The Best Episodes of Covert Affairs

"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.

Levitate Me

#1 - Levitate Me

Season 4 - Episode 10

Annie makes a desperate attempt to take down Henry. Elsewhere, Calder and Annie finally face off.

star 8.43
427 votes
Directors: Felix Alcala
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Glass Spider

#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.

star 8.41
316 votes
Directors: Stephen Kay
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Trompe le Monde

#3 - 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.

star 8.41
399 votes
Directors: Stephen Kay
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Half a World Away

#4 - 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.

star 8.29
321 votes
Directors: Félix Alcalá
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Suffragette City

#5 - 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.

star 8.26
331 votes
Directors: Felix Alcala
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Welcome to the Occupation

#6 - 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.

star 8.26
308 votes
Directors: John Fawcett
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There Goes My Gun

#7 - 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.

star 8.26
411 votes
Directors: Stephen Kay
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World Leader Pretend

#8 - 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.

star 8.25
308 votes
Directors: Kate Woods
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Letter Never Sent

#9 - 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.

star 8.24
282 votes
Directors: Allan Kroeker
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Hang Wire

#10 - 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.

star 8.24
405 votes
Directors: Jamie Barber
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Lady Stardust

#11 - Lady Stardust

Season 3 - Episode 16

When a fellow spy is taken hostage, Annie travels to Amsterdam to eliminate Khalid once and for all.

star 8.23
309 votes
Directors: Renny Harlin
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The Last Thing You Should Do

#12 - 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.

star 8.23
354 votes
Directors: Felix Alcala
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Bang and Blame

#13 - 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.

star 8.22
311 votes
Directors: Allan Kroeker
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River Euphrates

#14 - 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.

star 8.22
409 votes
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When the Levee Breaks

#15 - When the Levee Breaks

Season 1 - Episode 11

Annie is forced to confront her past when Ben Mercer walks into CIA Headquarters.

star 8.17
341 votes
Directors: Allan Kroeker
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Rock 'n' Roll Suicide

#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.

star 8.17
315 votes
Directors: Stephen Kay
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Let's Dance

#17 - 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.

star 8.17
311 votes
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Sound and Vision

#18 - 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.

star 8.15
336 votes
Directors: Stephen Kay
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Space (I Believe In)

#19 - 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.

star 8.15
412 votes
Directors: Nick Copus
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Good Advices

#20 - Good Advices

Season 2 - Episode 2

Annie meets Mossad agent Eyal Lavin again when they both try to turn a secretary working at the Syrian embassy in Paris into an asset.

star 8.14
309 votes
Directors: Ken Girotti
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The Outsiders

#21 - The Outsiders

Season 2 - Episode 6

Annie and Reva are captured near the Polish-Belarusian border by a man (Peter Stormare) working for the secret Soviet police when they try to deploy surveillence cameras in the Bialowieza Forest. Meanwhile Jai assembles an extraction team to rescue them in Belarus.

star 8.14
319 votes
Directors: Marc Roskin
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Uberlin

#22 - 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.

star 8.13
316 votes
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Dead

#23 - 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.

star 8.13
437 votes
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Quicksand

#24 - Quicksand

Season 3 - Episode 15

With Auggie in Iraq and Joan out of the office, Annie turns to Eyal to help her track down Khalid Ansari.

star 8.13
310 votes
Directors: Jamie Barber
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Sad Professor

#25 - 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.

star 8.12
306 votes
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