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Every episode of TURN: Washington's Spies ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of TURN: Washington's Spies!

The story of New York farmer, Abe Woodhull, who bands together with a group of childhood friends to form The Culper Ring, an unlikely group of spies who turn the tide in America’s fight for independence.

Genres:War & PoliticsDrama

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The best episode of "TURN: Washington's Spies" is "Trial and Execution", rated 9.4/10 from 524 user votes. It was directed by Andrew McCarthy and written by Craig Silverstein. "Trial and Execution" aired on 6/27/2016 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Washington's Spies".

  • Trial and Execution
    9.4/10 524 votes

    #1 - Trial and Execution

    Season 3 Episode 10 - Aired 2016-06-27

    The captured spies on both sides of the war head to the gallows. Benedict Arnold demands glory revenge.

    Director: Andrew McCarthy

    Writer: Craig Silverstein

  • Washington's Spies
    9.3/10 489 votes

    #2 - Washington's Spies

    Season 4 Episode 10 - Aired 2017-08-12

    The fate of the Culper Ring is revealed; the American War of Independence comes to an end; a settling of accounts between shadows and spies; America struggles to begin.

    Director: Jeremy Webb

    Writer: Craig Silverstein, Michael Taylor

  • Blade on the Feather
    9.2/10 423 votes

    #3 - Blade on the Feather

    Season 3 Episode 9 - Aired 2016-06-20

    Benedict Arnold plots to give West Point to the British. Andre negotiates for Peggy. Abe plots a revolt in Setauket.

    Director: Jeremy Webb

    Writer: Alexander Rose

  • Belly of the Beast
    9.2/10 336 votes

    #4 - Belly of the Beast

    Season 4 Episode 8 - Aired 2017-07-29

    Abe and Simcoe settle their score; Ben appeals to Gen. Washington; Townsend risks everything while Caleb seeks redemption.

    Director: Nick Copus

    Writer: Mitchell Akselrad

  • Blood for Blood
    9.1/10 355 votes

    #5 - Blood for Blood

    Season 4 Episode 3 - Aired 2017-06-24

    Abe's scheme to rescue Caleb turns deadly. Anna faces a difficult decision. Arnold suspects Peggy is keeping a secret from him.

    Director: Keith Boak

    Writer: Scott Gunnison Miller

  • Gunpowder, Treason, and Plot
    9.0/10 455 votes

    #6 - Gunpowder, Treason, and Plot

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2015-06-08

    Abe plots to assassinate Major Hewlett, then receives a proposition from an unlikely ally. Ben fights at the Battle of Monmouth (June 28, 1778). Benedict Arnold continues to covet Peggy Shippen.

    Director: Jeremy Webb

    Writer: Craig Silverstein

  • Judgment
    9.0/10 394 votes

    #7 - Judgment

    Season 3 Episode 7 - Aired 2016-06-06

    Mary attempts to kill Simcoe by herself. Benedict Arnold defends himself in his court-martial. Ben reunites with his savior.

    Director: Omar Madha

    Writer: Scott Gunnison Miller

  • The Battle of Setauket
    8.9/10 533 votes

    #8 - The Battle of Setauket

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2014-06-08

    Mary struggles when she realizes that Abe is a spy working for the other side. Ben and Caleb hope to save Patriot families when they carry out a raid on Setauket.

    Director: Oliver Hirschbiegel

    Writer: Craig Silverstein

  • Our Man in New York
    8.8/10 325 votes

    #9 - Our Man in New York

    Season 4 Episode 6 - Aired 2017-07-15

    The plot to kidnap Benedict Arnold is hatched; Peggy learns Cicero's secret; Washington and the French clash over strategy.

    Director: Eagle Egilsson

    Writer: Alexander Rose

  • Quarry
    8.8/10 321 votes

    #10 - Quarry

    Season 4 Episode 7 - Aired 2017-07-22

    Ben's plan to kidnap Benedict Arnold conflicts with Abe's plan to kill Simcoe; changing loyalties turn enemies into allies.

    Director: Omar Madha

    Writer: Libby Friz

  • Hard Boiled
    8.7/10 457 votes

    #11 - Hard Boiled

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2015-04-13

    Abe gathers intelligence in New York. Simcoe escapes his punishment. John André attends a ball in Philadelphia and meets Peggy Shippen.

    Director: Andrew McCarthy

    Writer: Michael Taylor

  • Men of Blood
    8.7/10 424 votes

    #12 - Men of Blood

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2015-04-27

    Abe tries to recruit a new agent; Caleb and Rogers race to hunt down intelligence from London; Andre's history is exposed.

    Director: Kate Dennis

    Writer: Alexander Rose

  • Sealed Fate
    8.7/10 419 votes

    #13 - Sealed Fate

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2015-05-04

    Abe makes one last effort to recruit a spy inside New York. Ben must determine who is a double agent.

    Director: Keith Boak

    Writer: Mitchell Akselrad

  • Providence
    8.7/10 419 votes

    #14 - Providence

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2015-05-25

    The French join the fray. Caleb makes an uncomfortable trip and Abe makes an even more uncomfortable choice. Robert Rodgers finds himself unexpectedly unemployed.

    Director: Michael Uppendahl

    Writer: Andrew Colville

  • The Prodigal
    8.7/10 402 votes

    #15 - The Prodigal

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2015-06-01

    Abe returns from prison with critical intel. Tensions rise between Hewlett and Simcoe. Arnold rescues Peggy from a rebel mob.

    Director: Eagle Egilsson

    Writer: Michael Taylor

  • Cold Murdering Bastards
    8.7/10 396 votes

    #16 - Cold Murdering Bastards

    Season 3 Episode 2 - Aired 2016-05-02

    Anna tries to save the ring after Abe's cover is blown. Benedict Arnold seeks Washington's help against charges of treason. Townsend sends a signal.

    Director: Keith Boak

    Writer: Michael Taylor

  • Hypocrisy, Fraud, and Tyranny
    8.7/10 373 votes

    #17 - Hypocrisy, Fraud, and Tyranny

    Season 3 Episode 5 - Aired 2016-05-23

    Townsend uncovers a British counterfeiting operation. Rogers threatens to destroy Abe's spying ring. Simcoe threatens Richard.

    Director: Keith Boak

    Writer: Libby Friz

  • Many Mickles Make a Muckle
    8.7/10 388 votes

    #18 - Many Mickles Make a Muckle

    Season 3 Episode 6 - Aired 2016-05-30

    Washington goes to Benedict Arnold's Philadelphia ball. Abe tries to stop Rogers from reaching Townsend. Old friends and enemies collide.

    Director: Marvin V. Rush

    Writer: Mitchell Akselrad

  • Mended
    8.7/10 365 votes

    #19 - Mended

    Season 3 Episode 8 - Aired 2016-06-13

    The Culper Ring is resurrected in time to save Washington's army. Simcoe terrorizes Setauket as he hunts for Rogers. Anna infiltrates New York.

    Director: Kate Dennis

    Writer: Andrew Colville

  • The Black Hole of Calcutta
    8.7/10 326 votes

    #20 - The Black Hole of Calcutta

    Season 4 Episode 2 - Aired 2017-06-17

    When one of the Culper Ring members is captured, Arnold seeks to interrogate him - with the help of a ruthless Colonel Simcoe.

    Director: Andrew McCarthy

    Writer: Michael Taylor

  • Thoughts of a Free Man
    8.6/10 480 votes

    #21 - Thoughts of a Free Man

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2015-04-13

    A spy in London sends an urgent message to America. Mary impedes Abe's attempt to restart the spy ring. Benedict Arnold arrives in camp.

    Director: Gary Fleder

    Writer: Craig Silverstein

  • Valley Forge
    8.6/10 441 votes

    #22 - Valley Forge

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2015-05-18

    George Washington teeters on the edge of madness. Abe and Hewlett endure great hardships at the hands of their respective captors, though the latter's ends unexpectedly.

    Director: Kimberly Peirce

    Writer: Aïda Mashaka Croal

  • Benediction
    8.6/10 399 votes

    #23 - Benediction

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2016-05-09

    Peggy gets Benedict Arnold to contact the British. Caleb plans an ambush for Simcoe. Anna tries to save Major Hewlett.

    Director: Jeremy Webb

    Writer: LaToya Morgan

  • Hearts and Minds
    8.6/10 401 votes

    #24 - Hearts and Minds

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 2016-05-16

    Ben is rescued by a mysterious woman. Abe tries to stop Anna from marrying Hewlett. Arnold begins negotiations with the British. Andre betrays Peggy.

    Director: Deborah Chow

    Writer: Michael Taylor

  • Nightmare
    8.6/10 336 votes

    #25 - Nightmare

    Season 4 Episode 4 - Aired 2017-07-01

    Amidst a growing rebellion in camp, the Culper Ring must chart a new course. Arnold finds an unlikely ally. Rivington teaches Townsend a lesson.

    Director: Jeremy Webb

    Writer: Mitchell Akselrad