Burn Notice: Season 5, Episode 7

Besieged (4 Aug. 2011)

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The gang takes on a militia group so that Michael can return a boy to his mother, while also trying to get answers out of the man hired as Michael's impostor.



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Episode complete credited cast:
John O'Lear
Denise O'Lear
Luis Fernandez ...
Banger #1
Doxamillion ...
Banger #2


With his CIA supervisor on Egyptian mission, Michael can work on his near-lookalike, naive Jacob Starky, who proves clueless why he was hired by thugs, so the team must protect him and use him as bait to trap that scum. Meanwhile Tommy O'Lear's mother Denise hires the team to rescue her preteen son Tommy, whose father, grief-struck after his brother's death in Afghanistan, took the asthmatic kid along when joining brute Zechariah's lunatic anti-government militia. The team must make John see sense and extract them from a heavily guarded compound. Written by KGF Vissers

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The idea that Michael is an ex-Army Ranger had previously been advanced in the tie-in novel "The Reformed." See more »


[first lines]
[Sam and Fi on surveillance of Michael's impersonator as time passes rapidly]
Michael Westen: [narrative] In any surveillance operation, you have to resist the impulse to grab your target and interrogate him immediately. It may be tempting, particularly when your target was, say, involved in framing you fo a murder.
[subject peeks out from blinds: "Jacob" / "The man who posed as Michael", "Person of interest"]
Michael Westen: [narrative] Of course, just because it's the right way to do things doesn't make it fun.
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Written by Joseph Trapanese
Published by Blue Bonsai Music
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