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Burn Notice: Fight or Flight

A witness to a brutal beating is threatened by the drug dealer who did the crime. Michael agrees to help her get out of Miami, but the woman's daughter refuses to leave, forcing Michael to find a way to alienate the dealer from his drug cartel.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x3
Production Number: 5037-07-103
Airdate: Thursday July 12th, 2007
Special Airtime: 10:00 pm

Alternate Airdates:

AU (one) Feb 05, 2008
UK (FOX) Oct 19, 2008
NL (RTL 5) Jan 20, 2009

  • Currently 9.7/10
9.7/10 (14 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Brandon Morris
As Agent Lane (FBI agent assigned to Michael)
George Tasudis
As Oleg (Landlord)
Marc MacAulay
As Agent Harris (FBI agent assigned to Michael)
Dedee Pfeiffer
As Cara Stagner (Client)
Ivo Lopez
As Alvaro Desantos (Cartel Drug Dealer)
Natalie Dreyfuss
As Sophie Stagner (Client)
Steve DuMouchel
As Bruce Gellman (Cartel Lawyer)

Co-Guest Stars
Dominick Vicchiullo
As Security Guard
Dominik Vicchullo
As Security Guard
Nelson Perez
As Head Security
Robert Younis
As Akhom Thabat
Teo Castellanos
As Operative
Main Cast
Jeffrey Donovan
As Michael Westen
Gabrielle Anwar
As Fiona Glenanne
Bruce Campbell
As Sam Axe
Sharon Gless
As Madeline Westen
Episode Quotes
Michael: What are you doing mom?
Madeline: Making a salad. I'm getting healthy.
Michael: Does the recipe call for cigarette ash?
Madeline: One mountain a day Michael. That's what my yoga teacher said.
Michael: You never leave the house where are you meeting yogis?
Madeline: I bought a home yoga dvd on the home shopping network.
Michael: that's great..

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 References
Back in pilot Michael offhandedly lists cooking as something that he is good at. In this episode he makes a Persian recipe for Fiona.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorMatt Nix
Executive ProducerMikkel Bondesen  |  Jeff Freilich  |  Matt Nix
Co-Executive ProducerAlfredo Barrios, Jr.  |  Nick Thiel  |  Jeff Freilich
Supervising ProducerMere Smith  |  Alfredo Barrios, Jr.
ProducerTerry Miller  |  Michael 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 SupervisorJohn Klump
Supervising Sound EditorAlbert Ibbotson
Re-Recording MixerSherry Klein  |  David Raines
GafferWilliam Smaling
Director of PhotographyRoy H. Wagner
Stunt CoordinatorArtie Malesci
Production SupervisorElayne Keratsis
Art DirectorCraig Siebels
CinematographerRoy H. Wagner
Executive Story EditorCraig O'Neill  |  Jason Tracey
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
Warning: Burn Notice season 1 episode 3 guide may contain spoilers
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