MI-5: Season 5, Episode 3

Episode #5.3 (18 Sep. 2006)
"Spooks" Episode #5.3 (original title)

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Intelligence suggests that a thermobaric bomb is being sold to terrorists. Using Zaf as an insider, section D look to intercept the bomb before it does irreparable damage to London, but things don't go exactly to plan.



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Episode cast overview:
Peter Watts ...
Environmental Officer
Ofo Uhiara ...
Michael Johnson
Hugh Simon ...
Joanna Horton ...
Leigh Bennett
MI5 Officer
Iain Kallis


Zaf is undercover with a group of Al Qaeda terrorists who plan on exploding a thermobaric bomb in central London. Adam's solution is to buy the bomb before the terrorists do and thereby protect Operation Waterfall, a plan to recruit would be terrorists to their side and the main purpose of Zaf's assignment. Ros Myers has joined Adam's team but is anything but friendly. MI-5 targets Iain Kallis as the man they'll buy the bomb from while they recruit one of the terrorists' former girlfriend in an attempt to turn him. Meanwhile, Harry Pearce surprises Ruth when he asks her out for dinner. She's not too pleased however when everyone in the office seems to know their business. Written by garykmcd

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Zafar Younis: Where's Jo?
Ros: Death by mascara. It was horrible to watch. Ruth's agonizing over the fact that there are no more horses in modern-day warfare and Adam's on a course learning how to lift his knuckles off the ground. So, you'll have to make do with me, I'm afraid.
Zafar Younis: Shouldn't you be in prison or something?
Ros: This is the something.
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