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La Femme Nikita 

Aclandestine anti-terrorist organization fakes the death of a convicted murderer and trains her in the fighting skills necessary to succeed in her new job.

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Joel Surnow
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2001   2000   1999   1998   1997  
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Series cast summary:
Peta Wilson ...  Nikita 96 episodes, 1997-2001
Don Francks ...  Walter 96 episodes, 1997-2001
Eugene Robert Glazer ...  Operations / ... 96 episodes, 1997-2001
Roy Dupuis ...  Michael Samuelle 91 episodes, 1997-2001
Matthew Ferguson ...  Seymour Birkoff / ... 90 episodes, 1997-2001
Alberta Watson ...  Madeline / ... 89 episodes, 1997-2001
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Section One, a clandestine anti-terrorist organization, fakes the death of a jailed, convicted murderer and, believing her twin assets of beauty and ability to kill will make her a valuable new operative, trains her in the fighting skills necessary to succeed in her new job. The new operative, code-named 'Josephine', proves to be somewhat less ruthless than planned, however, as she had been falsely convicted and never murdered anyone. Written by ahmetkozan

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 January 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La Femme Nikita See more »

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Runtime:

(96 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

When Nikita works undercover, she always uses her real name. See more »

Quotes

Walter: Fear of failure is the only thing that keeps us alive in this place.
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Alternate Versions

Originally broadcast in Canada as "Nikita". Rebroadcasts in the US make use of the film title "La Femma Nikita." In 2001, new episodes were broadcast as "Nikita" while reruns were shown as "La Femme Nikita." See more »

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Referenced in Veronica Mars: Clash of the Tritons (2005) See more »

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Superb Noir Highly Developed Characters
27 April 2001 | by mowzerificSee all my reviews

This series is unique. Unlike the banal witty dialog in all of today's action series...this one was quite different and pleasing. Finely emotionally nuanced so that communication takes place by a glance or a turn of the head. This series is the antidote for all other series where everything is conveyed via dialog and nothing by character development. An organization dedicated to public good, but using evil techniques. Are its principals evil themselves or simply amoral? Characters have everything money can buy, but freedom or individual destiny. Nikita herself flourishes at Section, and is redeemed from a meaningless life on the streets..but is this redemption worth it? Does she lose herself or find herself? The moral contradictions alone are spellbinding. I recommend following director Joel Surnow's work for similar treatment of new series.


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