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Nikita: The Sword's Edge

DIVISON IS THREATENED - Division discovers one of their rogue agents, Markov (guest star Jonathan Goad), who has been undercover for six years, has been elected President of Uzbekistan and is planning to kill the President of the United States (guest star Michelle Nolden). Ryan (Noah Bean) confesses to the team that Division is on thin ice with the President and she has threatened to wipe them out if the public finds out about the secret agency and rogue agents. Nikita (Maggie Q) and Michael (Shane West) are furious that Ryan kept this a secret from them and must figure out how to save the President's life without alerting her of the danger. Meanwhile, after Alex (Lyndsy Fonseca) and Owen (Devon Sawa) are caught in an explosion, they investigate and believe an insider set it up.

Source: The CW

Episode Info  

Episode number: 3x5
Airdate: Friday November 30th, 2012

Director: Kenneth Fink
Writer: Albert Kim

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky LIVING) Sep 06, 2013
AU (FOX8) Nov 22, 2014

Guest Stars
Lyndie GreenwoodLyndie Greenwood
As Sonya
Michelle NoldenMichelle Nolden
As President Kathleen Spencer
Richard T. JonesRichard T. Jones
As Evan Danforth
Jonathan GoadJonathan Goad
As Markov

Co-Guest Stars
Geoff ScovellGeoff Scovell
As Doctor
Jee-Yun LeeJee-Yun Lee
As ENN Newscaster
Jason Gray (1)Jason Gray (1)
As John Schachter
Mark Waters (3)Mark Waters (3)
As Secret Service Agent #2
Sterling JarvisSterling Jarvis
As Secret Service Supervisor
Tim Campbell (2)Tim Campbell (2)
As Secret Service Agent #1
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 with a man knife in hand questioning another man with a bleeding face about Nikita. The bleeding man’s restraints are cut, by the man with the knife. The man throws down the knife and the other man then attacks him. The two get into a violent fistfight. Eventually the man with the knife wins the fight and kills the other man. Two guys come in and speak to him in what appears to be Russian. The man then walks out to a balcony and below there are thousands of people cheering for him. Turns out, the man is Alexi Markov the newly appointed president of Uzbekistan. ..

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