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Covert Affairs: Welcome To The Occupation

When a covert CIA operative gets caught up in a hostage crisis in Mexico, Annie and Joan are sent to assess the situation under the cover of being a news team. But when Arthur decides that they need additional backup, he sends Ben Mercer to assist them.

Source: USA

Episode Info

Episode number: 2x8
Production Number: CA208
Airdate: Tuesday July 26th, 2011

Director: John Fawcett
Writer: Zak Schwartz

Alternate Airdates:

UK (WATCH) Aug 04, 2014


Special Guest Stars
Eion BaileyEion Bailey
As Ben Mercer
Sonya SalomaaSonya Salomaa
As Megan Wilkins

Guest Stars
Emmanuelle VaugierEmmanuelle Vaugier
As Liza Hearn
Ben LawsonBen Lawson
As Dr. Scott Weiss
Gregory ItzinGregory Itzin
As Henry Wilcox
Yancey AriasYancey Arias
As Delgado

Co-Guest Stars
Adelaide HumphreysAdelaide Humphreys
As Katia
Avigail HumphreysAvigail Humphreys
As Chloe
Diego FuentesDiego Fuentes
As Police Officer
Lenno BritosLenno Britos
As Associate
Eze AngiusEze Angius
As Accountant
Dani JazzarDani Jazzar
As Janitor
Dalton Derek AmadorDalton Derek Amador
As Delivery Man
Hamish McEwanHamish McEwan
As George Nicassio
Rob TrickRob Trick
As Frank
David TalbotDavid Talbot
As Mr. Fitzgerald
Carson DurvenCarson Durven
As Conference Room Person
Christine AzizChristine Aziz
As GG&E Receptionist
Main Cast
Piper PeraboPiper Perabo
As Annie Catherine Walker
Christopher GorhamChristopher Gorham
As Auggie Anderson
Kari MatchettKari Matchett
As Joan Campbell
Sendhil RamamurthySendhil Ramamurthy
As Jai Wilcox
Anne DudekAnne Dudek
As Danielle Brooks
Peter GallagherPeter Gallagher
As Arthur Campbell


The scene opens with Annie and Scott Weiss rock climbing in West Virginia at Seneca Rocks. She asks if he is enjoying the view of her butt and he says that he picked the back for a reason. Meanwhile at GG&E Headquarters in Mexico City, Mexico, a man named Pablo Delgado comes up and enters the building. In a separate office, the Senior Vice President of the GULF Gas and Electric tells that they are going to get out of there before dinner. Pablo and a bunch of his men enter the office and call each other by name and tell them that he has sent proof of life to their chairman. Annie’s rock climbing trip is canceled and she kisses the guy goodbye as she goes to Langley to see what they want. When she gets there, Auggie greats her and says that it is a hostage situation in Mexico City. He says that one of the executives is Megan Wilkins is an undercover CIA agent. He says that Annie is going to go in as an assess team and gather how many men there are and how many hostages. ..

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