The BEST Episodes of Westworld

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 11, 2021

Network: HBO

Westworld is a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin. Set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, it explores a world in which every human appetite, no matter how noble or depraved, can be indulged.

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The Bicameral Mind

#1 - The Bicameral Mind

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 4, 2016

Ford unveils his bold new narrative; Dolores embraces her identity; Maeve sets her plan in motion.

star 8.63
16,536 votes
Directors: Jonathan Nolan
Writers: Jonathan Nolan, Lisa Joy
Trompe L'Oeil

#2 - Trompe L'Oeil

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 13, 2016

Dolores, William and Lawrence journey into treacherous terrain; Maeve presents her demand; Bernard considers his next move.

star 8.38
16,928 votes
Writers: Halley Gross, Jonathan Nolan
The Well-Tempered Clavier

#3 - The Well-Tempered Clavier

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 27, 2016

Dolores and Bernard reconnect with their pasts; Maeve makes a bold proposition to Hector; Teddy finds enlightenment, at a price.

star 8.30
16,009 votes
Writers: Dan Dietz, Katherine Lingenfelter

#4 - Kiksuya

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 10, 2018

The telling of Akecheta and the Ghost Nation's journey to consciousness; Maeve's life hangs in the balance.

star 8.21
6,400 votes
Directors: Uta Briesewitz
Writers: Carly Wray, Dan Dietz
The Passenger

#5 - The Passenger

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 24, 2018

Everyone converges at the Valley Beyond.

star 8.19
5,959 votes
Writers: Jonathan Nolan, Lisa Joy
The Riddle of the Sphinx

#6 - The Riddle of the Sphinx

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired May 13, 2018

An enigmatic figure becomes the center of Delos' secret project; The Man in Black and Lawrence follow the path to Las Mudas, but run into trouble.

star 8.15
6,819 votes
Directors: Lisa Joy
Writers: Gina Atwater, Jonathan Nolan
The Adversary

#7 - The Adversary

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 6, 2016

Maeve charms Felix; Elsie discovers evidence that could point to sabotage; Teddy and the Man in Black conflict with a garrison.

star 8.12
16,923 votes
Writers: Halley Gross, Jonathan Nolan
Vanishing Point

#8 - Vanishing Point

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 17, 2018

The Man in Black confronts his troubled past; Charlotte forms a plan to kill all the hosts.

star 8.11
6,059 votes
Writers: Roberto Patino
Trace Decay

#9 - Trace Decay

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 20, 2016

Bernard struggles with a mandate; Teddy is troubled by dark memories; Maeve looks to change her script.

star 8.05
15,994 votes
Writers: Charles Yu, Lisa Joy
The Original

#10 - The Original

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 2, 2016

The park staff begin to notice strange behavior from the hosts; A mysterious Man in Black roams the park, wreaking havoc.

star 8.03
22,169 votes
Directors: Jonathan Nolan
Writers: Jonathan Nolan, Lisa Joy, Michael Crichton
The Mother of Exiles

#11 - The Mother of Exiles

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 5, 2020

Bernard and Ashley infiltrate a private charity event, while Dolores and Caleb make similar plans; The Man in Black prepares to re-enter society; Maeve comes face to face with an old comrade.

star 8.00
3,443 votes
Directors: Paul Cameron
Writers: Jordan Goldberg, Lisa Joy
Parce Domine

#12 - Parce Domine

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 15, 2020

Dolores sets out to find the architect of the Rehoboam; Bernard tries to blend in; Ex-soldier Caleb tries to find his way in neo-Los Angeles.

star 7.99
4,026 votes
Directors: Jonathan Nolan
Writers: Jonathan Nolan, Lisa Joy

#13 - Contrapasso

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 30, 2016

Dolores, William and Logan reach Pariah, and are recruited for a dangerous mission; The Man in Black meets an unlikely ally.

star 7.98
16,264 votes
Directors: Jonny Campbell
Writers: Dominic Mitchell, Lisa Joy
Dissonance Theory

#14 - Dissonance Theory

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 23, 2016

Dolores joins William and Logan on a bounty hunt; The Man in Black makes a significant discovery; Ford and Theresa discuss the park's future.

star 7.95
17,261 votes
Directors: Vincenzo Natali
Writers: Ed Brubaker, Jonathan Nolan
Les Écorchés

#15 - Les Écorchés

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Jun 3, 2018

Bernard meets with an unexpected old friend; The Cradle is under threat; Maeve encounters a scene from her past.

star 7.95
6,228 votes
Directors: Nicole Kassell
Writers: Jordan Goldberg, Ron Fitzgerald

#16 - Chestnut

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 9, 2016

Two guests arrive at the park with different expectations; Maeve's emotions are tweaked; The Man in Black seeks help from a condemned man.

star 7.92
19,708 votes
Writers: Jonathan Nolan, Lisa Joy
Journey into Night

#17 - Journey into Night

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 22, 2018

The hosts revolt against the guests while searching for a new purpose; Maeve sets out to find her daughter with some unexpected help.

star 7.91
8,772 votes
Writers: Lisa Joy, Roberto Patino

#18 - Decoherence

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 19, 2020

As the world falls into chaos, Serac gains control of Delos, changing Charlotte's plan; Maeve gets one last chance to stop Dolores; William starts his therapy.

star 7.89
3,188 votes
Writers: Lisa Joy, Suzanne Wrubel
Passed Pawn

#19 - Passed Pawn

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 26, 2020

Caleb gets an insight on the true nature of his past; Dolores seeks out Rehoboam's predecessor, while Maeve tracks her down; Bernard, Stubbs, and William escape from all the chaos.

star 7.89
3,158 votes
Directors: Helen Shaver
Writers: Gina Atwater
The Winter Line

#20 - The Winter Line

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 22, 2020

Maeve finds herself in a new park and meets a ghost from the past; Bernard makes his way back to Westworld.

star 7.87
3,645 votes
Writers: Lisa Joy, Matthew Pitts
The Stray

#21 - The Stray

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 16, 2016

Elsie and Stubbs search for a missing host; Teddy gets a new backstory; Bernard investigates the origins of madness and hallucinations within the hosts.

star 7.87
18,258 votes
Directors: Neil Marshall
Writers: Daniel T. Thomsen, Lisa Joy
Phase Space

#22 - Phase Space

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired May 27, 2018

Maeve continues her search for her daughter; Dolores calculates her next move; Elsie gets closer to the truth about Delos.

star 7.87
6,280 votes
Directors: Tarik Saleh
Writers: Carly Wray
The Absence of Field

#23 - The Absence of Field

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 29, 2020

Charlotte grapples with reality; Dolores and Caleb begin to form a key partnership.

star 7.85
3,480 votes
Directors: Amanda Marsalis
Writers: Denise Thé
Crisis Theory

#24 - Crisis Theory

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired May 3, 2020

Dolores' true intentions are revealed; Bernard confronts a ghost from his past; Maeve is conflicted; Serac's voice is dominant; Caleb's role is revealed; and William faces an unexpected villain.

star 7.85
3,266 votes
Writers: Denise Thé, Jonathan Nolan
Akane No Mai

#25 - Akane No Mai

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired May 20, 2018

Maeve and her allies have revelations in a new world; Dolores makes a decision about Teddy; Karl discovers something sinister about the hosts.

star 7.85
6,624 votes
Directors: Craig Zobel
Writers: Dan Dietz