Each member of the team recalls the story of an artifact all of them tried to steal on the same night five years ago.

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Edgar Gladstone
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Minister Robert Bioko
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Sophie's Dr. Abernathy
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Five years ago, Edgar Gladstone, owner of the Dagger of Aqu'Abi purported to place the piece for display at Boston Museum of Art & Antiquities. A news clip about the piece causes the team to bicker about which of them stole the dagger, Nate sifts through differing accounts from Sophie, Eliot, Hardison and Parker about the theft, (and the cornucopia of bad accents from Sophie). Might a former IYS insurance investigator have additional information about the night in question? Written by LA-Lawyer

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When Sophie puts the new address sticker on the shipping slip, the date is clearly 2008. Yet this went to air in 2010. The episode is supposed to be 5 years previous so it should have read 2005. See more »

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Sophie Devereaux: It was on route, that's like stealing my mail.
Parker: Well is stealing mail a crime?
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References The Maltese Falcon (1941) See more »

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One of My Favorite Leverage Episodes
6 March 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one of my favorite episode of the entire series. I have always enjoyed episodes or movies that show various scenes from the different participant's point of view. The Rashomon Job is no exception. The writers do an excellent job of showing the theft of a rare dagger through each of our hero's eyes.

At first, we only are allowed glimpses of the story as seen by the individual characters. We see only what the story-teller saw. As each character's story is told, more of the storyline gets filled in. Only at the very end, do we get to see the whole plot puzzle and find out exactly what happened to the dagger.

One of the fun elements of this episode, is that we get to see our main characters interact with each other before they became the team that we know and love. This leads to what I think is one of the funniest bits of the entire series: Sophie's changing accent. We get to hear her accent from the viewpoint of the other characters – how she sounds according to them. We get to hear everything from cockney, to gibberish, to "dwarf from 'Lord of the Rings' " depending on whose story we are hearing.

Add in one of my favorite character actors, John Billingsley, and this is a great episode for this series. It is just a really fun episode to watch.


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