March 17, 2014
Running time
60 minutes
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Written by
Directed by
Guest starring

Unmasked is the ninth episode in Season 2, and overall the twenty-fourth produced episode of The Following. It first aired in the United States on March 17, 2014 on FOX.


  • This episode marks the return of Claire Matthews and Scott Turner and the deaths of Micah, Julia and Jana Murphy.
  • Main cast members Lily Gray, Mark Gray, Luke Gray and Mandy Lang are absent in this episode.
    • Lily appeared in pictures and was mentioned.
    • As of this episode, Emma is the only female to appear in every episode of season 2.
  • In this episode, Joe regains his status as leader since The Final Chapter.
  • Natalie Zea is uncredited for her appearance as Claire Matthews, to make her appearance a surprise. This is also the first time she is not credited for her appearance.
    • This episode marks Claire's first appearance since Resurrection.
    • This is the only episode of the series so far in which Claire isn't a main cast member.
  • This episode marks the second time that a main character killed a married couple.
    • However, it's the first time that the murder of the married couple is shown on-screen.
The Following -- Season 2
#01 "Resurrection"#09 "Unmasked"
#02 "For Joe"#10 "Teacher's Pet"
#03 "Trust Me"#11 "Freedom"
#04 "Family Affair"#12 "Betrayal"
#05 "Reflection"#13 "The Reaping"
#06 "Fly Away"#14 "Silence"
#07 "Sacrifice"#15 "Forgive"
#08 "The Messenger"
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