The Recruit

10 Worst Episodes of The Recruit

A fledgling lawyer at the CIA that becomes enmeshed in dangerous international power politics when a former asset threatens to expose the nature of her long-term relationship with the agency unless they exonerate her of a serious crime.

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The Recruit - S1E1

#1 - I.N.A.S.I.A.L. (Season 1 - Episode 1)

Thrown into the deep end during his first week at the CIA, rookie lawyer Owen Hendricks quickly gets in over his head when he uncovers a possible threat.

The episode was rated 7.33 from 380 votes.

The Recruit - S1E5

#2 - T.S.L.A.Y.P. (Season 1 - Episode 5)


Owen's plan to move on from Max suffers a setback when he's ordered back to Phoenix, where credit cards and prying eyes cause problems at work and home.

The episode was rated 7.41 from 283 votes.

The Recruit - S1E2

#3 - N.L.T.S.Y.P. (Season 1 - Episode 2)

While scrambling to learn how to navigate the high-stakes world of international espionage, Owen attempts to track down classified information on Max.

The episode was rated 7.54 from 322 votes.

The Recruit - S1E3

#4 - Y.D.E.K.W.Y.D. (Season 1 - Episode 3)


Owen's crash course in CIA protocols continues as he negotiates with Max, goes on a date with a co-worker and contends with a hostile agency employee.

The episode was rated 7.56 from 296 votes.

The Recruit - S1E4

#5 - I.Y.D.I.A.A.C. (Season 1 - Episode 4)

When a major snag jeopardizes Max's case, Owen races to find a legal loophole — and urges her not to take matters into her own ruthless hands.

The episode was rated 7.60 from 293 votes.

The Recruit - S1E6

#6 - I.C.I.N.C. (Season 1 - Episode 6)


On the heels of his risky negotiations on Max's behalf, Owen faces uncomfortable questions from his colleagues — and friends — about their connection.

The episode was rated 7.60 from 279 votes.

The Recruit - S1E7

#7 - I.M.F.T.B.S. (Season 1 - Episode 7)

A mission to Geneva to retrieve assets from a Swiss bank account spirals into chaos for Owen and Max, while Hannah's mom pressures her for information.

The episode was rated 7.66 from 282 votes.

The Recruit - S1E8

#8 - W.T.F.I.O.H. (Season 1 - Episode 8)


The mission with Max takes a dangerous turn as complications arise, bullets fly — and Owen's personal and professional lives collide.

The episode was rated 7.76 from 295 votes.

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