Burn Notice: Season 5, Episode 15

Necessary Evil (17 Nov. 2011)

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While Sam and Jesse try to save a weapons maker held against his will to build a missile for an African warlord, Michael and Fi discover that Madeline's new boyfriend actually working for Anson.

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The CIA instructs Michael to prove his mission leader skills. So Sam, Jesse and Fiona, all with dubious reputations, must officially assist him dealing with Liberian war lord Joseph Kamba, who bought an abandoned plant to have a missile assembled by scientist William Resnick, whose teenage daughter Sophie is held hostage by his goons in a villa. Madeleine pigheadedly refuses to heed Michael's warning that her present boyfriend Benny is used, knowingly or not, by Anson Fullerton. Written by KGF Vissers

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As Sam walks through the compound door carrying the case, the exterior shot shows Sam carrying the case vertically by one of the end handles. The subsequent interior shot shows Sam carrying the case horizontally by the side handle. See more »

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Sam Axe: So, Mike, that was one hell of a drive. What are we looking at?
Michael Westen: It's a chemical research facility, closed two years ago.
Sam Axe: Half a dozen guys with AKs. Not something you expect to see out here.
Jesse Porter: It's a lot of activity for a closed shop.
Michael Westen: Lights came back on a month ago. Liberian company leased it. Trucks have been dropping off guidance equipment and long-range missile components for the last few days.
Jesse Porter: According to who? Pearce?
Michael Westen: The agency thinks a weapons engineer, William Resnick, went rogue. It ...
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