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Nikita Season 3 Episodes

Season 3 Episode Guide

22 Episodes 2012 - 2013

Season three of CW's ongoing spy saga "Nikita" begins after Ryan Fletcher (Noah Bean) has assumed leadership of Division for the first time. The government appoints Nikita (Maggie Q.) and others to hunt down and round up a group of rogue operatives called the "Dirty Thirty," including a nefarious young man providing covert information to a Chinese intelligence agency, a former Division associate responsible for kidnapping a child and brainwashing her into becoming an assassin, an ex-soldier who has abducted his ex-wife, and more. Later in the season, disturbing details come to light about Amanda's (Melinda Clarke) past, Division undergoes internal strain and additional upheaval, and Nikita must make a life-altering decision that will involve sparing the life of one person close to her, and killing another.

Episode 1


Fri, Oct 19, 2012 60 mins

The third season begins with Ryan and Nikita taking charge of Division. Their first mission is to bring in the "Dirty Thirty," a group of rogue agents who failed to respond to Division's recall. Meanwhile, Birkhoff struggles to maintain a working relationship with Sonya, despite his growing attraction to her.

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Episode 2


Fri, Oct 26, 2012 60 mins

Nikita tries to rescue a brainwashed girl before she can detonate a bomb aimed at a high-level target.

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Episode 3

True Believer

Fri, Nov 2, 2012 60 mins

Nikita, Michael and Sean try to stop a terrorist attack. Meanwhile, an undercover agent is arrested, which leads Nikita to question why Division is continuing to run Percy's old missions.

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Episode 4


Fri, Nov 9, 2012 60 mins

Amanda sends a rogue agent to free Owen from a Russian prison, but he manages to escape her grasp. Later, Owen is shocked to learn that Nikita now works with Division.

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Episode 5

The Sword's Edge

Fri, Nov 16, 2012 60 mins

Nikita tries to capture a former undercover Division agent, who was recently elected president of Uzbekistan, when he visits the U.S.

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Episode 6


Fri, Dec 7, 2012 60 mins

Nikita and Michael capture an arms dealer and use him for bait in an attempt to catch Amanda. Meanwhile, Birkhoff searches for Amanda's mole; and Alex begins to unravel.

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Episode 7


Fri, Jan 18, 2013 60 mins

Birkhoff reveals the identity of Amanda's mole to Nikita. Meanwhile, Michael confronts Alex about her drug use.

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Episode 8


Fri, Jan 25, 2013 60 mins

Nikita and Owen face off against a rogue agent. Meanwhile, Michael assumes a new position at Division.

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Episode 9

Survival Instincts

Fri, Feb 1, 2013 60 mins

A rogue agent kidnaps his girlfriend, so Ryan dispatches a team to rescue her. Meanwhile, Nikita becomes confused when Michael sends Owen into the field with her instead of coming himself; and Sean makes a decision about Alex.

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Episode 10

Brave New World

Fri, Feb 8, 2013 60 mins

Nikita goes on a secret mission in Kosovo that leads to serious consequences for Division. Meanwhile, Michael resumes his role running Operations inside Division.

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Episode 11

Black Ridge

Fri, Feb 22, 2013 60 mins

Amanda frames Sean for the CIA director's murder, and he is taken into custody, but Nikita vows to free him. Unfortunately, her risky plan could save him or cost him his life.

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Episode 12

With Fire

Fri, Mar 1, 2013 60 mins

Nikita learns about a planned terrorist attack from Ari, but he wants $50 million for the information he possesses that could stop the threat and lead to the capture of the person behind it. Meanwhile, Sean grows jealous of Alex and Owen's relationship.

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Episode 13


Fri, Mar 8, 2013 60 mins

Nikita and Amanda are captured by Stefan's bodyguard and are forced to work together to escape. Meanwhile, Owen becomes furious with Michael, after Michael assigns Alex to be Nikita's backup instead of him.

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Episode 14

The Life We've Chosen

Fri, Mar 15, 2013 60 mins

Amanda holds Alex hostage and wants to exchange her for Ari. Meanwhile, Alex befriends a fellow prisoner and promises to break them both out the jail. Unfortunately, her plans conflict with Nikita's rescue attempt.

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Episode 15


Fri, Mar 29, 2013 60 mins

Nikita orders that the president of Chad be killed when he visits Paris, but Alex disagrees and refuses to participate in the plan. Meanwhile, Alex and Birkhoff discover a secret that could literally blow Division apart.

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Episode 16

Tipping Point

Fri, Apr 5, 2013 60 mins

Nikita and Michael learn about a new prosthetic hand that could help Michael return to his old self, but it comes at a steep price. Meanwhile, Alex and Sean try to discover who within Division was behind a bloody mutiny.

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Episode 17


Fri, Apr 12, 2013 60 mins

Owen begins to unlock the secrets from his past, with help from Amanda. Meanwhile, Alex tells Birkhoff that she wants to leave Division.

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Episode 18

Broken Home

Fri, Apr 19, 2013 60 mins

Nikita is drugged and subjected to Amanda's mental-conditioning process. Meanwhile, Birkhoff and Sean attempt to save the women they love.

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Episode 19


Fri, Apr 26, 2013 60 mins

Alex reverts to her old ways in the wake of the tragic events at Division. Meanwhile, Nikita and Michael try to evaluate the damage and see what can be salvaged before the president realizes the extent of the destruction.

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Episode 20

High-Value Target

Fri, May 3, 2013 60 mins

Division's black box is found and it falls into the hands of a mutinous agent who is under Amanda's control. Select leaks from the box put what's left of the team in peril. Nikita then stages a daring raid at the G-20 economic summit to get the box back.

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Episode 21

Invisible Hand

Fri, May 10, 2013 60 mins

Michael questions Nikita's commitment to a life beyond Division with him. Meanwhile, Amanda allies herself with mysterious partners who furnish her with a terrifying new weapon; and Alex considers an intriguing offer from the Nobel Prize winner she is defending.

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Episode 22

'Til Death Do Us Part

Fri, May 17, 2013 60 mins

Amanda puts her final plan into effect as the third season ends. Her diabolical plot places Nikita in a life-threatening situation and forces her to choose between saving Michael or herself. The team tries to stop Amanda but, with a diminished Division, fears she may have them out-gunned.

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