The BEST Episodes of Covert Affairs
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Oct 28, 2019
Network: USA Network
"Covert Affairs" centers on a young CIA operative, Annie Walker, mysteriously summoned to headquarters for duty as a field operative. While Annie believes she's been promoted for her exceptional linguistic skills, there may be something or someone from her past that her CIA bosses are really after. Auggie Anderson is a CIA military intelligence agent who was blinded while on assignment and is Annie's guide in this world of bureaucracy, excitement and intrigue.
#1 - Trompe le Monde
Season 4 - Episode 16
Calder wonders if Joan is the only person he can trust when he returns to the United States with good news. Elsewhere, Annie and Auggie continue their work to bring Henry to justice.
#2 - Glass Spider
Season 3 - Episode 8
After it's discovered that Jai was investigating Simon Fischer when he was killed, bringing Simon in becomes Arthur's top priority. In the hopes of protecting Simon, Annie requests that she be allowed to bring him in herself.
#3 - Levitate Me
Season 4 - Episode 10
Annie makes a desperate attempt to take down Henry. Elsewhere, Calder and Annie finally face off.
#4 - Suffragette City
Season 3 - Episode 9
As the life of one the Agency’s best hangs in the balance, the team works to discover the truth after it’s revealed that one of their own might not be who they thought.
#5 - There Goes My Gun
Season 4 - Episode 15
Annie, Auggie and Calder go on an unauthorized mission to Hong Kong in the hope of apprehending Henry's courier. Meanwhile, Joan and Arthur reveal a traitor who's been hiding in plain sight.
#6 - World Leader Pretend
Season 2 - Episode 10
While Annie runs the extraction of a Chinese scientist named Shen Yue who is willing to defect, she runs into complications and is forced to make a difficult choice.
#7 - Lady Stardust
Season 3 - Episode 16
When a fellow spy is taken hostage, Annie travels to Amsterdam to eliminate Khalid once and for all.
#8 - Welcome to the Occupation
Season 2 - Episode 8
When a covert CIA operative and friend of Joan's gets caught up in a hostage crisis in Mexico, Annie and Joan are sent to assess the situation under the cover of being a news team. But when Arthur decides that they need additional backup, he sends Ben Mercer to assist them.
#9 - Half a World Away
Season 2 - Episode 7
Auggie is aided by a flight attendant (Rebecca Mader) while on his vacation to the international jazz festival in Istanbul. His trip turns into a mission when he inadvertently records the voice of the man who injured him during the war in Afghanistan.
#10 - River Euphrates
Season 4 - Episode 14
Annie travels to New York after receiving new intelligence. Elsewhere, Arthur's court date looms nearer, and Joan finds a solid lead.
#11 - Hang Wire
Season 4 - Episode 9
Annie must stop Teo from committing a terrible act. Elsewhere, Auggie discovers Calder's allegiances and Arthur seeks help in defending the Campbell name.
#12 - Letter Never Sent
Season 2 - Episode 16
Annie and Danielle's vacation in Stockholm turns dangerous when Danielle is mistaken for a spy, putting her life in danger.
#13 - The Last Thing You Should Do
Season 3 - Episode 3
When a situation develops while Auggie is visiting Parker in Africa, Annie, Joan and Lena have to find a way to work together to bring him back safely.
#14 - Bang and Blame
Season 2 - Episode 3
The leak of a CIA Trainee's name brings Annie back to The Farm with the sensitive task to find the culprit without being exposed herself which would end her own CIA career.
#15 - Let's Dance
Season 3 - Episode 10
The CIA attempts to obtain proof that an enemy is hiding in Russia, in the hopes of bringing them to justice.
#16 - Rock 'n' Roll Suicide
Season 3 - Episode 11
When Annie's mission in Russia goes awry, landing her in prison, Auggie, Joan, and Arthur work with an old friend to bring her home safely.
#17 - Space (I Believe In)
Season 4 - Episode 6
Annie gets involved in an FBI investigation in order to cover her tracks. Elsewhere, Henry presents Annie with a major opportunity.
#18 - Uberlin
Season 2 - Episode 12
While on the trail of Isaak Von Hagen, a known money launderer, Annie prepares to turn his wife, Elsa, into a CIA asset.
#19 - When the Levee Breaks
Season 1 - Episode 11
Annie is forced to confront her past when Ben Mercer walks into CIA Headquarters.
#20 - Dead
Season 4 - Episode 11
Annie begins her first deep cover operation completely on her own. Meanwhile, Auggie, Joan, Arthur and the rest of the CIA manage the fallout from Annie’s "death" at Calder’s hands.
#21 - Sound and Vision
Season 3 - Episode 2
Annie and Auggie are brought together for a DPD assignment, sending them to Spain to acquire a computer virus that China also wants to obtain.
#22 - Sad Professor
Season 2 - Episode 9
Annie learns that her college professor Mark Ramsay was secretly working for the CIA when he was killed tracking a Pakistani spy ring. The CIA asks Annie to find the missing intel using her connection to Ramsay's widow Safia.
#23 - Dig for Fire
Season 4 - Episode 2
After a bombshell revelation rocks the CIA, Annie and Auggie combine forces with Arthur in an attempt to bring Henry’s hidden agenda to light. Joan finds a personal moment to confide in Annie.
#24 - Spit on a Stranger
Season 5 - Episode 9
Annie begins a sensitive undercover operation without the CIA’s support. Calder interrogates Auggie about a potential breach of protocol. McQuaid Security welcomes a new recruit.
#25 - Sensitive Euro Man
Season 5 - Episode 10
Annie helps McQuaid accomplish a tough mission against Auggie’s wishes. As a threat on U.S. soil appears imminent, Hayley becomes more dogged in her pursuit of the truth.