Underground

The BEST episodes of Underground

Every episode of Underground ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Underground!

Underground centers on a group of slaves planning a daring 600-mile escape from a Georgia plantation. Along the way, they are aided by a secret abolitionist couple running a station on the Underground Railroad as they attempt to evade the people charged with bringing them back, dead or alive.

Last Updated: 11/23/2022Network:WGN America
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The White Whale
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8.38
598 votes

#1 - The White Whale

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 5/11/2016

Everyone must pay for their sins when the day of reckoning arrives.

Directors: Tim Hunter
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Auld Acquaintance
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8.24
417 votes

#2 - Auld Acquaintance

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/26/2017

Noah struggles to devise a new plan; Ernestine forms an unlikely bond.

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Contraband
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8.21
652 votes

#3 - Contraband

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/8/2017

The remaining members of the Macon 7 have made it North, but they've learned that freedom is not as simple as crossing a line.

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Black & Blue
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8.19
586 votes

#4 - Black & Blue

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 5/4/2016

Rescuing a member of the Macon 7 turns into a deadly mission; John and Elizabeth challenge each other's choices.

Directors: Tim Hunter
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Troubled Water
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8.18
619 votes

#5 - Troubled Water

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/13/2016

The road takes its toll on August; at the same time, the runners are trapped in a floating coffin; and Ernestine struggles to maintain her influence.

Directors: Romeo Tirone
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Soldier
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8.15
376 votes

#6 - Soldier

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 5/10/2017

The road to freedom is paved in blood.

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Things Unsaid
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8.12
575 votes

#7 - Things Unsaid

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/15/2017

Rosalee, desperate to discover who took Noah, finds herself pursued by a new threat.

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Run & Gun
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8.11
620 votes

#8 - Run & Gun

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/6/2016

The Macon 7’s unexpected flight from the Macon Plantation is marked with danger at every turn. The already strained dynamic begins to pit every man and woman against the other, while Ernestine, Pearly Mae, Sam and the other slaves left behind face new, strict sanctions of their own. Out in the woods, Cato takes drastic measures to ensure his own safety while simultaneously putting one of the Macon 7 in harm’s way of the slave catchers. August Pullman and his son Ben continue their search for the runaways as John and Elizabeth Hawkes, still recovering from their ordeal with Josey, officially launch their Underground Railroad station stop. Meanwhile, Tom Macon is worried that the Macon 7’s escape will affect Reverend Willowset’s upcoming visit to vet him for his senate campaign. And Pearly Mae receives a life-changing offer that is threatened by Ernestine’s calculated move.

Directors: Romeo Tirone
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Cradle
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8.08
591 votes

#9 - Cradle

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/20/2016

Innocence is lost when children are forced to face the harsh realities of the world.

Directors: Kate Woods
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28
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8.06
419 votes

#10 - 28

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/19/2017

Rosalee and Noah learn that family betrayal cuts the deepest.

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Citizen
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8.06
397 votes

#11 - Citizen

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 5/3/2017

Noah struggles with his new reality; Elizabeth lets fear take control.

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Whiteface
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8.02
458 votes

#12 - Whiteface

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/5/2017

Cato tempts fate; Ernestine takes on a new apprentice.

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Firefly
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8.01
658 votes

#13 - Firefly

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/30/2016

A notorious slave hunter tracks the runners as John and Elizabeth face a lethal predicament.

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The Lord's Day
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8.01
646 votes

#14 - The Lord's Day

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/23/2016

The timetable for escape is agreed upon; and Rosalee is tasked with the most important part of the plan.

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Nok Aaut
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7.97
483 votes

#15 - Nok Aaut

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/29/2017

Cato and Noah must face the choices they've made to get where they are.

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Ache
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7.97
537 votes

#16 - Ache

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/22/2017

Unbearable complications threaten to break both Ernestine and Rosalee’s will to live.

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Graves
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7.97
604 votes

#17 - Graves

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/27/2016

When Noah risks death, Rosalee and Cato have to team up and come up with a plan. At the Macon house, Tom Macon has to deal with another slave on the run.

Directors: Kate Woods
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War Chest
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7.88
679 votes

#18 - War Chest

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/16/2016

At the same time John and Elizabeth step into a strange new world, a plantation dance becomes the perfect distraction for a heist.

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The Macon 7
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7.85
824 votes

#19 - The Macon 7

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/9/2016

In 1857, a group of slaves on a Georgia plantation make the dangerous decision to journey 600 miles north for the promise of freedom.

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Minty
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7.83
403 votes

#20 - Minty

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/12/2017

Harriet Tubman reflects on a life lived with conviction, compassion, and courage.

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