Episodes (6)

The Immigrant
S01E01 · The Immigrant

Sep 06, 2019

Desperate to get an agent inside Syria, Mossad recruits Egyptian-born Eli and puts him through a crash course in spycraft.

What's New, Buenos Aires?
S01E02 · What's New, Buenos Aires?

Sep 06, 2019

Solidifying his cover identity in Buenos Aires, Eli makes a serendipitous connection. But his fervor puts the entire mission in jeopardy.

Alone in Damascus
S01E03 · Alone in Damascus

Sep 06, 2019

Eli makes an influential ally. Though early operations in Damascus quickly bear fruit, Dan fears Eli's bold methods will get him killed.

The Odd Couples
S01E04 · The Odd Couples

Sep 06, 2019

Eli's mission takes a dangerous turn as he tries to report on a secret military installation. Back home, Nadia struggles to raise the children alone.

Fish Gotta Swim
S01E05 · Fish Gotta Swim

Sep 06, 2019

After a bloody coup, Eli insinuates himself closer to the center of Syrian power. But the emotional demands of the job take a severe toll.

S01E06 · Home

Sep 06, 2019

While Israel prepares to strike a Syrian target identified by Eli, suspicion closes in around him. Retaliation is swift -- and ruthless.


The Spy Season 1 (2019) is released on Sep 06, 2019. Watch The Spy online - the English Drama TV series from France. The Spy is directed by Gideon Raff and created by Uri Dan with Sacha Baron Cohen and Noah Emmerich. The Spy is available online on Netflix and Netflix basic with Ads.

Israel, 1959. The Mossad are desperate to embed a spy in Syria and select Eli Cohen, an unassuming yet fervently patriotic accountant. After training he assumes the identity of a Syrian national living in Argentina and uses this as a means to gain entry into Syria.

As know as:

El espía, Шпигун, Ο κατάσκοπος, Шпионинът, 더 스파이


France, United States


English, Arabic

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Production Companies:

Légende Films, Agora Films, Netflix


Samuel Fishwick
London Evening Standard
[T]his is a startlingly bold demonstration of Cohen's acting chops. It's quite the Cohenaissance.
by rottentomatoes, Sep 11, 2019
Alex McLevy
AV Club
The Spy never quite manages to rise to the level of its excellent lead actors, but ends up being a satisfying depiction of one of the more unusual success stories of international espionage.
by rottentomatoes, Sep 09, 2019
Melanie McFarland
The fact that The Spy leaves the viewer as awestruck by the story as by [Sacha Baron] Cohen's convincing and emotionally-layered portrayal makes it a stone-solid drama...
by rottentomatoes, Sep 09, 2019

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