Covert Affairs

10 Worst 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.

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Covert Affairs - S5E11

#1 - Trigger Cut (Season 5 - Episode 11)

McQuaid's health hangs in the balance; Annie seeks information in Istanbul; Arthur takes control.

The episode was rated 7.73 from 388 votes.

Covert Affairs - S1E3

#2 - South Bound Suarez (Season 1 - Episode 3)


Annie is tasked with getting close to Diego, a college student, in the hopes that his sister, Julia, will provide the CIA with intel on Victor Ponces, a corrupt Venezuelan government official. But when the CIA station agent looking into Ponces goes missing, Diego's trust in Annie means that she's going to have to finish the job.

The episode was rated 7.75 from 349 votes.

Covert Affairs - S1E2

#3 - Walter's Walk (Season 1 - Episode 2)

New CIA agent Annie Walker is still forced to work on low-key cases until she is tipped off that a IRA cell operates in America.

The episode was rated 7.76 from 387 votes.

Covert Affairs - S5E2

#4 - False Skorpion (Season 5 - Episode 2)


Annie thinks about working with Ryan McQuaid in an effort to catch a terrorist in Venezuela. Auggie is questioned by the NCTC.

The episode was rated 7.77 from 445 votes.

Covert Affairs - S5E15

#5 - Frontwards (Season 5 - Episode 15)

Annie and McQuaid's relationship deepens while tracking down Belenko's next target.

The episode was rated 7.81 from 347 votes.

Covert Affairs - S5E3

#6 - Unseen Power of the Picket Fence (Season 5 - Episode 3)


After a botched escape attempt, Annie and McQuaid combine forces to get out of Venezuela. Joan works with Arthur and his new co-worker, Caitlyn Cook, to extract their fellow operatives. Calder’s clandestine affair takes on a new dimension.

The episode was rated 7.82 from 424 votes.

Covert Affairs - S5E12

#7 - Starlings of the Slipstream (Season 5 - Episode 12)

Annie searches for a rogue chemist in Germany; questions about Joan's time in the Balkans.

The episode was rated 7.85 from 400 votes.

Covert Affairs - S5E14

#8 - Transport Is Arranged (Season 5 - Episode 14)


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

The episode was rated 7.86 from 367 votes.

Covert Affairs - S5E6

#9 - Embassy Row (Season 5 - Episode 6)

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.

The episode was rated 7.90 from 403 votes.

Covert Affairs - S1E1

#10 - Pilot (Season 1 - Episode 1)


Annie Walker is removed from CIA training and thrust into the inner sanctum of the Agency for what appears to be their need of her exceptional linguistic skills, but there may be something or someone from her past that her CIA bosses are really after.

The episode was rated 7.90 from 493 votes.

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