The Wilds

10 Best Episodes of The Wilds

A group of teen girls from different backgrounds must fight for survival after a plane crash strands them on a deserted island. The castaways both clash and bond as they learn more about each other, the secrets they keep, and the traumas they've all endured. But there’s just one twist… these girls did not end up on this island by accident.

Written by Sophie and last updated on jan 24, 2023.

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The Wilds - S2E6

#15 - Day 46/26 (Season 2 - Episode 6)

Now that they’ve expelled an alleged criminal from their ranks, the boys clash over how much mercy to show him.Ivan’s past choices back home have impacted his life and those around him. Over on the girls’ island, Leah’s mind starts playing tricks on her, while Martha’s past comes back to haunt her in a catastrophic way.

The episode was rated 6.90 from 10 votes.

The Wilds - S2E2

#14 - Day 34/12 (Season 2 - Episode 2)


The girls struggle to adjust to their new camp, while food scarcity plagues the boys. Raf gains confidence thanks to a new friendship, but flashbacks reveal the dark side of his codependent nature. Post-rescue, Leah makes an unexpected ally.

The episode was rated 7.05 from 19 votes.

The Wilds - S2E1

#13 - Day 30/1 (Season 2 - Episode 1)

The stranded girls grieve one of their own. Meanwhile, we learn they’re not the only ones ensnared in this social experiment—it turns out there’s a male control group, marooned on a different island.

The episode was rated 7.09 from 35 votes.

The Wilds - S1E1

#12 - Day One (Season 1 - Episode 1)


Nine teenage girls are en route to Hawaii when their plane fails, leaving them stranded on a remote island. Among them we meet Leah, who has survived to tell their story to a pair of federal investigators. Flashbacks offer an intimate look at Leah’s pre-island life, and the taboo relationship that broke her heart.

The episode was rated 7.10 from 366 votes.

The Wilds - S1E4

#11 - Day Six (Season 1 - Episode 4)

A shelter-building contest turns ugly. Toni provokes strife on her team, and we'll learn in flashback that this isn't the first time her rage issues have caused devastating harm.

The episode was rated 7.24 from 242 votes.

The Wilds - S1E2

#10 - Day Two (Season 1 - Episode 2)


The castaways are still reeling after a tragic event. Frustrated by everyone else's inaction, Rachel leads an expedition to the island's summit to get a lay of the land. We learn more about her career as an elite athlete, the extreme measures she's taken to succeed, and the brutal truth that she isn't sharing with the others.

The episode was rated 7.25 from 270 votes.

The Wilds - S2E3

#9 - Day 36/14 (Season 2 - Episode 3)

A brush with death rattles the girls. The boys must defend themselves against a blood-thirsty predator. In a series of flashbacks about Scotty and Bo, we learn how the world has tried to grind them down, and why it’s hard for them to trust the other castaways.

The episode was rated 7.31 from 16 votes.

The Wilds - S1E6

#8 - Day Twelve (Season 1 - Episode 6)


A sudden illness rips through the beach camp, affecting nearly every castaway. As the girls fight for survival, we learn more about Leah's past and how she’s been faring since her rescue.

The episode was rated 7.32 from 214 votes.

The Wilds - S1E5

#7 - Day Seven (Season 1 - Episode 5)

When one of the castaways goes missing, a search party heads out to find her. We learn more about Fatin's past, which isn’t exactly the glamorous thrill ride the others thought it was. At the end of their exhausting day, the girls make a shocking discovery that stokes Leah's doubts about the island.

The episode was rated 7.45 from 234 votes.

The Wilds - S1E3

#6 - Day Three (Season 1 - Episode 3)


Leah, Rachel, and Nora swim out to the plane wreckage and return with a crucial find. Fellow Texans Dot and Shelby search for a cave that might provide better shelter, but their contentious relationship makes matters difficult. Flashbacks reveal heart-wrenching secrets about Dot's home life.

The episode was rated 7.55 from 251 votes.

The Wilds - S2E4

#5 - Day 42/15 (Season 2 - Episode 4)

The boys continue to battle against the dangerous predator, and this time they plan a coordinated attack. A birthday on the girls’ island puts everyone but Rachel in celebratory spirits.

The episode was rated 7.57 from 14 votes.

The Wilds - S1E8

#4 - Day Sixteen (Season 1 - Episode 8)


Assuming that rescue is imminent, the castaways let loose. The only girl who doesn't feel festive is Shelby, and a look into her past reveals why.

The episode was rated 7.59 from 214 votes.

The Wilds - S1E9

#3 - Day Twenty-Two (Season 1 - Episode 9)

Starvation becomes a very real possibility for the weakened girls. Martha could spare them from that fate, but it would require a sacrifice she's not prepared to make. Flashbacks take us into her past, revealing the childhood trauma that's made it hard for Martha to grow up and rise to difficult challenges. Leah's paranoia about the island escalates to a fever pitch.

The episode was rated 7.65 from 217 votes.

The Wilds - S1E7

#2 - Day Fifteen (Season 1 - Episode 7)


A tidal surge forces the castaways to relocate their camp. Still suspicious of the island and how they got there, Leah turns her paranoia on one of the other girls, viciously accusing her of knowing more than she's letting on. In flashback, Jeanette's astonishing backstory is unveiled.

The episode was rated 7.65 from 218 votes.

The Wilds - S1E10

#1 - Day Twenty-Three (Season 1 - Episode 10)

On the island, Leah feels closer than ever to proving that someone's behind their predicament. Post-rescue, fed up with the tight-lipped authorities, Leah goes searching for her own answers.

The episode was rated 7.71 from 219 votes.

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