Wayward Pines (Episodes Guide)

1.01 – Where Paradise Is Home (aired on May 14, 2015)
Directed by M. Night Shyamalan | Written by Chad Hodge



After surviving a terrible car crash, Secret Service Agent Ethan Burke finds himself in the charming, bucolic town of Wayward Pines but soon discovers that something isn’t quite right.


1.02 – Do Not Discuss Your Life Before (aired on May 21, 2015)
Directed by Charlotte Sieling | Written by Chad Hodge



Ethan struggles to understand why Sheriff Pope does not want him to leave Wayward Pines. Frustrated by the lack of information and answers as to Ethan’s whereabouts, Theresa decides she will go in search of him herself.


1.03 – Our Town, Our Law (aired on May 28, 2015)
Directed by Zal Batmanglij | Written by Chad Hodge



Kate’s participation in a heinous act leaves Ethan stunned while Ben and Theresa continue their search for Ethan.


1.04 – One of Our Senior Realtors Has Chosen to Retire (aired on June 4, 2015)
Directed by Zal Batmanglij | Written by Steven Levenson



The Burkes return to town to learn Ethan has been given a leadership role; Ben attends his first day of school, where he is given private tutoring; Theresa gets a job offer.


1.05 – The Truth (aired on June 11, 2015)
Directed by James Foley | Written by Blake Crouch, The Duffer Brothers

Ethan makes a shocking discovery outside of Wayward Pines. Meanwhile, Theresa meets with her first client, who is confused about the town and Ben learns the truth about the town from his teacher.


1.06 – Choices (aired on June 25, 2015)
Directed by Jeff T. Thomas | Written by The Duffer Brothers, Brett Conrad



Ethan learns more about the eerie town’s history and the people who live there; Theresa wants to investigate an unusual plot of land; Harold and Kate plan a covert operation.


1.07 – Betrayal (aired on July 2, 2015)
Directed by Steve Shill | Written by Rob Fresco



Ethan doesn’t know who he can trust after finding a bomb in his car; Harold and Kate have a consultation with Pam; things heat up between Amy and Ben.


1.08 – The Friendliest Place on Earth (aired on July 9, 2015)
Directed by Tim Hunter | Written by Patrick Aison, Rob Fresco, Chad Hodge, Blake Crouch



Ethan sets out to determine who is responsible for an explosion on Main Street that left two residents in critical condition; Harold bails on the covert operation; Nurse Pam tries to ascertain whether any workers have been making false reports.


1.09 – A Reckoning (aired on July 16, 2015)
Directed by Nimród Antal | Written by The Duffer Brothers



Ethan’s reactions to the insurgent incident result in a polarising response in town, especially from his son and the other youth. Pilcher takes matters into his own hands, endangering the town and everyone in it.


1.10 – Cycle (aired on July 23, 2015)
Directed by Tim Hunter | Written by The Duffer Brothers, Chad Hodge & Blake Crouch



Ethan and Kate try to make sure everyone is out of harm’s way after Pilcher turns off the electricity; Pam tries to get Pilcher to reconsider; Ethan and Kate prepare for an attack.


2.01 – Enemy Lines (aired on May 25, 2016)
Directed by David Petrarca | Written by Mark Friedman



As the residents of Wayward Pines struggle against the rule of the First Generation, a new resident emerges from suspended animation to help preserve the endangered human race.