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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

  • Currently 8.4/10
8.4/10 (11 Votes cast)


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

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

Co-Guest Stars
Adelaide Humphreys
As Katia
Avigail Humphreys
As Chloe
Diego Fuentes
As Police Officer
Lenno Britos
As Associate
Eze Angius
As Accountant
Dani Jazzar
As Janitor
Dalton Derek Amador
As Delivery Man
Hamish McEwan
As George Nicassio
Rob Trick
As Frank
David Talbot
As Mr. Fitzgerald
Carson Durven
As Conference Room Person
Christine Aziz
As GG&E Receptionist
Main Cast
Piper Perabo
As Annie Catherine Walker
Christopher Gorham
As Auggie Anderson
Kari Matchett
As Joan Campbell
Sendhil Ramamurthy
As Jai Wilcox
Anne Dudek
As Danielle Brooks
Peter 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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