Wayward Pines

10 Best Episodes of Wayward Pines

Imagine the perfect American town... beautiful homes, manicured lawns, children playing safely in the streets. Now imagine never being able to leave. You have no communication with the outside world. You think you're going insane. You must be in Wayward Pines.

Written by Sophie and last updated on jan 30, 2023.

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Wayward Pines - S2E8

#15 - Pass Judgment (Season 2 - Episode 8)

Jason and his soldiers organize a quest to capture Margaret and Wayward Pines begins to rid himself of the cracks created by pressures from both within and without.

The episode was rated 7.56 from 2302 votes.

Wayward Pines - S2E10

#14 - Bedtime Story (Season 2 - Episode 10)


Theo is forced to make a decision that could seal the fate of humanity.

The episode was rated 7.57 from 2230 votes.

Wayward Pines - S1E1

#13 - Where Paradise Is Home (Season 1 - Episode 1)

Secret Service Agent Ethan Burke begins his investigation into the disappearance of two federal agents.

The episode was rated 7.58 from 3194 votes.

Wayward Pines - S2E9

#12 - Walcott Prep (Season 2 - Episode 9)


Pilcher returns in search of his Chosen One. On the other hand, as the Abbies draw closer Jason makes a fatal decision and Theo and Xander must put their differences aside to stop him before the human race disappears.

The episode was rated 7.59 from 2323 votes.

Wayward Pines - S2E6

#11 - City Upon a Hill (Season 2 - Episode 6)

The Abbies attack CJ and the Reapers, leaving Teresa in grave danger and the city with alarming levels of supplies. So Theo builds a makeshift evaluation unit, but she may not be able to fix her marriage to Rebecca. Additionally, Xander still has unfinished business concerning him when Jason questions his abilities to lead.

The episode was rated 7.60 from 2371 votes.

Wayward Pines - S1E2

#10 - Do Not Discuss Your Life Before (Season 1 - Episode 2)


After finding Secret Service agent Bill Evans' body in an abandoned house, Ethan continues to search for clues with the help of Beverly.

The episode was rated 7.65 from 2709 votes.

Wayward Pines - S1E4

#9 - One of Our Senior Realtors Has Chosen to Retire (Season 1 - Episode 4)

Ethan fights his new role in the city and keeps looking for a way out especially after his family has arrived and wants to keep them safe.

The episode was rated 7.65 from 2470 votes.

Wayward Pines - S1E8

#8 - The Friendliest Place on Earth (Season 1 - Episode 8)


Ethan investigates the insurgent group after they create chaos in the city. A meeting is called to distract and gather the people of the city.

The episode was rated 7.65 from 2457 votes.

Wayward Pines - S1E7

#7 - Betrayal (Season 1 - Episode 7)

Grieved by the truth, Ethan decides to trust Theresa and tell her everything he knows. A group of insurgents are a threat to the survival of the population.

The episode was rated 7.67 from 2451 votes.

Wayward Pines - S1E10

#6 - Cycle (Season 1 - Episode 10)


Pam confronts Pilcher, while Megan changes her mind and helps Ethan lead the townspeople to safety and the truth.

The episode was rated 7.76 from 2602 votes.

Wayward Pines - S1E6

#5 - Choices (Season 1 - Episode 6)

Ethan is taken to a secret structure in the city, where he discovers the rest of the truth about Wayward Pines. Meanwhile, Teresa does research on her own.

The episode was rated 7.76 from 2483 votes.

Wayward Pines - S1E3

#4 - Our Town, Our Law (Season 1 - Episode 3)


After what happened with Beverly in the plaza Ethan is shocked by Kate's participation. Determined to find his way out Peter meets the realtor, Peter McCall, who gives him a new house. Meanwhile, Theresa and Ben travel to Idaho to find Ethan who has another run-in with Sheriff Pope.

The episode was rated 7.78 from 2598 votes.

Wayward Pines - S1E9

#3 - A Reckoning (Season 1 - Episode 9)

Ethan's reactions to the incident among the insurgents result in a polarized response in the city. Pilcher decides to take care of the matter, endangering the city and all its inhabitants.

The episode was rated 7.82 from 2493 votes.

Wayward Pines - S2E7

#2 - Time Will Tell (Season 2 - Episode 7)


CJ reflects on her life and the great responsibilities she has had for so many years; Theo and Megan disagree on the intelligence of the Abbies.

The episode was rated 7.89 from 2348 votes.

Wayward Pines - S1E5

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

Ethan goes through the forest and manages to cross the fence line where he discovers some truths about Wayward.

The episode was rated 7.96 from 2576 votes.

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