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This season focuses on a courageous blacksmith slave named Noah who covertly organizes a small group of fellow slaves and pieces together a daring plan of escape across hundreds of miles to freedom. The odds of success are razor-thin for those who make it off the plantation, while the risks, dangers and obstacles only multiply each step of the way.

  1. Season 1, episode 1,

    Noah has returned to the Macon Plantation after his first escape attempt and begins to organize the Macon 7 escape using the “Freedom Map” he’s acquired while held by Slave Catchers. John meets William Still and begins his and Elizabeth’s journey into the Underground Railroad. August pretends to help a runaway slave escape slave catchers. Tom begins his run for Senate.

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  2. Season 1, episode 2,

    The Macon 7 meet to plan their escape only to find Cato is going with them. Noah asks Rosalee to run with them. John and Elizabeth learn how the Underground Railroad works. Tom meets on the plantation with the men he needs to impress to get the nomination. Facing more desperate life on the farm, August decides to enlist the help of his son, Ben, to go after runaway slaves.

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  3. Season 1, episode 3,

    John and Elizabeth receive their first “cargo” and meet her ex-fiancé, Marshal Kyle Risdin, throwing a serious wrench in their plans for the Underground Railroad. The slaves enlist Rosalee’s help to steal Tom’s official seal as they continue to prepare for the big escape.

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  4. Season 1, episode 4,

    Bill is discovered barely alive in his cabin and Tom realizes Rosalee and Noah have escaped from the Macon Plantation. John and Elizabeth deal with their slave abductors, eventually overpowering them with the unwitting help of Kyle. Tom promotes Cato to Plantation Overseer, which Cato quickly uses to finalize the plan for the rest of the Macon 7 to join Noah and Rosalee.  They ignite the fields and escape.

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  5. Season 1, episode 5,

    The Macon slaves face questioning over their plans; at the same time, the mad dash to catch a train heading north comes with complications at every turn.

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  6. Season 1, episode 6,

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

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  7. Season 1, episode 7,

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

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  8. Season 1, episode 8,

    In the face of near-certain death, the runners decide their only hope is a suicidal attempt to hide in plain sight. Meanwhile, Ernestine confronts her worst fear.

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  9. Season 1, episode 9,

    Rescuing a member of the Macon 7 turns into a deadly mission; John and Elizabeth challenge each others’ choices.

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  10. Season 1, episode 10,

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

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  11. See the full length trailer to WGN America’s new original series “Underground." The escape thriller premieres Wednesday, March 9th at 10/9c on WGN America.

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  12. Get a first look at WGN America’s new original series “Underground.” From Executive Producer John Legend, “Underground” follows a group of slaves who plan a daring escape from a Georgia plantation to cross 600 miles to freedom.

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  13. See the pulse-pounding trailer for the new escape thriller, “Underground” featuring the music of Kanye West. The original series premieres Wednesday, March 9th at 10/9c on WGN America.

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  14. See all new scenes from the action-packed new season of Underground.

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