America is the second episode of the first season of Quantico.


Alex needs to outwit Liam and his team in order to get in her apartment to find evidence to clear her name. Meanwhile, in a flashback, the NATs are tasked with finding potential threats to national security.


Liam has caught Miranda, but Alex has escaped. While she is on the run, Alex visits her apartment to collect evidence that could clear her name. However, Natalie intervenes with a brief fight. Later, Alex escapes from Natalie's sight and calls Ryan at the hospital; he tells her he does not remember who shot him, but he knows it was not Alex. He offers to help her from the inside, but to do so, he must tell Liam that Alex is guilty. At Quantico, Miranda warns Nimah and Raina not to blow their cover, Elias finds out about Simon's past in Gaza, Caleb returns back to the training as an analyst and Miranda finds out that Ryan is an undercover agent and worries that he is spying on her.



Guest Starring


  • Table read was on July 24, 2015.
  • Filming began on July 27, 2015 and ended on August 11, 2015.


  • It was revealed that Simon wears fake glasses.
  • The Chicago incident is first mentioned in this episode.

Featured Music

  • Ruin by Cat Power
  • Freak by Kelly Rowland
  • Monster (feat. Avelino) by Jacob Banks
  • Comatose by Mikky Ekko
  • Peace and Love by Cat Power