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Nikita: Sideswipe

DOUBLE CROSS - Nikita (Maggie Q) and Michael (Shane West) capture Cyrus (guest star Isaiah Mustafa), an arms dealer, who is purchasing a weapon-jamming device for Ari (guest star Peter Outerbridge). Nikita convinces Ryan (Noah Bean) to let them use Cyrus as bait to capture Amanda but Cyrus manages to escape the trap. However, when Amanda double crosses Cyrus, his only hope for survival is Nikita. Meanwhile, Birkhoff (Aaron Stanford) is hot on the trail of Amanda’s (Melinda Clarke) mole and Alex (Lyndsy Fonseca) starts to unravel.

Source: The CW

Episode Info

Episode number: 3x6
Airdate: Friday December 07th, 2012

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky LIVING) Sep 13, 2013
AU (FOX8) Nov 29, 2014


Guest Stars
Isaiah MustafaIsaiah Mustafa
As Cyrus
Peter OuterbridgePeter Outerbridge
As Ari Tasarov
Sarah AllenSarah Allen
As Anne
Main Cast
Maggie QMaggie Q
As Nikita
Shane WestShane West
As Michael
Aaron StanfordAaron Stanford
As Birkhoff
Dillon CaseyDillon Casey
As Sean Pierce
Devon SawaDevon Sawa
As Owen Elliot
Noah BeanNoah Bean
As Ryan Fletcher


The episode begins and a man is shown talking to two Asian men, who are standing and silently listening to him. Basically the African American man is selling the other two men a hi-tech gun. He explains to the men all the features and highlights of the gun. Just then Nikita arrives and addresses the man as Cyrus. Cyrus asks the Asian men to shoot Nikita, but she quickly gets the better of them and secures their gun. She then points it at Cyrus. Cyrus in turn points the hi-tech gun at Nikita, using a remote in his hand. Michael too arrives at the scene just then. Cyrus decides to train the gun on Michael, after knowing he and Nikita are engaged. ..

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