The BEST Episodes of Hunted

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Aug 15, 2021

Network: BBC One

Samantha Hunter suspects someone within the private intelligence agency she works at tried to kill her and she seeks to uncover the person behind it.

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#1 - LB

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 11, 2012

After a colleague is kidnapped by the criminal multimillionaire she is spying on, Sam is ordered to kill him to keep him from being tortured and compromising the team. But her colleague delivers a stunning revelation - he has information on who tried to assassinate her in Tangier. If Sam carries out the order to kill him, she will never find out.

star 7.82
1,386 votes
Directors: S.J. Clarkson
Writers: Frank Spotnitz

#2 - Hourglass

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 18, 2012

The family make their way to a country estate, where Jack Turner and other interested parties bid on the dam contract. Sam attempts to to discover the amount of Turner’s offer and runs into a man from her past, whom she believes could have something to do with the attempt on her life.

star 7.80
1,294 votes
Directors: James Strong
Writers: Simon Allen

#3 - Kismet

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 25, 2012

Jack Turner finds himself being forced to bid more than he can afford. Sam aims to find out how he will raise the money in a short time. It looks like Turner has hatched a diabolical plan with hedge fund manager Lewis Conroy and Sam looks for the connection. Aidan finds out some of Sam’s secrets and begins an investigation of his own.

star 7.79
1,122 votes
Directors: James Strong
Writers: Smita Bhide

#4 - Polyhedrus

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 8, 2012

While Sam and Stephen grow closer, the Byzantium team is perplexed by Jack Turner’s connection to Fatima Zahir (Meera Syal), a Pakistani presidential candidate. As Byzantium races against time, it seems inevitable that Jack will be successful. Meanwhile Sam’s investigations into Hourglass lead her to connect someone from her previous mission with the Pakistani dam – helping her realize who their client is.

star 7.76
1,129 votes
Directors: Alrick Riley
Writers: Christian Spurrier
Snow Maiden

#5 - Snow Maiden

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 22, 2012

Byzantium is ordered to kill Jack Turner, but when the assassination attempt fails, Sam is exposed as a spy, and trapped inside the house. Turner produces the evidence he has against Byzantium's client, while Sam - secretly being poisoned to death - at last begins to recover terrible memories that explain why the Hourglass conspirators want her dead.

star 7.76
1,028 votes
Directors: Daniel Percival
Writers: Frank Spotnitz

#6 - Khyber

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 15, 2012

Determined to delve further into Hourglass, Sam makes a startling revelation relating to her past. However, her investigations trigger the interest of Byzantium’s client. When Aidan instructs Natalie to uncover the leak in MI6, her shocking discovery exposes her to dangers on all sides. Byzantium discovers potentially devastating evidence regarding the dam, which Jack Turner plans to use to secure the bid.

star 7.67
1,018 votes
Directors: Daniel Percival
Writers: Amira El-Nemr, Frank Spotnitz

#7 - Ambassadors

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 1, 2012

A mysterious assassin tells Sam that he is trying to protect her from Hourglass, a conspiracy orchestrated by five multinational corporations. Sam's investigation of the conspirators takes her to a country estate where she had been years before - it was where she was taken as a child after her mother was murdered and she was kidnapped.

star 7.51
1,133 votes
Directors: Alrick Riley
Writers: Frank Spotnitz

#8 - Mort

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 4, 2012

Sam Hunter is concluding a mission in Tangier when an attempt on her life leaves her badly injured. She then disappears to a remote location to recover, regroup and retrain. She returns to work unannounced nearly a year later and manages to surprise her co-workers, who are suspicious about her disappearance. The team comes up with a plan to have Sam infiltrate a family headed by powerful millionaire Jack Turner.

star 7.41
1,697 votes
Directors: S.J. Clarkson
Writers: Frank Spotnitz