8.2
4,027 votes
Atypical

Atypical

Netflix 2017

Sam, an 18-year-old on the autism spectrum, takes a funny, yet painful, journey of self-discovery for love and independence and upends his family.

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The 10 Best Episodes of Atypical

Atypical - S4E4

#1 - Starters and Endings

8.91

Season 4 - Episode 4

Casey and Izzie face fallout from the protest. Paige tries to prove her mettle to Casey through strange tasks. Doug avoids dealing with a painful loss.

The episode was rated from 11 votes.

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Atypical - S4E3

#2 - You Say You Want a Revolution

8.81

Season 4 - Episode 3

A change at work leaves Sam scrambling for cash. When Izzie fights the school dress code, Casey feels conflicted. Paige discovers a knack for management.

The episode was rated from 16 votes.

Atypical - S2E10

#3 - Ernest Shackleton's Rules for Survival

8.64

Season 2 - Episode 10

Cruel yearbook comments show Sam who's got his back, a favor he repays at graduation. Feelings for Izzie confuse Casey. Elsa asks Doug a key question.

The episode was rated from 473 votes.

Atypical - S3E10

#4 - Searching for Brown Sugar Man

8.43

Season 3 - Episode 10

A rogue plan for Zahid leads to a last-minute mission for Sam, Casey, Paige and Abby. Meanwhile, Doug faces a major test and makes a pivotal choice.

The episode was rated from 322 votes.

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Atypical - S1E8

#5 - The Silencing Properties of Snow

8.35

Season 1 - Episode 8

After a disastrous dinner with Paige's family, Sam makes amends at the school dance. Casey's fury at her mom affects her relationship with Evan.

The episode was rated from 743 votes.

Atypical - S3E8

#6 - Road Rage Paige

8.34

Season 3 - Episode 8

A hard truth keeps Casey up at night. Sam experiences a rough season with Zahid -- and Paige. Elsa and Doug brace for their next chapter.

The episode was rated from 311 votes.

Atypical - S3E6

#7 - The Essence of a Penguin

8.33

Season 3 - Episode 6

Sam’s art assignment inspires an impromptu field trip. Casey navigates a fight with Izzie. Evan works hard for a second chance with Doug.

The episode was rated from 324 votes.

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Atypical - S4E2

#8 - Master of Penguins

8.14

Season 4 - Episode 2

Casey's demanding schedule starts affecting her grades, while Sam seeks out some extra credit himself. A chance run-in revives old suspicions for Elsa.

The episode was rated from 22 votes.

Atypical - S4E1

#9 - Magical Bird #1

8.13

Season 4 - Episode 1

Sam's living situation with Zahid gets off to a rocky start, while Elsa struggles with her son's departure. Casey weighs telling Doug about Izzie.

The episode was rated from 38 votes.

Atypical - S3E9

#10 - Sam Takes a Walk

8.10

Season 3 - Episode 9

As Sam gets political with his art, Elsa and Doug explore a (not-so-normal) weekend away. Casey and Izzie re-examine their relationship.

The episode was rated from 305 votes.

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Atypical - S2E9
#11 - Ritual-licious
8.08
Season 2 - Episode 9

Ignoring Casey's wishes, Elsa throws her a big birthday party, while Sam insists on following a decade-old birthday ritual. The bartender haunts Doug.

The episode was rated from 431 votes.
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Atypical - S3E5
#12 - Only Tweed
8.03
Season 3 - Episode 5

As Paige makes a plan in the face of adversity, Sam awaits a crucial academic update. Elsa endures an uncomfortable encounter.

The episode was rated from 315 votes.
Atypical - S2E6
#13 - In the Dragon's Lair
7.91
Season 2 - Episode 6

To prepare for college life, Sam sleeps over at Zahid's. Sam's $700 loss reunites Doug and Elsa with Arlo's parents, former friends of theirs.

The episode was rated from 437 votes.
Atypical - S3E4
#14 - Y.G.A.G.G.
7.90
Season 3 - Episode 4

Casey and Evan take to the open road for a tense reunion. Back home, Sam and Zahid get ready to party, and Elsa bids farewell to the past.

The episode was rated from 313 votes.
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Atypical - S2E4
#15 - Pants on Fire
7.89
Season 2 - Episode 4

Zahid teaches Sam to lie, while Elsa practices being honest. Evan helps Casey get over an embarrassment. A doctor visit forces Julia out of denial.

The episode was rated from 447 votes.
Atypical - S3E7
#16 - Shrinkage
7.89
Season 3 - Episode 7

While Sam and Casey face friendship dilemmas, Elsa uncovers a charming surprise, and Doug makes an unexpected decision.

The episode was rated from 316 votes.
Atypical - S1E4
#17 - A Nice Neutral Smell
7.88
Season 1 - Episode 4

When a classmate shows interest in him, Sam makes a list of pros and cons to see whether she's girlfriend material. Casey gets a prestigious offer.

The episode was rated from 756 votes.
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Atypical - S1E7
#18 - I Lost My Poor Meatball
7.87
Season 1 - Episode 7

When Paige makes a confession to Sam, he creates a checklist to figure how he feels. Things with Nick suddenly get too real for Elsa.

The episode was rated from 725 votes.
Atypical - S2E7
#19 - The Smudging
7.81
Season 2 - Episode 7

Casey tells Izzie what Nate did. Sam tries to figure out which colleges to apply to. Doug discovers a need to educate first responders about autism.

The episode was rated from 447 votes.
Atypical - S2E2
#20 - Penguin Cam and Chill
7.80
Season 2 - Episode 2

Casey feels less than welcome at Clayton. Sam asks Paige to spell out the rules of their "casual relationship," while Doug sets boundaries with Elsa.

The episode was rated from 458 votes.
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Last updated: aug 04, 2022

Comments

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This series is so mindblowingly great

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This show is simply brilliant. It's hard to impress me with humor around sensitive topics. I just LOVE everything about this show. Hilariously 'informative' lolol!

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Not a fantastic show, but it's easy to watch. I like it.

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This show was a very unexpected pleasure to watch, and it touched me deeply. But maybe I'm not the usual viewer. I have struggled in my life with some (very) mild Asberger's tendencies that while nowhere near severe enough to land me with a clinical diagnosis, have made my life kind of hard at times and left me none the less feeling quite separated from "normal" people. 'Atypical' completely stunned me in a way that I strongly identified with. It brought many smiles to my face as it's quite witty throughout. But it also shows that although different, people with ASD do have hearts, and are very much human and deserve to be understood for who they are. So thanks to the makers of this show. It has had a profound and personal impact on me. I really hope we see another season next year!

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I love this show, it features so many aspects, stories and problems not only of the daily life of people living with autism but of everyone in such a rich and lovely way you gotta love it. It is hard to describe this show and all its facets so I will refrain from doing it. It is just a clear recommendation from my side to everyone who hasn't watched it yet.

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Swept away! This is a great show! What really sticks out to me is the acting. Of course, the lead actor plays someone with autism, which is probably challenging, but all the supporting roles are also played amazingly well. The story line is easy to follow, and you really get to know the characters. Great show! Easy to watch Main storyline quality: 8/10 Originality: 7/10 Side storylines quality: 8/10 Progression of main story line: 10/10 Story development: 7/10 Characters: 9/10 Consistency: 9/10 Intensity (cliffhangers, edge of seat and the like): - Acting and directing: 9/10 Comedy: 6/10 Drama: 8/10 Romance: 6/10 (Please like comment if helpful, and I'll keep writing them this way)

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