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Nikita Season 1 Episodes

Season 1 Episode Guide

22 Episodes 2010 - 2011

The first season of CW's taut and suspenseful spy drama "Nikita" re-introduces the saga of the titular top-secret agent and former assassin (Maggie Q) first seen in the blockbuster movie La Femme Nikita. She betrays her parent network, Division, when the agency takes the critical misstep of killing her lover, Daniel Monroe. She goes underground and begins plotting against the corrupt institution - staying in full view but also remaining just cunning enough to outwit them at every turn. This season includes such adventures as Nikita's struggle to protect a Serbian leader, her assassination of a Uzbekistani terrorist, and much more. Meanwhile, an ongoing conflict emerges: Division recruits Alex (Lyndsy Fonseca), a gorgeous woman brought in to replace Nikita, who will do anything in her power to replace her predecessor as the unit's number one operative.

Episode 1


Thu, Sep 9, 2010 60 mins

A spy returns to exact revenge on the clandestine agency that betrayed her after training her to be an assassin. In the pilot episode, Nikita (Maggie Q) emerges from three years of hiding to send a message to her former handlers at Division. Meanwhile, new recruit Alex begins her training at Division and discovers what the agency has planned for her future.

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Episode 2


Thu, Sep 16, 2010 60 mins

Nikita tries to interfere with Division's protective custody of a Slavic leader wanted for war crimes, but is thwarted by a band of mercenaries with the same objective. Meanwhile, Alex is activated ahead of schedule.

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Episode 3

Kill Jill

Thu, Sep 23, 2010 60 mins

Nikita is hurt while rescuing a journalist who is trying to reveal Division's link to a large plane crash. Meanwhile, Michael and Percy zero in on Birkhoff as Nikita's mole and have Amanda interrogate him.

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Episode 4

Rough Trade

Thu, Sep 30, 2010 60 mins

Nikita tries to right a past wrong when she posed as a nanny for a government official who ended up dead. Michael comes to Nikita's aid during her quest, and also begins to question Percy's motives. Meanwhile, Amanda forces Alex to deal with her claustrophobia after she has a panic attack.

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Episode 5

The Guardian

Thu, Oct 7, 2010 60 mins

Percy searches for a fugitive operative whose capture could potentially expose Division's secrets, but Michael is suspicious of Percy's motives. Meanwhile, Alex gets caught in Percy's office by Thom as she tries to send a warning to Nikita.

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Episode 6


Thu, Oct 21, 2010 60 mins

Owen reveals to Nikita who killed her fiancé. Meanwhile, Division tests Alex and Thom by having them kidnapped, but Alex escapes and turns to Nikita for help.

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Episode 7

The Recruit

Thu, Oct 28, 2010 60 mins

Nikita tries to head off a recruit sent on a suicide mission, and gunfire erupts when Michael arrives on the scene. Meanwhile, another recruit ambushes guards at Division, inciting mass pandemonium.

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Episode 8


Thu, Nov 4, 2010 60 mins

Division agrees to kill a woman having an affair with a senator in exchange for continued government funding. Meanwhile, Nikita and Alex contact the woman's parents, but the conversation doesn't go as planned.

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Episode 9

One Way

Thu, Nov 11, 2010 60 mins

Nikita and Michael call a truce to pursue a terrorist who murdered Michael's family. Percy learns of the mission and tries to use it as an opportunity to kill Nikita. Meanwhile, Alex is discovered snooping into Division's medical files and concocts a cover involving Jaden.

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Episode 10

Dark Matter

Thu, Dec 2, 2010 60 mins

Owen leaks Division secrets to the press about the government's involvement in an assassination in Chile. In response, Percy frames a CIA agent for the murder, and Nikita and Owen are captured trying to rescue him. Meanwhile, Alex sees a new side of Percy.

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Episode 11

All the Way

Thu, Dec 9, 2010 60 mins

Alex receives her first assignment---killing a crime syndicate's leader---but despite Nikita's help the mission goes terribly wrong. Meanwhile, Birkhoff discovers the program a Division mole is using to reach Nikita on the outside and alerts Percy and Michael. And Jayden tries to out Alex as the mole.

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Episode 12


Thu, Jan 27, 2011 60 mins

Nikita tries to help new agent Alex, who is struggling with letting go of her old life as a new neighbor invites her to a party. After discovering a kill chip has been implanted in Alex's head, Nikita confronts Birkhoff in order to take control of the chip.

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Episode 13

Coup de Grace

Thu, Feb 3, 2011 60 mins

Alex is sent on a group assignment to kill the prince of Georgia at a museum soiree and turns to Nikita for help in preventing the assassination. However, Division becomes aware of Nikita's presence and orders Michael to kill her.

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Episode 14

The Next Seduction

Thu, Feb 10, 2011 60 mins

Ryan asks Nikita for help in stopping a dangerous missile from entering the U.S. Its handler is a man whom Nikita had to become romantically involved while working undercover at Division. Meanwhile, Michael interferes in Alex's life with Nathan.

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Episode 15


Thu, Feb 17, 2011 60 mins

Alex is double-crossed during a mission by an old friend, who delivers her to a Russian mobster. Nikita must work with Michael to mount a rescue.

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Episode 16


Thu, Feb 24, 2011 60 mins

Amanda tries to uncover suspected secrets by interrogating Alex while she is under sedation; Nikita is double-crossed while planning to smuggle Alex out of the country; and Michael sends Birkhoff to investigate Alex.

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Episode 17


Thu, Apr 7, 2011 60 mins

Michael accosts Nikita in her lair and threatens to tell Percy that Alex is the mole unless Nikita can track down the man who murdered Michael's family in less than 24 hours.

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Episode 18

Into the Dark

Thu, Apr 14, 2011 60 mins

In London, Owen discovers one of Percy's black boxes and turns on Nikita when the two disagree on what to do with the contents. Meanwhile, Percy sends Michael to London to kill Nikita, and Amanda makes Alex take a lie-detector test to learn the truth about the escape tunnels.

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Episode 19

Girl's Best Friend

Thu, Apr 21, 2011 60 mins

Nikita fears for Alex's safety and concocts a plan for her to leave Division. But before the pair can act, Alex is sent on a mission to prevent a foreign president's son from distributing a new nerve toxin.

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Episode 20

Glass Houses

Thu, Apr 28, 2011 60 mins

A black-box guardian's life is in danger after Michael discovers she has neglected her duty in favor of having a family. Elsewhere, Nathan is stuck in the middle of an argument between Alex and Jaden.

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Episode 21


Thu, May 5, 2011 60 mins

Nikita kidnaps a CIA cryptographer capable of decrypting the black boxes in order to protect him. Meanwhile, Percy goes after Alex.

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Episode 22


Thu, May 12, 2011 60 mins

In the Season 1 finale, Percy makes his final attempt to take control of the CIA. Meanwhile, Alex goes rogue, and Nikita's life is in danger, but Michael can't save her because he's trapped in Division.

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