Alias: Season 3, Episode 19

Hourglass (18 Apr. 2004)

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After finding out that Lauren really is working for the Covenant, Vaughn is told by Jack and Sydney to keep up the facade of a happy marriage in order to keep tabs on his wife's activities.... See full summary »

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After finding out that Lauren really is working for the Covenant, Vaughn is told by Jack and Sydney to keep up the facade of a happy marriage in order to keep tabs on his wife's activities. But he's in for a shock when he uncovers the truth about Lauren's mother, Olivia, whom is in league with her daughter over the Covenant's activities. Meanwhile, Jack refuses to help exonerate Sloane of his crimes and put in motion a stay of execution, and a monk discloses the identity of the Rambaldi "Passenger" to Sydney. Written by Anonymous

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Michael Vaughn: How are you?
Olivia Reed: I'm doing surprisingly well for a pariah. I never liked politics. You never know who your friends are. At least now that I'm the wife of a traitor, I know the answer. I have none.
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Another terrific episode
20 December 2009 | by See all my reviews

The one thing I like the most about "Alias" at this period is how it's packed with so much info, stories, sub-stories, pieces of the puzzle, that you barely have time to catch your breath. From the opening scenes of Irina's computer communication (with Jack) account getting terminated, and Sark getting owned by David Carradine before Lauren's mother saves him, to the closing scenes revealing, once again, that Jack Bristow will (almost) always be a step ahead of the opposition, "Hourglass" is packed with great moments. The Covenant get their hands on The Restoration, i.e. Rambaldi documents that will reveal the next clue in the quest for The Passenger. But the CIA has the only code key for reading them, and, now knowing from Vaughn that Lauren is the mole, they give her a wrong key and let her lead them to the documents. The next clue turns out to be another Rambaldi device, The Hourglass, kept in an L.A Yakuza night club. The problem is that the location of the Passenger will only be revealed to a specific person - Sloane. And he's about to be executed in a matter of hours, unless Jack has something to say about that. Ron Rifkin's acting is phenomenal in this episode. And the Vaughn-Lauren marriage is a perfect study in double-duplicity: now they BOTH have to pretend to be someone they're not, but Vaughn has the advantage of Lauren not knowing that he knows. However, that is about to change, soon. This episode also has the arguably funniest line of the entire season so far: Sydney: "But she could also be an innocent victim". Jack: "With Irina Derevko and Arvin Sloane as her parents? I don't think so"! This had me laughing for about a minute. *** out of 4.


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