The Dropout Episode 8 Preview: Release Date, Time & Where To Watch

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The Dropout Episode 8

The Dropout is a Hulu Original drama series that adapts the true story of Elizabeth Holmes’ establishment of the health technology company, Theranos.

Elizabeth (Amanda Seyfried) drops out of Stanford to found a startup company she hopes will revolutionize the world of medicine. Theranos becomes wildly successful, but curious eyes find there is more to Elizabeth’s triumph than meets the eye. 

If you’re intrigued by this new docudrama, you’ll need to know where/when to find the next episode.

We have everything you need to know about The Dropout Episode 8, including its release date, time and where you can watch it.

Where Can I Watch The Dropout?

The Dropout will be available to watch on Hulu for viewers in the U.S. It will also be streamable on Disney+ in several countries, including the UK.

The Dropout Episode 8 Release Date

The Dropout Episode 8 will be released Thursday, 7th April at 12am (EST) and 5am (GMT). 

Episode 8 is titled “Lizzy” and will run approximately 50 minutes long.

How Many Episodes Will The Dropout Have?

The Dropout is an 8-episode miniseries. It released three episodes in its premier week, and has since release one episode every week. With that in mind, episode 8 will be the limited series’ finale.

What is The Dropout Based on?

This new drama is based on a podcast also called The Dropout, from Rebecca Jarvis and ABC News. The podcast, like the TV series, follows former Stanford student Elizabeth Holmes as she creates Theranos, develops blood-testing technology, and subsequently faces charges of fraud.

Is There A Trailer For The Dropout?

Yes, there is! You can find a trailer for The Dropout below:

What Happened in Episode 7?

In The Dropout Episode 7, Wall Street Journal reporter John Carreyrou works against Theranos to run an article about the company’s fraudulent blood tests. While Elizabeth and Sunny do everything they can to stop Carreyrou, the article releases after Theranos’ lawyers make a misstep.

We’ve covered the entire instalment with a detailed episode recap and review, which you can find below!

Read More: The Dropout – Season 1 Episode 7 “Heroes” Recap & Review


What do you hope to see as the series continues to develop its storyline? What are you most looking forward to seeing in The Dropout so far? Let us know in the comments below!

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