The BEST Episodes of Undercovers

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 21, 2021

Network: NBC

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

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The Key to It All

#1 - The Key to It All

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 29, 2010

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

star 7.71
259 votes

#2 - Crashed

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 10, 2010

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 7.58
365 votes
Writers: Anthony Sparks

#3 - Assassin

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 3, 2010

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 7.56
392 votes
Directors: Brad Anderson
Writers: Karin Gist
A Night to Forget

#4 - A Night to Forget

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 1, 2010

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 7.48
365 votes
Writers: Alex Katsnelson
Funny Money

#5 - Funny Money

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 22, 2010

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 7.43
313 votes
Directors: Jonas Pate
Writers: Tracy Bellomo
Not Without My Daughter

#6 - Not Without My Daughter

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 20, 2010

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 7.36
501 votes
Directors: Dan Attias
Writers: Elwood Reid

#7 - Xerxes

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 27, 2010

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 7.27
471 votes
Writers: Michael Foley

#8 - Jailbreak

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 13, 2010

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 7.19
587 votes
Writers: Phil Klemmer

#9 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 22, 2010

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

star 7.08
1,012 votes
Directors: J.J. Abrams
Writers: J.J. Abrams, Josh Reims
Dark Cover

#10 - Dark Cover

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 2, 2012

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 6.97
32 votes

#11 - Instructions

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 29, 2010

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

star 6.79
704 votes
Writers: J.J. Abrams, Josh Reims
The Reason

#12 - The Reason

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 9, 2012

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 6.75
32 votes

#13 - Devices

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 6, 2010

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 6.72
398 votes
Directors: Tucker Gates
Writers: J.J. Abrams, Josh Reims