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Series cast summary:
 Nikita (73 episodes, 2010-2013)
 Michael (73 episodes, 2010-2013)
 Alex (73 episodes, 2010-2013)
 Seymour Birkhoff (73 episodes, 2010-2013)
 Amanda (70 episodes, 2010-2013)
 Percy (45 episodes, 2010-2012)
 Sonya (41 episodes, 2011-2013)
Dillon Casey ...
 Sean Pierce (39 episodes, 2011-2013)
 Ryan Fletcher (39 episodes, 2010-2013)
 Owen Elliot / ... (32 episodes, 2010-2013)


When she was a deeply troubled teenager, Nikita was rescued from death row by a secret U.S. agency known only as Division, who faked her execution and told her she was being given a second chance to start a new life and serve her country. What they didn't tell her was that she was being trained as a spy and assassin. Throughout her grueling training at Division, Nikita never lost her humanity, even falling in love with a civilian. When her fiancé was murdered, Nikita realized she had been betrayed and her dreams shattered by the only people she thought she could trust, so she did what no one else before her had been able to do: she escaped. Now, after three years in hiding, Nikita is seeking retribution and making it clear to her former bosses that she will stop at nothing to expose and destroy their covert operation. Written by The CW

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The character of Carla (Erica Gimpel) is a hybrid of two characters from the original "La Femme Nikita"; Carla, Nikita's trusted friend and neighbor from Season One, and Adrian, the creator of Section One from Season Two. See more »


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epic series!
20 December 2010 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Nikita, is a different and entertaining new show! I have not seen the original Nikita films or series but I think anyone who bags out this recent edition is being just plain ignorant. I watched the pilot one night when nothing else was on. I came into the show with absolutely no expectations, no idea of the story line and unknown to some of the actors. But I found it as entertaining as ever and if i could give any advice to anyone considering to get into it, that would be "why not?". The show isn't for everyone and if we are being quite honest, it's not a highly intellectual series but it get's the heart racing and is great quality stuff. It is a sensational new drama that actually shows the characters in depth. Each episode you learn more about the characters and each episode literally has you at the edge of your seat! I have a thirst for action and spy-type shows and especially hate it when the fights look fake and are too choreographed to even watch. But let me assure you, this show has some classy action moves that will take your breath away and leave you in shock. So hat's off to Nikita. An enjoyable and quality show.

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