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Covert Affairs 

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Fresh out of the farm, Annie Walker must adapt to the challenging life of a CIA operative under the guidance of her handler, Auggie. But soon she realizes her recruit might have to do with her last boyfriend rather than her talent.

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Matt Corman, Chris Ord
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Series cast summary:
Piper Perabo ...  Annie Walker 75 episodes, 2010-2014
Christopher Gorham ...  Auggie Anderson 75 episodes, 2010-2014
Kari Matchett ...  Joan Campbell 75 episodes, 2010-2014
Peter Gallagher ...  Arthur Campbell 72 episodes, 2010-2014
Hill Harper ...  Calder Michaels 32 episodes, 2013-2014
Anne Dudek ...  Danielle Brooks 32 episodes, 2010-2012
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Storyline

A young CIA operative/trainee, Annie Walker, is sent into the field to work for the DPD (Domestic Protection Division). Auggie Anderson is a blind tech operative, and is Walker's guide in her new life in the CIA. Walker's cover story is that she works at the Smithsonian Museum. Written by Alexander Soloviev

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Single woman. Double life. See more »


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USA

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English

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13 July 2010 (USA) See more »

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Dolby Digital

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1.78 : 1
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The pet name Eyal repeatedly calls Annie is Neshama, which is Hebrew for soul. See more »

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The National Security Act of 1947 which created the CIA specifically forbids it from conducting operations on US soil. So whenever a character does something in the name of the CIA in the US they are actually violating federal law. See more »

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[repeated line]
Annie Walker: Read me in.
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Worth Watching
25 June 2014 | by atlasmbSee all my reviews

If you like Piper Perabo, you will probably like this show. Her character, Annie, is a CIA agent who hits the ground running right out of training. It helps that she is something of a prodigy--excellent with weapons, amazing at hand-to-hand combat, and a whiz with languages. Though she sometimes has to confront her personal fears, for the most part she is determined to tackle any problem by immersing herself in the heart of the matter.

I have watched this show from its inception and, seasons later, I am still interested. The character of Annie is multi-dimensional. By now, we know her romantic history, her personal quirks, and her weaknesses. Auggie is her personal handler and personal friend. He usually augments her in-the-field forays from HQ with his superior intelligence IQ, but he has been known to accompany her on location.

One thing I really enjoy about the series is the location filming. They film around the world, adding authenticity to the production.

For those critics who say the series is unrealistic (every series has them), well neither is Bond. But the writers know how to create stories that are filled with intrigue. And many of the show's story lines feel like they have been ripped from the pages of global news reports.


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