The Patient

10 Worst Episodes of The Patient

A psychotherapist finds himself held prisoner by a serial killer with an unusual request: curb his homicidal urges.

Written by Sophie and last updated on dec 26, 2022.

PS: The following content contains spoilers!

PPS: I will admit that parts of this page was written with the help of AI - it makes my work so much easier to not start from a blank page!

The Patient - S1E5

#6 - Pastitsio (Season 1 - Episode 5)

Sam reaches out to a woman from his past. Trials loom for Dr. Strauss, Sam, and Elias.

The episode was rated 7.53 from 238 votes.

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#5 - Alan Learns to Meditate (Season 1 - Episode 2)


Sam delves more deeply into the reason he entered therapy, but he encounters resistance from Dr. Strauss as he attempts to continue their sessions. A gathering sense of not being alone leads to a revelation about the house.

The episode was rated 7.51 from 334 votes.

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#4 - Issues (Season 1 - Episode 3)

Sam’s desire to find a therapeutic solution grows as his inner struggle intensifies. Dr. Strauss brings a new variable into their sessions.

The episode was rated 7.46 from 294 votes.

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#3 - Company (Season 1 - Episode 4)


On the threshold of crisis, Sam honors the promise Dr. Strauss made him make as a condition for continuing their work together. The trust built between patient and doctor is tested, with a life in the balance.

The episode was rated 7.43 from 254 votes.

The Patient - S1E1

#2 - Intake (Season 1 - Episode 1)

Dr. Alan Strauss, a therapist mourning the death of his wife, takes on an enigmatic new client. As the two men wrestle with very different, individual problems, their professional relationship is transformed by a choice that binds them deeply together.

The episode was rated 7.36 from 375 votes.

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#1 - Charlie (Season 1 - Episode 6)


Dr. Strauss struggles with the reality he finds himself in. Sam is consumed with practical necessities, but agrees to his therapist’s advice to make different choices.

The episode was rated 7.28 from 185 votes.

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