Underground

  1. Episode 10 The White Whale
    Underground Season Finale Recap: Freedom “The name’s Harriet.”
  2. Episode 9 Black and Blue
    Underground Recap: Devil’s Snare The Hawkses’ safehouse isn’t freedom. It’s purgatory.
  3. Episode 8 Grave
    Underground Recap: ‘We Can Survive Anything’ How long can Underground toe the line between entertainment and historical reverence?
  4. Episode 7 Cradle
    Underground Recap: Ambushed The Macon escapees are hiding out in Indian territory, but they’re far from safe.
  5. Episode 6 Troubled Water
    Underground Recap: Baptism A preacher’s arrival on the Macon plantation won’t lead to redemption.
  6. Episode 5 Run & Gun
    Underground Recap: All’s Fair On this journey to freedom, no one makes it through unscathed.
  7. Episode 4 Firefly
    Underground Recap: You Come Back “Firefly” delivers on this show’s promising premise.
  8. Episode 3 The Lord’s Day
    Underground Recap: A Day of Rest Is Rosalee fit for life on the run? Is Noah?
  9. Episode 2 War Chest
    Underground Recap: Run With Me Two episodes in, Underground already feels like it’s off to the races.
  10. Episode 1 The Macon 7
    Underground Series Premiere Recap: The Road to Freedom If you’ve watched Roots or read Beloved, this story will seem familiar.
  1. Episode 10 Solider
    Underground Season-Finale Recap: Born Free The specter of death and danger in Underground is heartbreaking.
  2. Episode 9 Citizen
    Underground Recap: Civil Shepherd “Ain’t nothin’ great ever happen based on fear or sense.”
  3. Episode 8 Auld Acquaintance
    Underground Recap: Macon Haste Underground is most indispensable when it’s unsentimental.
  4. Episode 7 28
    Underground Recap: Heart of Glass A terse and tense episode heightens the risk for everyone’s path to freedom.
  5. Episode 6 Minty
    Behind Aisha Hinds’s Hour-long Harriet Tubman Monologue on Underground “I was so afraid to consume any other information in the world because I didn’t have space.”
  6. Episode 5 Whiteface
    Underground Recap: Horse of a Different Color Even in the darkest times, it’s necessary to find lightness when you can.
  7. Episode 4 Nok Aaut
    Underground Recap: Fight for Your Right Alano Miller’s performance in “Nok Aaut” is a revelation.
  8. Episode 3 Ache
    Underground Recap: Black Rose “Ache” is Jurnee Smollett-Bell’s Kill Bill episode.
  9. Episode 2 Things Unsaid
    Underground Recap: Cannon Fodder Noah is unwittingly led into hostile territory.
  10. Episode 1 Contraband
    Underground Recap: Hawkes and Doves “Contrabrand” zooms out to show us the literal landscape of slavery.

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