The American drama series, Dopesick, has just released its final dose to the public on Hulu, and up ahead, we explore if the series will return for season 2, how many episodes are in the first season, and where to binge-watch the series now that it has ended.

Starring Michael Keaton, Peter Sarsgaard, and Will Poulter, developed by Danny Strong, Dopesick is based on the non-fiction book, Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors and the Drug Company that Addicted America by Beth Macy regarding the country’s addiction to Opioids.

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Will there be a season 2 of Dopesick?

No, Dopesick will not be receiving a second season on Hulu.

The series was billed as a miniseries, which usually means that the narrative is concluded within one season. There have been a few exceptions to this rule, but Dopesick is not expected to return.

As the show is based on Macy’s book, the source material has had its majority covered in the series, leaving little to no room for the narrative to continue.

How many episodes are in season 1?

Season 1 of Dopesick features eight episodes in its entirety.

The Hulu show began on October 13, 2021, by delivering three episodes during its premiere before the schedule settled to drop one episode per week.

Below, we have highlighted the episode titles for easy navigation through your binge-watch: 

  • Episode 1: ‘First Bottle’ 
  • Episode 2: ‘Breakthrough Pain’ 
  • Episode 3: ‘The 5th Vital Sign’ 
  • Episode 4: ‘Pseudo-Addiction’ 
  • Episode 5: ‘The Whistleblower’
  • Episode 6: ‘Hammer the Abusers’
  • Episode 7: ‘Black Box Warning’ 
  • Episode 8: Smoke Atb

Where to watch 

Interested parties will be able to watch Dopesick on Hulu, however, this viewing will require a paid subscription to be fulfilled.

The finale was uploaded at 12 AM today – Wednesday, November 17, 2021 – meaning viewers will be able to binge-watch all eight episodes on the platform as of now.

Dopesick episodes are also available to watch outside of the US on Disney + as a Star Original.

Dopesick season 1 is now available to watch in its entirety on Hulu.

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