The BEST episodes of Allegiance

Every episode of Allegiance ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Allegiance!

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.

Last Updated: 1/3/2024Network: NBCStatus: Ended
Family Crisis
248 votes

#1 - Family Crisis

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 4/30/2015

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

Directors: Alex Zakrzewski
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A Convenient Place to Die
263 votes

#2 - A Convenient Place to Die

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 4/9/2015

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

Directors: Kenneth Fink
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Those Who Help Themselves
254 votes

#3 - Those Who Help Themselves

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 4/23/2015

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

Directors: Jeff T. Thomas
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The Arrival
253 votes

#4 - The Arrival

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/26/2015

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.

Directors: Anton Cropper
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234 votes

#5 - Blowback

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 4/16/2015

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.

Directors: Bronwen Hughes
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385 votes

#6 - Teamwork

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/12/2015

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.

Directors: George Nolfi
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Surreptitious Entry
319 votes

#7 - Surreptitious Entry

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/19/2015

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.

Directors: George Nolfi
Writer: George Nolfi
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Stranger in a Strange Land
302 votes

#8 - Stranger in a Strange Land

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/19/2015

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.

Directors: Jamie Barber
Writer: Brett Conrad
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Clean Hands
238 votes

#9 - Clean Hands

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 4/2/2015

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

Directors: George Nolfi
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453 votes

#10 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/5/2015

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

Directors: George Nolfi
Writer: George Nolfi
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Liars and Thieves
277 votes

#11 - Liars and Thieves

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/12/2015

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.

Directors: Michael Smith
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Tipping Point
281 votes

#12 - Tipping Point

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/5/2015

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.

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Chasing Ghosts
271 votes

#13 - Chasing Ghosts

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/26/2015

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.

Directors: George Nolfi
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