Sleeper Cell: American Terror

Sleeper Cell: American Terror

2005 - 2006, Drama
An undercover Muslim FBI agent is assigned to infiltrate a terrorist sleeper cell.

Episode Guide

  • Sleeper Cell: American Terror - Reunion (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:


    Blaming himself for Gayle's death and Mina's successful suicide bomb attack, Darwyn embarks on a suicide mission of his own, heading to Yemen to seek out Farik one last time.

  • Sleeper Cell: American Terror - Fitna (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:


    As July Fourth dawns, the cell prepares to launch two coordinated dirty bomb attacks on the city of Los Angeles, while Darwyn and the FBI move to shut them down.

  • Sleeper Cell: American Terror - School (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:


    Darwyn struggles with having to work for a new boss - the new cell leader - who cuts him out of the loop when planning the cell's upcoming attack.

  • Sleeper Cell: American Terror - Home (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:


    Believing the nuclear material is about to arrive at the Port of LA, Darwyn alerts the FBI to prep for picking up the nuke and taking down the cell.

  • Sleeper Cell: American Terror - Faith (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:


    In Najran, Saudi Arabia, newly freed Farik uses all his resources to further the nuclear plot against Los Angeles.

  • Sleeper Cell: American Terror - Torture (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:


    The network needs Darwyn to acquire an explosive weapon; Ilija faces a difficult decision; Farik is expatriated to Saudi Arabia.

  • Sleeper Cell: American Terror - Salesman (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:


    Darwyn strives to maintain his cover; Farik's interrogators utilize new techniques to get information.

  • Sleeper Cell: American Terror - Al-Baqara (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:


    FBI agent Darwyn Al-Sayeed prepares to start a new life, then he must investigate a terror suspect; the CIA interrogates Farik.

  • Sleeper Cell: American Terror - Youmud Din (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Youmud Din

    When Darwyn discovers that the explosion is a decoy, he leaves a clue he hopes will lead the FBI to the true target.

  • Sleeper Cell: American Terror - Hijack; Youmud Din (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Hijack; Youmud Din

    The cell hijacks a chemical truck; Farik spends the last night with his wife; the FBI prepares to stop the attack; Darwyn discovers that the explosion is a decoy.

  • Sleeper Cell: American Terror - Intramural (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:


    The cell buys explosives from a white supremacist militia, while Darwyn's new handler, Patrice Serxner, tries to prevent the LAPD from blowing his cover in another investigation.

  • Sleeper Cell: American Terror - Immigrant (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:


    When an Afghan boy arrives at the warehouse looking to be trained as a jihadi, Darwyn introduces him to a more moderate brand of Islam in the hope of steering him away from terrorism.

  • Sleeper Cell: American Terror - Family (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:


    Darwyn befriends a pesticide-plant worker in order to buy some of his company's product under the table for the cell, while each of the jihadis cope with personal troubles of their own.

  • Sleeper Cell: American Terror - Soldier (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:


    The cell members pose as Iraqi insurgents in training, in order to infiltrate and take over a secure warehouse as the new base of operations for Youmud Din.

  • Sleeper Cell: American Terror - Scholar (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:


    Farik sends biochemical student Eddy Pangetsu on a flight to Vancouver, Canada, to drive a shipment of real anthrax across the Canadian border down to Los Angeles.

  • Sleeper Cell: American Terror - Money (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:


    Farik learns that the money supply filtering in from Mexico to finance `Youmud Din Judgement Day' has come to a halt; Farik, Darwyn and Christian cross the border to Tijuana, Mexico, and attempt to straighten out their financial problems.

  • Sleeper Cell: American Terror - Target (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:


    Farik and Ilija receive a deadly biological anthrax shipment and prepare for an attack inside a Los Angeles shopping mall.

  • Sleeper Cell: American Terror - Al-Fatiha (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:


    Darwyn Al-Sayeed is a Muslim ex-con who has just been released from prison and finds his way to an Islamic extremist named Farik, who recruits him to join a terrorist sleeper cell planning an attack in Los Angeles.