Burn Notice (2007–2013)
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False Flag 

Michael makes plans to leave Miami, but has to do one last job - locate a woman's missing son - so he can get a new identity.


Paul Shapiro


Matt Nix (creator), Matt Nix | 3 more credits »


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Episode complete credited cast:
Jeffrey Donovan ... Michael Westen
Gabrielle Anwar ... Fiona Glenanne
Bruce Campbell ... Sam Axe
Sharon Gless ... Madeline Westen
Lucy Lawless ... Evelyn
Anthony Starke ... Doug Baker
China Chow ... Lucy Chen
Tim Ware ... Jumbo


Mike needs a professional 'false flag' (fake identity) to go and find his enemy in Washington D.C. without being caught by the FBI. Corporate spy, Lucy Chen, is prepared to help him, if he helps Evelyn find her son Jasper. He was picked up at school by her husband, accountant Doug Baker, a crime suspect. Alas, Michael isn't the only user of a fake identity. Written by KGF Vissers

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Release Date:

13 September 2007 (USA) See more »

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Hollywood Beach, Florida, USA

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Lucy Lawless and Bruce Campbell have worked together before in the long running series Xena Warrior Princess. Lawless played Xena, and Bruce played a recurring guest star named Autolucus. Bruce also played this character on the series Hercules The Legendary Journeys of which Xena was a spin off. See more »


Michael's description of a False Flag as a false identity is incorrect. A false identity is referred to as a 'legend'. A False Flag is a recruitment where the target is lead to believe they are working for a friendly power when they really have been working for an enemy. A very appropriate title for this episode. See more »


Michael Westen: [voice-over] Assassination is one percent shooting, ninty-nine percent preparation: anticipating moves, devising approaches, recruiting sources, finding the perfect opportunity so the bullet's almost an after-thought. Usually that's when a target's on the move, when there are too many variables to control them all... There are ways to lessen the risk: an armed escort, taking an unpredictable route to your destination, having back-up in a trail car. But ultimately, as long as the assasin knows ...
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A Great Good Episode.
19 December 2018 | by coti-09553See all my reviews

A Great Good Episode.

This Specific Episode Has A Great Plot.

Has A Great Paul Shapiro.

And The Acting Is Also Good.

This Episode Is Very Likable.

Watch The Episode You Will Like it.

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