The WORST Episodes of The Resident
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: May 29, 2021
An idealistic young doctor begins his first day under the supervision of a tough, brilliant senior resident who pulls the curtain back on all of the good and evil in modern day medicine. Lives may be saved or lost, but expectations will always be shattered.
#1 - Belief System
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 15, 2019
When Devon’s patient, who was pronounced dead, suddenly revives, Conrad is left doubting Devon’s judgement and wondering what happened. A well-known white supremacist falls under the care of Cain and Nic, causing the two to butt heads on how to move forward. Meanwhile, on their way to a medical convention, The Raptor and Mina get stuck in a strange town, where they uncover new information about Red Rock Medical.
#2 - Heart in a Box
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 19, 2018
Conrad goes head-to-head with Bell after he recommends one of Julian's risky medical devices to Zoey, who's already lost one son and is back in the hospital with the other. Nic fears that Conrad may be getting overly attached to his patient. Meanwhile, Mina and Austin grow closer while working on a difficult heart transplant, Devon embarks on a very difficult day and Dr. Lane Hunter returns.
#3 - Broker and Broker
Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired Apr 29, 2019
When a lottery winner is admitted to the hospital, Bell turns to him as a potential solution to Chastain's financial problems. Nic becomes infuriated when Alec suggests she meet with an organ broker in hopes of saving Jessie's life, but after her other ideas fail, she brings the idea to Conrad. Meanwhile, Devon and Irving help Mina piece together details from her night out after The Raptor sidelines her for an upcoming surgery.
#4 - Haunted
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 16, 2018
Conrad is hit by a bike and badly sprains his ankle, but works through it when he takes the case of his old medical professor, who is hallucinating visions of her old patients. Devon is tasked with admitting Conrad, who refuses any sort of treatment. Nic tries to navigate her emotions while mourning the loss of a patient and Bell operates on a foreign dignitary with unforeseen complications. Meanwhile, Lane and Bell's relationship grows closer.
#5 - Identity Crisis
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 5, 2018
After a mix-up in the ER causes Conrad to deliver a death notification to the wrong family, he sets out to fix it. Nic struggles to find a patient's records who has been under Lane's care, Devon forms a bond with an elderly patient. Mina is benched after overreaching in the surgical unit.
#6 - Flesh of My Flesh
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 1, 2019
Cain tries to recruit Bell and Kit to join him on a dangerous surgery, with the intent of garnering publicity for the hospital. The Raptor finds himself with an emotional attachment to a patient whose life is put in his hands. A friend of Mina arrives at the hospital with shocking news. Devon rotates out of the ER. Nic plans a surprise for Conrad.
#7 - From the Ashes
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 24, 2019
The doctors of Chastain are surrounded by new rules and doctors, as Red Rock Mountain Medical takes over the hospital. Conrad finds himself in a dangerous situation when the construction for a new neurosurgery center causes a gas explosion at Chastain. New hotshot neurosurgeon, Barrett Cain, is put to the test with a complicated surgery. Mina acts as a support for Nic, who is struggling with a devastating loss.
#8 - Trial & Error
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 5, 2018
When patients from the hospital's prescription drug trial start suffering life threatening side effects, Nic fears that her sister Jessie may be in danger. As a result, she and Conrad work to convince Bell that these trials are not worth the risk. Meanwhile, Mina, Austin and Kit must set aside their competitive nature and work together on a patient whose health is quickly deteriorating and Devon uses Julian as the beta tester for a product he's designed.
#9 - Comrades in Arms
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 29, 2018
An old army buddy and fellow surgeon visits Conrad at the hospital. Meanwhile, the team is put to the test when they have to save the life of an uninsured and undocumented patient, while simultaneously battling the hospital's administrators, who fear the patient will cost millions. Also, Dr. Bell experiments with a new medication for his tremor and Nic swears to investigate the mystery surrounding missing medical records.
#10 - Pilot
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 21, 2018
On his first day as an intern, an idealistic DR. DEVON PRAVESH faces the harsh realities of medical care, as third year resident DR. CONRAD HAWKINS takes him under his wing and teaches his unconventional ways for treating patients. Meanwhile, Conrad goes head-to-head with Chief of Surgery DR. SOLOMON BELL, who uses power and intimidation to cover up his mistakes.
#11 - None the Wiser
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 26, 2018
Three concurrent surgeries at the hospital push its staff to the limits. Determined to ease the pressure, Nic requests Jude for one of the operations, making Conrad jealous. Dr. Lane Hunter sets out to discredit Nic's claims, Devon struggles with a patient who has an embarrassing problem and a charitable contributor comes to the hospital wanting to donate a lot of money to Dr. Lane's oncology program.
#12 - Hero Moments
Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 2, 2021
When Conrad gets a call from his former army commander who is stranded and wounded in the forest, the trip to save him brings lots of old emotions to the surface. Devon and Kit treat a patient who suffers from sickle cell anaemia and encourage her to have a hip replacement to help treat her pain. When The Raptor is pulled away in the middle of an intense surgery, Mina is left to put her skills and finish the surgery on her own. Bell works on reconnecting with his stepson after helping him get hired at the hospital.
#13 - Nightmares
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 29, 2018
Halloween at Chastain proves to be just as spooky as ever when Conrad is tasked with diagnosing a young woman admitted to the hospital with extreme night terrors. Meanwhile, Devon faces his first Halloween in the ER, Nic panics over her decision to bring her newly sober sister to Mina's epic annual Halloween party and Bell finds an interesting way to make use of his new assistant.
#14 - The Elopement
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 12, 2018
Conrad goes head-to-head with Lane when he disagrees with her over a treatment plan for a terminal cancer patient. Tensions rise when Jude inserts himself in the middle by offering to perform the invasive procedure Conrad is fighting against. When a VIP patient crosses the line with Nic, she must devise a strategy on how to stand her ground and combat the situation. Meanwhile, Bell realizes he'll need Mina's hands more than ever.
#15 - Independence Day
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 22, 2018
Conrad receives the call he's been waiting for when a heart becomes available for a patient who has been on the transplant list for two years. But when a congressman is admitted to the hospital after a heart attack, he is prioritized and derails Conrad's patient's surgery. Meanwhile, Nic grows suspicious of one of the doctors after a file goes missing, Dr. Bell tries to manipulate Mina and Devon is put to the test when a patient's condition requires a split-second decision.
#16 - Three Words
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 8, 2018
Nic and Conrad contemplate their past when they team up to diagnose a happy husband and wife who are both admitted to the hospital with mysterious symptoms. Bell and Marshall butt heads on a work trip when their cut-throat business tactics don't align. Meanwhile, AJ turns down a request from Bell despite Mina's forewarning, Devon continues to gravitate to medical device rep Julian and the staff gears up for Conrad's three-year anniversary at Chastain.
#17 - Doll E. Wood
Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired Mar 10, 2020
A renowned pediatric surgeon is called over to Chastain for an extremely difficult surgery on a newborn, but when she arrives, The Raptor and Devon realize she is not fit for surgery. A Dolly Parton drag queen is admitted to the ER after collapsing on stage, leading Bell and Ezra to a potentially life-saving discovery. Nic and Conrad suspect their patient may be the victim of sex trafficking. Nadine delivers some surprising news to Devon.
#18 - Fear Finds a Way
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 28, 2019
When a nasty flu season turns out to be masking a terribly infectious disease, Chastain must race to quarantine and diagnose infected patients. Mina finds herself testing Quovadis medical devices in an effort to defend Dr. Austin, who, feeling responsible for the death of a patient, is serving penance by staying away from the OR. Conrad is prepared to take the next step with Nic, but finds that she may not be as ready.
#19 - Peking Duck Day
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 26, 2019
Upon dubbing Thanksgiving 'the most dangerous day of the year', Devon and Irving are inundated with patients in the ER. When an A-list celebrity enters the hospital after swallowing a wish bone, Logan Kim assigns a new surgeon to the case in the hopes of garnering extra publicity. Tensions run high at the Raptor home when he hosts his biological and adoptive families for a Thanksgiving dinner. Kyle interrupts Nic and Conrad’s low-key plans.
#20 - Snowed In
Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Apr 1, 2019
When Atlanta is struck by a severe snowstorm, Mina must perform a big surgery - without the help of The Raptor - to save the life of a young father, while Kit and Bell get stuck babysitting the man's children. Nic and Conrad experience a disagreement with a patient's treatment, causing further strain in their relationship. Meanwhile, Devon teaches an important lesson about life and death to a first-year med student.
#21 - Emergency Contact
Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Mar 25, 2019
Chastain picks up the pieces after the fall out with the corrupt medical device company Quovadis, leaving Marshall ready to charter new territory in the medical field, and Devon to finally discover the truth about what happened to Julian Booth. As Conrad and Alec team up to help a young gymnast experiencing mysterious symptoms, Nic focuses on her sister, who's back with their estranged father, Kyle, in tow. Meanwhile, Bell rushes to Kit's aid when her ex-husband comes to the ER needing emergency surgery.
#22 - The Prince & The Pauper
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 1, 2018
Bell grows frustrated when Marshall Winthrop, Conrad's dad and new chairman of the board, requests Conrad's input in his discussions about the hospital's expenses. As Conrad and Nic work to cut costs for their patients in need, Julian Lynn, a sharp and sophisticated medical device rep, meets the staff at Chastain and inserts herself into the ongoing work of the doctors to promote her costly products. Meanwhile, Mina's relationship with Micah struggles in the wake of his healing process, and Devon is tasked with showing the eager new interns around the hospital.
#23 - Stupid Things in the Name of Sex
Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 11, 2019
When Conrad's attempt to surprise Nic with a lavish Valentine's Day dinner is foiled, he gives the reservation away to someone who could really use it. Mina and Devon distract themselves from all Valentine's celebrations by trying to figure out how their seemingly healthy neighbor has suddenly passed away. Meanwhile, Kit gives dating advice to a sex-injured patient, Irving hits a crossroads in his not-so-secret relationship with Nurse Jessica, and Bell decides to celebrate the day in the OR.
#24 - No Matter the Cost
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 5, 2018
As Conrad battles a group of overly aggressive attending physicians on behalf of a patient with a mysterious chronic ailment, he also must face off against his father who has shown up at the hospital unannounced. When Mina goes out of her way to help a young man from her neighborhood who almost mugged her, Nic offers her assistance and discovers a secret that Mina has been keeping behind closed doors. While away from the hospital, Nic enlists the help of Devon to keep an eye on Lily, which leads him to an incredible find that has him questioning Dr. Lane's motives. Also, Renata's plans to poach a renowned surgeon from another hospital hit a standstill when Bell decides he doesn't agree with him.
#25 - Stuck as Foretold
Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired Apr 22, 2019
When the hospital has a severe blood shortage, Conrad must try every avenue to save a patient's life. Nic receives devastating news and is left worrying about her sister's health, while Mina and Devon work with a new anesthesiologist who is not what she seems. Elsewhere, Kit considers the future of her intertwining relationships and Bell has an encounter with a woman from his past.