Saving Hope

The WORST episodes of Saving Hope

Every episode of Saving Hope ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of Saving Hope!

When charismatic Chief of Surgery Charlie Harris at Toronto's Hope-Zion Hospital ends up in a coma, he leaves the hospital in chaos - and his fiancée and fellow surgeon, Alex Reid, in a state of shock. Along with newly-arrived star surgeon, Joel Goran, Alex races to save Harris' life. As the action unfolds, comatose Dr. Harris explores the hospital halls in "spirit" form, not sure if he's a ghost or a figment of his own imagination. Reid, along with her fellow doctors, press on to save his life and those of their other patients, as they deal with the complicated and courageous decisions that are made in their daily struggle to keep hope alive.

Last Updated: 7/4/2022Network: CTV
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The Medical Pilot
star
7.21
682 votes

#1 - The Medical Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/7/2012

Charlie Harris, the charismatic Chief of Surgery of Toronto’s Hope-Zion Hospital, ends up in a coma, leaving the hospital in chaos – and his fiancée and fellow surgeon, Alex Reid, in a state of shock. As the action unfolds, comatose Dr. Harris explores the hospital halls in “spirit” form, not sure if he's a ghost or a figment of his own imagination. Reid, along with her fellow doctors, press on to save his life and those of their other patients, as they deal with the complicated and courageous decisions that are made in their daily struggle to keep hope alive.

Directors: David Wellington
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Problem Child
star
7.29
292 votes

#2 - Problem Child

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired 6/29/2017

Alex tries to help patient who hurt himself breaking into a house; a friend of Dr. Dev Sekara has been beaten by the police; a heart patient wishes to open an animal sanctuary.

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Miss You
star
7.32
253 votes

#3 - Miss You

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/15/2015

The man responsible for Alex's brother's drug problem is admitted to the hospital.

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The Great Randall
star
7.37
422 votes

#4 - The Great Randall

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/12/2012

When a severely injured man under the spell of hypnosis cannot remember his identity, the hypnotist who put him under is called into the hospital – where he uses his psychic ability to connect Charlie and Alex. Meanwhile, a young woman comes into the E.R. with a neck injury, but it’s Hope Z’s psych resident, Gavin who knows how to help her.

Directors: Peter Wellington
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The Parent Trap
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7.38
209 votes

#5 - The Parent Trap

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/7/2015

Charlie tries to treat two female MMA fighters; a fight between Dana and Molly ends up in the hospital; Dawn must save a woman's heart.

Directors: T.W. Peacocke
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Vamonos
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7.38
364 votes

#6 - Vamonos

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/20/2013

When Alex is forced to put a patient’s gender reassignment surgery on hold, she discovers a secret in his medical history that could save his surgery, but tear his life apart. Charlie deals with a patient who is healthy, sane – and convinced she is going to die at midnight. Meanwhile, Joel secretly helps Sonja deal with a patient of hers who’s been admitted to Hope Zion Hospital.

Directors: Jeff Woolnough
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Fix You
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7.39
278 votes

#7 - Fix You

Season 5 - Episode 15 - Aired 7/13/2017

The board questions the hospital staff about Charlie's behaviour; a patient convinces Alex to use new-age techniques; Shahir agrees to do an in-utero surgery.

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You Can't Always Get What You Want
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7.40
254 votes

#8 - You Can't Always Get What You Want

Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/21/2016

Alex and Jeremy try to solve a child's mystery illness; Charlie treats an actor; Maggie reaps the rewards of compassionate medicine.

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Beasts of Burden
star
7.40
250 votes

#9 - Beasts of Burden

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/1/2015

Dr. Alex Reid puts her reputation on the line when she questions a senior surgeon’s methods.

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Rock and a Hard Place
star
7.41
256 votes

#10 - Rock and a Hard Place

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/29/2015

Dr. Alex Reid must decide whether or not to use information Dr. Charlie Harris gets from a patient's spirit in order to save their life.

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Start Me Up
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7.41
258 votes

#11 - Start Me Up

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/8/2015

Dr. Alex Reid has to juggle her duties as a new mother and a surgeon when she takes a Junior Resident under her wing.

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Waiting on a Friend
star
7.41
252 votes

#12 - Waiting on a Friend

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/12/2015

The death of a trapeze artist sets off a transplant chain of donors and recipients, leading Alex and Shahir to juggle complications and patients to keep the chain moving.

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Contact
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7.41
535 votes

#13 - Contact

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/14/2012

Alex treats a young boy with mysterious symptoms while dealing with the arrival of Charlie's ex-wife. Elsewhere in the hospital, Joel Goran and Maggie Lin try to help a patient who refuses life-saving treatment on religious grounds.

Directors: David Wellington
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Leap of Faith
star
7.42
286 votes

#14 - Leap of Faith

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired 6/22/2017

Alex and Maggie work together to deliver a baby; Charlie treats a magician.

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All Down the Line
star
7.43
252 votes

#15 - All Down the Line

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/7/2016

When a chef with oral cancer refuses care, Alex must confront her own feelings about the way Dana is handling her treatment.

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A Stranger Comes to Town
star
7.44
345 votes

#16 - A Stranger Comes to Town

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/2/2017

Tempers flare as Dev’s med school rival arrives at the hospital; Alex puts her job in jeopardy to help save the life of an at-risk youth.

Directors: James Genn
Watch Now:Amazon
The Face of the Giant Panda
star
7.44
398 votes

#17 - The Face of the Giant Panda

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/23/2013

Alex must become the unlikely advocate for a violent young prisoner brought in to Hope Zion Hospital, while Joel connects with a disfigured refugee and tries to convince Dr. Dana Kinney to come back to operate on him. Meanwhile, a spirit who is familiar to many Hope Zion doctors shows up in the morgue when Charlie is about to do routine procedure.

Directors: Ken Girotti
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Hearts of Glass
star
7.45
219 votes

#18 - Hearts of Glass

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/7/2015

Two patients need the same heart; a patient has never-before-seen orthopaedic hardware; Dr. Maggie Lin feels the pressure of the upcoming boards.

Directors: Jason Priestley
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Heart of Stone
star
7.45
251 votes

#19 - Heart of Stone

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/22/2015

When a young motocross rider is diagnosed with Leukaemia, Alex investigates his family secrets.

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Shine a Light
star
7.45
237 votes

#20 - Shine a Light

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/10/2015

When an ice storm strikes the city, Alex and Dawn struggle to keep a good Samaritan alive long enough for her family to say goodbye.

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Not Fade Away
star
7.45
252 votes

#21 - Not Fade Away

Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired 1/28/2016

Charlie decides to go a day without using his special abilities; Alex organizes a trip to Dana's cabin; Zach takes control of a life and death situation involving Dawn's college roommate.

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Goodbye Girl
star
7.46
258 votes

#22 - Goodbye Girl

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/14/2016

Kristine shows up at the hospital with baby Luke's blanket.

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Fearless
star
7.46
192 votes

#23 - Fearless

Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/11/2015

Alex and Dana try to save a single mother's life; a hockey player's mobility is at stake; Charlie gets advice on winning back Alex; Sydney come clean

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Twinned Lambs
star
7.47
365 votes

#24 - Twinned Lambs

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/20/2014

Buried secrets come to light as Alex treats an elderly patient whose unusual symptoms have her convinced she’s living in a different era. Charlie and Joel get competitive as their patients pit their surgeons against each other. And Maggie agrees to shadow Dr. Kalfas for a surgery, but has to take the reins when complications arise.

Directors: David Wharnsby
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Wide Awake
star
7.47
366 votes

#25 - Wide Awake

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/23/2014

Alex is surprised twice in one night – first when she realizes she's been tricked into a blind double date, and again when she has to rush her mystery man to the ER. Meanwhile, Charlie works to help a soldier move past a traumatic experience, and Maggie discovers a patient has a contagious illness that could put her pregnancy at risk.

Directors: Yon Motskin
Watch Now:Amazon

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