The Wilds

10 Worst 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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#10 - 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.

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#9 - 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.

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#8 - 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.

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#7 - 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.

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#6 - 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.

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#5 - 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.

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#4 - 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.

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#3 - 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.

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#2 - 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.

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#1 - Day 45/16 (Season 2 - Episode 5)


Rachel seeks necessary closure, while Fatin makes an unsettling discovery in Nora’s journal. Meanwhile, an incident comes to light that sends shockwaves through the boys’ camp, altering their life on the island forever.

The episode was rated 6.80 from 10 votes.

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