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United States of Al
Season Premiere October 7 8:30/7:30c
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Help / Komak
Jun 24, 2021
Al and Vanessa team up to convince Riley to accept the help and benefits he earned for his military service so he can be in good health and embrace the next chapter in his life with his family.
Dog / Spai
Jun 17, 2021
Riley and Hazel bring home a lost dog with the hope of keeping him, which doesn't sit well with Al. Also, Art goes on his first date with Lois (Rachel Bay Jones).
Blackout / Parchawl
Jun 10, 2021
Al fears the worst when he doesn't hear from his family in Afghanistan for a few days. Also, Riley realizes how hard it must have been for his own family while he was deployed.
Matchmaker / Roybar
Jun 03, 2021
Al and Riley get the sense that Art might be lonely and missing his late wife so they play matchmaker for him.
Birthday / Kaleeza
May 27, 2021
When Hazel starts planning her 11th birthday party, she learns that Al doesn't know when his birthday is so she invites him to share the day with her. Also, Riley tries to find a way to deal with Vanessa's new boyfriend.
Roht / Sweet Bread
May 20, 2021
Al meets Ariana (Azita Ghanizada), an Afghan woman he wants to date, but is dismayed to learn she has a negative opinion of Afghan interpreters who worked for the U.S.
Car / Motar
May 13, 2021
After Al and Riley negotiate a deal for Al's new car, they learn the hard way that they are not adept at finances and contracts.
Fundraiser / Baspana Towlawal
May 06, 2021
Art asks Riley and Al to make speeches at a fundraiser for interpreters that are waiting for visas, and Riley has a hard time accepting the attention. Also, Riley comes face-to-face with Vanessa's new boyfriend.
Homesick / Deghyat
Apr 29, 2021
Riley, Art and Vanessa attempt to help Al feel better when he becomes homesick for his family and traditions.
Spinach / Sabzi
Apr 22, 2021
Al is exasperated by Riley's parenting style with Hazel, so he attempts to teach Hazel to be more deferential to her elders. Also, Riley contemplates taking over the family business for his father, Art.
Shorts / Neykar
Apr 15, 2021
Al becomes flustered when he goes to the DMV to take his driver's license test and the female instructor is wearing shorts, something he is unaccustomed to seeing.
Repair / Tarmim
Apr 08, 2021
Al uses his skills as a translator to try and repair the tense relationship between Riley and his estranged wife, Vanessa. Also, Lizzie is heartbroken when she is at a party and loses her late fiancé's dog tags.
Apr 01, 2021
Marine veteran Riley, home at last after serving in Afghanistan, is happily reunited with his friend Awalmir, who goes by Al, the interpreter with his unit, after a long struggle to get him a visa to travel to the United States from Afghanistan.