Kovaks thinks about past battles after the firefight in the lobby in episode 1x01 "Out of the Past".
Ortega wakes up in the morning and asks her tracking program to inform her if Kovaks moves in episode 1x02 "Fallen Angel". Ortega brings her grandmother home in a borrowed sleeve to celebrate Día de los Muertos with the rest of the family in episode 1x04 "Force of Evil". Kovacs reveals to Ortega that the duplicate body survived in episode 1x10 "The Killers".
Ortega trains aggressively with Aboud in the morning before work in episode 1x02 "Fallen Angel". Kovaks chases the elevator down to save Ortega after spotting the Ghostwalker posing as a police officer in episode 1x05 "The Wrong Man". Prescott demands the release of Bancroft's clone while the attack from the day before is still being cleaned up in episode 1x06 "Man with My Face".
Ortega and Kovaks follow up on a tip from Poe and find footage of Laurens Bancroft assaulting his son on the night of his murder in episode 1x05 "The Wrong Man". Dimi is needlecast into the Kovaks clone and later the real Kovacs and Ortega are kidnapped for a fight in episode 1x06 "Man with My Face".
Kovacs has to use his credit to get Ortega into the hospital when her own is insufficient in episode 1x06 "Man with My Face".
Miriam Bancroft takes Kovacs into the mansion and shows off the Song Spire Tree that she had imported in episode 1x01 "Out of the Past". Kovaks mingles in the party as a guest while Elliot poses as a waiter. Ortega spots Kovaks in the crowd and then heads off to talk with the fighters in episode 1x03 "In a Lonely Place". Kovaks forces his way through security to talk to Laurens Bancroft but only finds Miriam home in episode 1x05 "The Wrong Man". Ortega shows off a video of Rei's confession during a gathering and then both Laurens and Miriam are arrested in episode 1x10 "The Killers".
Ortega takes the car in for a rough landing in the garden and Kovacs learns that she is a police officer and she learns he is an Envoy in episode 1x01 "Out of the Past". Kovaks arrives at the party with his pink backpack and after the party he joins back up with Elliot and Ortega in episode 1x03 "In a Lonely Place".
Kovaks visits an exhibit on the rebellion he once fought in to remember Quell in episode 1x02 "Fallen Angel".
The rebel team infiltrates the garrison to steal the codes needed to needlecast to the central core in episode 1x07 "Nora Inu".
Kovaks takes Elliot with him to interrogate Sergei Brevlov who financed Isaac's cloning operation in episode 1x06 "Man with My Face".
Elliot enters the facility disguised as a general while Kovaks hides in his car's trunk in episode 1x09 "Rage in Heaven".