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The Best Episodes of Taken

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

The origin story of younger, hungrier, former Green Beret Bryan Mills as he deals with a personal tragedy that shakes his world. As he fights to overcome the incident and exact revenge, Mills is pulled into a career as a deadly CIA operative, a job that awakens his very particular, and very dangerous, set of skills.

Genres:Action & AdventureCrimeDramaComedy
Network:NBC

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "Taken" is "Viceroy", rated 8/10 from 187 user votes. It was directed by Chris Fisher and written by Greg Plageman. "Viceroy" aired on 6/30/2018 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Render".

  • Viceroy
    8.0/10 187 votes

    #1 - Viceroy

    Season 2 Episode 16 - Aired 2018-06-30

    With Hart in grave danger, the team must find their own way to stop Ramsey before his plan to assassinate a senator starts a war with international terrorists.

    Director: Chris Fisher

    Writer: Greg Plageman

  • Render
    7.9/10 185 votes

    #2 - Render

    Season 2 Episode 15 - Aired 2018-06-23

    The daughter of a government official working overseas is taken, and an unexpected suspect derails Bryan's rescue operation.

    Director: Edward Ornelas

    Writer: Erik Mountain

  • I Surrender
    7.8/10 364 votes

    #3 - I Surrender

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2017-05-01

    In the season finale, the FBI threatens to remove Christina from command and Bryan and John lead a rogue mission that risks everything to stop Mejia's associates before.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • S.E.R.E.
    7.8/10 357 votes

    #4 - S.E.R.E.

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2018-01-12

    Bryan Mills fights for his life inside a secret Mexican prison and plans a series of dangerous deals to put him on track for escape to the United States. But plans change when Mills and a young migrant girl are taken by human traffickers. Meanwhile, Christina Hart leverages her spycraft skills to obtain powerful new software that could locate Mills, and enlists two unlikely allies to aid in her mission to bring Mills home.

    Director: Romeo Tirone

    Writer: Greg Plageman, Tony Camerino

  • Password
    7.8/10 205 votes

    #5 - Password

    Season 2 Episode 11 - Aired 2018-04-13

    When a bomb goes off in Washington D.C., the team suspects an innocent man is being framed for the crime. Meanwhile, Kilroy tracks down a notorious hacker.

    Director: David Wellington

    Writer: Andy Callahan

  • ACGT
    7.8/10 189 votes

    #6 - ACGT

    Season 2 Episode 13 - Aired 2018-06-02

    When a CIA analyst's son is kidnapped, the team gets help from an unlikely source - another kidnapping victim. Meanwhile, Hart discovers the sinister motive behind the abductions.

    Director: Bill Johnson

    Writer: Nicole DeMasi

  • Hammurabi
    7.6/10 286 votes

    #7 - Hammurabi

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2018-01-26

    A laid-off worker kidnaps a high-powered accountant in revenge for his lost pension, and the team gets swept up in a case of class warfare when Bryan decides to help the kidnapper get justice.

    Director: Lukas Ettlin

    Writer: Zak Schwartz

  • OPSEC
    7.6/10 265 votes

    #8 - OPSEC

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2018-02-02

    When the President's emergency "football" is stolen, Bryan and the team must recover it before classified national security measures fall into dangerous hands.

    Director: Sarah Pia Anderson

    Writer: Aaron Carew

  • Charm School
    7.6/10 242 votes

    #9 - Charm School

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2018-03-09

    When the wife of a war hero senator is taken, Bryan and the team must determine if her disappearance was orchestrated by a foreign government or someone closer to home. Meanwhile, Christina's meeting with an old friend brings up painful memories.

    Director: Michael Nankin

    Writer: Sanford Golden, Karen Wyscarver

  • Carapace
    7.6/10 180 votes

    #10 - Carapace

    Season 2 Episode 14 - Aired 2018-06-09

    Bryan must protect his cousin when he’s targeted by a powerful crime syndicate. Meanwhile, Kilroy becomes a victim of blackmail

    Director: Ruba Nadda

    Writer: Zak Schwartz

  • Solo
    7.5/10 350 votes

    #11 - Solo

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2017-04-10

    During the team's efforts to thwart a Mejia weapons operation, Bryan is taken. As he relies on his ODNI training to survive, the team attempts a daring rescue. Meanwhile, Bryan and Asha take their relationship to the next level.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Quarry
    7.5/10 283 votes

    #12 - Quarry

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2018-01-19

    When a plane crashes carrying Bryan Mills and a key witness in a murder investigation, a wounded Mills must call upon the survival skills his father taught him to overcome the elements, find a way out of the woods and protect the witness from a lethal team of mercenaries on their tail. Meanwhile, Santana organizes a 'go big or go home' plan to locate the downed plane.

    Director: Stephen T. Kay

    Writer: Erik Mountain

  • Invitation Only
    7.5/10 248 votes

    #13 - Invitation Only

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2018-03-16

    Bryan and Santana must extract a nuclear physicist long thought dead, from a secret North Korean prison compound. Meanwhile, Kilroy faces a moral dilemma when Hart asks him to locate a criminal wanted by a foreign government.

    Director: T.J. Scott

    Writer: Andy Callahan

  • Strelochnik
    7.5/10 217 votes

    #14 - Strelochnik

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2018-03-23

    Hart takes a solo mission to track down the mentor who betrayed her, and the team tries to locate her before it's too late.

    Director: Elodie Keene

    Writer: Tony Camerino

  • Pilot
    7.3/10 723 votes

    #15 - Pilot

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2017-02-27

    The murder of Bryan Mills' sister launches him into a dangerous mission for revenge against cartel boss Carlos Mejia. A secret US intelligence agency, led by Christina Hart, covertly uses Bryan as bait to capture Mejia, and in the end recruits Bryan to become a part of their team.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Leah
    7.3/10 351 votes

    #16 - Leah

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2017-04-17

    A Mossad agent from Christina's past asks for her help and protection. First, they need to know who is trying to kill Leah, then the "why" becomes rather obvious.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Gone
    7.3/10 342 votes

    #17 - Gone

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2017-04-24

    The spouse of an FBI agent is kidnapped. Bryan wants nothing left to chance when Mexico demands the return of Mejia. Asha learns the identify of her friendly neighbor.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • All About Eve
    7.3/10 208 votes

    #18 - All About Eve

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2018-04-06

    Bryan must stop an act of biological terrorism when invasive species are stolen from the Global Seed Bank in Norway.

    Director: Scott Peters

    Writer: Brusta Brown, John Mitchell Todd

  • Mattie G.
    7.2/10 403 votes

    #19 - Mattie G.

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2017-03-20

    Riley's insistence to uncover the truth behind a fatal drug given to war vets results in her asset's child being taken. Bryan defies orders to rescue the girl and uncover the truth. When a break-in at Asha's apartment leaves her shaken, a new neighbor is there to calm her nerves.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Hail Mary
    7.2/10 354 votes

    #20 - Hail Mary

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2017-04-03

    The ODNI is asked to facilitate the defection of a Russian FSB agent, but the agent's pregnant girlfriend throws a curve in the team's plans. Meanwhile, Christina goes off the books to reveal a mole in the CIA, and John's attempt to resolve his brother's problem with a local gang results in a spiritual crisis.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Ready
    7.1/10 513 votes

    #21 - Ready

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2017-03-06

    Bryan gets his first chance in the field but the mission goes bust, resulting in a tragic death. The team uncovers a group of government officials skimming off of refugee funds, which also leads Christina to reconnect with a long lost love. Meanwhile, Asha shows up unexpectedly at Bryan's doorstep.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Off Side
    7.1/10 447 votes

    #22 - Off Side

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2017-03-13

    Bryan and team search for a suspected terrorist who has been taken, leading them to uncover a deeper plot within their own government. Christina receives troubling news and turns to Harry for support. Asha expresses her concern over Bryan's fixation with Mejia.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Absalom
    7.1/10 271 votes

    #23 - Absalom

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2018-03-02

    Santana must face her past when a foreign diplomat linked to a sex trafficking ring is kidnapped.

    Director: Romeo Tirone

    Writer: Erik Mountain

  • A Clockwork Swiss
    7.0/10 371 votes

    #24 - A Clockwork Swiss

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2017-03-27

    Christina orders the retrieval of sensitive documents in Zurich needed to prevent economic and political disaster. But the mission to break into a bank vault turns into a three-way battle, and a race to escape safely. Meanwhile, Asha's trust in Elena proves to be misplaced and leaves Bryan vulnerable.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Imperium
    6.9/10 194 votes

    #25 - Imperium

    Season 2 Episode 12 - Aired 2018-05-26

    When a dangerous weapons dealer smuggles his wares into New York City, Bryan teams up with the FBI in a race to stop him before he reaches the safety of international waters.

    Director: M.J. Bassett

    Writer: Brusta Brown, John Mitchell Todd