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Alphas: Need to Know

While most of the team goes underground to interrogate one of Stanton's people, Bill, Gary, and Kat track down Skylar, who has inadvertently manufacturing a device that will let Stanton initiate his master plan.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 2x12
Airdate: Monday October 15th, 2012


Alternate Airdates:

CA (SPACE) Oct 15, 2012
UK (5*) Dec 11, 2012
ZA (Universal Channel) Jun 23, 2013
DE (SyFy HD) Mar 20, 2014
AU (7mate) Nov 21, 2014

 
Special Guest Stars
Sean AstinSean Astin
As Mitchell Morgan
Recurring

Guest Stars
Erin WayErin Way
As Kat
Recurring
John Pyper-FergusonJohn Pyper-Ferguson
As Stanton Parish
Recurring
John Pyper-FergusonJohn Pyper-Ferguson
As Stanton Parish
Recurring
Steve ByersSteve Byers
As John Bennett
Recurring
Steve ByersSteve Byers
As John Bennett
Recurring
Elias ToufexisElias Toufexis
As Cornell Scipio
Recurring
Summer GlauSummer Glau
As Skylar Adams
Recurring
Summer GlauSummer Glau
As Skylar Adams
Recurring

Co-Guest Stars
Alex Paxton-BeesleyAlex Paxton-Beesley
As Megan Bates
Recurring
Alex Paxton-BeesleyAlex Paxton-Beesley
As Megan Bates
Recurring
Rachael CrawfordRachael Crawford
As Jeannie Harken
Recurring
Rachael CrawfordRachael Crawford
As Jeannie Harken
Recurring
Jameson KraemerJameson Kraemer
As Jeff Kowalka
Recurring
Jameson KraemerJameson Kraemer
As Jeff Kowalka
Recurring
Skyler WexlerSkyler Wexler
As Zoe
Recurring
Skyler WexlerSkyler Wexler
As Zoe
Recurring
Main Cast
David StrathairnDavid Strathairn
As Dr. Lee Rosen
David StrathairnDavid Strathairn
As Dr. Lee Rosen
Ryan CartwrightRyan Cartwright
As Gary Bell
Warren ChristieWarren Christie
As Cameron Hicks
Azita GhanizadaAzita Ghanizada
As Rachel Pirzad
Laura MennellLaura Mennell
As Nina Theroux
Malik YobaMalik Yoba
As Bill Harken
Malik YobaMalik Yoba
As Bill Harken

Recap

Bill and Jeannie are walking down the street with baby Adam and he points out that she's good with babies. He assures her that she will be good with their own children as well, but she wonders what kind of world they'll be bringing a child up into. There's an explosion behind them at a power substation and Bill makes sure that his wife and the baby are okay...

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Episode Quotes
Bill: I cannot believe Rosen screwed me again.
Kat: The glasses, the messy hair, the cardigans, he seemed like such a nice old dude.



Cultural References
Jeannie Harken: You, the Baby Whisperer.

Jeannie is referring to Cesar Millan, who has his own television series, The Dog Whisperer.

Skylar Adams: Happiness is a warm gun.

"Happiness Is a Warm Gun" is a 1968 Beatles song, released on the White Album.

Gary: Were they having you work on these in the Twilight Zone?

The Twilight Zone (1959-64) was an anthology TV series created and primarily written by Rod Serling that featured tales of the strange and fantastical.



Other Episode Crew

CreatorZak Penn
Executive ProducerGail Berman  |  Bruce Miller (1)  |  Gene Stein  |  Lloyd Braun
Co-Executive ProducerRobert Hewitt Wolfe  |  Ron Milbauer  |  Matthew Hastings  |  Michael Karnow (1)  |  Terri Hughes Burton
Supervising ProducerNick Copus
ProducerAndrew Mittman  |  Stephen Welke  |  Kevin Lafferty
Consulting ProducerVincent Angell
Associate ProducerRobert W. Egami
Production DesignerIngrid Jurek
CastingTy Harman  |  Suzanne Goddard-Smythe
Unit Production ManagerVictoria Harding
Music EditorRen Stewart
Key GripJesse Stanley
Set DesignerDan Norton (1)
Set DecoratorDamien Segee
Transportation CoordinatorEvan Siegel
Construction CoordinatorRoss Fraser (2)
Production Sound MixerHenry Embry
Production CoordinatorJackie Alexander
Script CoordinatorMeghan L. Welsh  |  Laura Seaton
Supervising Sound EditorJack Levy
Re-Recording MixerChris M. Jacobson  |  Marti D. Humphrey
GafferFast Eddy Mikolic
Director of PhotographyDavid Perrault
Story EditorAdam Levy (2)
Stunt CoordinatorJamie Jones
Art DirectorMark Steel (2)
Executive Story EditorKira Snyder
Third Assistant DirectorFatima Palhetas
ConsultantZak Penn
Main Title ThemeErik Kertes  |  Peter Luke Adams
Visual Effects SupervisorRoberto Biagi
Production AccountantKaren De Montbrun
"A" Camera OperatorFrank Polyak
Department Head HairJenny Arbour
Visual Effects ProducerMatt Gore
Assistant Production ManagerJennifer Kiefaber
Department Head Make-upLinda Preston
Post Production AssistantAshley Ruben
Original CastingJeanie Bacharach  |  Gillian O'Neill
Assistant To The Executive ProducerLynn Renee Maxcy
Special Effects CoordinatorJohn Laforet
Key CostumerWilliam Ng
"B" Camera OperatorKeith Murphy
Canadian CastingRobin D. Cook
Producers AssistantHolly O'Brien (2)
"A" Camera First AssistantPierre Branconnier
Writers' Production AssistantChristopher Sachs
Motion GraphicsHiep Pham
Data Management TechnicianChris Dover
 
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