Scorpion (2014–2018)
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Sun of a Gun 

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Sylvester comes face to face with his estranged father, a retired general, who asks Team Scorpion for help when he believes that a dictator in Africa has uncovered a deadly World War II-era weapon of mass destruction and intends to use it.


Dwight H. Little (as Dwight Little)


Nick Santora (developed by), Adam Higgs | 3 more credits »


Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Elyes Gabel ... Walter O'Brien
Katharine McPhee ... Paige Dineen
Eddie Kaye Thomas ... Toby Curtis
Jadyn Wong ... Happy Quinn
Ari Stidham ... Sylvester Dodd
Riley B. Smith ... Ralph Dineen
Robert Patrick ... Cabe Gallo
Jeff Fahey ... Kenneth Dodd
Hakeem Kae-Kazim ... President Desta Rahal
Brooke Nevin ... Linda
Justin Chu Cary ... Bartender
Candace Hammer ... Glasses Woman
Tunisia Hardison ... Female Assistant
Vania Joseph Vania Joseph ... Young Woman
Chido Nwokocha ... Lackey




After a failed session of speed dating, the Scorpion team is off to Africa to investigate a country's attempt to develop weapons of mass destruction. Slyvester is most uncomfortable on the mission as his father is working with the team as a consultant. Written by shamrock72

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Did You Know?


Beginning in 1929 the Nazi's actually attempted to develop a sun gun essentially as depicted in the show. The actual research was done in Germany and no panels were ever completed. A sun gun was also part of the movie Die Another Day (2002). See more »


When Slyvester's Dad first says they are stuck in the concrete the concrete level is just above their knees. The second time we see them stuck in the concrete the level is almost to hips, and the third and final time we see them stuck in the concrete the level is just above their waists. See more »


Toby Curtis: [Talking to Walter on his earpiece] You're trying to eat dessert when they just served salad. Don't you know how to romance someone?
Paige Dineen: No. He does not.
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Scorpion End Credits Theme
Written by Brian Tyler and Tony Morales
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Loved this episode
2 April 2016 | by mamamitzvahSee all my reviews

Sorry that the previous viewer did not care for this episode. I enjoyed it very much. From seeing the starting scenes with the speed dating to the duet between Katharine McPhee & Elyes Gabel to the plot, this though it was. I love the personal interactions such as the one between Sylvester and his father. Jeff Fahey was wonderful as the estranged father & the reaction of Sylvester to him priceless.The discussion of the duet between Walter and Paige was adorable and I hope they do eventually become a couple. This is definitely one of my favourite shows.

I do not watch this to see Macbeth. I watch it to be entertained and I always am. Thank you to the cast & crew for a delicious show.

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Release Date:

18 January 2016 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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16:9 HD
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