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The Best Episodes of Covert Affairs

Every episode of Covert Affairs ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Covert Affairs!

A young CIA operative, Annie Walker, is mysteriously summoned to headquarters for duty as a field operative. While Annie believes she's been promoted for her exceptional linguistic skills, there may be something or someone from her past that her CIA bosses are really after. Auggie Anderson is a CIA military intelligence agent who was blinded while on assignment and is Annie's guide in this world of bureaucracy, excitement and intrigue.

Genres:DramaAction & Adventure
Network:USA Network

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "Covert Affairs" is "Glass Spider", rated 8.6/10 from 359 user votes. It was directed by N/A and written by N/A. "Glass Spider" aired on 9/4/2012 and is rated 0.2 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Suffragette City".

  • Glass Spider
    8.6/10 359 votes

    #1 - Glass Spider

    Season 3 Episode 8 - Aired 2012-09-04

    After it's discovered that Jai was investigating Simon Fischer when he was killed, bringing Simon in becomes Arthur's top priority. In the hopes of protecting Simon, Annie requests that she be allowed to bring him in herself.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Suffragette City
    8.4/10 332 votes

    #2 - Suffragette City

    Season 3 Episode 9 - Aired 2012-09-11

    As the life of one the Agency’s best hangs in the balance, the team works to discover the truth after it’s revealed that one of their own might not be who they thought.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Levitate Me
    8.3/10 284 votes

    #3 - Levitate Me

    Season 4 Episode 10 - Aired 2013-09-17

    Annie makes a desperate attempt to take down Henry. Elsewhere, Calder and Annie finally face off.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Trompe le Monde
    8.2/10 248 votes

    #4 - Trompe le Monde

    Season 4 Episode 16 - Aired 2013-11-21

    Calder wonders if Joan is the only person he can trust when he returns to the United States with good news. Elsewhere, Annie and Auggie continue their work to bring Henry to justice.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Rock 'n' Roll Suicide
    8.1/10 296 votes

    #5 - Rock 'n' Roll Suicide

    Season 3 Episode 11 - Aired 2012-10-16

    When Annie's mission in Russia goes awry, landing her in prison, Auggie, Joan, and Arthur work with an old friend to bring her home safely.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Lady Stardust
    8.1/10 289 votes

    #6 - Lady Stardust

    Season 3 Episode 16 - Aired 2012-11-20

    When a fellow spy is taken hostage, Annie travels to Amsterdam to eliminate Khalid once and for all.

    Director: Renny Harlin

    Writer: N/A

  • Dig for Fire
    8.1/10 255 votes

    #7 - Dig for Fire

    Season 4 Episode 2 - Aired 2013-07-23

    After a bombshell revelation rocks the CIA, Annie and Auggie combine forces with Arthur in an attempt to bring Henry’s hidden agenda to light. Joan finds a personal moment to confide in Annie.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • There Goes My Gun
    8.1/10 257 votes

    #8 - There Goes My Gun

    Season 4 Episode 15 - Aired 2013-11-14

    Annie, Auggie and Calder go on an unauthorized mission to Hong Kong in the hope of apprehending Henry's courier. Meanwhile, Joan and Arthur reveal a traitor who's been hiding in plain sight.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Sensitive Euro Man
    8.1/10 216 votes

    #9 - Sensitive Euro Man

    Season 5 Episode 10 - Aired 2014-08-26

    Annie helps McQuaid with a difficult mission, against Auggie's wishes; Hayley's hunt for the truth becomes more dogged.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Half a World Away
    8.0/10 313 votes

    #10 - Half a World Away

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2011-07-19

    Auggie is aided by a flight attendant (Rebecca Mader) while on his vacation to the international jazz festival in Istanbul. His trip turns into a mission when he inadvertently records the voice of the man who injured him during the war in Afghanistan.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Last Thing You Should Do
    8.0/10 298 votes

    #11 - The Last Thing You Should Do

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2012-07-24

    When a situation develops while Auggie is visiting Parker in Africa, Annie, Joan and Lena have to find a way to work together to bring him back safely.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Hang Wire
    8.0/10 230 votes

    #12 - Hang Wire

    Season 4 Episode 9 - Aired 2013-09-10

    Annie must stop Teo from committing a terrible act. Elsewhere, Auggie discovers Calder's allegiances and Arthur seeks help in defending the Campbell name.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Spit on a Stranger
    8.0/10 199 votes

    #13 - Spit on a Stranger

    Season 5 Episode 9 - Aired 2014-08-19

    Annie begins an operation without support from the agency; Calder interrogates Auggie; McQuaid Security has a new recruit.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Hang on to Yourself
    7.9/10 369 votes

    #14 - Hang on to Yourself

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2012-07-10

    After tragedy shakes up the CIA, Annie and the rest of the DPD find themselves in an unfamiliar situation.

    Director: Allan Kroeker

    Writer: N/A

  • Loving the Alien
    7.9/10 289 votes

    #15 - Loving the Alien

    Season 3 Episode 7 - Aired 2012-08-28

    When Simon invites Annie on a trip to Cuba, she accepts, knowing this is her best opportunity to learn what Simon has been planning. But going to Cuba means Annie won't have any backup if she gets caught.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Vamos
    7.9/10 276 votes

    #16 - Vamos

    Season 4 Episode 1 - Aired 2013-07-16

    Annie forges a professional relationship with Henry Wilcox while also adjusting to her new romance with Auggie. But when Annie and Auggie head to Columbia searching for a new person of interest: the Puma, the spy game gets serious.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Space (I Believe In)
    7.9/10 232 votes

    #17 - Space (I Believe In)

    Season 4 Episode 6 - Aired 2013-08-20

    Annie gets involved in an FBI investigation in order to cover her tracks. Elsewhere, Henry presents Annie with a major opportunity.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • No. 13 Baby
    7.9/10 224 votes

    #18 - No. 13 Baby

    Season 4 Episode 13 - Aired 2013-10-31

    Henry reaches out to his only ally within Langley, Calder. Joan reveals something during her deposition that puts a wedge between herself and Arthur. An old flame reveals she still holds a torch for Auggie.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • River Euphrates
    7.9/10 205 votes

    #19 - River Euphrates

    Season 4 Episode 14 - Aired 2013-11-07

    Annie travels to New York after receiving new intelligence. Elsewhere, Arthur's court date looms nearer, and Joan finds a solid lead.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Grounded
    7.9/10 198 votes

    #20 - Grounded

    Season 5 Episode 8 - Aired 2014-08-12

    Annie and Auggie dig into a conspiracy theory about the attack on the CIA; Joan and Calder must make a difficult decision.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Letter Never Sent
    7.8/10 296 votes

    #21 - Letter Never Sent

    Season 2 Episode 16 - Aired 2011-12-06

    Annie and Danielle's vacation in Stockholm turns dangerous when Danielle is mistaken for a spy, putting her life in danger.

    Director: Allan Kroeker

    Writer: N/A

  • Let's Dance
    7.8/10 284 votes

    #22 - Let's Dance

    Season 3 Episode 10 - Aired 2012-09-18

    The CIA attempts to obtain proof that an enemy is hiding in Russia, in the hopes of bringing them to justice.

    Director: Andrew Bernstein

    Writer: N/A

  • Dead
    7.8/10 225 votes

    #23 - Dead

    Season 4 Episode 11 - Aired 2013-10-17

    Annie begins her first deep cover operation completely on her own. Meanwhile, Auggie, Joan, Arthur and the rest of the CIA manage the fallout from Annie’s "death" at Calder’s hands.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Embassy Row
    7.8/10 207 votes

    #24 - Embassy Row

    Season 5 Episode 6 - Aired 2014-07-29

    While on an undercover mission, Annie must keep her guard up after she accepts an invitation to the Russian Embassy in Paris. Auggie attempts to juggle more than one relationship, while Joan unravels the details of Arthur’s most recent business trip.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Transport Is Arranged
    7.8/10 188 votes

    #25 - Transport Is Arranged

    Season 5 Episode 14 - Aired 2014-12-04

    Annie and McQuaid must sneak into Russian territory in pursuit of Belenko.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A