The Best Episodes of The Unit
Last Updated: May 31, 2019
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.
#5 - Play 16
Season 3 - Episode 8
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.
#7 - Paradise Lost
Season 2 - Episode 23
The Unit faces its greatest threat when they are investigated by the Government for their actions. Each man must make difficult choices, which may put their entire team in jeopardy.
#8 - Switchblade
Season 4 - Episode 11
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.
#10 - Five Brothers
Season 3 - Episode 7
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.
#11 - Sacrifice
Season 4 - Episode 1
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.
#12 - Pandemonium (1)
Season 3 - Episode 1
Jonas is still in hiding, Mack and Hector are still imprisoned, Charles is on the run, Bob is in Mexico, working for the CIA and Colonel Ryan is again called to answer question before a Congressional hearing.
#13 - The Wall
Season 1 - Episode 13
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.
#14 - Dark of the Moon
Season 2 - Episode 17
The Unit is sent to Pakistan to retrieve three suspected terrorists when they run into trouble with the local forces. They find a U.S. base with a small force of troops that do not respect their commanding officer. Jonas takes control of the combined group and prepares them for the impending attacks.
#15 - Misled & Misguided
Season 4 - Episode 10
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.
#17 - Dedication
Season 1 - Episode 7
The crew must fly to Afghanistan to assassinate a high ranking member of the Taliban. However, one of their team helicopters ends up going down in enemy territory, placing the entire crew in jeopardy. Back at the base, Molly confronts a friend and retired Unit veteran about his addiction to painkillers and Kim ends up getting a job at the local radio station.
#18 - Games of Chance
Season 2 - Episode 16
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.
#19 - Two Coins
Season 2 - Episode 18
The Unit travels to Israel to learn some new techniques in terrorist tactics and how to defend against these tactics. Charles becomes interested in a Sergeant in the Israeli Army, yet things turn very dangerous when they go off alone together. On the home front, Tiffy finds some WWII memorabilia and begins soul searching on what she should do with it.
#20 - SERE
Season 1 - Episode 8
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.
#21 - In Loco Parentis
Season 2 - Episode 20
The Unit is called in to help out the local SWAT team when a prominent school in Virginia is taken over by shooters. They must determine how to free the hostages without the students getting injured. On the homefront, Lissy has a young man interested in her, which turns into a delicate situation as he is the son of an Officer. Kim further complicates this matter, when she defies Tiffy’s orders and Lissy pays the price.
#23 - Change of Station
Season 2 - Episode 1
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.
#25 - Hero
Season 4 - Episode 15
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.