The Best Episodes of Counterpart

Last Updated: Feb 10, 2019

After discovering that the spy agency he works for is hiding a gateway to a parallel dimension, a low-level UN bureaucrat in Berlin is thrust into a shadow world of intrigue and danger and must determine if he can trust his near-identical counterpart in the other world.

Twin Cities

#1 - Twin Cities

Season 2 - Episode 6

The origins of the Crossing are revealed.

star 8.22
483 votes
Directors: Justin Marks
Writers: Justin Marks
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In from the Cold

#2 - In from the Cold

Season 2 - Episode 8

Howard Prime and Emily work together to figure out Indigo's plans. Clare and Quayle consider their future. Howard must face the truth about his wife.

star 8.05
351 votes
Writers: Erin Levy
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Shadow Puppets

#3 - Shadow Puppets

Season 2 - Episode 5

A new revelation puts Howard Prime and Quayle in jeopardy. Life at Echo is disrupted. Clare reconnects with her past.

star 8.02
494 votes
Directors: Lukas Ettlin
Writers: Maria Melnik
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No Man's Land (1)

#4 - No Man's Land (1)

Season 1 - Episode 9

Howard attempts to thwart the Guest's plans. Howard and Emily chase Kaspar.

star 8.01
1,286 votes
Writers: Erin Levy
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You to You

#5 - You to You

Season 2 - Episode 9

Management makes a historic decision. Emily sends a warning. Quayle, Clare and Temple investigate the final Indigo cell. Howard Prime reaches out to an old contact.

star 8.00
11 votes
Writers: Gianna Sobol
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The Sincerest Form of Flattery

#6 - The Sincerest Form of Flattery

Season 1 - Episode 7

Clare's past is revealed. Quayle suffers through his own birthday party.

star 7.96
1,388 votes
Directors: Alik Sakharov
Writers: Gianna Sobol
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Act Like You've Been Here Before

#7 - Act Like You've Been Here Before

Season 1 - Episode 6

Aldrich questions a not-too recent death in the office. Emily, Howard and Shaw follow a lead.

star 7.87
1,402 votes
Writers: Justin Britt-Gibson, Gianna Sobol
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No Man's Land (2)

#8 - No Man's Land (2)

Season 1 - Episode 10

A crisis at the O.I. leaves both Howards stranded.

star 7.86
1,229 votes
Writers: Gianna Sobol, Justin Britt-Gibson
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No Strings Attached

#9 - No Strings Attached

Season 2 - Episode 7

The fallout of the lockdown casts suspicions around the OI. Howard and Emily Prime find clues about the history of Management. Clare questions her allegiances.

star 7.85
413 votes
Writers: Maegan Houang
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Love the Lie

#10 - Love the Lie

Season 1 - Episode 8

The aftermath of the Indigo school discovery takes an emotional toll. Quayle grapples with his wife's new identity.

star 7.85
1,291 votes
Directors: Alik Sakharov
Writers: Amy Berg
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Something Borrowed

#11 - Something Borrowed

Season 2 - Episode 3

Howard is transferred to a mysterious prison called Echo. An unexpected visit gives Emily a connection to her old life. Emily Prime and Shaw's investigation is met with resistance.

star 7.82
546 votes
Writers: Tom Pabst
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Point of Departure

#12 - Point of Departure

Season 2 - Episode 4

Howard Prime, Quayle and Clare must unite against a common enemy. Emily Prime turns her investigation towards her other. Yanek probes Howard's past.

star 7.81
509 votes
Directors: Lukas Ettlin
Writers: Gianna Sobol
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Outside In

#13 - Outside In

Season 2 - Episode 2

Imprisoned on the Other Side, Howard's loyalties are tested. Emily Prime gets a promotion.

star 7.75
563 votes
Writers: Justin Britt-Gibson
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The Crossing

#14 - The Crossing

Season 1 - Episode 1

Howard Silk, a lowly cog in the bureaucratic machinery of a Berlin-based UN spy agency. When Howard discovers that his organization safeguards the secret of a crossing into a parallel dimension, he is thrust into a shadow world of intrigue, danger, and double cross. The only man he can trust is "Prime," Howard's near-identical counterpart from this parallel world.

star 7.72
2,721 votes
Directors: Morten Tyldum
Writers: Justin Marks
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The Lost Art of Diplomacy

#15 - The Lost Art of Diplomacy

Season 1 - Episode 3

Both sides turn to diplomacy to resolve a conflict. Emily obtains a special visa. Howard interrogates a suspect.

star 7.72
1,840 votes
Writers: Amy Berg, Gary Gilbert, Jordan Horowitz
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Both Sides Now

#16 - Both Sides Now

Season 1 - Episode 4

Both Howards deepen their investigation of the conspiracy. Quayle meets one of Howard's sources; Clare must decide what to do about Baldwin.

star 7.71
1,649 votes
Directors: Alik Sakharov
Writers: Erin Levy
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Inside Out

#17 - Inside Out

Season 2 - Episode 1

While hiding in Howard's life, Howard Prime must avoid detection at home and at the OI. Quayle and Clare struggle to adjust to their new arrangement.

star 7.71
652 votes
Directors: Charles Martin
Writers: Erin Levy
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Shaking the Tree

#18 - Shaking the Tree

Season 1 - Episode 5

Howard discovers another side of Emily; Howard and Emily search for answers about a mysterious drop site. Aldrich and Quayle seek intel from an old friend.

star 7.66
1,503 votes
Writers: Zak Schwartz
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Birds of a Feather

#19 - Birds of a Feather

Season 1 - Episode 2

Howard and his counterpart must work together. Baldwin comes face to face with her past. Emily, from the other side, attempts to make sense of her orders.

star 7.56
2,139 votes
Writers: Justin Marks
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