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Covert Affairs 

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Fresh out of the farm, Annie Walker must adapt to the challenging life of a CIA operative under the guidance of her handler, Auggie. But soon she realizes her recruit might have to do with her last boyfriend rather than her talent.

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A young CIA operative/trainee, Annie Walker, is sent into the field to work for the DPD (Domestic Protection Division). Auggie Anderson is a blind tech operative, and is Walker's guide in her new life in the CIA. Walker's cover story is that she works at the Smithsonian Museum. Written by Alexander Soloviev

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Unlike most action dramas, the strong lead is female, whereas the male lead is the sidekick. Furthermore, there are 1-2 "gratuitous nudity" scenes per episode, all by the male lead, Auggie, who is frequently seen without a shirt, showing his bare, fit upper body. See more »

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Although the CIA does have armed personnel, (Special Activities Division/Security Protective Service) they have limited/no law enforcement powers and are forbidden from operating within the US itself or outside CIA facilities. They cannot, as depicted in the show, operate as a generic SWAT type unit. See more »

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[repeated line]
Annie Walker: Read me in.
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Can You Save Me
Written by Apple Trees & Tangerines
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Boosted by Perabo's charm but with good action
10 December 2015 | by See all my reviews

Covert Affairs is fast-paced, funny at times and charming in a way. This drama provides a less cynical view of intelligence work compared to other similar dramas. Though having the habit of blasting maudlin pop ballads to signal Annie's moodier moments it has action scenes — particularly a hotel room barrage of sniper fire in the pilot episode — of first rate. The series is not as taut or intense as "24" or the "Bourne" trilogy but works on the whole and when the nation seems nostalgic for cold war simplicity, this espionage drama answers the call. Action sequences — gunfire, car chases and hand-to-hand combat — but also emotional turmoils. Acceptable overall.


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