The OA

The BEST episodes of The OA

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Seven years after vanishing from her home, a young woman returns with mysterious new abilities and recruits five strangers for a secret mission.

Last Updated: 5/4/2022Network: Netflix
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Chapter 8: Overview
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8.15
878 votes

#1 - Chapter 8: Overview

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/22/2019

While BBA and the others converge on the clinic, Nina persuades Hap to show her his research, and Karim unlocks one of the house's final secrets.

Directors: Zal Batmanglij
Chapter 5: Paradise
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7.93
3772 votes

#2 - Chapter 5: Paradise

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/16/2016

While Hap zeroes in on a new test subject in Cuba, Homer and OA work to perfect their escape plan. Scott reaches his breaking point.

Directors: Zal Batmanglij
Chapter 4: SYZYGY
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7.89
876 votes

#3 - Chapter 4: SYZYGY

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/22/2019

Karim visits Nina at the clinic for help finding the secret entrance to the house. Meanwhile, Hap meets a fellow traveler, and Homer goes on a date.

Directors: Zal Batmanglij
Chapter 1: Angel of Death
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7.85
1061 votes

#4 - Chapter 1: Angel of Death

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/22/2019

While private eye Karim Washington scours San Francisco for a missing teen who was involved in a cryptic game, OA wakes up in unfamiliar surroundings.

Directors: Zal Batmanglij
Chapter 8: Invisible Self
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7.83
3669 votes

#5 - Chapter 8: Invisible Self

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/16/2016

After OA recounts a dramatic final night at Hap's, the others begin to see her story in a new light. The fragments of the dream click into place.

Directors: Zal Batmanglij
Chapter 3: Champion
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7.82
4032 votes

#6 - Chapter 3: Champion

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 12/16/2016

A journalist approaches the family with an offer. At Hap's, a bond is forged with Homer and the others as they hatch a desperate plan.

Directors: Zal Batmanglij
Chapter 5: The Medium & the Engineer
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7.81
868 votes

#7 - Chapter 5: The Medium & the Engineer

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/22/2019

After a harrowing ordeal, OA and Karim find themselves locked inside a labyrinth of puzzles. Nagging doubts prompt Homer to snoop on Dr. Percy.

Directors: Zal Batmanglij
Chapter 7: Nina Azarova
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7.79
816 votes

#8 - Chapter 7: Nina Azarova

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/22/2019

Karim returns to the house with reinforcements, OA tries to access Nina's memories, and Hap offers to discharge Scott — after one last experiment.

Directors: Anna Rose Holmer
Chapter 2: New Colossus
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7.78
4570 votes

#9 - Chapter 2: New Colossus

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 12/16/2016

The OA retraces the dramatic twists and turns in her life after a childhood accident, leading up to a fateful encounter far from home many years later.

Directors: Zal Batmanglij
Chapter 4: Away
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7.76
3923 votes

#10 - Chapter 4: Away

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 12/16/2016

An agonizing dilemma gives OA a new perspective on the group's plight. Homer resolves to find out what Hap's experiments are really about.

Directors: Zal Batmanglij
Chapter 2: Treasure Island
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7.73
956 votes

#11 - Chapter 2: Treasure Island

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/22/2019

At the clinic, OA discovers what happened to her friends back at Hap's. Karim turns his attention to a doctor who worked for Pierre Ruskin.

Directors: Zal Batmanglij
Chapter 6: Forking Paths
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7.71
3560 votes

#12 - Chapter 6: Forking Paths

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/16/2016

As the group continues its search for the final movement, a startling turn of events gives Hap's work a new urgency.

Directors: Zal Batmanglij
Chapter 1: Homecoming
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7.70
5465 votes

#13 - Chapter 1: Homecoming

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 12/16/2016

A woman missing for seven years turns up at a hospital with strange scars on her back but can't — or won't — reveal where she's been.

Directors: Zal Batmanglij
Chapter 7: Empire of Light
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7.68
3574 votes

#14 - Chapter 7: Empire of Light

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/16/2016

An ominous new dream and a tense outing with Nancy and Abel take a toll on OA. Steve finds his life in turmoil once again.

Directors: Zal Batmanglij
Chapter 3: Magic Mirror
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7.66
893 votes

#15 - Chapter 3: Magic Mirror

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/22/2019

In Michigan, Steve begs the gang to try jumping to another dimension, and a presence in Buck's mirror inspires an unlikely pilgrimage.

Directors: Andrew Haigh
Chapter 6: Mirror Mirror
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7.66
826 votes

#16 - Chapter 6: Mirror Mirror

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/22/2019

As BBA and the kids head west, an alarming news report forces them to speed up their plans. Jesse wrestles with lingering trauma from the shooting.

Directors: Andrew Haigh