Burn Notice: Season 4, Episode 16

Dead or Alive (9 Dec. 2010)

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While Michael recruits Marv to help turn the list in to the authorities, Sam plots revenge when he finds out that an old police buddy of his was killed under the orders of his dirty partner.



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Episode complete credited cast:
Ted Seyers
Claire Baruchel
Lieutenant Briggs
Pete Jackman


Sam furiously swears to revenge mate Baruchel, now a Miami cop, whom his wife reported missing, but is soon found murdered. The team finds his cop partner Pete Jackman arranged him to be eliminated by his own drug cahoot, Ted Seyers, so the team pose drug-dealers and IA detectives to trick them, which proves surprisingly hard and dangerous. Meanwhile Jessie, Sam and Michael get Marv to agree to accept the valuable list on a super-encrypted memory-stick, but end up duped terribly. Written by KGF Vissers

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When Fiona says, "We can do it together. Now, we gotta help with Sam's dirty cop," the camera cuts to Madeline to cover that the line was looped. However, the closed captioner had only the original line to work from: "But that's a problem for another day. For now, we've got a dirty cop to catch." See more »


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Michael Westen: [narrative] Covert intelligence, at the most basic level, is a type of weapon. Like any weapon, it can be used for good or evil, to make war or peace, to serve justice or power. It comes down to one thing: what you decide to do with it.
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References Cagney & Lacey (1981) See more »

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