The BEST Episodes of Painkiller Jane

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jun 17, 2019

In a very imaginable future, the world battles terrorism and unrest. Out of this chaos emerges a new hero: Jane Vasco, a.k.a. Painkiller Jane Once the DEA's top agent, Jane Vasco is formidable, both mentally and physically. As a child, her father nicknamed her Painkiller Jane, describing her ability to mentally push through even the most painful situations. But her strength is about to be tested. Jane is recruited by a covert government agency dedicated to containing and, if necessary, neutralizing the threat of "Neuros" No one knows what caused the aberrations that led to their enhanced abilities, which range from from telekinesis and telepathic suggestion to induced hallucinations. During her first investigation with her new team, Jane discovers that she too possesses an odd ability: she can't be killed.

Something Nasty in the Neighborhood

#1 - Something Nasty in the Neighborhood

Season 1 - Episode 12

Jane and Connor go undercover in a small town, posed as a married couple, after a federal agent's disappearance prompts an investigation.

star 8.42
12 votes
Directors: Michael Robison
Writers: Lawrence Hertzog
What Lies Beneath

#2 - What Lies Beneath

Season 1 - Episode 19

The team respond when several incarcerated Neuros revolt and launch a prison break.

star 8.00
12 votes
Writers: Mike Goldberg
The Healer

#3 - The Healer

Season 1 - Episode 15

Sabotage hinders Jane's efforts to catch a Neuro, she becomes suspicious of a faith healer that she has been visiting.

star 7.67
15 votes
Directors: Michael Robison
Writers: Charles Holland, Frank Lupo

#4 - Breakdown

Season 1 - Episode 6

While investigating psychiatric patients who share the same unusual nightmare, Jane and Maureen suspect a Neuro has the ability to use nightmares as weapons.

star 7.00
1 votes
Directors: William Waring
Writers: Lisa Klink

#5 - Playback

Season 1 - Episode 17

A Neuro causes the team to become stuck in a timeloop, causing them to relive the same day repeatedly. Meanwhile, the Neuro who caused the timeloop tries to finish an assassination.

star 7.00
1 votes
Writers: Frank Cardea, George Schenck

#6 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1

Jane Vasco with the help of a new covert government unit must track down and contain the spread of "Neuros," genetically altered humans with extraordinary powers.

star 6.80
4 votes
Directors: Nick Copus
Writers: Gil Grant
Toy Soldiers

#7 - Toy Soldiers

Season 1 - Episode 2

When military stockpiles start to go missing before a presidential visit, Jane and the team are forced into high alert. Meanwhile, Jane confronts a Neuro with the ability to control the dead.

star 6.00
2 votes
Directors: Michael Robison
Writers: Lawrence Hertzog