Timeless

10 Best Episodes of Timeless - Season 2

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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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.

Timeless - S2E9

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

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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

#3 - 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.

Timeless - S2E11

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

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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.

Timeless - S2E8

#5 - 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 - S2E1

#6 - The War to End All Wars (Season 2 - Episode 1)

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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 7.77 from 1761 votes.

Timeless - S2E5

#7 - The Kennedy Curse (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 7.76 from 1472 votes.

Timeless - S2E3

#8 - Hollywoodland (Season 2 - Episode 3)

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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 7.75 from 1579 votes.

Timeless - S2E6

#9 - The King of the Delta Blues (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 7.74 from 1429 votes.

Timeless - S2E4

#10 - The Salem Witch Hunt (Season 2 - Episode 4)

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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 7.73 from 1507 votes.

Timeless - S2E7

#11 - Mrs. Sherlock Holmes (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 7.73 from 1384 votes.

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Timeless - S2E2

#12 - The Darlington 500 (Season 2 - Episode 2)

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The Time Team chases Rittenhouse to a stock car race in the 1950s where Wyatt learns that his favorite race car driver is actually a Rittenhouse sleeper agent on a mission to destroy the American car industry. To stop the Rittenhouse plan, Wyatt, Lucy and Rufus team up with Wendell Scott, the first African-American NASCAR driver.

The episode was rated 7.65 from 1625 votes.

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Last updated: nov 16, 2022

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