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A group of slaves plan a daring 600-mile escape from a Georgia plantation. Along the way, they are aided by a secret abolitionist couple running a station on the Underground Railroad as they attempt to evade the people charged with bringing them back, dead or alive.

Season 1

Aired 10 months ago - May 11, 2016

Everyone must pay for their sins when the day of reckoning arrives.

Aired 10 months ago - May 04, 2016

Rescuing a member of the Macon 7 turns into a deadly mission; John and Elizabeth challenge each other's choices.

Aired 11 months ago - Apr 27, 2016

When Noah risks death, Rosalee and Cato have to team up and come up with a plan. At the Macon house, Tom Macon has to deal with another slave on the run.

Aired 11 months ago - Apr 20, 2016

Innocence is lost when children are forced to face the harsh realities of the world.

Aired a year ago - Apr 13, 2016

The road takes its toll on August; at the same time, the runners are trapped in a floating coffin; and Ernestine struggles to maintain her influence.

Aired a year ago - Apr 06, 2016

The Macon 7’s unexpected flight from the Macon Plantation is marked with danger at every turn. The already strained dynamic begins to pit every man and woman against the other, while Ernestine, Pearly Mae, Sam and the other slaves left behind face new, strict sanctions of their own. Out in the woods, Cato takes drastic measures to ensure his own safety while simultaneously putting one of the Macon 7 in harm’s way of the slave catchers. August Pullman and his son Ben continue their search for the runaways as John and Elizabeth Hawkes, still recovering from their ordeal with Josey, officially launch their Underground Railroad station stop. Meanwhile, Tom Macon is worried that the Macon 7’s escape will affect Reverend Willowset’s upcoming visit to vet him for his senate campaign. And Pearly Mae receives a life-changing offer that is threatened by Ernestine’s calculated move. MORE -LESS

Aired a year ago - Mar 30, 2016

A notorious slave hunter tracks the runners as John and Elizabeth face a lethal predicament.

Aired a year ago - Mar 23, 2016

The timetable for escape is agreed upon; and Rosalee is tasked with the most important part of the plan.

Aired a year ago - Mar 16, 2016

At the same time John and Elizabeth step into a strange new world, a plantation dance becomes the perfect distraction for a heist.

Aired a year ago - Mar 09, 2016

In 1857, a group of slaves on a Georgia plantation make the dangerous decision to journey 600 miles north for the promise of freedom.