The BEST Episodes of The Unit
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Feb 20, 2021
The Unit is a covert Special Forces team that does not exist. Their cover is the 303rd logistical studies group. They are assigned covert military operations by the President and never get credit for their actions. Their wives are also a tight group protecting their husbands. They protect their husband’s secrets and maintain their cover.
#1 - Hill 60
Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 15, 2009
Unable to communicate with the outside world, the Unit and their families must survive when a deadly gas poisons anyone in their community who steps outside.
#2 - Endgame
Season 4 - Episode 21 - Aired May 3, 2009
Molly is kidnapped and used as bait, while Jonas is out of the country looking into a Russian terrorist cell.
#3 - Unknown Soldier
Season 4 - Episode 22 - Aired May 10, 2009
When several dirty bombs are found on American soil, The Unit is deployed to find and diffuse. On the home front, the wives prepare for a wedding and a possible divorce.
#4 - Chaos Theory
Season 4 - Episode 20 - Aired Apr 26, 2009
A random incident throws Jonas and Bob's carefully planned mission into chaos.
#5 - Into Hell (Part 2)
Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 16, 2008
The team keeps trying to rescue Betsy Blane from Syrian captors; Mack has an opportunity to get revenge on Ryan for his affair with Tiffy.
#6 - The Wall
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired May 16, 2006
The Unit ends up detaining a former Yugoslav general who was wanted for war crimes and then allows lets the U.N. take credit for their capture. However, the criminal soon escapes U.N. custody and he is now seeking retaliation against Jonas for capturing him. Meanwhile at the base, Tiffy is convinced that Mack has decided to re-up with the Unit and she's thinking of divorcing him, and Kim is the recipient of some disturbing news.
#7 - First Responders
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 7, 2006
The Unit is a covert team of U.S. Special Forces operatives who must undertake missions around the world. The latest newcomer is Bob Brown who joins Jonas' team and they set out to rescue an airliner filled with European businessmen who have been hijacked by terrorists. Meanwhile, Bob's wife Kim is struggling with how much control the Unit has on her own personal life.
#8 - Play 16
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 13, 2007
Jonas goes on a solo mission, enlisting the help of some local militants to hunt down a terrorist known as "The Butcher". Charles is still recovering in the hospital, Mack takes on the task of arranging Hector's final funeral preparations, with the help of the other wives and Bob has been ordered to deal with the rescued journalist. Ryan must deal with the man sent by Washington to oversee the cover story.
#9 - SERE
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 25, 2006
The Unit enters the SERE (Survival, Evasion, Resistance Escape) training course and they are lead to believe that they will be guards. The group is soon shocked to discover that they are actually the POWs for an undetermined amount of time.
#10 - Shadow Riders
Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 23, 2008
Jonas and the team must travel through enemy territory to bring a young bride to her groom, preserving a truce between two warring Afghanistan tribes; Kim and Bob try to expose a man who is linked to terrorists.
#11 - The Kill Zone
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 3, 2006
A mission is put on hold in South America because the team has to rescue to two members trapped by snipers. Meanwhile, the wives take on a mission of their own to help a unit widow.
#12 - Sacrifice
Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 28, 2008
While women are being secretly relocated and moved off the base for their own safety, Jonas and the team must unravel an assassination plot against the vice president and president elect.
#13 - Switchblade
Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 21, 2008
Jonas and the team force a Department of Defense official to go with them on an assignment and experience the realities of war; A mysterious women shows up at Aerodyne headquarters. Kim is finally reunited with her kids.
#14 - Misled & Misguided
Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 30, 2008
The team's attempts to raid an anthrax lab are thwarted by an official from the Department of Defense (Michael McKean), who believes his high-tech intelligence is superior to field logic.
#15 - Pandemonium (2)
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 2, 2007
Jonas works out a plan and the team reunites to clear their reputation. Kim is working behind the scenes to keep the CIA away from the other wives.
#16 - Hero
Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired Mar 8, 2009
The unit initiates a new team member while Jonas coaches his daughter Betsy, on how to respond to media questions about her kidnapping and rescue without blowing the cover story.
#17 - Five Brothers
Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 6, 2007
The Unit is in Lebanon when Charles is seriously wounded. They must think and act quickly to save his life. On the Home Front, Tiffy's problems continue to build when a man attempts to tow her car. The women stand up and fight to protect her.
#18 - The Last Nazi
Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 15, 2009
The President orders the unit to capture a Nazi war criminal from his hiding place and deliver him to The Hague. In Washington, Tom Ryan confronts his past when he is offered a promotion to General
#19 - Into Hell (Part 1)
Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 9, 2008
The team travels to Iraq to save Jonas' daughter, who has been kidnapped; Col. Ryan must face the consequences for his adultery with Mack's wife.
#20 - Best Laid Plans
Season 4 - Episode 18 - Aired Mar 29, 2009
The mission's plans go awry and Bob must run interference when Jonas and Mack are undercover to find the terrorists who killed the Vice President.
#21 - Change of Station
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 19, 2006
The team is sent to Pakistan to help an undercover operative foil a terrorist attack on many cities. On the home front, Molly and Tiffy help one of Tiffy's former students and Kim and Bob welcome a new addition to their family.
#22 - Morale, Welfare and Recreation
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired May 16, 2006
The Unit is called in to consult on a bomb planted in an Atlanta bank, but they soon learn that the bomb might be nuclear. Meanwhile, Bob and Kim decide to take a much needed vacation, but Kim soon discovers that Bob has whisked her away on a mission and wants her to help him out.
#23 - Extreme Rendition
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 26, 2006
A former member of the Unit is locked up in a Bulgarian prison and Jonas and his team must go to help him escape in order to find one of the world's leading arms dealers. On the home front, the women meet a young man who hopes to be part of the unit someday. However, in order to get extra money to take care of her aging mother, Molly takes a one time recruiting job to hire the man away form the military. Needless to say, members of the Unit family are none to pleased at Molly's new job.
#24 - Old Home Week
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 31, 2006
The team is assigned to stop of shipment of smuggled diamonds and Bob is conflicted when he sees one of the men helping themselves to the diamonds. On the home front, Molly and Kim are raising money to help the men and women serving in Iraq. Tiffy debates the war with protesters from a local school.
#25 - Games of Chance
Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 20, 2007
The team participates in a unique competition known as the CT Games that puts them up against other Special Forces units from around the world. Things take a bad turn when one of the teams appears to be taking things too far to win. Kim must travel to Utah to save her job and finds herself meeting an ex-lover. She spends some time getting reacquainted with him.