Burn Notice (2007–2013)
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Long Way Back 

Michael is about to get his name cleared at the agency, but Fi is leaving him to return to Ireland. However, their plans are interrupted when Fi's brother arrives with news that an enemy is in Miami with plans to kill Fi.



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Episode complete credited cast:
Diego Garza
Michael McBride ...
Irish Thug #1
Irish Thug #2
Robert F. Holt ...
Irish Thug #3
Irish Thug #4
Amy McKenna ...
Tiffany Ward


Michael, already moody because his mother plans to sell the house, he grudgingly stomachs Fiona's plan to return 'home' to Ireland as their relationship seems to be going nowhere. He objects morally to the first counter-service Strickler wants for reopening his burn-case. Then Fiona's brother Sean, who only knows Michael under an alias used when he met Fi in Northern Ireland, appears, warning them Irish split terrorist leader Thomas O'Neill has tracked them down and brought a killing team. Written by KGF Vissers

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Release Date:

6 August 2009 (USA)  »

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Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


The episode's bad guy is named Thomas O'Neill. Presumably not by coincidence, the writer of the episode, Craig (S.) O'Neill, has the same last name. See more »


[first lines]
Michael Westen: [narrative] When you work as a covert operative, there's no line between who you are and what you do. You are who you need to be for the operation. It makes you effective, it keeps things simple. But when you spend so much time living as someone else, sometimes the people you care about most begin to wonder who you really are.
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Performed by Dan Silver
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Excellent episode!
7 August 2009 | by See all my reviews

Nice going into the summer break! Burn Notice is a fun show to watch anyway, but this one has it all: the intrigue, the badassness and the obligatory cliffhanger before a break. Makes one want the time to the conclusion pass a little faster. Even though the 'mysterious stranger' has been used before, the possibilities are pretty much endless at this point. There are endless possibilities for the show at this point which makes me hope for many more seasons to come.

I do salute the constant quality the show's makers deliver and I enjoy the occasional highlight even more. This was definitely one of 'em. Sláinte!

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