10 Best Episodes of Ratched

An origins story, beginning in 1947, which follows Ratched's journey and evolution from nurse to full-fledged monster tracking her murderous progression through the mental health care system.

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#1 - The Dance (Season 1 - Episode 5)

Promoted to head nurse, Ratched plans a dance at the hospital and invites Gwendolyn to be her companion. Lenore makes Ratched an offer.

The episode was rated 7.73 from 645 votes.

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#2 - Angel of Mercy (2) (Season 1 - Episode 4)


Ratched helps Edmund find an outlet for his urges and offers her services to Wainwright. Tired of living a lie, Gwendolyn leaves her husband.

The episode was rated 7.68 from 664 votes.

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#3 - The Bucket List (Season 1 - Episode 7)

Rivals put a plan into action as secrets from the past surface, and Hanover takes a risk that pays off for Ratched.

The episode was rated 7.67 from 614 votes.

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#4 - Got No Strings (Season 1 - Episode 6)


Lovers on the lam seek refuge at an abandoned farmhouse. When Ratched attends a marionette show, traumatic childhood memories come rushing back.

The episode was rated 7.62 from 644 votes.

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#5 - Angel of Mercy (1) (Season 1 - Episode 3)

When a woman from his past puts a price on his head, Hanover reveals a dark secret to Ratched. Nurse Bucket administers a brutal treatment.

The episode was rated 7.61 from 694 votes.

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#6 - Mildred and Edmund (Season 1 - Episode 8)


One month later, Ratched fights to save Edmund from the electric chair while dreaming of a new life with Gwendolyn.

The episode was rated 7.54 from 607 votes.

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#7 - Ice Pick (Season 1 - Episode 2)

Dr. Hanover demonstrates a cutting-edge procedure. Ratched visits a survivor of Edmund's massacre and joins Gwendolyn on an outing in Monterey.

The episode was rated 7.45 from 756 votes.

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#8 - Pilot (Season 1 - Episode 1)


Nurse Mildred Ratched seeks employment at Lucia State Hospital as it prepares to admit a new psychiatric patient: notorious killer Edmund Tolleson.

The episode was rated 7.41 from 950 votes.

Last updated: feb 08, 2023

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