Dopesick Episode 8 Release Date and Plot Explored

**Warning – Spoilers ahead for episode 7**

Hulu’s miniseries, Dopesick, will be delivering its final dose very shortly and we cover the release date, time, and plot of the season finale.

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.

Dopesick Episode 8 Release Date, Time and Plot

The season finale of Dopesick, titled ‘Smoke Atb,’ is scheduled to premiere on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 on Hulu at 12 am ET.

While there is no official synopsis for the season finale, episode 8 will likely build on Purdue Pharmacy’s success in the previous episode.

With Purdue’s victory over the FDA, negating the black box warning, the selling of OxyContin went ahead by only carrying a boxed warning.

This means that the season finale could be a much calmer conclusion to the series than previously thought, on top of the DEA’s case running out of steam too.

Season 1 Episode Guide

Dopesick season 1 features eight episodes in its entirety.

The Hulu show premiered with three episodes back on October 13, 2021, before the schedule changed to dropping one episode per week.

Dopesick is not expected to continue into a second season, as it has been promoted as a miniseries which usually suggests the show’s end after one season.

Below, we have highlighted the episode titles for easy navigation:

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

Viewers will be able to watch Dopesick on Hulu, however, a paid subscription is needed in order to tune in.

New episodes are uploaded at the date and time specified. After the release of the season finale, viewers will be able to binge-watch all eight episodes on the platform.

Dopesick episodes will also be available to watch outside of the US on Disney + as a Star Original, arriving on November 12, 2021.

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