Covert Affairs (2010–2014)
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World Leader Pretend 

Annie helps a Chinese scientist defect to the US. Annie faces the music after confessing to Danielle that she is actually a spy.

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Jai Wilcox
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Danielle Brooks
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Arthur Campbell
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Xi Peng
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Dr. Scott Weiss
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Steve Barr
Adelaide Humphreys ...
Katia Brooks
Avigail Humphreys ...
Chloe Brooks
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Nurse Jan
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Polygrapher
David Petrie ...
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Storyline

After convincing a Chinese scientist, Shen Yue, to defect to the United States, Annie is given a big opportunity: to run point on Shen's extraction while he's in Washington D.C. But when the operation becomes complicated, it forces Annie to make a choice that will change her relationship with Danielle forever. Written by USA Publicity

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Trivia

There is a tracking shot which follows Annie Walker (Piper Perabo) and Shen Yue (Benedict Wong) from the hotel dining room through the kitchen. The shot starts at 6:02 and lasts 1 minute 36 seconds, ending at 7:38. "Gimme Shelter" by The Rolling Stones is the song playing through this scene. See more »

Goofs

Auggie and Annie are seen walking down the Mall to go to a Nationals game at the end of the episode. They're in for a long walk; the National Mall is about five miles from RFK stadium, where the Nationals play. See more »

Quotes

Auggie Anderson: [to a friend who informed the State Department about his off-the-book investigation] I can't believe you're pulling a Lando Calrissian on me.
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Connections

References Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) See more »

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Gimme Shelter
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Written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards
Performed by The Rolling Stones
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