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La Femme Nikita 

Aclandestine anti-terrorist organization fakes the death of a convicted murderer and trains her in the fighting skills necessary to succeed in her new job.

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Joel Surnow
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Peta Wilson ...  Nikita 96 episodes, 1997-2001
Don Francks ...  Walter 96 episodes, 1997-2001
Eugene Robert Glazer ...  Operations / ... 96 episodes, 1997-2001
Roy Dupuis ...  Michael Samuelle 91 episodes, 1997-2001
Matthew Ferguson ...  Seymour Birkoff / ... 90 episodes, 1997-2001
Alberta Watson ...  Madeline / ... 89 episodes, 1997-2001
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Storyline

Section One, a clandestine anti-terrorist organization, fakes the death of a jailed, convicted murderer and, believing her twin assets of beauty and ability to kill will make her a valuable new operative, trains her in the fighting skills necessary to succeed in her new job. The new operative, code-named 'Josephine', proves to be somewhat less ruthless than planned, however, as she had been falsely convicted and never murdered anyone. Written by ahmetkozan

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Beauty and danger collide at every turn. (Season 1) See more »


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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 January 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La Femme Nikita See more »

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Runtime:

(96 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Peta Wilson was the second or third actress who read for Nikita. She was selected after they had auditioned some 200-300 actresses, according to Joel Surnow. See more »

Quotes

Operations: I always thought I'd regret the things I've done. Instead, I regret the things I didn't do.
Madeline: The pain is bad enough. Don't go poetic on me.
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Alternate Versions

Originally broadcast in Canada as "Nikita". Rebroadcasts in the US make use of the film title "La Femma Nikita." In 2001, new episodes were broadcast as "Nikita" while reruns were shown as "La Femme Nikita." See more »

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Not 24
7 May 2004 | by mellow40See all my reviews

True, La Femme Nikita is no "24"..it's better than 24.If it wasn't for LFN there would be no 24. Joel Surnow creator of 24 was a script writer for LFN. It set the standard for 24 and Alias. La Femme Nikita had it's own style of story telling that was intriquing and left you wanting for more. The characters were complex and the actors put all their focus into giving the best performances out there. The soundtracks were outstanding and the wardrobe dept always outdid themselves. I for one think that the series was much better than both "Nikita" and "Point of No Return". It was a shame that the show had to end. Face it 24 and Alias-just copies of a good thing.


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