Sydney Bristow is an international spy recruited out of college and trained for espionage and self-defense.

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 Sydney Bristow / ... (105 episodes, 2001-2006)
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 Arvin Sloane (105 episodes, 2001-2006)
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 Marcus Dixon (105 episodes, 2001-2006)
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 Marshall Flinkman (105 episodes, 2001-2006)
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 Jack Bristow (105 episodes, 2001-2006)
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 Michael Vaughn (96 episodes, 2001-2006)
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 Eric Weiss (68 episodes, 2001-2006)
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 Julian Sark (56 episodes, 2002-2006)
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 Francie Calfo / ... (48 episodes, 2001-2006)
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 Will Tippin (47 episodes, 2001-2006)

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Sydney Bristow is a young, athletic, college graduate who was recruited her freshman year as a secret agent for SD-6, a top-secret branch of the CIA. After a few years -- after Sydney confides her lifestyle to her boyfriend, the evil head of SD-6 -- Arvin Sloan, has him killed. Sydney learns that SD-6 is part of a rogue international agency called the Alliance of 12, out to rule the world. She becomes a double agent, working with the real CIA to bring down SD-6 with the assistance of her handler, Michael Vaughn, and her estranged father Jack Bristow -- also a double agent. Along the way, Sydney fights various rival agents, rival terrorist groups, and traitors all the while keeping her cloak-and-dagger lifestyle a secret from her friends. (Season 1) Written by Matt Patay

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30 September 2001 (USA)  »

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Originally David Anders' character, Julian Sark, was only supposed to be in a few episodes. See more »

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Characters often pronounce the first name of Milo Rambaldi as MY-lo. If he was a medieval Italian, it would probably be pronounced MEE-lo. See more »

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Marshall: I've lost my keys. Where are they?
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The opening credits feature J.J. Abrams' trademark lens flares. See more »

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Referenced in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.87 (2010) See more »

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Alias Theme
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Performed by Michael Giacchino
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One of my all-time favorite shows
18 October 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I loved watching Alias. It was one of the few series where I would freak out if I missed an episode - it was just that good. Season 1 through 3 were the best seasons though and I think it got rather heavy after that - ridiculous plot lines and Sloane's crazy obsession with Rembaldi, clones...

The cast are terrific - Jennifer Garner's such a terrific actress and she's surrounded by a stellar cast - Victor Garber, Michael Vartan, Ron Rifkin..

It really is a great show - if you don't mind the confusion now and again and just watch it with an open mind, take it for what it is - a really great series!


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