NIKITA “Free” Review

NIKITA "Free" Season 1 Episode 12 – NIKITA returns with rather a slow start, which is probably a necessary evil, in order to set the scene for upcoming episodes. Alex is finally an agent and living on the outside. Her job for now is to not blow her cover. This is not as easy as it sounds and not as fun either. She gets her first apartment and first car. And she meets her handsome new neighbor Nathan. Nikita realizes Division has implanted a hybridized tracking device and kill chip in Alex’s head and works to divert it. Nikita enlists an unwitting Ryan to help kidnap Birkhoff.

Unfortunately, for me Nikita‘s slow start means that the most entertaining part of tonight’s episode "Free" was when Alex tells Michael, "It’ll do." I was waiting for her to finish with "Pig". (Remember the line "That’ll do, Pig" from the movie Babe?) In turn, I connected Pig with Michael; will he or won’t he be a pig/jerk on the show from now on? Then my thoughts turned to the fact that Babe wanted to be a sheepdog, which is similar to how Alex is acting as something she is not – a real Division agent. But what is Alex’s "secret password"; and which side (Division or Nikita) will the password open doors to? Read More...


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