Alias: Season 1, Episode 13

The Box: Part 2 (10 Feb. 2002)

TV Episode  -   -  Action | Drama | Mystery
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.2/10 from 259 users  
Reviews: 2 user

As the megalomaniac McKenas Cole continues to threat the SD-6 staff and torture Sloane to get the code to a vault, Sydney must go deactivate some bombs planted in the office, despite some ... See full summary »



(creator), , 1 more credit »
0Check in

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 2895 titles
created 09 Sep 2011
list image
a list of 75 images
created 05 Apr 2012
a list of 22 titles
created 10 Apr 2012
a list of 7018 titles
created 18 Apr 2012
a list of 5596 titles
created 9 months ago

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: The Box: Part 2 (10 Feb 2002)

The Box: Part 2 (10 Feb 2002) on IMDb 8.2/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Alias.
« Previous Episode | 13 of 105 Episodes | Next Episode »





Episode cast overview, first billed only:


As the megalomaniac McKenas Cole continues to threat the SD-6 staff and torture Sloane to get the code to a vault, Sydney must go deactivate some bombs planted in the office, despite some mercenaries on her trail. Dixon sends a secret code to Vaughn at the CIA to come to the rescue. Eventually, the Bristows are caught, but Sydney is able to confront Cole in a fight to the finish... Written by RealLiveClaude

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:




Release Date:

10 February 2002 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Show detailed on  »

Did You Know?


At the first C4 site, Sydney is shown unscrewing the top left bolt, a bolt she had already frozen and broken off. See more »


Eric Weiss: And what if there has been a takeover?
Michael Vaughn: [gets his gun out of his locker and loads it] If I'm not back in a couple of hours, I'm probably dead.
Eric Weiss: Good to know.
See more »


References Lethal Weapon 2 (1989) See more »


Moving, Shaking
By Great Lake Swimmers
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Sloane shows just how tough he really is
6 March 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Part one of this story saw SD-6 taken over by an armed group led by former operative McKenas Cole; while he set about accessing the vault Jack and Sydney raced to stop him before he tripped the building's self destruct system. The cliff-hanger ending suggested that Sydney was about to get captured but as this episode begins Jack surrenders to the gang leaving Sydney free to disable the explosives. At this point Dixon decides that it is time to call in reinforcements and contacts the CIA; the message is sent to Vaughn but he is refused permission to send a rescue operation. Going in himself he meets up with Sydney and proceeds to help her deactivate the explosives. Cole continues to torture Sloane but he refuses to break; in fact he just sits there tormenting Cole about his own failings!

This was a great episode which had obvious nods to 'Die Hard'; there was plenty of action and one very gruelling scene where a character has a finger cut off! I wasn't sure how they would handle having the CIA enter SD-6 without the innocent SD-6 members learning the true nature of the organisation; thankfully that was done in a plausible manner. Guest star Quentin Tarantino did a good job as Cole but the real acting credits in the episode go to Ron Rifkin who put in a brilliant performance as Sloane; it also showed us a lot more about his character; he may be a bad guy but he is clearly as tough as nails and will do what it takes to advance his cause.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
How long to get into it? jlee092790
Shows like Alias except Nikita? GuyfromCanada
who is your favourite character? miranda_ya
Anyone ever met cast members from the show? Emma_Charming
Is This Sci-Fi? TruLegend-666
Alias: Reborn? a_lex89
Discuss The Box: Part 2 (2002) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: