"Stranded" is the seventh episode from Season 1 of Timeless. It premiered on November 21, 2016.



The trio track Garcia Flynn to 1754, where they land in hostile territory and must learn to trust one another to survive. Also, Agent Christopher investigates Connor Mason, and Jiya suspects that Rufus might be able to communicate with the present.


The Mission

Flynn's Agenda

  • Trap the Lifeboat team in 1754 by destroying their time machine.

Changes to the Timeline

  • The Lifeboat team's adventure results in a historical UFO sighting known as the "Pennsylvania Orb Incident".

Guest Cast

Historical Events and Figures


  • Nonhelema
  • Cornstalk
  • Louis Coulon de Villiers

Episode Notes


  • Despite being credited, Goran Višnjić does not appear in this episode.
  • When the Lifeboat team first meets Nonhelema, Lucy introduces herself as "Dr. Quinn", a reference to the 1990s TV drama series Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman.
  • Nonhelema originally ordered Lucy and Wyatt to be executed but decided to spare Rufus. As an African, she knew he was not here by choice as he told him. He however convinces her to spare his friends.
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