Burn Notice: Season 6, Episode 10

Desperate Times (23 Aug. 2012)

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Madeline confronts Michael's mentor, Tom Card. The team runs into trouble as they head to Panama to track down an assassin.



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Episode credited cast:
Brady Pressman
Moyses Gabin ...
Hulking Guard
Patti Gardner ...
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Panama Officer


Mike musters the team to go after Nate's killer, master sniper Tyler Gray. Former CIA mentor Tom Card has him NSA-located in Panama and arranges an unofficial trip there, with the fatal mission's former HQ handler, Brady Pressman, for once volunteering for field work. Back home, grieving mother Weston blackmails him to disclose the context of Nate's death. In Panama, Mike's team walks into one trap after the other. They still catch Tyler, who points out a chilling truth. Written by KGF Vissers

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Card refers to Sam as "Mr. Chin, whatever his name is." Bruce Campbell, who plays Sam, is well known in Hollywood for his chin and wrote an autobiography titled "If Chins Could Kill: Confessions of a B Movie Actor." See more »


When Brady Pressman is first shown on screen and his name appears, it says " Brandy Pressman" See more »

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Becoming weary of serialization
2 September 2012 | by See all my reviews

Actually this episode wasn't really any worse than all the rest this season (which I rated higher) but I gave it a seven this time because even though the directing and acting are just as good, I'm becoming weary of the whole premise of the show changing every time I turn on the TV. I know that USA network is mandating that all their shows back off on the episodic nature and become more serialized; but, messing with the shows basic structure might have been fun for a few episodes (and it was definitely time for Anson to go) but now you almost don't know what you're going to see when you turn it on. To me, it's becoming very self-centered and convoluted.

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