"The Capture of Benedict Arnold" is the tenth episode of Season 1 of Timeless. It premiered on December 12, 2016.



A shocking turn during the American Revolution causes the trio to question whether they're fighting on the wrong side. Also, Agent Christopher anticipates the worst as the trio encounter the Father of the Country and make a dubious pact.


The Mission

Flynn's Agenda

  • Flynn plans to capture Benedict Arnold and have him lead the team to Rittenhouse, then stop Rittenhouse as it is formed.

Changes to the Timeline

  • Despite killing David Rittenhouse, the timeline remains unchanged.
  • Rittenhouse kills Arnold.
  • Flynn kills Austin Roe (off-camera) and assumes his identity. He also kills Cornwallis.

Guest Cast

Historical Events and Figures


Episode Notes

  • The real David Rittenhouse did not have a son.
  • Austin Roe was simply a courier for the Culper Ring.


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