The Unit

10 Worst 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 - S4E13

#10 - The Spear of Destiny (Season 4 - Episode 13)

Jonas and a seriously wounded Mack take refuge in a monastery where he is ordered to steal the monks' most prized possession. Back home, Bob is asked to perform a dangerous mission that will reveal the darkest side of his job to Kim.

The episode was rated 7.79 from 167 votes.

The Unit - S1E3

#9 - 200th Hour (Season 1 - Episode 3)


Jonas attempts to rescue a group of American missionaries in hiding in Indonesia. However, he soon realizes the mission is going to take more manpower then he expected. At the base, Mac ends up being shot by Bob during a training exercise and Molly, Kim and Tiffy prepare to host a visiting senator.

The episode was rated 7.78 from 302 votes.

The Unit - S3E10

#8 - Gone Missing (Season 3 - Episode 10)

In Montenegro, Bob has a moral dilemma when he disagrees with the team's mission. Tiffy discovers some information about Molly's past and decides to look into it further.

The episode was rated 7.76 from 171 votes.

The Unit - S2E9

#7 - Report by Exception (Season 2 - Episode 9)


Colonel Ryan becomes under scrutiny from a Congressional committee in Washington. Jonas and the team work against an oil minister in South American. On the home front, Molly works with Kim in finding a babysitter for the children.

The episode was rated 7.75 from 201 votes.

The Unit - S3E5

#6 - Inside Out (Season 3 - Episode 5)

Jonas must recover a chip containing information that could prevent a possible terrorist attack.

The episode was rated 7.75 from 172 votes.

The Unit - S1E2

#5 - Stress (Season 1 - Episode 2)


The team, minus Bob, are in search of a fallen Chinese satellite. This quickly turns into an opportunity to capture one of the world's most wanted terrorists. Meanwhile, Bob is questioned about the Unit's role in the rescue of the hijacked plane. Molly decides to visit the Unit's psychiatrist about the shooting at her home. Kim is frustrating about moving and then comforts a woman who has just learned her husband has died in combat.

The episode was rated 7.74 from 383 votes.

The Unit - S1E5

#4 - Non-Permissive Environment (Season 1 - Episode 5)

Jonas and the team carry out an assasination of a terrorist in Spain. However, they soon find out that the government called off the mission and will now not protect them in the country which means there only hope is to escape. Back at the base, Molly learns that her daughter Betsy wants to drop out of college and Kim thinks about taking a college course herself.

The episode was rated 7.73 from 252 votes.

The Unit - S2E5

#3 - Force Majeure (Season 2 - Episode 5)


The Unit finds itself torn between saving an African dictator or innocent people when they are sent into a hospital as a hurricane hits.On the home front, Mack and Tiffy reconnect with each other.

The episode was rated 7.70 from 195 votes.

The Unit - S2E6

#2 - Old Home Week (Season 2 - Episode 6)

The team is assigned to stop of shipment of smuggled diamonds and Bob is conflicted when he sees one of the men helping themselves to the diamonds. On the home front, Molly and Kim are raising money to help the men and women serving in Iraq. Tiffy debates the war with protesters from a local school.

The episode was rated 7.70 from 207 votes.

The Unit - S2E14

#1 - Johnny B. Good (Season 2 - Episode 14)


The team is sent into Iran to set up a system that can detect Weapons of Mass Destruction. The mission goes off kilter when civilians become involved.On the home front, Tiffy runs into a dilemma while doing her community service. Molly and Kim are helping Jeremy and are confused by Crystal's behaviors. Mack finds himself in trouble.

The episode was rated 7.67 from 171 votes.

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