Burn Notice: Season 1, Episode 5

Family Business (26 Jul. 2007)

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Michael takes on arms dealers for an airport worker, while Nate obsesses about the car and their dad's will.

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Nate 'volunteers' the brothers' 'joint services' to an airport official who accepted bribes from the Lebanese Zamar family. Eli, a retired Mossad, agent, runs an illegal arms business with his sons. Michael makes friends with the dumber junior, Ari, whose girlfriend Debbie falls for him a bit too much. Meanwhile late pa Weston's 'heirloom' car is coveted by both boys. Written by KGF Vissers

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The Desert Eagle that Eli uses is known as the Baby Desert Eagle. This is a smaller version of the full-sized magnum cartridge chambered models. It is available in 9mm, so Fiona's comment is correct. See more »

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Michael Westen: How's it coming, Fi?
Fiona Glenanne: [Making homemade explosives] Dangerous, unstable. Remind you of anyone?
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Back burner notice
18 July 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Nate gets in trouble & Michael has to bail him out again, this time by helping an airport official get under the thumb of Eli, a retired Mossad, and his family business of illegal arms dealings. Michael goes undercover to achieve his goals. Also mike & Nate fight over their dad's car.

This episode had some pretty well-acted interesting bad guys and it was an hour well-spent. But, at the risk of sounding like a broken record, too self-contained. The 'burn notice' plot is falling by the wayside & it's a shame as that's the most intriguing aspect of the show. However Bruce Campbell's Sam character does shine in this episode so it's all good.

My Grade: B-


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