Season Finale. "The Red Scare" is the sixteenth episode of Timeless. It premiered on February 20, 2017.
A life is on the line as the team chases Flynn to Washington, D.C., during the Red Scare of the 1950s in the Season 1 finale. Also: The trio attempt to take down Rittenhouse once and for all; and Lucy wagers the ultimate sacrifice to save history.
- Flynn travels to Washington, D.C., on February 20, 1954, to eliminate Rittenhouse by bombing their big summit.
Changes to the Timeline
- Ethan Cahill is fully informed of the existence of time travelers from 2017, including his own granddaughter Lucy Preston and he gathers extensive information on Rittenhouse that leads to a major bust on members of Rittenhouse in the present day.
- John Getz as Benjamin Cahill
- Jim Beaver as Jake Neville
- Susanna Thompson as Carol Preston
- Annie Wersching as Emma Whitmore
- Daniel di Tomasso as Noah
- Johnathan Tchaikovsky as Ethan Cahill (1954)
- Bruce Gray as Ethan Cahill (2017)
- Spencer Garrett as Joseph McCarthy
Historical Events and Figures
- Joseph McCarthy
- "Hey There" (from The Pajama Game) sung by Rosemary Clooney (1954)