The BEST episodes of Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams

Every episode of Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams!

A sci-fi anthology series of epic, ambitious and moving standalone episodes - each set in a different and unique world, inspired by one of Philip K. Dick’s renowned short stories.

Last Updated: 6/6/2024Network: Channel 4Status: Ended
937 votes

#1 - Autofac

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/5/2018

Society has collapsed, but a massive, automatic product-manufacturing plant continues to operate according to the principles of consumerism -- humans must consume products to be happy, but to consume, they must be denied freedom of choice and free will. When a small band of humans decide to shut down the factory for good, they discover they may actually be the perfect consumers after all.

Directors: Peter Horton
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Real Life
1345 votes

#2 - Real Life

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/15/2017

A future policewoman shares headspace with a brilliant game designer in an alternate world as they both pursue killers whose plans could have shattering consequences. Because the very device that connects them can also destroy them, danger lurks at every turn.

Directors: Jeffrey Reiner
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Human Is
1233 votes

#3 - Human Is

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/29/2017

Vera is overjoyed when a dangerous military expedition to Rexor IV sees her once cold hearted husband come back a warm and loving man. Can this really be the same man or is it something else entirely?

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Impossible Planet
1736 votes

#4 - Impossible Planet

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/24/2017

Norton is a discontented tour guide of a cruise ship in space. His life is on a one way trip to nothingness until he meets the supernaturally old Irma. She wants to go to Earth; a planet long since destroyed. On this epic journey, Norton and Irma develop a deep connection that's just as impossible as the planet for which they are searching.

Directors: David Farr
Writer: David Farr
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Safe & Sound
784 votes

#5 - Safe & Sound

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/12/2018

When 15-year-old Foster moves from the small town to the big futuristic city, she's consumed with paranoia and fear by the urban society's emphasis on security and terrorist prevention. It isn't long before she turns to a friendly "tech support" voice for guidance and companionship... but is the voice real, or just the product of her own increasingly irrational delusions?

Directors: Alan Taylor
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The Hood Maker
2099 votes

#6 - The Hood Maker

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/17/2017

A war is coming between Normals and telepathic mutants, or Teeps, and only Clearance Agent Ross and a Teep called Honor can stop it. But can they suppress their own feelings for each other and stop the war before humanity rips itself apart?

Directors: Julian Jarrold
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The Commuter
1510 votes

#7 - The Commuter

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/1/2017

Ed's getting tired of his lot in life but after he encounters a mysterious woman who sets him on a journey to Macon Heights, a town that doesn't exist, he'll return home to find his life has changed for the better, but at the ultimate cost.

Directors: Tom Harper
Writer: Jack Thorne
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The Father Thing
861 votes

#8 - The Father Thing

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/26/2018

Set in the kitchens and backyards of American suburbia, our young hero Jack must save the human race while coming to terms with the disillusionment of childhood as he is among the first to realize that humans are being replaced by dangerous aliens.

Directors: Michael Dinner
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Kill All Others
816 votes

#9 - Kill All Others

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/19/2018

A man hangs dead from a lamppost, ignored, apparently murdered after a politician running for office encourages the population toward violence. When one man dares to speak up in protest, he finds himself instantly becoming a new target.

Directors: Dee Rees
Writer: Dee Rees
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Crazy Diamond
1338 votes

#10 - Crazy Diamond

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/8/2017

Ed has his life turned upside down when he meets a femme fatale named Jill, a synthetic being who's as beautiful as she is deadly. Jill takes Ed into a world of heist and murder that threatens to destroy everything he holds dear.

Directors: Marc Munden
Writer: Tony Grisoni
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