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... See full summary »

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...  Nikita 96 episodes, 1997-2001
...  Walter 96 episodes, 1997-2001
...  Operations / ... 96 episodes, 1997-2001
...  Michael Samuelle 91 episodes, 1997-2001
...  Seymour Birkoff / ... 90 episodes, 1997-2001
...  Madeline / ... 89 episodes, 1997-2001
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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 Doug Sederberg <vornoff@sonic.net>

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She survived a season in hell. In January she'll be back for seconds. (Season 2) See more »


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13 January 1997 (USA)  »

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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 »

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Birkoff: He won't put up much of a fight, most of these scientists are pretty lame. I'm an exception.
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What TV Shows should be like...!
21 June 1999 | by See all my reviews

I think this is one of the best written shows on television today! The creators of this series are really in-tune with what a tv "series" should be like. They are not afraid to have really good character development.

But each episode is also great on its own! They have got an incredible blend of character development and action and intrigue all blended together in each episode (granted with differing amounts in each episode).

The cast is truly amazing at creating the complex relationships (so that you never see the "same old" interactions all the time). And each episode delves a little deeper into at least one character (and not just the main one or two characters, but there are six relatively majorly developed characters).


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