Hulu
Streaming Release: October 13, 2021
Original Series

Dopesick is an ambitious, harrowing, and compelling look into the epicenter of America’s struggle with Opioid addiction, taking viewers from a distressed Virginia mining community to the hallways of the DEA, and to the opulence of “one percenter” Big Pharma Manhattan. The unsparing yet deeply human portraits of the various affected families and their intersecting stories hold up a mirror to where America is right now, while shining a hopeful light on the heroes battling the worst drug epidemic in American history.

Dopesick Episode List

Season 1
Episode Date Title Description
8 11/17/2021 The People vs. Purdue Pharma Rick and Randy’s criminal investigation now threatens Richard Sackler’s empire, activists take action against Purdue, and Finnix tries to heal his beloved community that’s been ravaged by addiction.
7 11/10/2021 Black Box Warning Richard Sackler and Purdue work the system to prevent their drug from being reigned in, Bridget has a breakthrough in her mission, Betsy has hit rock-bottom while Finnix explores new avenues, and Rick and Randy ready their criminal case.
6 11/3/2021 Hammer the Abusers Richard Sackler faces a catastrophic challenge to Purdue’s bottom line, Bridget takes her fight to the FDA, Finnix reassesses his life as Betsy struggles to kick her addiction, and Rick and Randy find a bombshell piece of evidence.
5 10/27/2021 The Whistleblower With OxyContin abuse spreading across the country, Bridget brings the fight to Purdue while Rick and Randy seek to find a whistleblower within Purdue to tie their case together.
4 10/20/2021 Pseudo-Addiction Sky-high OxyContin sales are threatened by reports of abuse, prosecutors investigate a claim central to OxyContin marketing, and Finnix begins to question the safety of the drug.
3 10/13/2021 The 5th Vital Sign Doctor Finnix begins to taper Betsy off OxyContin, Bridget sees the toll the drug is taking on communities, Rick and Randy investigate the world of “pain societies”, and with sales climbing, Richard Sackler makes bigger plans for his new drug.
2 10/13/2021 Breakthrough Pain OxyContin is on the market but faces a potential threat, Purdue’s vast influence reaches the town of Finch Creek, Bridget steps outside her DEA authority, and the criminal investigation of OxyContin begins.
1 10/13/2021 First Bottle Richard Sackler begins to launch a powerful new painkiller, a rural doctor is introduced to the drug, a coal miner plans her future, a DEA Agent learns of blackmarket pills, and federal prosecutors decide to open a case into OxyContin.

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