The Wilds: episode guide


Day One

Episode 1.01
Thu, December 10, 2020 (Amazon)
Written by Sarah Streicher
Directed by Susanna Fogel

Nine teenage girls are en route to Hawaii when their plane fails, leaving them stranded on a remote island. Among them we meet Leah, who has survived to tell their story to a pair of federal investigators. Flashbacks offer an intimate look at Leah’s pre-island life, and the taboo relationship that broke her heart.

Starring: Sophia Ali as Fatin Jadmani, Shannon Berry as Dot Campbell, Jenna Clause as Martha Blackburn, Reign Edwards as Rachel Reid, Mia Healey as Shelby Goodkind, Helena Howard as Nora Reid, Erana James as Toni Shalifoe, Sarah Pidgeon as Leah Rilke, David Sullivan as Daniel Faber, Troy Winbush as Dean Young, Rachel Griffiths as Gretchen Klein

With: Carter Hudson as Jeffrey Galanis, Greg Bryk as Tim Campbell, James Fraser as Ian Murnen, Chi Nguyen as Jeanette Dao, Jerred Blakiston as Flight Attendant, Alison Bruce as Coach Ellen Rose, Jen Huang as Susan, Richard Knowles as Kurt Rilke, Billy McColl as Andrew, Sylvia Rands as Mrs. Rhonda Wolfe, Quentin Warren as Riko, Joe Witkowski as Thom, Tandi Wright as Maryann Rilke

Day Two

Episode 1.02
Thu, December 10, 2020
Written by Sarah Streicher
Directed by John Polson

The castaways are still reeling after a tragic event. Frustrated by everyone else’s inaction, Rachel leads an expedition to the island’s summit to get a lay of the land. We learn more about her career as an elite athlete, the extreme measures she’s taken to succeed, and the brutal truth that she isn’t sharing with the others.

With: Barbara Eve Harris as Audrey, Shane Callahan as James Reid, Ddé Dionne Gipson as Angela Reid, Jarred Blakiston as Alex/Flight Attendant, Bella Blanding as Young Nora, Alison Bruce as Coach Ellen Rose, Jen Huang as Susan, Bridget Kallal as Young Rachel, Joe Witkowski as Thom

Day Three

Episode 1.03
Thu, December 10, 2020
Written by Daniel Paige
Directed by John Polson

Leah, Rachel, and Nora swim out to the plane wreckage and return with a crucial find. Fellow Texans Dot and Shelby search for a cave that might provide better shelter, but their contentious relationship makes matters difficult. Flashbacks reveal heart-wrenching secrets about Dot’s home life.

With: Greg Bryk as Tim Campbell, Jose Velazquez as Mateo, Britta Brandt as Lauren Sobel, Billy McColl as Andrew, Mark Mitchinson as Leonard Whitney, Jules Robertson as Christa Finlay

Day Six

Episode 1.04
Thu, December 10, 2020
Written by Tonya Kong
Directed by Cherie Nowlan

A shelter-building contest turns ugly. Toni provokes strife on her team, and we’ll learn in flashback that this isn’t the first time her rage issues have caused devastating harm.

With: Bella Shepard as Regan, Anthony Crum as Rat-Tail, Jen Huang as Susan, Levi Kereama as Spirit Club President, Richard Knowles as Kurt Rilke, Matè Lagae as Trash 'Stache, David Van Horn as Mr. Gentry, Tandi Wright as Maryann Rilke

Day Seven

Episode 1.05
Thu, December 10, 2020
Written by Shalisha Francis-Feusner
Directed by Haifaa Al-Mansour

When one of the castaways goes missing, a search party heads out to find her. We learn more about Fatin’s past, which isn’t exactly the glamorous thrill ride the others thought it was. At the end of their exhausting day, the girls make a shocking discovery that stokes Leah’s doubts about the island.

With: Barbara Eve Harris as Audrey, Poorna Jagannathan as Rana Jadmani, Blair Jordan as Frat Bro, Jarred Blakiston as Alex, Ali Ghadir as Ahmad Jadmani, Benjamin Hudson as Man Bun Hipster Dude, Greg Hunter as Model Influencer, Johnny Nasser as Samad Jadmani, Awais Shah as Kemar Jadmani, Biku Wernick-Aqorau as Latest Conquest, Joe Witkowski as Thom

Day Twelve

Episode 1.06
Thu, December 10, 2020
Written by Sarah Streicher
Directed by Alison Maclean

A sudden illness rips through the beach camp, affecting nearly every castaway. As the girls fight for survival, we learn more about Leah’s past and how she’s been faring since her rescue.

With: Barbara Eve Harris as Audrey, Carter Hudson as Jeffrey Galanis, James Fraser as Ian Murnen, Jack Barry as Male Orderly, Charlie Corrigan as Dude Bro, Conan Hayes as Colby, Richard Knowles as Kurt Rilke, John Leigh as Social Worker, Alvin Maharaj as ER Doctor, Amelia Reynolds as Nurse, Ahrin Swift-Mayor as Brady, Joe Witkowski as Thom, Tandi Wright as Maryann Rilke

Day Fifteen

Episode 1.07
Thu, December 10, 2020
Written by Melissa Blake
Directed by Ed Wild

A tidal surge forces the castaways to relocate their camp. Still suspicious of the island and how they got there, Leah turns her paranoia on one of the other girls, viciously accusing her of knowing more than she’s letting on. In flashback, Jeanette’s astonishing backstory is unveiled.

With: Barbara Eve Harris as Audrey, Chi Nguyen as Jeanette Dao, Jarred Blakiston as Alex, Julia Carvalho as Red-Headed Teen Girl, Molly Curnow as Teenage Girl #1, Mark Mitchinson as Leonard Whitney, Harriet Morris as Teenage Girl #2, Jen Van Epps as Researcher, Joe Witkowski as Thom

Day Sixteen

Episode 1.08
Thu, December 10, 2020
Written by Amy B. Harris & Melissa Blake
Directed by Tara Nicole Weyr

Assuming that rescue is imminent, the castaways let loose. The only girl who doesn’t feel festive is Shelby, and a look into her past reveals why.

With: Warren Kole as Dave Goodkind, Stefania LaVie Owen as Becca Gilroy, Bonnie Soper as Jobeth Goodkind, Rowena King as Alice, Kristy Best as Telegenic Host, Jarred Blakiston as Alex, Doug Brooks as Becca's Dad, Niko Clare as Spencer Goodkind, Kylie Cushman as Becca's Mom, Sinead Fitzgerald as Redheaded Contestant, Michael Goldman as Pageant Host, Tama Jarman as Dimitri, Abigail Laurent as Bouncy Brunette, Gemma-Jayde Naidoo as Unfriendly Contestant, Roxanne Sarkari as Fresh-Faced Contestant, Joe Witkowski as Thom, Jessica Wotton as Melody Goodkind

Day Twenty-Two

Episode 1.09
Thu, December 10, 2020
Written by J.L. Tiggett
Directed by Sydney Freeland

Starvation becomes a very real possibility for the weakened girls. Martha could spare them from that fate, but it would require a sacrifice she’s not prepared to make. Flashbacks take us into her past, revealing the childhood trauma that’s made it hard for Martha to grow up and rise to difficult challenges. Leah’s paranoia about the island escalates to a fever pitch.

With: Kimberly Guerrero as Bernice Blackburn, Jacque Drew as Assistant District Attorney, Lewis Fitz-Gerald as Dr. Ted Wolchak, Jen Huang as Susan, Isabella Le as Therese, Hannah Lynch as Marissa, Manawanui Maniapoto-Mills as Young Martha, Michael Teh as Russell Blackburn, Joe Witkowski as Thom

Day Twenty-Three

Episode 1.10
Thu, December 10, 2020
Written by Sarah Streicher
Directed by John Polson

On the island, Leah feels closer than ever to proving that someone’s behind their predicament. Post-rescue, fed up with the tight-lipped authorities, Leah goes searching for her own answers.

With: Johnny Berchtold as Quinn, Barbara Eve Harris as Audrey, Finn Blackwell as Zuckerberg-esque Student, Hetty Hahn as Woman in Scrubs, Otis Herring as Reception Officer, Jen Huang as Susan, Jacob Masters as Pretentious Student, Kenneth Ransom as Professor, Shan Reis-Boekholt as Type-A Girl, Joe Witkowski as Thom