Michael stalls with CIA agent Pearce as the team must, before she's shown the at first sight incriminating security videos, Westen's near-dead-ringer, obviously part of an elaborate setup. Pearce herself offers an alternative priority: saving an informant who infiltrated a Serbian gang by finding a way to turn the police on them red-handed before her superiors order arrests which are bound to expose her source. To this end, Michael instructs Sam's alter-ego to deviously approach ruthless drug baron Carmelo Dante by car-crash to ultimately make the notoriously violent drug-fiend believe the Serbians stole from him, which the team must itself.
Did You Know?
When they show Jacob Starky's Drivers license the Drivers license starts with an "L". Florida Drivers license Numbers start with the first letter of the last name which would have started with "S". See more
When Michael is talking to Fi and Maddie near the end, a woman in a blue outfit walks behind him twice. She actually walks past a third time, but this time in the other direction. See more
There's a long tradition of using doubles in espionage. They're mostly used by dictators who want to confuse would-be assassins, but they have other less-common uses, like framing someone for a crime they didn't commit.
Okay, I know this video is grainy, but from that angle, it sure looks like you.
It's not me, Sam.
I assume the burner cellphone he's buying made a call from the scene of Max's murder.
Well somebody went to a lot of trouble to do this. Huh. ...
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For broadcast syndication, the end of a line where Carmelo is referred to as a bastard is cut, but not the following line where Michael Westen also calls him a bastard, echoing the sentiment of the, now absent, first. Cable syndication leaves the line intact. See more