In Plain Sight

The BEST episodes of In Plain Sight

Every episode of In Plain Sight ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of In Plain Sight!

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....

Last Updated: 6/9/2022Network: USA Network
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Rubble with a Cause
star
8.56
244 votes

#1 - Rubble with a Cause

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/10/2009

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.

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A Womb With a View
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8.40
317 votes

#2 - A Womb With a View

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 7/31/2011

Mary protects a courtesan from the gangster father of her baby.

Directors: Bethany Rooney
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Reservations, I've Got a Few
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8.39
431 votes

#3 - Reservations, I've Got a Few

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/30/2012

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.

Directors: Dan Lerner
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Drag Me to Hell
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8.39
434 votes

#4 - Drag Me to Hell

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/13/2012

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.

Directors: Bethany Rooney
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Provo-cation
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8.29
382 votes

#5 - Provo-cation

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 7/24/2011

Mary helps protect a guilt-ridden Army veteran; Marshall & Abigail consider the next step.

Directors: Bryan Spicer
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Something Borrowed, Something Blew Up
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8.25
482 votes

#6 - Something Borrowed, Something Blew Up

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired 8/7/2011

Mary must protect her least favorite witnesses on the day of her sister's wedding.

Directors: Michael Morris
Watch Now:iTunes
A Fine Meth
star
8.19
246 votes

#7 - A Fine Meth

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 8/17/2008

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

Directors: John Badham
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Father Goes West
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8.18
407 votes

#8 - Father Goes West

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/31/2010

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.

Directors: Charles Haid
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Don't Cry for Me Albuquerque
star
8.16
400 votes

#9 - Don't Cry for Me Albuquerque

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 8/9/2009

The US government helps a Latina political activist hide in Witsec, but the arrangement sours after she moves into her new home.

Directors: Michael Morris
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The Rolling Stones
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8.15
401 votes

#10 - The Rolling Stones

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 7/10/2011

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.

Directors: David Warren
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Sacrificial Lam
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8.15
434 votes

#11 - Sacrificial Lam

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/27/2012

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.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Second Crime Around
star
8.14
458 votes

#12 - Second Crime Around

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 6/5/2011

Mary works with an unapologetic con artist.

Directors: Andy Wolk
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Something's A-mish
star
8.13
437 votes

#13 - Something's A-mish

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 6/12/2011

An Amish witness comes into the program and must learn to adapt.

Directors: Dan Lerner
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Aguna Matatala
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8.13
242 votes

#14 - Aguna Matatala

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/17/2009

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.

Directors: Leslie Libman
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The Merry Wives of WITSEC
star
8.11
436 votes

#15 - The Merry Wives of WITSEC

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/6/2012

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.

Directors: Michael Fields
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Four Marshals and a Baby
star
8.11
460 votes

#16 - Four Marshals and a Baby

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/23/2012

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.

Directors: Andy Wolk
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Kumar vs. Kumar
star
8.10
487 votes

#17 - Kumar vs. Kumar

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 6/26/2011

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.

Directors: Michael Fields
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The Anti-Social Network
star
8.10
438 votes

#18 - The Anti-Social Network

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/16/2012

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.

Directors: Dan Lerner
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
I'm a Liver Not a Fighter
star
8.09
460 votes

#19 - I'm a Liver Not a Fighter

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 6/19/2011

A terminally ill father wants to reconcile with his children.

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Stan by Me
star
8.07
255 votes

#20 - Stan by Me

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 8/10/2008

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.

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Girls, Interrupted
star
8.02
455 votes

#21 - Girls, Interrupted

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 7/17/2011

Marshall and Stan contend with a rock-star witness and her controlling mother while Mary is away on a WITSEC-mandated road trip.

Directors: Lee Rose
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The Medal of Mary
star
7.98
411 votes

#22 - The Medal of Mary

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/20/2012

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.

Directors: Dan Lerner
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Death Becomes Her
star
7.97
401 votes

#23 - Death Becomes Her

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/2/2010

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.

Directors: Bethany Rooney
Watch Now:Amazon
The Art of the Steal
star
7.97
437 votes

#24 - The Art of the Steal

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/1/2011

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.

Directors: Dan Lerner
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WITSEC Stepmother
star
7.95
314 votes

#25 - WITSEC Stepmother

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 6/23/2010

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.

Directors: Tawnia McKiernan
Watch Now:Amazon

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