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Ranking the Best Seasons of 'Westworld'

July 7, 2020 306 votes 114 voters 4.2k views3 items

All the seasons of Westworld have been thrilling, but which seasons really stand out? High-paying guests enlist hosts to indulge in their darkest fantasies while spending time at a high-tech Wild-West-themed amusement park. Some of the most memorable episodes of Westworld come from different seasons, so picking the top season isn't easy. Some Westworld seasons focus on the hosts becoming sentient, while other good seasons reveal dark truths about humanity. To determine once and for all what the best seasons of Westworld are, let's rank every Westworld season from best to worst.

Westworld is a science fiction, Western, and dystopian series created by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy. Westworld premiered on HBO on October 2, 2016. It has received critical acclaim in terms of storytelling, acting, cinematography, scoring, and more. If you want to answer the questions, "What is the best season of Westworld?" and "Which season of Westworld is the best?" then this list will have you covered. It can be tough to put one Westworld season over the other when there are so few, which is why you can vote on however many seasons you like.

Vote up your favorite seasons of Westworld, and vote down any seasons that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you loved any individual episodes. Is your favorite season of Westworld not as high as it should be? Be sure to vote it up so it rises to the top.


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    Westworld - Season 1

    The first season of Westworld premiered on October 2, 2016, and contains 10 episodes. This season introduces viewers to the hosts who live in the Westworld theme-park and the guests who indulge in its violent delights. 

    This season contains several unforgettable episodes including: "The Original," "The Stray," "The Bicameral Mind."

    Memorable moments from Season 1 include:

    • Maeve enlightens Bernard about his true role in the park.
    • The Man in Black's identity is revealed.
    • Dolores helps Ford announce his new narrative during a celebration.
    Great season?
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    Westworld - Season 2

    The second season of Westworld premiered on April 22, 2018, and contains 10 episodes. This season follows Dolores' quest to leave the park while Maeve searches for her daughter.

    This season contains several unforgettable episodes including: "Journey into Night," "Akane no Mai," and "The Passenger."

    Memorable moments from Season 2 include:

    • Maeve visits Shōgunworld.
    • Descending into madness, William makes a deadly mistake.
    • Dolores plans for the future of the hosts' survival.
    Great season?
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    Westworld - Season 3

    The third season of Westworld premiered on March 15, 2020, and contains eight episodes. This season finds Dolores plotting for the hosts to take control of the "real" world.

    This season contains several unforgettable episodes including: "Journey into Night," "Akane no Mai," and "The Passenger."

    Memorable moments from Season 3 include:

    • Caleb first meets Dolores after she is wounded in a gunfight.
    • Serac recruits Maeve to help stop Dolores.
    • Bernard searches for a way to rebuild.
    Great season?