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Burn Notice: Old Friends

A friend of Michael's asks for help in getting his daughter out of a prostitution ring. As Michael does so, he must protect himself during a series of assassination attempts.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x4
Production Number: 5037-07-101
Airdate: Thursday July 19th, 2007
Special Airtime: 10:00 pm

Alternate Airdates:

AU (one) Feb 12, 2008
UK (FOX) Oct 26, 2008
NL (RTL 5) Jan 27, 2009


Guest Stars
Brandon MorrisBrandon Morris
As Agent Lane (FBI agent assigned to Michael)
Marc MacAulayMarc MacAulay
As Agent Harris (FBI agent assigned to Michael)
Seth PetersonSeth Peterson
As Nate Westen (Brother Of Michael)
Eric LangeEric Lange
As Bill Reese (Client)
Ilia VolokIlia Volok
As Jan Hascek (Hitman after Michael)
Mark TottyMark Totty
As Carl Wilhelm (Pimp)
Susie AbromeitSusie Abromeit
As Jenna Reese (Target)
Tino SutrasTino Sutras
As Brandon Diggs ("Recruiter" For the Wilhelms)
Will HazeWill Haze
As Oscar Wilhem (Pimp)

Co-Guest Stars
Keith HudsonKeith Hudson
As Hulking Guy
Bruce MichaelBruce Michael
As Non-Stop Talking Guy
Freddy HernandezFreddy Hernandez
As Bartender
Main Cast
Jeffrey DonovanJeffrey Donovan
As Michael Westen
Gabrielle AnwarGabrielle Anwar
As Fiona Glenanne
Bruce CampbellBruce Campbell
As Sam Axe
Sharon GlessSharon Gless
As Madeline Westen


This week, we find Michael and Sam in a local bar, talking sports, when Michael notices an old Czech assassin, Jan Haseck, walk in. Quickly thinking, Michael picks a fight with a local asshole to divert the spy's attention. Michael gives the spy a nice shot and takes off with Sam, after destroying a few tables...

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ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
DacelisOne Love 

Episode Quotes
Michael: We want all your records, and all the money from the girls you pimped.
Carl: Pimp? I'm not a pimp.
Michael: You say tomato. I say pimp.

Episode Goofs
The epi pen that Michael uses to save the hit man's life never had the cap removed. It would be awfully hard to administer the epinephrine without using the needle.

Cultural References
The episode opens with Sam quizzing Mike on sports trivia. "The fins", is a reference to The Miami Dolphins, the NFL team based in Miami Fl.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorMatt Nix
Executive ProducerJeff Freilich  |  Matt Nix  |  Mikkel Bondesen
Co-Executive ProducerAlfredo Barrios, Jr.  |  Nick Thiel
Supervising ProducerMere Smith  |  Alfredo Barrios, Jr.
ProducerMichael J. Wilson
Consulting ProducerMichael J. Wilson
Associate ProducerErik Lee
Production DesignerJ. Mark Harrington
EditorCasey Brown (1)
CastingWendy Weidman  |  Barbara Fiorentino  |  Rebecca Mangieri  |  Ellen Jacoby
Unit Production ManagerTerry Miller
First Assistant DirectorDenis Doyle
Second Assistant DirectorOscar Aguirre
MusicJohn Dickson
Music EditorKevin Bassinson
Costume DesignerDanny Santiago
HairstylistCouqui Collazo
Key GripThomas Smaling
Set DecoratorBarbara Peterson
Location ManagerJennifer Radzikowski
Transportation CoordinatorLarry Crenshaw
Property MasterCharlie Guanci, Jr
Construction CoordinatorMichael Metzel
Production Sound MixerScott Clements
Script SupervisorBetty Bennet
Production CoordinatorSimi Wein
Script CoordinatorPeter Lalayanis
Assistant EditorSusan Chernus
Post Production SupervisorTony Lara
Re-Recording MixerDavid Raines  |  Sherry Klein
GafferWilliam Smaling
Director of PhotographyRoy H. Wagner
Stunt CoordinatorArtie Malesci
Production SupervisorElayne Keratsis
Art DirectorCraig Siebels
CinematographerRoy H. Wagner
Executive Story EditorJason Tracey  |  Craig O'Neill
Production AccountantChad McQuay
Transportation CaptainMelvin A. Turner
ScoreJohn Dickson
"A" Camera OperatorMike McGowan Jr
Assistant To The Executive ProducerKate Sargeant
Special Effects CoordinatorKevin Harris (2)
Makeup ArtistSusie Mendez-pfister
Best Boy GripDave Robinson
"B" Camera OperatorAl Pavoni
"A" Camera First AssistantT. Michael McLean
"B" Camera First AssistantPeter Farber
Marine CoordinatorDon Abbatiello
Best Boy ElectricBob Cates
Assistant To Jeff FreilichConchi Tellechea
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