'Nikita': Loyalties Are Tested In 'True Believer'

Note: Do not read on if you have not seen Season 3, Episode 3 of The CW's "Nikita," titled "True Believer."

After two of "Nikita's" strongest episodes to date, it seemed inevitable that "True Believer" would feel a little flat in comparison -- mostly because this week's story was less intrinsically personal than "3.0" and "Innocence" were for our main characters.

The season premiere focused so compellingly on Michael and Nikita's relationship, and last week's episode was such a beautiful mirror of Alex's history, that the fanatical cult of domestic terrorists (who actually turned out to be con-artists) didn't pack the same emotional punch. That's not to say that "True Believer" was a terrible episode, or that it didn't throw an intriguing spotlight on the motivations of our heroes, just that it won't be joining my list of favorites. Read More...



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