The BEST Episodes of Undercovers

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 3, 2019

Network: NBC

Years into their retirement, a husband and wife team are re-activated as CIA agents.


#1 - Crashed

Season 1 - Episode 8

Samantha and Steven must find a man with a bomb but face unexpected challenges; Shaw wonders how much time he has left before the Blooms become suspicious.

star 7.31
28 votes
Writers: Anthony Sparks
A Night to Forget

#2 - A Night to Forget

Season 1 - Episode 9

When Leo wakes up in a hotel in Mexico with a dead woman next to him and no memory of what transpired, Steven, Samantha and Hoyt travel south of the border in hopes of putting the pieces together to prove Leo's innocence. The stakes get even higher when Shaw unexpectedly arrives with news of a dangerous terrorist on the loose.

star 7.23
28 votes
Writers: Alex Katsnelson

#3 - Assassin

Season 1 - Episode 7

Samantha puts her own life in danger when she becomes too emotionally invested in a mission in Peru; Lizzy caters a party for one of Samantha's friends.

star 7.05
29 votes
Directors: Brad Anderson
Writers: Karin Gist

#4 - Jailbreak

Season 1 - Episode 4

When an important CIA hard drive goes missing, Steven and Samantha must go to Ireland to search for a prisoner who holds the key to its location; Lizzy invests time and money in the catering business.

star 7.03
42 votes
Writers: Phil Klemmer

#5 - Devices

Season 1 - Episode 3

An informant claims to have information about a device that would compromise the identities of all CIA agents; Steven and Samantha struggle to find the balance between being partners and a married couple while in the field.

star 6.91
34 votes
Directors: Tucker Gates
Writers: J. J. Abrams, Josh Reims

#6 - Xerxes

Season 1 - Episode 6

Samantha and Steven are sent to Tuscany to retrieve a weapons dealer and the formula to a lethal biological weapon; Samantha must assume a former cover that involves partnering with Steven's rival.

star 6.87
30 votes
Writers: Michael Foley
Not Without My Daughter

#7 - Not Without My Daughter

Season 1 - Episode 5

Samantha and Steven's mission becomes complicated when the North Korean physicist they must locate refuses to come to the U.S. without his daughter; Samantha misses Lizzy's celebration.

star 6.86
34 votes
Directors: Dan Attias
Writers: Elwood Reid
The Key to It All

#8 - The Key to It All

Season 1 - Episode 11

Steven and Samantha are pulled away from their romantic Greek vacation to help with a hostage situation in Tel Aviv.

star 6.85
25 votes
Dark Cover

#9 - Dark Cover

Season 1 - Episode 12

After a chance meeting with a former criminal accomplice, Steven resumes his former bad guy cover in an attempt to foil a plot to release a deadly smallpox virus.

star 6.83
6 votes

#10 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1

Steven and Samantha Bloom, formerly two of the CIA's best spies, are reinstated when a good friend goes missing.

star 6.75
75 votes
Directors: J. J. Abrams
Writers: J. J. Abrams, Josh Reims

#11 - Instructions

Season 1 - Episode 2

Steven and Samantha must rescue a scientist who is kidnapped by the security detail that was hired to protect her.

star 6.66
53 votes
Writers: J. J. Abrams, Josh Reims
Funny Money

#12 - Funny Money

Season 1 - Episode 10

Steven and Samantha must recover stolen American currency plates before they are used to make counterfeit money; Leo helps Lizzy make a decision about her future.

star 6.65
27 votes
Directors: Jonas Pate
Writers: Tracy Bellomo
The Reason

#13 - The Reason

Season 1 - Episode 13

Steven and Samantha uncover the startling real reason they were brought back into the CIA - to lure out and capture Samantha's mentor (Joseph), who revealed to be alive after he faked his death in the car explosion, when they find themselves fighting for their lives on a mission to Dubai.

star 5.67
6 votes