Alias: Season 3, Episode 22

Resurrection (23 May 2004)

TV Episode  |  TV-14  |   |  Action, Drama, Mystery
7.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.3/10 from 236 users  
Reviews: 2 user

Lauren stages a stunning betrayal by impersonating Sydney and blowing up the CIA offices to steal classified materials, and nearly killing Marshall in the process. But Sark is captured ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(created by),
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 2910 titles
created 09 Sep 2011
 
a list of 2020 titles
created 03 Dec 2011
 
a list of 3502 titles
created 29 Apr 2012
 
a list of 22 titles
created 13 Aug 2012
 
a list of 5687 titles
created 14 Feb 2014
 

Related Items

Search for "Resurrection" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Resurrection (23 May 2004)

Resurrection (23 May 2004) on IMDb 7.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Alias.
« Previous Episode | 66 of 105 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Hank Foster
...
Reynard Kauffman
...
Safe House Agent
...
The Plumber
Edit

Storyline

Lauren stages a stunning betrayal by impersonating Sydney and blowing up the CIA offices to steal classified materials, and nearly killing Marshall in the process. But Sark is captured during Lauren's escape, and Sydney decides to play the impersonating game herself to learn where Laura is heading off too. Meanwhile, Vaughn comes face to face with his darkest demons in pursuit of his traitorous wife. Nadia must decide whether or not she can trust her father, Sloane, in the pursuit of Rambaldi's most priceless artifact and escape from CIA custody. During a mission to South Africa at a Rimbaldi artifact dig, Sydney has a some help and hindrance from Katya Derevko, as well as a final one-on-one fight with Lauren. Afterwards, Sydney receives a shattering revelation from Lauren that will make her question everything (and everyone) she thought she could trust. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

heroine | See All (1) »


Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

23 May 2004 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This episode was nominated for the 2005 Golden Reel Award for "Best Sound Editing in Television Short Form - Sound Effects & Foley". This episode was nominated for two Emmy Awards in 2004 for "Outstanding Sound Editing for a Series" and "Outstanding Stunt Coordination". See more »

Goofs

In the bank scene, if you look closely you can see that the safety deposit box is open before Sydney actually is shown opening it. See more »

Quotes

Michael Vaughn: Last time we were together, our roles were reversed. Funny how things happen.
Julian Sark: I'm afraid the irony is lost on me.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Mixed feelings on this one....
24 December 2009 | by See all my reviews

On its own, "Resurrection" is good. As a season finale, however, it is a bit of a disappointment as well. The Rambaldi device - The Sphere Of Life - which supposedly contains his "essence", and which is the reason everyone was looking for "The Passenger" for so long, is still left unrevealed. Sloane and Nadia, who are now the only ones who know its true location, have too little screen time. Instead, "Resurrection" seems more focused on resolving the Lauren situation, with first Vaughn and then Sydney herself more determined than ever to kill her. The series creators probably knew that they couldn't top the Sydney-Allison fight at the end of season 2, so what we get is a much shorter, but still well executed fight most notable for the new pieces of information it provides. And those pieces lead to the ultimate season cliffhanger, which is a mere shadow of the stunning endings of the previous seasons, but does have a great close-up of a certain character, and does help explain that character's actions in the last 2 episodes. The best part of the episode is probably the (literally) explosive opening, followed by the completely unexpected Katya Derevko twist. Like they did in much of season 3, Lauren and Sark steal the show with their twisted relationship: they're both cold-blooded, conscienceless killers, but they actually care for each other. The entire (regular and guest) cast of "Alias" is excellent, but Ron Rifkin, Melissa George and David Anders were the standouts of this season (I'd like to add Mia Maestro to the list, if she had a bigger role). *** out of 4.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Sydney's naiveté raafatms-981-832654
Anyone else feel season 5 was "blah" oreo_monroe
Michelle Ryan as Sydney Bristow? onurivis_couliek
How long to get into it? jlee092790
Should I even bother with the later seasons? waketodream
All the rainy nights hughsterg
Discuss Resurrection (2004) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?