The BEST Episodes of Maniac (2018)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 6, 2019

Network: Netflix

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

Option C

#1 - Option C

Season 1 - Episode 10

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 7.92
622 votes
Writers: Patrick Somerville, Cary Joji Fukunaga

#2 - Utangatta

Season 1 - Episode 9

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 7.79
594 votes
Writers: Patrick Somerville

#3 - Windmills

Season 1 - Episode 2

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

star 7.49
818 votes
Writers: Patrick Somerville
Having a Day

#4 - Having a Day

Season 1 - Episode 3

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 7.45
734 votes
Writers: Patrick Somerville, Caroline Williams
Exactly Like You

#5 - Exactly Like You

Season 1 - Episode 5

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

star 7.45
660 votes
Writers: Caroline Williams, Mauricio Katz
Larger Structural Issues

#6 - Larger Structural Issues

Season 1 - Episode 6

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

star 7.44
617 votes
Writers: Patrick Somerville, Nick Cuse
The Lake of the Clouds

#7 - The Lake of the Clouds

Season 1 - Episode 8

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

star 7.34
593 votes
Writers: Mauricio Katz, Nick Cuse
Furs by Sebastian

#8 - Furs by Sebastian

Season 1 - Episode 4

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

star 7.32
703 votes
Writers: Patrick Somerville, Nick Cuse
The Chosen One!

#9 - The Chosen One!

Season 1 - Episode 1

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 7.16
949 votes
Writers: Patrick Somerville
Ceci N’est Pas une Drill

#10 - Ceci N’est Pas une Drill

Season 1 - Episode 7

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 7.13
615 votes
Writers: Amelia Gray, Danielle Henderson