The BEST Episodes of Counterpart

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: May 23, 2020

Network: Starz

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 - Aired Jan 20, 2019

The origins of the Crossing are revealed.

star 8.17
808 votes
Directors: Justin Marks
Writers: Justin Marks
Better Angels

#2 - Better Angels

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Feb 17, 2019

Mira's looming threat forges some unlikely alliances.

star 8.16
735 votes
Writers: Justin Marks, Maegan Houang
You to You

#3 - You to You

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Feb 10, 2019

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 8.12
740 votes
Writers: Gianna Sobol
In from the Cold

#4 - In from the Cold

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 3, 2019

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 8.00
745 votes
Writers: Erin Levy
Shadow Puppets

#5 - Shadow Puppets

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 6, 2019

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

star 7.93
785 votes
Directors: Lukas Ettlin
Writers: Maria Melnik
No Man's Land (1)

#6 - No Man's Land (1)

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 18, 2018

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

star 7.92
1,529 votes
Writers: Erin Levy
The Sincerest Form of Flattery

#7 - The Sincerest Form of Flattery

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 4, 2018

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

star 7.88
1,628 votes
Directors: Alik Sakharov
Writers: Gianna Sobol
Act Like You've Been Here Before

#8 - Act Like You've Been Here Before

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 25, 2018

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

star 7.81
1,641 votes
Writers: Gianna Sobol, Justin Britt-Gibson
No Man's Land (2)

#9 - No Man's Land (2)

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 1, 2018

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

star 7.80
1,476 votes
Writers: Gianna Sobol, Justin Britt-Gibson
Love the Lie

#10 - Love the Lie

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 11, 2018

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

star 7.77
1,534 votes
Directors: Alik Sakharov
Writers: Amy Berg
No Strings Attached

#11 - No Strings Attached

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Jan 27, 2019

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 7.77
764 votes
Writers: Maegan Houang
Point of Departure

#12 - Point of Departure

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Dec 30, 2018

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 7.73
800 votes
Directors: Lukas Ettlin
Writers: Gianna Sobol
Something Borrowed

#13 - Something Borrowed

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Dec 23, 2018

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 7.72
842 votes
Writers: Tom Pabst
The Crossing

#14 - The Crossing

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 21, 2018

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 7.69
3,106 votes
Directors: Morten Tyldum
Writers: Justin Marks
Outside In

#15 - Outside In

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Dec 16, 2018

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

star 7.67
861 votes
Writers: Justin Britt-Gibson
Both Sides Now

#16 - Both Sides Now

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 11, 2018

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

star 7.66
1,955 votes
Directors: Alik Sakharov
Writers: Erin Levy
The Lost Art of Diplomacy

#17 - The Lost Art of Diplomacy

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 4, 2018

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

star 7.65
2,136 votes
Writers: Amy Berg, Gary Gilbert, Jordan Horowitz
Inside Out

#18 - Inside Out

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Dec 9, 2018

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 7.63
944 votes
Directors: Charles Martin
Writers: Erin Levy
Shaking the Tree

#19 - Shaking the Tree

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 18, 2018

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 7.62
1,757 votes
Writers: Zak Schwartz
Birds of a Feather

#20 - Birds of a Feather

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 28, 2018

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 7.49
2,452 votes
Writers: Justin Marks