Nikita

Nikita – Set-Up

by Alan Rapp on December 9, 2013

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Nikita - Set-Up

Hitting the halfway point of the show’s final six-episode Fourth Season, “Step-Up” focuses on Birkhoff‘s (Aaron Stanford) suspicious behavior and the trouble Alex (Lyndsy Fonseca) runs into in India after Amanda‘s (Melinda Clarke) manipulations make it appear as if she is privately funding Nikita’s terrorist network. Although Ryan‘s (Noah Bean) suspicions put everyone on edge it turns out Birkhoff isn’t a mole for Amanda but has hidden the likely target of Ronald Peller (Judd Nelson) who he believes has been swapped out with one of Amanda’s doubles. Fearing exposing the fake will endanger the real Peller, Birkhoff didn’t want to put his father in any more danger.

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Nikita – Dead or Alive

by Alan Rapp on December 2, 2013

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Nikita - Dead or Alive

Reunited with Michael (Shane West), Birkhoff (Aaron Stanford), and Ryan (Noah Bean), Nikita‘s (Maggie Q) game with Amanda (Melinda Clarke) and The Shop continues to play out as Ryan shares his hypothesis that Assistant Director the FBI Matthew Graham (Alex Carter) has been swapped out with a double under Amanda’s control just as The Shop did with President Spencer (Michelle Nolden). When Nikita attempts to share this information with the FBI, Amanda makes a counter move framing Nikita for the murder of the man’s wife (Nahanni Johnstone) and the attempted murder of Graham himself.

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Nikita – Wanted

by Alan Rapp on November 25, 2013

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Nikita - Wanted

100 days after being framed for the murder of President Spencer (Michelle Nolden) and abandoning her team and going on the run alone, Nikita (Maggie Q) returns to the United States in the first episode of the show’s final season. Her friends haven’t been idle in her absence as Alex (Lyndsy Fonseca)and Sonya (Lyndie Greenwood) have been working in India to shutdown the human trafficking rings feeding The Shop with living guinea pigs for their experiments. Meanwhile Michael (Shane West) has been busy scrounging every piece of information for a lead on his missing fiance as Ryan (Noah Bean) and Birkhoff (Aaron Stanford) have been trying to discover how the very few pieces of the puzzle the have discovered fit together in Amanda‘s (Melinda Clarke) latest grand scheme.

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Nikita – The Complete Third Season

by Alan Rapp on November 22, 2013

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Nikita - The Complete Third SeasonThe Third Season changes the set-up of the show as Nikita (Maggie Q), Michael (Shane West), and Ryan (Noah Bean) take over Division and try to use its resources to take down rogue former operatives including Amanda (Melinda Clarke). Given a short leash by President Spencer (Michelle Nolden), Nikita and her team have to work behind-the-scenes with no footprint as any discovery of Division means a death sentence for everyone.

Several of the cast will have their own struggles as well as Nikita and Michael will get engaged, Michael will have to cope with loosing one of his hands, Birkhoff (Aaron Stanford) will try discover Sonya (Lyndie Greenwood) is Amanda’s mole and work to free the woman he loves from Amanda’s control, Owen‘s (Devon Sawa) past and true nature will be revealed, and Alex (Lyndsy Fonseca) will face problems with addiction, her relationship with Sean (Dillon Casey), and having her mind messed with by Amanda causing her to betray her friends.

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Nikita – Til Death Do Us Part

by Alan Rapp on May 19, 2013

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“I kill the President or you die, Michael.”

Nikita - Til Death Do Us Part

In the season finale Nikita (Maggie Q) is blackmailed by Amanda (Melinda Clarke) to kill the President Spencer (Michelle Nolden) or watch the man she loves die. Although she keeps her plans from the rest of the team, Birkhoff (Aaron Stanford) does some digging into why Nikita was out of contact for 22 minutes and has been acting strange since her return. This, along with a couple of obscure hints Nikita drops, leads to their discovery of the transmitter Amanda installed in their friend and her plan to kill the President.

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