La Femme Nikita (1997–2001)

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 Nikita (96 episodes, 1997-2001)
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 Walter (96 episodes, 1997-2001)
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 Operations / ... (96 episodes, 1997-2001)
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 Michael Samuelle (91 episodes, 1997-2001)
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 Seymour Birkoff / ... (90 episodes, 1997-2001)
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Section One, a clandestine anti-terrorist organization, fakes the death of a jailed, convicted murderer and, believing her twin assets of beauty and ability to kill will make her a valuable new operative, trains her in the fighting skills necessary to succeed in her new job. The new operative, code-named 'Josephine', proves to be somewhat less ruthless than planned, however, as she had been falsely convicted and never murdered anyone. Written by Doug Sederberg <vornoff@sonic.net>

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No variance. No remorse. No mercy. (Season 2) See more »


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Birkoff: There's no more right or wrong with Michael anymore, Nikita. He's the new Operations. He can do anything.
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The best t.v. show ever!!! If you liked Alias or 24, watch this....
30 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

La Femme Nikita was groundbreaking and would've been on a lot longer had it aired on a major network. This was really the first time a female was given a strong, intelligent starring role on a t.v. series. The writers/directors of this show have gone on to write and direct for the popular "24" starring Keifer Sutherland, and several actors from Nikita show up in "24". The technology used in the show was incredible for the time. The actors are all first rate and it's the characters in the show that keep you coming back. "Alias" was a direct ripoff of this series, but it wasn't nearly as well done as Nikita. The fan base for this show was huge, and still is even though it is no longer airing. Roy Dupuis (Michael) is a huge star in Canada and his take on the role is perfect. His minimalistic style is what you would expect from a member of the world's most covert anti-terrorism group. Peta Wilson (Nikita) is believable in her role, unlike many females in physical roles. All of the supporting actors are great and many have had vast and varied careers.


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