The BEST Episodes of Allegiance

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 16, 2021

Network: NBC

Alex O'Connor, a young idealistic CIA analyst specializing in Russian affairs, learns a shocking secret and his close-knit, affluent family is about to be split apart when it's revealed that his parents, Mark and Katya, are covert Russian spies deactivated decades ago. But today the Kremlin has re-enlisted them into service as they plan a terrorist operation inside the U.S. border that will bring America to its knees.

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Family Crisis

#1 - Family Crisis

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 30, 2015

The O'Connors race to stop Black Dagger before it's too late in the nail-biting season finale.

star 8.13
267 votes
Directors: Alex Zakrzewski
Writers: John Glenn, Rashad Raisani
A Convenient Place to Die

#2 - A Convenient Place to Die

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 9, 2015

Wanted in connection with Michelle's disappearance, Alex accepts help from an unlikely ally.

star 8.05
277 votes
Directors: Kenneth Fink
Writers: John Glenn, Jon Worley
Those Who Help Themselves

#3 - Those Who Help Themselves

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Apr 23, 2015

Sam and Alex join forces to find Oscar Christoph; Victor plots to take down the Rezident.

star 7.94
274 votes
Directors: Jeff T. Thomas
Writers: John Glenn, Rashad Raisani
The Arrival

#4 - The Arrival

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 26, 2015

Victor spies on the Rezident; Alex reveals a big secret to Michelle; and Sam grows increasingly suspicious of the boy genius. Giancarlo Esposito guest stars.

star 7.94
273 votes
Directors: Anton Cropper
Writers: Mimi Won Techentin

#5 - Blowback

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Apr 16, 2015

Hunted by both the SVR and the FBI, the O'Connors go on the run, desperate to out Faber as the mole before it's too late.

star 7.86
257 votes
Directors: Bronwen Hughes
Writers: Jenna Richman, Rashad Raisani
Stranger in a Strange Land

#6 - Stranger in a Strange Land

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 19, 2015

The O'Connors send the task force on a wild goose chase to Italy, while Alex tracks down the Black Dagger triggerman. Giancarlo Esposito guest stars.

star 7.82
318 votes
Directors: Jamie Barber
Writers: Brett Conrad

#7 - Teamwork

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 12, 2015

Katya manipulates Alex and makes him think he's mistaken when he almost exposes his parents as spies, but her lies lead to a rift in the family. Meanwhile, Victor is warned to keep the O'Connors under control and Alex teams up with an FBI agent.

star 7.82
395 votes
Directors: George Nolfi
Writers: John Glenn, Jon Worley
Clean Hands

#8 - Clean Hands

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 2, 2015

Michelle's shooting puts Alex at odds with the task force. The Black Dagger triggerman makes his next move.

star 7.81
258 votes
Directors: George Nolfi
Writers: Whit Anderson
Surreptitious Entry

#9 - Surreptitious Entry

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 19, 2015

In the aftermath of a violent shootout, Alex must convince the FBI to risk a dangerous covert operation to find Mikhail’s hidden cache. Meanwhile, Katya discovers one of Natalie’s most dangerous secrets, and forces her to choose between love and family.

star 7.80
329 votes
Directors: George Nolfi
Writers: George Nolfi

#10 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 5, 2015

A CIA rookie gets his first case and unknowingly investigates his parents, who are part of a Russian sleeper cell.

star 7.73
481 votes
Directors: George Nolfi
Writers: George Nolfi
Liars and Thieves

#11 - Liars and Thieves

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 12, 2015

Natalie must rely on an outsider to hunt down vital information on Black Dagger and risks Victor discovering her plan. Anxious to detain an SVR source before he escapes the country, Sam and Alex set up a risky sting operation in broad daylight. Meanwhile, Katya asks Alex to help throw the task force off track, and the outcome brings him face to face with Victor. Also starring Scott Cohen and Alex Peters.

star 7.60
294 votes
Directors: Michael Smith
Writers: Jenna Richman
Tipping Point

#12 - Tipping Point

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 5, 2015

Alex is confronted with the reality of his family's past just as his integrity is questioned at work. The FBI suspects a mole in the organization and brings in Special Agent Faber to investigate. Faced with testifying under oath and submitting to a polygraph test, Alex must for the first time fight against his own moral standards. Meanwhile, Victor (Morgan Spector) finds a new way to keep tabs on the O'Connors, and Natalie makes a critical mistake while tracking down a lead.

star 7.56
297 votes
Writers: Niceole R. Levy
Chasing Ghosts

#13 - Chasing Ghosts

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 26, 2015

A shocking discovery leaves Alex struggling to reconcile his theories with the evidence found at City Hall, and Sam encourages him to keep looking for clues. Meanwhile, Mark and Katya must answer for their actions when the Rezident doubts their commitment to the cause, and Natalie learns just how lethal Black Dagger will be if they don't stop it.

star 7.47
284 votes
Directors: George Nolfi
Writers: Eoghan Mahony