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The Beast Season 1 Episodes

Season 1 Episode Guide

Season 1

13 Episodes 2009 - 2009

"The Beast" follows as unorthodox FBI veteran Charles Barker (Patrick Swayze) is paired with rookie agent Ellis Dove (Travis Fimmel) in this drama. Barker attempts to impart his years undercover wisdom on his new partner as the two are often thrown into dangerous situations. "The Beast" lasted just one season and was Swayze's last acting performance before his death in 2009.

Episode 1

Pilot

Thu, Jan 15, 2009 60 mins

FBI veteran Charles Barker (Patrick Swayze) takes his new partner on their first case---an undercover job to break up a weapons-smuggling ring---in the opener of a series starring Swayze as an unconventional vet paired with a rookie (Travis Fimmel).

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Episode 2

Two Choices

Thu, Jan 22, 2009 60 mins

Barker and Ellis target a drug-trafficking ring run by a man in police custody. They devise a risky plan to let the man go free in order to ensnare him and his band of criminals. The scheme becomes even riskier when they discover there's an ex-cop looking to settle a score with the ring leader.

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Episode 3

Nadia

Thu, Jan 29, 2009 60 mins

Barker goes undercover to stop a Romanian human-trafficking ring. Meanwhile, Ellis befriends a prostitute (Angela Gots) whose son was sold by the gang.

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Episode 4

Infected

Thu, Feb 5, 2009 60 mins

Barker and Ellis search for blackmailers when they learn a jewelry-store executive is stealing jewels to pay extortionists who allegedly gave her son a deadly virus. Susan: Victoria Tennant.

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Episode 5

Bitsy Big-Boy Boomeroo

Thu, Feb 12, 2009 60 mins

Barker and Ellis protect a prominent nuclear physicist who is set to testify before the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and has become the target of a killer. Lindsay Pulsipher, Jodi Long.

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Episode 6

Hothead

Thu, Feb 19, 2009 60 mins

The partners pursue a rogue FBI agent who trained with Barker. Ellis goes undercover to track his moves while Barker searches for the man's former girlfriend, whom Barker also dated.

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Episode 7

Capone

Thu, Feb 26, 2009 60 mins

A fellow agent vanishes, sending Barker undercover to infiltrate a group of Latino drug dealers who may have something to do with the man's disappearance. Lou Diamond Phillips guest stars.

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Episode 8

Mercy

Thu, Mar 5, 2009 60 mins

Homeless veterans are being murdered, sending Barker undercover as a homeless man to investigate. Ellis, a veteran himself, takes the case very personally.

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Episode 9

The Walk In

Thu, Mar 19, 2009 60 mins

Barker and Ellis investigate a Chinese spy posing as a university professor. Adding difficulty to the probe is a fellow agent who doubts Ellis' abilities and attempts to sabotage his work.

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Episode 10

Tilt

Thu, Mar 26, 2009 60 mins

Barker and Ellis enter a high-stakes poker game to find an assassin hired to kill an informant who's about to go into witness protection.

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Episode 11

My Brother's Keeper

Thu, Apr 9, 2009 60 mins

Barker goes after an Irish crime family seeking to expand their business from Chicago to Wall Street. Series star Patrick Swayze's wife, Lisa Niemi, directed the episode.

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Episode 12

Counterfeit

Thu, Apr 16, 2009 60 mins

Barker goes on the lam after he's set up for murder, and the Bureau sends a relentless agent to find him.

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Episode 13

No Turning Back

Thu, Apr 23, 2009 60 mins

In the first-season finale, Barker gets a break in a case he's followed his entire career, but never put to rest. He gets a list of six people involved in the crime, and he tries to find them before they find him.

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