Alias: Season 2, Episode 12

The Getaway (12 Jan. 2003)

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Sydney and Vaughn reach a crossroads as they try to turn a professional relationship into a personal one during a mission to recover an experimental gyroscope. Meanwhile, Jack struggles to ... See full summary »

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Sydney and Vaughn reach a crossroads as they try to turn a professional relationship into a personal one during a mission to recover an experimental gyroscope. Meanwhile, Jack struggles to outwit the persistent SD-6 security expert, Ariana Kane, as she tightens the noose of suspicion around him of being Sloan's blackmailer. But Sloan is eventually revealed to know more than he claims: there never was a blackmailer, and Emily is really alive and in league with Sloan to get away from the Alliance! Written by Anonymous

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In the second season episode "The Getaway", a French waiter jokes that Michael Vaughn speaks French better than he does. In reality, actor Michael Vartan, who plays Vaughn, was born in France. See more »

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The agents working for Agent Cane downloaded Vaughn's files from the US DMV. At a far off shot, you can see on the screen of their laptop is a picture of Vaughn's driver's license. But then, on the next close up shot, you only see a large picture of Vaughn. They then search through the DMV database to find Vaughn's license. Then you see the same picture as was on the screen before they looked it up. See more »

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Arvin Sloane: We did it.
Emily Sloane: Are you sure? Are you sure it worked?
Arvin Sloane: Yes, my love. We're free.
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The danger of relationships
28 March 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

When Sydney learns that Vaughn knew of the SD-6 investigation into her father and did not tell her she is less than pleased and it looks as though it could damage their professional relationship. Sydney is still undertaking missions for SD-6 of course and the latest takes her to Nice where she ends up going on a date with Vaughn; clearly the tensions between them weren't professional after all! It would have been a romantic evening out if Ariana Kane hadn't sent a couple of goons to follow Sydney; it looks as if Sydney and Vaughn are going to be captured but the managed to escape and neutralise their assailants before they inform Kane what they saw. Meanwhile Jack is still trying to prove his innocence and the only way for him to do that is to find the person who really took Sloane's wife and blackmailed the Alliance... his trail leads to a surprising revelation followed by a much bigger twist.

This was a fun episode which finally saw the mystery of Sloane's wife resolved; I won't spoil it with details bit I thought it was a great conclusion to that plot arc. In resolving it Jack had to go into a brain storming session with his wife; Victor Garber and Lena Olin were great in these scenes. It was nice to see Sydney and Vaughn finally go on a date although it doesn't look like they will be having another for a while considering how this one ended. The episode had some great action scenes including a fatal fight during the showing of a classic movie and a gun battle in a Nice restaurant. As so often happens Sydney has to don a disguise and her purple-haired punk look is both sexy and provides a laugh when she sets off the airport metal detectors with her assorted studded bracelets and collar.


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