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White Collar: Compromising Positions

When a criminal Peter arrested hires a high-powered political fixer to sabotage the trial, Peter and Neal must take on this brilliant but devious opponent who maintains a lawful facade.

Source: USA

Episode Info

Episode number: 4x7
Production Number: BCW407
Airdate: Tuesday August 28th, 2012

Director: Paul Holahan
Writer: Matthew Negrete

Alternate Airdates:

AU (one) Sep 18, 2013

  • Currently 6/10
6/10 (14 Votes cast)


Guest Stars
Hilarie Burton
As Sara Ellis
Treat Williams
As Samuel 'Sam' Phelps
Perrey Reeves
As Landon Shepard
Michael Torpey
As Josh Bryson
Nicholas Turturro
As Victor Delancy
Sharon Washington
As Delancy's Attorney

Co-Guest Stars
Grace Abbott
As Delancy's Girlfriend
Main Cast
Matthew Bomer
As Neal George Caffrey
Tim DeKay
As FBI Special Agent Peter Burke
Willie Garson
As Mozzie
Marsha Thomason
As FBI Agent Diana Barrigan
Sharif Atkins
As FBI Agent Clinton Jones
Tiffani Thiessen
As Elizabeth Burke


The episode begins with Neal meeting up with Sam. Sam says the people responsible for setting up his father and getting Ellen killed were formerly dirty cops now in high-up positions with the government. He doesn't like that Neal is so close to the FBI and eventually decides to leave. All he says is that he knew Neal's father, Neal though wants to know much more than that. Later, Neal and Mozzie talk about the meeting. Mozzie thinks they should include Peter in the process, as he might be able to help them out. Peter in the meanwhile is practicing his testimony for a trial where he is the key witness. ..

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Episode Quotes
Peter Burke: Where did you come from?
Mozzie: 45 years ago an enigma gave a paradox a very special hug.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorJeff Eastin
Executive ProducerJeff Eastin  |  Mark Goffman
Co-Executive ProducerJeff King
ProducerMargo Myers
Co-ProducerAlexandra McNally  |  Joe Henderson  |  Jim Campolongo  |  Keira Morrisette
Story EditorDaniel Shattuck  |  Bob DeRosa
Executive Story EditorChanning Powell  |  Matthew Negrete
Warning: White Collar season 4 episode 7 guide may contain spoilers
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