Annie and Owen find themselves on 1980s Long Island entangled in a strange caper involving a lemur.

star 7.29
819 votes
Writers: Nick Cuse, Patrick Somerville
Ceci N’est Pas une Drill

#9 - Ceci N’est Pas une Drill

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 21, 2018

Owen and Annie take the C pill. No longer connected, he belongs to a Mafia family, and she's a medieval guide hired by an ailing elf princess.

star 7.09
712 votes
Writers: Amelia Gray, Danielle Henderson
The Chosen One!

#10 - The Chosen One!

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 21, 2018

Diagnosed with schizophrenia, Owen is the black sheep of the wealthy Milgrim clan. After losing his job, he enrolls in an experimental drug trial.

star 7.06
1,153 votes
Writers: Patrick Somerville