The BEST Episodes of Wormwood (2017)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: May 14, 2020

Network: Netflix

Errol Morris directs this series that probes the mysterious death of a Cold War military scientist involved in a secret biological warfare program.

Chapter 6: Remember Me

#1 - Chapter 6: Remember Me

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 15, 2017

Thanks to Seymour Hersh, Eric finally learns the truth -- but at a maddening cost. In room 1018A, Frank faces off with two mysterious men.

star 7.54
78 votes
Directors: Errol Morris
Writers: Kieran Fitzgerald, Molly Rokosz, Steven Hathaway
Chapter 5: Honorable Men

#2 - Chapter 5: Honorable Men

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 15, 2017

Frank's growing concerns about Cold War activities raise alarm bells at the CIA. A frustrated Eric launches a last-ditch bid for closure.

star 7.44
72 votes
Directors: Errol Morris
Writers: Kieran Fitzgerald, Molly Rokosz, Steven Hathaway
Chapter 2: A Terrible Mistake

#3 - Chapter 2: A Terrible Mistake

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Dec 15, 2017

Amid a wave of media attention, the government races to placate the family. In New York, Frank visits a doctor known for his unconventional methods.

star 7.37
103 votes
Directors: Errol Morris
Writers: Kieran Fitzgerald, Molly Rokosz, Steven Hathaway
Chapter 4: Opening the Lid

#4 - Chapter 4: Opening the Lid

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Dec 15, 2017

A hotel worker overhears a curious phone call the night of Frank's death. In 1994, a forensics expert exhumes the body to find compelling new clues.

star 7.32
74 votes
Directors: Errol Morris
Writers: Kieran Fitzgerald, Molly Rokosz, Steven Hathaway
Chapter 1: Suicide Revealed

#5 - Chapter 1: Suicide Revealed

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Dec 15, 2017

In 1953, Army scientist Frank Olson takes a fatal plunge from a hotel window. In 1975, a bombshell report ties his death to a top-secret experiment.

star 7.27
154 votes
Directors: Errol Morris
Writers: Kieran Fitzgerald, Molly Rokosz, Steven Hathaway
Chapter 3: The Forbidden Threshold

#6 - Chapter 3: The Forbidden Threshold

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Dec 15, 2017

One trip to New York morphs into two when Frank suffers a setback on the way home. Decades later, an apprehensive Eric checks into room 1018A.

star 7.26
82 votes
Directors: Errol Morris
Writers: Kieran Fitzgerald, Molly Rokosz, Steven Hathaway