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The Best Episodes of The Enemy Within

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

Erica Shepherd is a brilliant former CIA operative, now known as the most notorious traitor in American history serving life in a Supermax prison. Against every fiber of his being but with nowhere else to turn, FBI Agent Will Keaton enlists Shepherd to help track down a fiercely dangerous and elusive criminal she knows all too well. While Shepherd and Keaton have different motivations for bringing the enemy to justice, they both know that to catch a spy… they must think like one.

Genres:DramaCrime
Network:NBC

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "The Enemy Within" is "Sequestered", rated 8.2/10 from 218 user votes. It was directed by Andrew McCarthy and written by Matt Corman, Chris Ord. "Sequestered" aired on 5/13/2019 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "The Embassy".

  • Sequestered
    8.2/10 218 votes

    #1 - Sequestered

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2019-05-13

    Keaton and his team are able to intervene and stop the assassination of a high-profile congresswoman; Shepherd interrogates the congresswoman, who had previously used Shepherd's treason conviction as a launching pad for her political career.

    Director: Andrew McCarthy

    Writer: Matt Corman, Chris Ord

  • The Embassy
    8.1/10 219 votes

    #2 - The Embassy

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2019-05-06

    When a highly sophisticated Tal operative evades FBI custody and flees to the Swiss embassy, the Cointel team must go under cover. What begins as a smooth counterintelligence operation quickly devolves into a tense hostage situation.

    Director: Marisol Adler

    Writer: Jason Wilborn, Mellori Velasquez

  • Havana
    7.9/10 288 votes

    #3 - Havana

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2019-03-25

    Once Shepherd convinces Keaton that Anna Cruz is a mole inside the FBI working for Tal, Keaton decides to keep his enemies close. With a fox in their henhouse, Keaton and the team spy on one of their own, hoping Cruz will lead them to Tal.

    Director: Martha Mitchell

    Writer: Andi Bushell

  • Eye of Horus
    7.7/10 272 votes

    #4 - Eye of Horus

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2019-04-01

    After a bomb explodes in Jersey City, the Cointel team captures a key planner, Sam Fathi, who can lead them to Tal, the mastermind behind the bombing. When Sam proves difficult to break, Shepherd convinces Keaton to detain a former Egyptian intelligence officer to help, leading to an urgent mission to stop another bomb from going off.

    Director: Ben Hernandez Bray

    Writer: Tony Camerino

  • Decoded
    7.7/10 262 votes

    #5 - Decoded

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2019-04-08

    When the FBI intercepts stolen NSA software intended for Tal, Keaton uses the technology as an opportunity to go on the offensive and sends Shepherd undercover. Keaton must choose between catching Tal or saving the life of an innocent teenager.

    Director: Melanie Mayron

    Writer: Matt Corman, Chris Ord

  • Homecoming
    7.7/10 236 votes

    #6 - Homecoming

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2019-04-22

    After a major Tal operative escapes CIA custody, Shepherd returns to Langley to help track the fugitive down. Shepherd and Keaton discover the CIA is withholding vital information on Tal, so they spy on the CIA to find out what the agency knows.

    Director: Lily Mariye

    Writer: David Appelbaum, Erin Donovan

  • Sierra Maestra
    7.7/10 220 votes

    #7 - Sierra Maestra

    Season 1 Episode 13 - Aired 2019-05-20

    Tal's war on the CIA expands to two fronts; Keaton and the CoIntel team must locate the domestic target before Chigorin launches an all-out assault on the unsuspecting innocents; Shepherd convinces Keaton to let her go to Cuba to thwart Tal's attack.

    Director: Steve Shill

    Writer: Ken Woodruff

  • Pilot
    7.6/10 572 votes

    #8 - Pilot

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2019-02-25

    Former CIA agent Erica Shepherd, now known as one of the most notorious traitors in recent American history. Shepherd is brought out of a federal Supermax prison by FBI Agent Will Keaton to help stop some of the most dangerous acts of espionage threatening the United States today.

    Director: Mark Pellington

    Writer: Ken Woodruff

  • Confessions
    7.6/10 302 votes

    #9 - Confessions

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2019-03-18

    When intelligence obtained by Shepherd during her stint at the notorious ADMAX prison is linked to a pending attack on U.S. soil, Keaton and the CoIntel team embark on a manhunt to find and stop a deadly international operative.

    Director: David Boyd

    Writer: Jason Wilborn

  • An Offer
    7.6/10 259 votes

    #10 - An Offer

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2019-04-15

    Flashbacks to the past reveal the fateful events that led CIA Deputy Director Erica Shepherd to betray her country and the ensuing investigation that put her on a collision course with Will Keaton.

    Director: Jono Oliver

    Writer: Ken Woodruff

  • Chigorin
    7.6/10 224 votes

    #11 - Chigorin

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2019-04-29

    When a group of contractors working for the CIA is murdered, Keaton and the team discover the CIA is keeping secrets from the FBI regarding Tal. Shepherd's ex-husband finds out that Hannah has been lying and visiting Shepherd.

    Director: David S. Tuttman

    Writer: Andi Bushell, Aireka Muse

  • Black Bear
    7.5/10 386 votes

    #12 - Black Bear

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2019-03-04

    When a former CIA operative is murdered, Keaton enlists Shepherd to help recover valuable intel that could take down Tal once and for all. But the question remains, can Shepherd be trusted?

    Director: Charles Beeson

    Writer: Ken Woodruff

  • The Ambassador's Wife
    7.5/10 326 votes

    #13 - The Ambassador's Wife

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2019-03-11

    Following the discovery that a U.S. ambassador is selling classified intelligence to a Colombian cartel, Shepherd devises a plan to catch him that will push Keaton's moral code to the brink. Keaton brings a new member onto the team.

    Director: Richard J. Lewis

    Writer: David Appelbaum