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Nikita: Into the Dark

Owen (Devon Sawa) returns with information on one of Percy's (Xander Berkeley) black boxes. Nikita (Maggie Q) returns to London with him to retrieve it but notices that Owen is acting strangely. Owen tells Nikita that he wants to release the contents of the black box and when Nikita disagrees, he turns on her. Meanwhile, Percy finds out Nikita is in London and dispenses Michael (Shane West) to kill her. Also, Amanda (Melinda Clarke) overhears Jaden (Tiffany Hines) arguing with Alex (Lyndsy Fonseca) about the escape tunnels so she hooks Alex up to a lie detector to get the truth out of her once and for all. Jeff Hunt directed the episode written by Albert Kim.

Source: The CW

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x18
Production Number: 3X6268
Airdate: Thursday April 14th, 2011

Director: Jeffrey G. Hunt
Writer: Albert Kim

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky LIVING) Jul 27, 2011
AU (FOX8) Apr 19, 2012

  • Currently 8.9/10
8.9/10 (8 Votes cast)


Guest Stars
Devon SawaDevon Sawa
As Owen Elliot
Ray ParkRay Park
As The Guardian
Main Cast
Maggie Q
As Nikita
Shane West
As Michael
Aaron Stanford
As Birkhoff


The scene opens with Nikita and Michael in bed together. Michael tells her that they are going to have to tell Alex soon about them. She tells that she doesn’t want to just yet. Michael and Nikita are interrupted by Owen. She tells that Michael and Owen can lower their guns and they listen. Owen asks what Michael is doing there and Nikita tells him that he is with her. Owen tells that he narrowed the location of The Guardian, the secret agent guarding the Black Box. Michael tells that is impossible to know where he is already and she tells that she is going to be in London with Owen and Michael tells that he wants to talk to Nikita. He says that he doesn’t trust Owen. She tells that she does and that they are going to have to play nice with Owen. Meanwhile in Division, Alex deletes Nathan from Alex’s known associates. Amanda stops her as she tries to leave and tells her to join her. ..

Read the full recap
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Death Cab For CutieI Will Follow You Into the Dark 

Other Episode Crew

Executive ProducerCraig Silverstein  |  David Levinson  |  Danny Cannon  |  Peter Johnson  |  McG
Co-Executive ProducerDavid Solomon
ProducerMarc D. Alpert
Co-ProducerAndrew Colville  |  Albert Kim  |  James Hilton
Consulting ProducerJuan Carlos Coto
Production DesignerAndrew M. Stearn
EditorDavid Lebowitz
CastingWendy Weidman  |  Jessie Disla  |  Rebecca Mangieri
First Assistant DirectorPatrick Tidy
Second Assistant DirectorRita Colucci
MusicDavid E. Russo
Music EditorAshley Revell
Music SupervisorHit The Ground Running
Costume DesignerBarbara Somerville
HairstylistKelly Brennan
Set DecoratorIan Wheatley
Location ManagerJohn Musikka
Property MasterStephen Levitt
Script SupervisorCatherine Taylor
Supervising Sound EditorGeorge Haddad
Re-Recording MixerEthan Beigel  |  Aaron Levy
Director of PhotographyRené Ohashi
Stunt CoordinatorBrian Jagersky
Production ManagerDavid Till
Sound MixerGreg Chapman
Executive Story EditorKalinda Vazquez
Makeup ArtistChristopher Pizzareli
Fight CoordinatorHubert Boorder
Canadian CastingTina Gerussi
Developed ByCraig Silverstein
Warning: Nikita season 1 episode 18 guide may contain spoilers
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