The BEST Episodes of In Plain Sight
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Mar 25, 2020
Network: USA Network
In Plain Sight follows the story of a Federal Marshall with the Witness Protection program who must hide her high-risk, high-impact job from her family. To those that know her, Mary Shannon is a glorified meter maid, but her real job is much more dangerous. She must oversee federal witnesses who have been relocated through the Witness Protection program and make sure that they stay safe....
#1 - Rubble with a Cause
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired May 10, 2009
A building collapses on one of Mary's witnesses, leaving him exposed to outside threats, so Mary has to risk her life in order to keep her witness safe.
#2 - A Womb With a View
Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Jul 31, 2011
Mary protects a courtesan from the gangster father of her baby.
#3 - Reservations, I've Got a Few
Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 30, 2012
When Marshall's witness escapes from the WITSEC offices and disappears on an Indian Reservation, Mary and Marshall will need the help of a Native American detective to track him down.
#4 - Drag Me to Hell
Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 13, 2012
Even with Joanna babysitting Norah and Brandi addressing her alcohol problems in rehab, things are still chaotic in Mary's life. Douglas Hampton/Harvey, a drag performer, joins the program after accidentally interrupting a drug deal between a club manager and a member of a dangerous drug cartel. The team tells Douglas that he must leave Kandy and his performance act behind, but the frustration of his new life sends him back onto the stage and into the spotlight.
#5 - Provo-cation
Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired Jul 24, 2011
Mary helps protect a guilt-ridden Army veteran; Marshall & Abigail consider the next step.
#6 - Something Borrowed, Something Blew Up
Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired Aug 7, 2011
Mary must protect her least favorite witnesses on the day of her sister's wedding.
#7 - Father Goes West
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 31, 2010
A former high line thief from Boston tries to give up crime for the sake of his teenage son, and Mary and Marshall search for the person who nearly killed Mary.
#8 - A Fine Meth
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Aug 17, 2008
The family regroups after Mary's ordeal; Stan and Marshall search for a way to force Spanky to tell the truth about Chuck's drug trafficking; the FBI corners Mary in her driveway with Brandi's suitcase full of meth in the back of her car. Season 1 Finale
#9 - Don't Cry for Me Albuquerque
Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Aug 9, 2009
The US government helps a Latina political activist hide in Witsec, but the arrangement sours after she moves into her new home.
#10 - The Rolling Stones
Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Jul 10, 2011
Mary gets a WITSEC two-fer, when a witness is forced to enter the program after being mistaken for his "evil" twin brother. Not only must she protect the pair from their enemies, but also from each other.
#11 - Sacrificial Lam
Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 27, 2012
Having slipped through the fingers of the FBI, James Shannon is on the run again and heading for the border, but first he must stop to take care of a little unfinished business. Agent O'Connor, convinced that she was somehow involved in James' escape, places Mary under investigation, but when he refuses to listen to her suggestions about the possible whereabouts of her father.
#12 - Second Crime Around
Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Jun 5, 2011
Mary works with an unapologetic con artist.
#13 - Aguna Matatala
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired May 17, 2009
An Orthodox Jew enters Witness Protection, but his wife refuses to join him. The situation is made more complicated by the fact he is being pursued by a man motivated by a higher authority.
#14 - Something's A-mish
Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Jun 12, 2011
An Amish witness comes into the program and must learn to adapt.
#15 - The Merry Wives of WITSEC
Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 6, 2012
Mary protects a bigamist not only from his former employer, but also his two wives. In WITSEC, cheating the black market can be dangerous; but cheating on multiple wives is a death sentence.
#16 - Four Marshals and a Baby
Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 23, 2012
With Jinx out of town and Mark busy with a last minute business trip, Mary has no choice but to head to work with Norah in tow. But when Mary arrives, Delia points out the obvious: Mary can't be with Norah and a witness at the same time. Meanwhile, Marshall and Abigail are trying to determine whether or not Kristi Owens should enter WITSEC and Associate Director Campbell gives Stan some surprising news about the future of the Albuquerque office.
#17 - The Anti-Social Network
Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 16, 2012
Mary sees whether she can balance motherhood with a demanding profession and a dysfunctional home life, or if she will put her baby up for adoption.
#18 - Kumar vs. Kumar
Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 26, 2011
Mary plays marriage councilor in order to mediate a WITSEC divorce. Not only must she reconcile a stubborn witness, but also thousands of years of Hindu tradition, in order to save the case and keep a family out of danger.
#19 - I'm a Liver Not a Fighter
Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Jun 19, 2011
A terminally ill father wants to reconcile with his children.
#20 - Stan by Me
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Aug 10, 2008
After watching her mother audition for "Sweet Charity" Mary is kidnapped; in New Jersey, Brandi's boyfriend Chuck is abducted and two FBI agents are killed; when federal agents suspect a connection, a nationwide manhunt ensues.
#21 - Girls, Interrupted
Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Jul 17, 2011
Marshall and Stan contend with a rock-star witness and her controlling mother while Mary is away on a WITSEC-mandated road trip.
#22 - The Medal of Mary
Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 20, 2012
Mary is still reeling from the flood of emotions stirred-up after having to arrest her father, James, when he unexpectedly shows up on her doorstep after being AWOL for 30 years. Bad goes to worse when Special Agent Robert O'Connor, Mary's "favorite" FBI agent, demands her assistance to get James to provide critical information regarding his old partner-in-crime, Cormack “Sully” Sullivan, one of the FBI's 10 Most Wanted.
#23 - The Art of the Steal
Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired May 1, 2011
Mary uses a thief to catch a thief when she asks a witness to consult on a crime in order to exonerate Brandi of grand theft auto.
#24 - Death Becomes Her
Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 2, 2010
A woman wants to escape from her family, who are heavily involved in organized crime, but a secret from her past puts her eligibility for the Witness Protection program in jeopardy.
#25 - WITSEC Stepmother
Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Jun 23, 2010
Mary keeps an eye on a teen witness whose separated parents are too distracted by their own issues to pay attention to their daughter. Marshall thinks a witness may have betrayed his brother; and Brandi tends to Scott after he's attacked.