A rogue assassin returns to take down the secret organization that trained her.
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Series cast summary:
Maggie Q ...  Nikita 73 episodes, 2010-2013
Shane West ...  Michael 73 episodes, 2010-2013
Lyndsy Fonseca ...  Alex 73 episodes, 2010-2013
Aaron Stanford ...  Seymour Birkhoff 73 episodes, 2010-2013
Melinda Clarke ...  Amanda 70 episodes, 2010-2013
Xander Berkeley ...  Percy 45 episodes, 2010-2012
Lyndie Greenwood ...  Sonya 41 episodes, 2011-2013
Dillon Casey ...  Sean Pierce 39 episodes, 2011-2013
Noah Bean ...  Ryan Fletcher 39 episodes, 2010-2013
Devon Sawa ...  Owen Elliot / ... 32 episodes, 2010-2013
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When she was a deeply troubled teenager, Nikita was rescued from death row by a secret U.S. agency known only as Division, who faked her execution and told her she was being given a second chance to start a new life and serve her country. What they didn't tell her was that she was being trained as a spy and assassin. Throughout her grueling training at Division, Nikita never lost her humanity, even falling in love with a civilian. When her fiancé was murdered, Nikita realized she had been betrayed and her dreams shattered by the only people she thought she could trust, so she did what no one else before her had been able to do: she escaped. Now, after three years in hiding, Nikita is seeking retribution and making it clear to her former bosses that she will stop at nothing to expose and destroy their covert operation. Written by The CW

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9 September 2010 (USA) See more »

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Shane West (Michael in Nikita (2010)) played Tom Sawyer in The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003), where he met Peta Wilson (Nikita in the 1997 version of the series). See more »

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Most Underrated Show for the CW
4 July 2011 | by baconpieceSee all my reviews

I thought this show would've been one of those cheesy cop shows where they dart around and catch people. But no, my perspective completely change. I love this show and I don't understand why there are only 2 - 3 million views each week. I thought after the 5th episode the whole show would be repetitive but then the writers changed it up a bit, each ending of every episode there's a slight cliffhanger. Well, the main reason why I love watching this is because there is so much tension between Michael and Nikita (they have amazing chemistry on the show :D). Overall, try watching this show without knowing what to expect, because this show is amazingggg!


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