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Nikita: The Recruit

Alex informs Nikita that one of the recruits has been activated to carry out a suicide mission. Nikita intercepts the recruit just as Michael arrives, and the two sides exchange gunfire. Meanwhile, back inside the walls of Division, another recruit decides to attack several guards, creating mass chaos.

Source: The CW


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x7
Production Number: 3X6257
Airdate: Thursday October 28th, 2010


Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky LIVING) Nov 18, 2010

  • Currently 8.7/10
8.7/10 (39 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Bug HallBug Hall
As Robbie
Recurring

Co-Guest Stars
Jody StevensJody Stevens
As Daniel's Mom
Kathy MaloneyKathy Maloney
As Reporter
Matthew JohnsonMatthew Johnson
As Agent #1
Paul KingstonPaul Kingston
As Guard One
Tony NappoTony Nappo
As Hershey
Troy BlundellTroy Blundell
As Agent Gregson
Main Cast
Maggie QMaggie Q
As Nikita
Shane WestShane West
As Michael
Aaron StanfordAaron Stanford
As Birkhoff

Recap

The scene opens with Alex, Thom and a group of recruits coming in for a virtual world fight scenario and they are split up into two teams. Alex is put with two recruits named Robbie and Sara. Michael tells them to know their enemies and their friends. The scene flashbacks to two months before insertion and Nikita has Alex read poetry to get her voice to match up. She tells that she needs to know who her friends are and know who the enemies are too. She tells her not to get close to the friends because they could be gone in a second. They get down to it and Robbie seems to be the leader of the group and tells them to watch out. Sara is told to watch the rear and she takes a moment to protect Alex and their team are killed. Afterward, Ronnie gives Sara a hard time for costing them the game and Thom pulls him to the side and tells that everyone knows that he is the best of the recruits, but tells that he needs to relax. In the locker room, Sara tells that she has been activated and that she needs to be better. Alex asks if she can help her with her mission and she tells that she will think about it. ..

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Other Episode Crew

Executive ProducerCraig Silverstein  |  David Levinson  |  Danny Cannon  |  McG  |  Peter Johnson
Co-Executive ProducerDavid Solomon
Supervising ProducerAmanda Segel Marks
ProducerMarc D. Alpert
Co-ProducerAlbert Kim  |  James Hilton
Consulting ProducerJuan Carlos Coto
Production DesignerAndrew M. Stearn
EditorJohn Peter Bernardo
CastingJessie Disla  |  Rebecca Mangieri  |  Wendy Weidman  |  Barbara Fiorentino
First Assistant DirectorPatrick Tidy
Second Assistant DirectorSara MacDonald
MusicDavid E. Russo
Music EditorAshley Revell
Music SupervisorHit The Ground Running
Costume DesignerBarbara Somerville
HairstylistKelly Brennan
Set DecoratorCarolyn Loucks
Property MasterMichael J. Meade
Supervising Sound EditorGeorge Haddad
Re-Recording MixerAaron Levy  |  Ethan Beigel
Director of PhotographyRené Ohashi
Stunt CoordinatorJonathan Eusebio
Assistant Production CoordinatorNaya Guzman
Production ManagerDavid Till
Sound MixerGreg Chapman
Executive Story EditorKalinda Vazquez
Boom OperatorPat Cassin
Makeup ArtistChristopher Pizzareli
Canadian CastingTina Gerussi
Developed ByCraig Silverstein
PlaybackPeter Bowman
 
Warning: Nikita season 1 episode 7 guide may contain spoilers
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