The WORST episodes of Pulse (2017)

Every episode of Pulse (2017) ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of Pulse (2017)!

It follows the story of Frankie, a high-flying financial analyst who had it all before a failing kidney landed her at death's door until a transplant offered her a second chance. Inspired by the man who saved her life, Frankie alters course to become a doctor herself, working and learning in the high stakes, high pressure world of the cardio-thoracic and renal wards of a major teaching hospital.

Last Updated: 5/18/2024Network: ABC (AU)Status: Ended
Episode 1
116 votes

#1 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/20/2017

Transplant patient and now doctor, Frankie starts her first day in Renal rotation; best friend Lou battles surgery's boys' club; and flatmate Tabb starts as an intern.

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Episode 4
57 votes

#2 - Episode 4

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

When a patient wants to turn off the device keeping her alive Steele tries to dissuade her. Lou feels betrayed when Frankie takes on a Root Cause Analysis into a patient's death, threatening her job.

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Episode 5
50 votes

#3 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/17/2017

When Berger learns Frankie has a fever in the middle of a hospital outbreak, he forces her into a bed for treatment, putting her secret at risk of exposure

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Episode 6
55 votes

#4 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/24/2017

Tanya Kalchuri is forced to tell Frankie she read her medical files - a breach of professional ethics; while Berger works with Eli Nadar to save a patient from deportation

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Episode 2
70 votes

#5 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/27/2017

Frankie takes on the system to save a patient, and lands in trouble. Lou finds out it's not always wise to have an affair with a boss; and Tabb questions his ability as a doctor.

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Episode 3
55 votes

#6 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/3/2017

When a heart transplant patient dies, Frankie fears the surgeons will close ranks to cover up a medical error. Lou realises she and best friend Frankie may be on different sides.

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Episode 7
50 votes

#7 - Episode 7

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/31/2017

On the eve of an investigation into a patient's death, Frankie realises that all doctors are fallible when faced with the reality of a health system that isn't always able to cater for all.

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Episode 8
52 votes

#8 - Episode 8

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/7/2017

Chad Berger's days as a doctor are coming to an end, but he is determined to see through a complex set of paired kidney exchange transplants.

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