The BEST Episodes of TURN: Washington's Spies

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: May 30, 2020

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Follows New York farmer, Abe Woodhull, who bands together with a group of childhood friends to form The Culper Ring, an unlikely group of spies who turn the tide in America's fight for independence.

Washington's Spies

#1 - Washington's Spies

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 12, 2017

A conclusion is finally reached in the American War of Independence, as the young country must now struggle to begin its journey of freedom; a reckoning of accounts between shadows and spies must be settled.

star 8.49
514 votes
Trial and Execution

#2 - Trial and Execution

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 27, 2016

The captured spies on both sides of the war head to the gallows; Benedict Arnold demands glory revenge.

star 8.37
555 votes
Gunpowder, Treason, and Plot

#3 - Gunpowder, Treason, and Plot

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 8, 2015

Abe plots Major Hewlett's assassination; Ben fights at the Battle of Monmouth; Benedict Arnold longs for Peggy.

star 8.23
430 votes
Directors: Jeremy Webb
Writers: Craig Silverstein
Reckoning

#4 - Reckoning

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 5, 2017

Washington heads south to lay siege on Yorktown; Abe volunteers for the Continental Army; Peggy goes into labor.

star 8.11
491 votes
Blade on the Feather

#5 - Blade on the Feather

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 20, 2016

Benedict Arnold plots to turn over West Point to the British. Andre negotiates for Peggy. Abe plots revolt in Setauket.

star 8.03
539 votes
Belly of the Beast

#6 - Belly of the Beast

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 29, 2017

Abe finds himself perilously thrown into the midst of a fierce battle, as Ben eventually decides to make a direct appeal to General Washington; Townsend is determined to risk everything, while Caleb desperately seeks to find redemption.

star 8.03
505 votes
Private Woodhull

#7 - Private Woodhull

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 8, 2017

As he ultimately seeks to gain his revenge against Lt. John Simcoe, Abe journeys to New York and is introduced to Benedict Arnold; Anna's history comes into play, as a visitor from her past arrives in the continental camp.

star 7.98
573 votes
The Battle of Setauket

#8 - The Battle of Setauket

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 8, 2014

Mary struggles when she realizes that Abe is a spy working for the other side. Ben and Caleb hope to save Patriot families when they carry out a raid on Setauket.

star 7.97
472 votes
Blood for Blood

#9 - Blood for Blood

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 24, 2017

Abe's strategy to rescue Caleb takes a deadly turn; Anna must make a burdensome decision; Benedict Arnold has suspicions that Peggy is harboring a secret, which she is keeping from him.

star 7.97
600 votes
Nightmare

#10 - Nightmare

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 1, 2017

As an unsettling rebellion begins to take hold in camp, the Culper Ring assesses that it must develop a new path; Benedict Arnold makes the discovery of an unlikely new ally; Rivington decides to teach Townsend a memorable lesson.

star 7.94
564 votes
Our Man in New York

#11 - Our Man in New York

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 15, 2017

The plot to abduct Benedict Arnold is initiated, as the New York operation takes a turn; Peggy finally becomes aware of Cicero's hidden secret; George Washington and the French clash over the use of the correct strategy.

star 7.93
535 votes
The Black Hole of Calcutta

#12 - The Black Hole of Calcutta

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 17, 2017

When one of the Culper Ring members is captured, Arnold seeks to interrogate him with the help of a ruthless Col. Simcoe.

star 7.93
631 votes
Providence

#13 - Providence

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired May 25, 2015

Caleb sails into New York Harbor; France makes an alliance with the American Patriots; Andre and Peggy plan to elope.

star 7.90
406 votes
Writers: Andrew Colville
Spyhunter General

#14 - Spyhunter General

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 17, 2017

Benedict Arnold rounds up spies in New York; and Abe plots to destroy essential British supplies, but he will need his father's help.

star 7.89
644 votes
Mended

#15 - Mended

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 13, 2016

The Culper Ring is resurrected in time to save Washington's army. Simcoe terrorizes Setauket as he hunts for Rogers. Anna infiltrates New York.

star 7.87
537 votes
Sealed Fate

#16 - Sealed Fate

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired May 4, 2015

Abe makes one last effort to recruit a spy inside New York; Ben must determine who is a double agent.

star 7.87
395 votes
Directors: Keith Boak
Writers: Mitchell Akselrad
The Prodigal

#17 - The Prodigal

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 1, 2015

Abe returns from prison with crucial information; tensions rise between Hewlett and Simcoe; Arnold rescues Peggy.

star 7.86
413 votes
Directors: Eagle Egilsson
Writers: Michael Taylor
Hypocrisy, Fraud and Tyranny

#18 - Hypocrisy, Fraud and Tyranny

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired May 23, 2016

Townsend uncovers a British counterfeiting operation. Rogers threatens to destroy Abe's spying ring. Simcoe threatens Richard.

star 7.85
558 votes
Hearts and Minds

#19 - Hearts and Minds

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired May 16, 2016

A mysterious woman rescues Ben; Abe tries to stop Anna and Hewlett's marriage; Arnold negotiates with the British and Andrew betrays Peggy

star 7.85
533 votes
Judgment

#20 - Judgment

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Jun 6, 2016

Mary attempts to kill Simcoe by herself; Benedict Arnold defends himself in his court-martial; Ben reunites with his savior.

star 7.84
540 votes
Quarry

#21 - Quarry

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 22, 2017

Unexpectedly, Ben's intentions to kidnap Benedict Arnold run into a conflict with Abe's plan to eliminate Simcoe; in an unusual twist of fate, former adversaries become new allies, as loyalties experience a shift in perspective.

star 7.82
517 votes
Many Mickles Make A Muckle

#22 - Many Mickles Make A Muckle

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired May 30, 2016

Washington goes to Benedict Arnold's Philadelphia ball; Abe tries to stop Rogers from reaching Townsend; old friends and enemies collide.

star 7.80
532 votes
Against Thy Neighbor

#23 - Against Thy Neighbor

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 1, 2014

Simcoe tries to hunt out the rebel conspirators in Setauket. Ben is sent away on a secret mission.

star 7.79
489 votes
Directors: Ken Fink
Writers: Michael Taylor
Houses Divided

#24 - Houses Divided

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired May 11, 2015

Mary begs Richard to help get Abe free from prison; Anna tries to seduce Simcoe; Ben and Caleb rescue Hewlett.

star 7.77
390 votes
Directors: Jeremy Webb
Writers: Craig Silverstein, Michael Taylor
Mercy Moment Murder Measure

#25 - Mercy Moment Murder Measure

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired May 18, 2014

An old threatening presence returns to Setauket, worrying Abe that Anna is no longer protected.

star 7.76
553 votes