The Spy

The Spy tells the story of legendary Israeli spy Eli Cohen. Eli Cohen lived in Damascus undercover in the beginning of the '60s, spying for Israel. He managed to embed himself into Syrian high society and rise through the ranks of their politics until he was uncovered by the Syrian regime, sentenced to death and publicly hanged in a Damascus square in 1965. Cohen is considered a national hero in Israel. His actions, connections and immense sacrifice have had lasting consequences, shaping the Middle East of today.

Show Info

Web channel: Netflix (2019 - 2019)
Schedule: Fridays (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: Drama Thriller Espionage
Episodes ordered: 6 episodes
Created by: Gideon Raff

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Previous Episode


Episode 1x06; Sep 6, 2019

While Israel prepares to strike a Syrian target identified by Eli, suspicion closes in around him. Retaliation is swift -- and ruthless.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x06: HomeSep 6, 2019
1x05: Fish Gotta SwimSep 6, 2019
1x04: The Odd CouplesSep 6, 2019
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Extra Details

Also known as:
  • Az izraeli kém (Hungary Hungary)
  • אלי (Israel Israel)
  • Шпион (Russian Federation Russian Federation)
  • Шпијун (Serbia Serbia)