NIKITA "Knightfall" Season 2 Episode 3 – When Birkoff’s nifty new gadget alerts Nikita and co. to a slew of political assassinations committed by a Division assassin named Roman, the same Roman Nikita captured whilst she was loyal to Division, she makes it her business to take Roman out of the picture. Of course Amanda has other plans, and using Roman as a cover she has Alex take up a sniper rifle to take out the next political target: Kochenko, one of many men who shared in the killing of Alex’s family.
The third episode of this season of Nikita really hit a groove last night and it’s probably the first I enjoyed unreservedly: the directing was spot on, the writing had more humor injected into it, both intentional and unintentional – I count the corny one-liners as unintentional simply because the actorsplay it (appropriately) straight-faced, but I’m sure the writers must have a ball coming up with lines like: "That’s the thing about the circus…everything’s a surprise."
The case was solid and intriguing and provided some really nice character moments – Michael posing as an awkward CNN producer was probably my favorite moment of the entire episode. The cuts to Nikita were not overdone and the dialogue was well-handled. That brick phone was hilariously gigantic though. Read More...