A look at the inner workings of the CIA.
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Rocky Carroll ...  Carl Reese 45 episodes, 2001-2003
Paige Turco ...  Terri Lowell 45 episodes, 2001-2003
David Clennon ...  Joshua Nankin 45 episodes, 2001-2003
Will Patton ...  Jackson Haisley 45 episodes, 2001-2003
Daniel Benzali ...  Robert Quinn / ... 36 episodes, 2001-2003
Richard Speight Jr. ...  Lex 36 episodes, 2001-2003
Beau Bridges ...  Tom Gage 31 episodes, 2002-2003
Gil Bellows ...  Matt Callan 23 episodes, 2001-2002
Gloria Reuben ...  Lisa Fabrizzi 23 episodes, 2001-2002
Jason O'Mara ...  A. B. Stiles 22 episodes, 2002-2003
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A look at the inner workings of the CIA.

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The world is their crime scene. See more »

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Drama | Thriller

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Official Sites:

CBS

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Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 September 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La agencia See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(44 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The show was originally conceived as a look at how the CIA was surviving in the post-Cold War era. When the World Trade Center was destroyed, it changed the entire focus of the show and required the replacement of the character of Alex Pierce. See more »

Quotes

Lex: I can jam all cell phone traffic in Jerusalem.
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Connections

Spoofed in Saturday Night Live: Andrew Garfield/Coldplay (2014) See more »

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Incredibly well-researched and thought-provoking drama
14 December 2002 | by herbqediSee all my reviews

I rarely watch network TV for anything more than an occasional graze, but since Daniel Benzali joined the cast, the Agency is my one unbreakable weekly appointment with a network show. The three-way relationship between Bridges, Carroll, and he has just the right edge. And, Carroll works so much better with both of them than he did with the holier-than-thou Pierce (insipidly played by Ronny Cox, a normally fine actor in the wrong role). In fact the series has improved markedly with every addition AND DELETION. The feckless Gil Bellows was the only agent who seemed not to belong, and he left in a fitting and dynamic demise. Speight gets better and better, and works well with Clennon and Turco.

But, what really rocks me is the even-handedness of the scripts, dealing head-on with terrorist issues more objectively and evenhandedly than our media dare to, and not a false note has been struck all year since this show came to be. Any show boasting Wolfgang Peterson and Shaun Cassidy as co-producers can be expected to be unusual, and the Agency succeeds in being anything BUT run-of-the-mill. Long may it run!


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