8.2
2,818 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 Worst Episodes of Atypical

Atypical - S1E2

#1 - A Human Female

7.58

Season 1 - Episode 2

When Sam learns his crush is already taken, dad Doug helps him woo her. A lost credit card sends Elsa back to the bar. Casey hears rumors about Evan.

The episode was rated #1 Worst episode of Atypical from 898 votes.

Atypical - S3E1

#2 - Best Laid Plans

7.65

Season 3 - Episode 1

Paige invites Sam to redefine their romance, Casey struggles with complicated feelings, and Elsa attempts to find a new normal with Doug.

The episode was rated #2 Worst episode of Atypical from 345 votes.

Atypical - S2E5

#3 - The Egg Is Pipping

7.67

Season 2 - Episode 5

In peer group, Sam realizes he needs to manage his own money. Doug gets advice from Megan on dealing with Elsa. Evan meets Casey's new friends.

The episode was rated #3 Worst episode of Atypical from 454 votes.

Atypical - S1E3

#4 - Julia Says

7.68

Season 1 - Episode 3

Sam decides to update his look. Casey learns a family secret. Feeling like her family no longer needs her, Elsa seeks attention elsewhere.

The episode was rated #4 Worst episode of Atypical from 810 votes.

Atypical - S2E8

#5 - Living at an Angle

7.74

Season 2 - Episode 8

Sam loses his portfolio for his art school application and panics. Megan gets flirty with Doug, who makes a decision about Elsa. Julia calls Miles.

The episode was rated #5 Worst episode of Atypical from 434 votes.

Atypical - S3E3

#6 - Cocaine Pills and Pony Meat

7.74

Season 3 - Episode 3

An ethics professor pushes Sam to his limits. Elsa keeps an eye on Doug ... and Megan. Casey considers her future and encourages Evan to do the same.

The episode was rated #6 Worst episode of Atypical from 313 votes.

Atypical - S2E3

#7 - Little Dude and the Lion

7.75

Season 2 - Episode 3

A peer group meeting leads Sam to an important decision. Detention with Izzie shows Casey they have more in common than she thought.

The episode was rated #7 Worst episode of Atypical from 453 votes.

Atypical - S2E1

#8 - Juiced!

7.75

Season 2 - Episode 1

Sam's frustration at being unable to find a therapist and Casey's anxiety about going to a new school spark a blowup between the two.

The episode was rated #8 Worst episode of Atypical from 504 votes.

Atypical - S1E1

#9 - Antarctica

7.76

Season 1 - Episode 1

Interested in having a girlfriend, Sam researches dating advice and puts it to the test. Meanwhile, his overprotective mom Elsa must learn to let go.

The episode was rated #9 Worst episode of Atypical from 1096 votes.

Atypical - S3E2

#10 - Standing Sam

7.76

Season 3 - Episode 2

Sam makes a bold move amid the buzz of orientation day. Casey crosses paths with Nate. Elsa and Doug unpack the hazards of half-truths.

The episode was rated #10 Worst episode of Atypical from 314 votes.

Atypical - S1E5
#11 - That's My Sweatshirt
7.78
Season 1 - Episode 5

Sam becomes rattled after Paige invades his bedroom. Casey visits Clayton Prep and gets a taste of what life away from her brother would be like.

The episode was rated #1 Worst episode of Atypical from 769 votes.

Atypical - S1E6
#12 - The D-Train to Bone Town
7.80
Season 1 - Episode 6

Paige proposes having an autism-friendly school dance to the PTA. Sam makes preparations for losing his virginity. Doug and Julia help each other.

The episode was rated #2 Worst episode of Atypical from 747 votes.

Atypical - S2E2
#13 - 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 #3 Worst episode of Atypical from 458 votes.

Atypical - S2E7
#14 - 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 #4 Worst episode of Atypical from 447 votes.

Atypical - S1E7
#15 - 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 #5 Worst episode of Atypical from 725 votes.

Atypical - S1E4
#16 - 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 #6 Worst episode of Atypical from 756 votes.

Atypical - S3E7
#17 - 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 #7 Worst episode of Atypical from 316 votes.

Atypical - S2E4
#18 - 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 #8 Worst episode of Atypical from 447 votes.

Atypical - S3E4
#19 - 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 #9 Worst episode of Atypical from 313 votes.

Atypical - S2E6
#20 - 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 #10 Worst episode of Atypical from 437 votes.

Last updated: apr 15, 2021

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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An incredibly watchable show. Sometimes cheesy, sometimes amazingly unreal, but very, very much inviting. Easy to watch and simply entertaining. Not for the funny moments, just for its upbeatness and a lovable soundtrack. I like how they included non-actors with real disabilities in season two. Kind of makes the whole thing better. And don't even get me started on Brigette Lundy-Paine.

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Just AMAZING. A must watch show that you can easily watch in one go. A show that takes a very serious subject and let's you take a look inside the mind of a autistic teenage boy who wants to get a girlfriend. Beautifully filmed, great cast and very lovable characters with a good and well balanced dose of humor.

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This show is vile, but what do you expect when they consulted Autism $peaks about what autism is.

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I didn't expect this show to keep being this good, but the third season was even better. It;s funny, it's sad and it's real life. I also love the fact that they added some characters with real life problems.

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