7.5
3,070 votes
Timeless

Timeless

NBC 2016

A mysterious criminal steals a secret state-of-the-art time machine, intent on destroying America as we know it by changing the past. Our only hope is an unexpected team: a scientist, a soldier and a history professor, who must use the machine's prototype to travel back in time to critical events. While they must make every effort not to affect the past themselves, they must also stay one step ahead of this dangerous fugitive. But can this handpicked team uncover the mystery behind it all and end his destruction before it's too late?

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The 10 Best Episodes of Timeless

Timeless - S2E10

#1 - Chinatown (Season 2 - Episode 10)

When Jiya makes a daring escape from Rittenhouse that strands her in San Francisco's Chinatown in 1888 with no way home, the fractured Time Team goes back to save her.

The episode was rated 8.25 from 921 votes.

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Timeless - S1E16

#2 - The Red Scare (Season 1 - Episode 16)

With one of our heroes' lives on the line, the team chases Flynn to 1954 through the paranoid corridors of Joe McCarthy's Washington D.C., en route to a secret, once-a-generation meeting of Rittenhouse leaders. While there, Lucy must wager the ultimate sacrifice to save history as we know it.

The episode was rated 8.06 from 3152 votes.

Timeless - S2E9

#3 - The General (Season 2 - Episode 9)

When the Mothership jumps to South Carolina in 1863, the Time Team partners up with a courageous Union spy and military leader, Harriet Tubman - AKA "The General" - to thwart Rittenhouse's plan to alter the outcome of the Civil War. Back in the present, Rittenhouse hits the team where it hurts the most.

The episode was rated 8.03 from 1315 votes.

Timeless - S2E12

#4 - The Miracle of Christmas (2) (Season 2 - Episode 12)

As Christmas arrives in the Bunker, the Time Team is inspired by a visit from their future selves to find a way to try to save Rufus. But when the Mothership jumps to 1848 California, they're forced to put those plans on hold and chase Rittenhouse back to the Gold Rush, where they encounter one of the era's most dangerous villains. Then chasing the Mothership to Korea in the winter of 1950, our team helps a stranded, pregnant refugee attempt to escape a tragic fate. Stuck with no way out, our team faces its toughest challenge yet, and in the process, come to terms with their feelings for each other.

The episode was rated 8.02 from 804 votes.

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Timeless - S1E10

#5 - The Capture of Benedict Arnold (Season 1 - Episode 10)

A stunning turn during the American Revolution prompts Lucy, Wyatt, and Rufus to question whether they've been fighting on the wrong side this whole time. While Agent Christopher prepares for the worst back in present day, the team encounters the Father of the Country, makes a dubious pact, and confronts the possibility they may not be a trio for long.

The episode was rated 7.82 from 3380 votes.

Timeless - S1E15

#6 - Public Enemy No. 1 (Season 1 - Episode 15)

Lucy, Wyatt, and Rufus decide to take matters into their own hands, but are caught off guard when Flynn lands in 1931 Chicago to call in a favor from notorious gangster Al Capone. Hot on Flynn's trail, our heroes try to enlist the help of famed lawman, Elliot Ness, in pursuit of Al Capone after Flynn aids him in avoiding justice. A clue leads the team to a crucial revelation about Rittenhouse.

The episode was rated 7.82 from 3074 votes.

Timeless - S2E11

#7 - The Miracle of Christmas (1) (Season 2 - Episode 11)

As Christmas arrives in the Bunker, the Time Team is inspired by a visit from their future selves to find a way to try to save Rufus. But when the Mothership jumps to 1848 California, they're forced to put those plans on hold and chase Rittenhouse back to the Gold Rush, where they encounter one of the era's most dangerous villains. Then chasing the Mothership to Korea in the winter of 1950, our team helps a stranded, pregnant refugee attempt to escape a tragic fate. Stuck with no way out, our team faces its toughest challenge yet, and in the process, come to terms with their feelings for each other.

The episode was rated 7.80 from 866 votes.

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Timeless - S1E13

#8 - Karma Chameleon (Season 1 - Episode 13)

Wyatt convinces Rufus to steal the Lifeboat for an unauthorized mission to prevent Wyatt's wife's killer from ever being born. Lucy must cover for them in the present, as Agent Christopher discovers the ship is missing and Anthony Bruhl makes an alarming confession.

The episode was rated 7.77 from 3151 votes.

Timeless - S2E8

#9 - The Day Reagan Was Shot (Season 2 - Episode 8)

The Time Team travels back to 1981 Washington D.C. on the day President Reagan was shot, only to discover that the Sleeper’s target isn’t the President – but a young rookie police officer.

The episode was rated 7.77 from 1376 votes.

Timeless - S1E11

#10 - The World's Columbian Exposition (Season 1 - Episode 11)

Lucy's situation grows desperate after she's captured by Flynn and taken to the 1893 Chicago World's Fair. In their dogged pursuit of Lucy, Wyatt and Rufus fall into a sinister trap.

The episode was rated 7.77 from 2743 votes.

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Timeless - S2E1
#11 - The War to End All Wars
7.77
Season 2 - Episode 1

After barely escaping an explosion at Mason Industries, Wyatt and Rufus chase the Mothership back to a French battlefront during World War I to rescue Lucy. Meanwhile, Lucy recruits Marie Curie, the famous French scientist and the first person to win two Nobel Prizes, to help save the life of a wounded American soldier, knowing only that Rittenhouse wants him alive.

The episode was rated from 1761 votes.
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Timeless - S1E9
#12 - Last Ride of Bonnie & Clyde
7.76
Season 1 - Episode 9

On the run with the bank-robbing Barrow gang, the team needs to gain the trust of ill-fated lovers Bonnie and Clyde in order to find out Flynn's target in the Depression-era South. While Agent Christopher tracks down a lead in present day, Lucy, Rufus, and Wyatt risk getting caught in the crossfire, suspecting that whatever Flynn's after may be a key piece of the whole puzzle.

The episode was rated from 3454 votes.
Timeless - S2E5
#13 - The Kennedy Curse
7.76
Season 2 - Episode 5

When a mission goes awry, Wyatt and Rufus are forced to bring a 17-year-old John F. Kennedy with them to the present. Anxious to return the future president to history, the team must find a way to work together to rescue JFK and return him to the past before Rittenhouse assassinates him in 2018.

The episode was rated from 1472 votes.
Timeless - S1E8
#14 - Space Race
7.75
Season 1 - Episode 8

As the nation waits to hear the fate of the astronauts of Apollo 11, Flynn arrives near mission control, intending to rewrite the events of that momentous day. Hot on his trail, Lucy, Wyatt, and Rufus need to be bolder than ever and call upon one of history's unsung heroes if they're going to have a shot at setting things right.

The episode was rated from 3513 votes.
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Timeless - S1E6
#15 - The Watergate Tape
7.75
Season 1 - Episode 6

The mystery behind the greatest political scandal of the 20th century is finally solved when Flynn beats our team to the punch in Richard Nixon's Washington. While Rufus and Lucy are set on an investigative course that leaves them both rattled to the core, Wyatt's tragic past erupts, and the secrecy behind Flynn's hidden agenda begins to unravel.

The episode was rated from 3702 votes.
Timeless - S2E3
#16 - Hollywoodland
7.75
Season 2 - Episode 3

When a Rittenhouse sleeper agent in 1941 Hollywood steals the only copy of Citizen Kane, Lucy, Wyatt and Rufus team up with Hedy Lamarr to get it back. Hedy Lamarr turns out to be not only a glamorous movie star but also a scientific wizard whose discoveries led to the invention of Wi-Fi.

The episode was rated from 1579 votes.
Timeless - S1E12
#17 - The Murder of Jesse James
7.74
Season 1 - Episode 12

Flynn teams up with legendary outlaw, Jesse James. Together they cut a bloody swath across the American frontier. Hot on Flynn's trail, Lucy, Wyatt, and Rufus enlist the help of an iconic Marshal to help bring the fugitives to justice.

The episode was rated from 3102 votes.
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Timeless - S2E6
#18 - The King of the Delta Blues
7.74
Season 2 - Episode 6

When Rufus and Jiya add a fourth seat to the Lifeboat, for the first time ever, Connor Mason joins the team as they travel back to the dusty backroads and smoky juke joints of the Depression-era South to rescue the life and legacy of Robert Johnson – King of the Delta Blues, Godfather of Rock n’ Roll and a man who, legend has it, bought his musical genius from the Devil for the price of his soul. Meanwhile, Agent Christopher keeps Wyatt in the present to execute a dangerous raid on Rittenhouse headquarters.

The episode was rated from 1429 votes.
Timeless - S2E4
#19 - The Salem Witch Hunt
7.73
Season 2 - Episode 4

While Wyatt sneaks away from the bunker to face an unbelievable truth, Lucy, Rufus and their former enemy-turned- teammate, Garcia Flynn, chase the Mothership to the Salem Witch Trials. There they must prevent the execution of a headstrong young woman who, it turns out, is mother to one of the most consequential Americans of all time.

The episode was rated from 1507 votes.
Timeless - S2E7
#20 - Mrs. Sherlock Holmes
7.73
Season 2 - Episode 7

In the bustle of 1919 New York City, suffragette Alice Paul is framed for murder and the Time Team partners up with legendary female crime solver Grace Humiston – AKA “Mrs. Sherlock Holmes.” Together they attempt to prove Alice’s innocence in time for her to give a powerful speech that turns the tide in the passage of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote. Back in the present, Connor Mason salvages key intel from the Rittenhouse raid.

The episode was rated from 1384 votes.
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Last updated: sep 24, 2022

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Another great show people rated bad here before they even saw it... There's some Legends of Tomorrow similarities where it's about chasing a bad guy through time. However, I'm hooked anyway due to good cast and performances. The show is fun as well.

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Looks like a copy of spanish's Ministerio del Tiempo. In fact, its showrunner has taken it to the courts.

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I feel like this is gonna be a bad one....

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