Alias: Season 1, Episode 14

The Coup (24 Feb. 2002)

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Sydney and Dixon are sent to Las Vegas to gather information from a K-Directorate agent who has ties to the McKennis Cole group that attacked and nearly destroyed SD-6. Meanwhile, Sydney ... See full summary »


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Charlie Bernard (as Evan Dexter Parke)
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Sydney and Dixon are sent to Las Vegas to gather information from a K-Directorate agent who has ties to the McKennis Cole group that attacked and nearly destroyed SD-6. Meanwhile, Sydney learns some shocking news about Francie's fiancé, Charlie, and tries to stop them from getting married, all in the same time. Back in Los Angeles, Will begins his journey in discovering what SD-6 really is, and Jack continues to try to be more of a father to Sydney when he helps her decide whether or not to continue with graduate school. Written by Anonymous

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A transitional episode
5 October 2009 | by See all my reviews

There's a new player in the game; he is known as The Man. He ordered the attack on the SD-6 headquarters, and at the same time another one of his commando teams was attacking the front building of an enemy spy organization, FTL, killing their boss and stealing another Rambaldi artifact. Now The Man has contacted K-Directorate and has asked for a meeting. Wanting to know more about that meeting, SD-6 sends Sydney and Dixon to Las Vegas to plant a bug on the K-Directorate middleman who will arrange it. To approach him, Dixon has to pose as a Jamaican (!) V.I.P and face him in a game of poker. Good production values (the Las Vegas casino is especially lavish), a potentially great new addition to the supporting cast (David Anders as The Man's representative - and executioner), but a little too much Francie and Charlie, whose story is so far the least interesting one on the show, although this episode does try to make them a part of Sydney's mission by bringing them to Vegas as well. *** out of 4.

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