The Unit

10 Best Episodes of The Unit

A covert team of special forces operatives risk their lives on undercover missions around the globe, while their wives maintain the homefront, protecting their husbands' secrets.

Written by Sophie and last updated on jan 12, 2023.

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The Unit - S4E10

#15 - Misled & Misguided (Season 4 - Episode 10)

The team's attempts to raid an anthrax lab are thwarted by an official from the Department of Defense (Michael McKean), who believes his high-tech intelligence is superior to field logic.

The episode was rated 8.04 from 162 votes.

The Unit - S3E1

#14 - Pandemonium (1) (Season 3 - Episode 1)


Jonas is still in hiding, Mack and Hector are still imprisoned, Charles is on the run, Bob is in Mexico, working for the CIA and Colonel Ryan is again called to answer question before a Congressional hearing.

The episode was rated 8.04 from 201 votes.

The Unit - S3E7

#13 - Five Brothers (Season 3 - Episode 7)

The Unit is in Lebanon when Charles is seriously wounded. They must think and act quickly to save his life. On the Home Front, Tiffy's problems continue to build when a man attempts to tow her car. The women stand up and fight to protect her.

The episode was rated 8.04 from 172 votes.

The Unit - S4E18

#12 - Best Laid Plans (Season 4 - Episode 18)


The mission's plans go awry and Bob must run interference when Jonas and Mack are undercover to find the terrorists who killed the Vice President.

The episode was rated 8.05 from 174 votes.

The Unit - S1E7

#11 - Dedication (Season 1 - Episode 7)

The crew must fly to Afghanistan to assassinate a high ranking member of the Taliban. However, one of their team helicopters ends up going down in enemy territory, placing the entire crew in jeopardy. Back at the base, Molly confronts a friend and retired Unit veteran about his addiction to painkillers and Kim ends up getting a job at the local radio station.

The episode was rated 8.05 from 237 votes.

The Unit - S4E1

#10 - Sacrifice (Season 4 - Episode 1)


While women are being secretly relocated and moved off the base for their own safety, Jonas and the team must unravel an assassination plot against the vice president and president elect.

The episode was rated 8.09 from 201 votes.

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#9 - Endgame (Season 4 - Episode 21)

Molly is kidnapped and used as bait, while Jonas is out of the country looking into a Russian terrorist cell.

The episode was rated 8.10 from 169 votes.

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#8 - Paradise Lost (Season 2 - Episode 23)


The Unit faces its greatest threat when they are investigated by the Government for their actions. Each man must make difficult choices, which may put their entire team in jeopardy.

The episode was rated 8.10 from 172 votes.

The Unit - S4E11

#7 - Switchblade (Season 4 - Episode 11)

Jonas and the team force a Department of Defense official to go with them on an assignment and experience the realities of war; A mysterious women shows up at Aerodyne headquarters. Kim is finally reunited with her kids.

The episode was rated 8.11 from 178 votes.

The Unit - S4E7

#6 - Into Hell (Part 1) (Season 4 - Episode 7)


The team travels to Iraq to save Jonas' daughter, who has been kidnapped; Col. Ryan must face the consequences for his adultery with Mack's wife.

The episode was rated 8.16 from 180 votes.

The Unit - S3E8

#5 - Play 16 (Season 3 - Episode 8)

Jonas goes on a solo mission, enlisting the help of some local militants to hunt down a terrorist known as "The Butcher". Charles is still recovering in the hospital, Mack takes on the task of arranging Hector's final funeral preparations, with the help of the other wives and Bob has been ordered to deal with the rescued journalist. Ryan must deal with the man sent by Washington to oversee the cover story.

The episode was rated 8.20 from 188 votes.

The Unit - S4E16

#4 - Hill 60 (Season 4 - Episode 16)


Unable to communicate with the outside world, the Unit and their families must survive when a deadly gas poisons anyone in their community who steps outside.

The episode was rated 8.20 from 171 votes.

The Unit - S4E22

#3 - Unknown Soldier (Season 4 - Episode 22)

When several dirty bombs are found on American soil, The Unit is deployed to find and diffuse. On the home front, the wives prepare for a wedding and a possible divorce.

The episode was rated 8.30 from 172 votes.

The Unit - S3E2

#2 - Pandemonium (2) (Season 3 - Episode 2)


Jonas works out a plan and the team reunites to clear their reputation. Kim is working behind the scenes to keep the CIA away from the other wives.

The episode was rated 8.32 from 201 votes.

The Unit - S4E8

#1 - Into Hell (Part 2) (Season 4 - Episode 8)

The team keeps trying to rescue Betsy Blane from Syrian captors; Mack has an opportunity to get revenge on Ryan for his affair with Tiffy.

The episode was rated 8.38 from 186 votes.

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