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A large shipment of Coltan is stolen and the team fears Cromartie's involvement. During the investigation, John finds himself alone and must use his wits to survive. Another murder sends Ellison to meet with a surprising suspect.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x4
Production Number: 3T6854
Airdate: Monday February 04th, 2008


Alternate Airdates:

UK (channel one) Mar 13, 2008
Finland Dec 01, 2008
DE (Pro7) Feb 02, 2009
NL (Veronica) Aug 20, 2009

  • Currently 8.3/10
8.3/10 (33 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Catherine Dent
As Agent Greta Simpson
Recurring
Garret Dillahunt
As George Laszlo
Recurring
Andy Umberger
As Davidson
Brian Bloom
As Carter
Lee Thompson Young
As Agent Stewart

Co-Guest Stars
Greg Eagles
As Crewman #1
Linda Shing
As Dolores
Michael Dempsey
As Detective
Sean Smith (1)
As Dr. Lyman
Taira Soo
As Office Manager
Main Cast
Lena Headey
As Sarah Connor
Thomas Dekker
As John Connor
Summer Glau
As Cameron Phillips
Richard T. Jones
As James Ellison

Recap

The episode begins in the office of plastic surgeon Dr. David Lyman, who is dictating into a hand recorder when he hears noises outside his office. He discovers the Terminator in his outer office who insists the doctor perform reconstructive surgery on it immediately...

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Episode Notes
A T-888 Terminator reboots in 15 seconds.



Episode Quotes
Sarah: (to John) If you're gonna be a hero, you need to learn how to drive stick!

Sarah: You know what I love about you guys? Even when you've evolved into the ultimate indestructible fighting machines, you're not above self-examination and improvement.
Cameron: Thank you.
Sarah: Please shut up.

Sarah: How could it be Cromartie? Are you forgetting that I blew his head off?
Cameron: I remember.

Cameron: (talking about Cromartie) He came through. He knows we're here.
Sarah: It's just a head.
Cameron: His chip is intact, we're programmed to repair ourselves, we're programmed to blend in. He might still need Coltan for a missing piece, a leg, an arm. He will rebuild and continue his mission to hunt and kill...
Sarah: I know what his mission is.

Sarah: Do you have any idea what's going on? I lost him! I lost John!
Cameron: I understand.
Sarah: It's impossible for you to understand.
Cameron: Without John your life has no purpose.
Sarah: I can't believe I let him talk me into this. You try to open your hands just a little and it's too soon.
Cameron: Is it? The world ends in four years.

Sarah: (to captured guard) You can go, if you can get past her. (indicating Cameron)

Cameron: This is it, this is where the factory will be.
Sarah:
What factory?
Cameron: Where I'll be made, me and many others, right there. It's inside. (talking about the vault) Coltan's rare in the future, the majority of it was destroyed when the bombs went off. He's stockpiling it for after judgment day. It's in the bunker where it will be safe.

Sarah: You okay?
John: I'm fine. Really. How many times we gotta have this talk?
Sarah: A lot I think.



Cultural References
The truck has the words Tetsuo Corporation on the side. A reference ot the Japanese film Tetsuo, which is about someone being transformed into a cyborg.



Other Episode Crew

Executive ProducerAndrew Vajna  |  Mario Kassar  |  Joel Michaels  |  John Wirth  |  Josh Friedman (1)
Co-Executive ProducerToni Graphia
ProducerJohn Enbom  |  Jill Lopez Danton
Consulting ProducerJames Middleton  |  Natalie Chaidez
Associate ProducerAaron Miller (2)
Production DesignerMichael Novotny
EditorHeather MacDougall
CastingBonnie Zane  |  Gayle Pillsbury
Unit Production ManagerHilton Smith
First Assistant DirectorNina Jack
Second Assistant DirectorAdam Ben Frank
MusicBear McCreary
Music EditorMichael Baber
Costume DesignerAmanda Friedland
HairstylistJosée Normand
Set DecoratorBryan Thetford
Property MasterScott A. Buckwald
Re-Recording MixerPeter Sullivan (3)  |  Rick Norman
Director of PhotographyBill Roe
Stunt CoordinatorJoel Kramer
Sound MixerCharles Kelly
Executive Story EditorAshley Edward Miller  |  Zack Stentz
Special Makeup Effects ArtistRobert Hall (1)
Visual Effects SupervisorJames Lima
Transportation CaptainRod Bearden
Special Effects SupervisorSteve Galich
Original CastingLisa Beach  |  Sarah Katzman
Second Unit DirectorJoel Kramer
Based On Characters Created ByJames Cameron  |  Gail Anne Hurd
Makeup ArtistHarriette Landau
DeveloperJosh Friedman (1)
 
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