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 Nikita (96 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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In the first episode of season one, "Nikita", footage taken from the movie Point of No Return (1993) is used while Nikita is sliding down the garbage chute when she's in the restaurant. See more »

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Nikita: Don't worry Birkoff. You're still my favorite overachiever.
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Not 24
7 May 2004 | by See all my reviews

True, La Femme Nikita is no "24"..it's better than 24.If it wasn't for LFN there would be no 24. Joel Surnow creator of 24 was a script writer for LFN. It set the standard for 24 and Alias. La Femme Nikita had it's own style of story telling that was intriquing and left you wanting for more. The characters were complex and the actors put all their focus into giving the best performances out there. The soundtracks were outstanding and the wardrobe dept always outdid themselves. I for one think that the series was much better than both "Nikita" and "Point of No Return". It was a shame that the show had to end. Face it 24 and Alias-just copies of a good thing.


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