The BEST episodes written by Evan Katz

Two Birds
1054 votes

#1 - Two Birds

Awake - Season 1 - Episode 12

Detective Britten doesn't know who to trust when the truth behind the accident begins to reveal itself and a high-ranking conspiracy threatens both of his realities. In a moment of frustration, Britten decides to take the law into his own hands and goes after Detective Hawkins, putting himself and Bird in the crosshairs of the conspirators. Captain Harper is instructed to clean up the mess. Later, when questioned about his partner, Detective Vega begins to have concerns about his Captain's intentions.

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Day 8: 11:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
3397 votes

#2 - Day 8: 11:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.

24 - Season 8 - Episode 20

While the media interview the peace delegates, Jack and Cole have gone rogue to rescue a traitor being tortured by off-the-grid operatives; Logan gets President Taylor to approve putting his aide in charge of the manhunt.

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Day 3: 6:00 A.M. - 7:00 A.M.
1842 votes

#3 - Day 3: 6:00 A.M. - 7:00 A.M.

24 - Season 3 - Episode 18

Jack and Chase race against time to capture Saunders before the deadline, while Chappelle plans an escape. Michelle begins a frantic search when she learns that an infected hotel guest may have slipped through her fingers.

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Day 2: 7:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
2087 votes

#4 - Day 2: 7:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.

24 - Season 2 - Episode 12

Jack engages in a brutal contest of wills with Syed Ali. George questions Bob Warner to learn more about Marie's motivations for helping the terrorists. Kim is rescued by a mysterious hunter who offers her asylum. Lynne receives a dire warning from Sherry.

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Abducted (2)
864 votes

#5 - Abducted (2)

Body of Proof - Season 3 - Episode 2

In conclusion of the two-part Season 3 premiere, Megan discovers why the serial killer targeted war veterans, but must keep the information to herself or risk the life of her daughter, who is being held hostage by the assassin. Meanwhile, District Attorney Dan Russell has a run-in with Kate.

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3144 votes

#6 - Arrival

The Event - Season 1 - Episode 22

The White House is gripped by a power struggle of historic proportions, pitting Martinez and Chief of Staff Peel against Jarvis and his secret ally, Sophia. Elsewhere, Sean, Vicky, Sterling, and Simon race to stop the dispersion points for the virus. Meanwhile, Leila fights for her life. But it all may be too late -- as the portal begins to open, sending tremors across the globe.

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Day 3: 4:00 A.M. - 5:00 A.M.
1812 votes

#7 - Day 3: 4:00 A.M. - 5:00 A.M.

24 - Season 3 - Episode 16

Jack and Chase track Amador in the hopes that he can lead them to the man behind the virus attack. Michelle faces a mob riot when the hotel is quarantined. Sherry extorts Palmer, forcing him to manufacture her alibi for the police.

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1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.
2855 votes

#8 - 1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

24: Legacy - Season 1 - Episode 2

When Ben Grimes demands money in exchange for the list he seized from a safe box in Khalid’s compound, Carter must go back to his roots to help obtain the money. Rebecca is determined to figure out who leaked the Rangers’ files.

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Day 9: 11:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
3358 votes

#9 - Day 9: 11:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.

24 - Season 9 - Episode 1

After four years off the grid, Jack is apprehended in London by the CIA – on the very day that President James Heller arrives. As the President faces political pressure over a US drone program run from a UK-based base, only disgraced agent Kate Morgan suspects that Jack's capture was all too easy.

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Day 7: 9:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.
1941 votes

#10 - Day 7: 9:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.

24 - Season 7 - Episode 14

Malevolent mastermind Jonas Hodges emerges as Jack Bauer's latest adversary as the long, terrifying day ticks deeper into the night. Jack yields results from a surprise meeting, and the fight to avert additional terror attacks continues.

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12:00 Noon - 1:00 P.M.
3128 votes

#11 - 12:00 Noon - 1:00 P.M.

24: Legacy - Season 1 - Episode 1

When an attempt on U.S. Army Sergeant Eric Carter's life is made after his return home from a mission to kill terrorist leader Bin Khalid, he discovers that he and his fellow Rangers' identities have been compromised. Carter enlists the help of former National Director of CTU, Rebecca Ingram, who quarterbacked the raid that killed Khalid and is one of the few who knew the Rangers' identities. Together they work to uncover a sophisticated terrorist network in a race against the clock to stop a devastating terrorist attack on United States soil.

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Day 3: 5:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.
1961 votes

#12 - Day 3: 5:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.

24 - Season 3 - Episode 5

Jack's efforts to break Ramon out of prison go awry when they are captured by a group of inmates during the riot. Chloe unwittingly stumbles on to Jack's drug problem and she is forced to reveal his secret to Kim and Michelle. Palmer begins his debate with Keeler, while Kyle prepares to sacrifice himself to save Linda.

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Day 8: 5:00 A.M. - 6:00 A.M.
3532 votes

#13 - Day 8: 5:00 A.M. - 6:00 A.M.

24 - Season 8 - Episode 14

Kamistani rebels give President Taylor an hour to turn over Hassan, sedition strikes Taylor's administration, CTU harbors a traitor, and Jack walks into an ambush.

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Day 3: 10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.
1865 votes

#14 - Day 3: 10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.

24 - Season 3 - Episode 22

Jack and Tony clash as the time for the hostage exchange draws near. Keeler meets with Palmer and demands his resignation, while Wayne begins a secret operation against Sherry.

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Day 3: 2:00 A.M. - 3:00 A.M.
1898 votes

#15 - Day 3: 2:00 A.M. - 3:00 A.M.

24 - Season 3 - Episode 14

Tony interrogates Nina about Alvers' location, while Chappelle orders Jack to undergo a medical examination in light of his drug use. Kim and Chase have a conversation about the baby. Palmer confronts Sherry about Alan Milliken's death, while Julia begs Wayne for help.

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1480 votes

#16 - Guilty

Awake - Season 1 - Episode 3

Rex is kidnapped by an escaped convict Michael arrested 10 years ago; an investigation in Michael's other reality gets in the way of an event honoring his deceased son; clues from both realities lead to Michael's sanity being questioned.

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367 votes

#17 - Sightings

JAG - Season 1 - Episode 11

While searching for a girl who disappeared near an abandoned Naval Air Station, Harm and Meg watch the same mysterious lights and hear the same painful sound which also took place during Kathy's disappearance. Though it looks like alien movement, neither Austin nor Rabb believe in UFOs. While looking for the young girl on the base, they nearly get caught but thanks to Kathy they manage to escape, but are trapped on the base. Locations: Del Rio, Texas

Day 7: 3:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.
2244 votes

#18 - Day 7: 3:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.

24 - Season 7 - Episode 8

As the country reels from the recent terror attacks and faces the mounting global ramifications, the administration refuses to acquiesce and presses on with their disapproval of the Juma regime. As Jack Bauer and team head to the White House for a pivotal meeting with President Taylor, Dubaku raises the stakes when he threatens the First Family

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Day 4: 10:00 P.M. - 11:00 P.M.
1723 votes

#19 - Day 4: 10:00 P.M. - 11:00 P.M.

24 - Season 4 - Episode 16

CTU raids Marwan's hideout, but he manages to slip through their fingers. Luckily, Jack locates a lead that may help him identify Marwan's next target. Tony becomes suspicious of Michelle's personal life, while Audrey reunites with Paul and learns the extent of his injuries. Anderson closes in on his quarry, as President Keeler searches for words that will comfort the American public.

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Day 7: 12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M.
2318 votes

#20 - Day 7: 12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M.

24 - Season 7 - Episode 5

As the threat of terrorism escalates, Jack Bauer is forced to take matters into his own hands to avert the imminent crisis facing the country. Meanwhile, lives are on the line as conflicted Agent Renee Walker copes with the volatile investigation, and FBI honcho Larry Moss is forced to keep a closer eye on his team as the nation's security is in jeopardy. At the White House, international stakes are raised and the First Gentleman proceeds with his personal mission.

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Day 8: 8:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.
2971 votes

#21 - Day 8: 8:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.

24 - Season 8 - Episode 5

The Russians mistrust Renee, U.S.-Kamistan negotiations hit a snag, and the past of CTU analyst Dana Walsh becomes her nightmare.

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Day 4: 3:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.
1650 votes

#22 - Day 4: 3:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.

24 - Season 4 - Episode 9

Jack and Tony are able to trace Dina's location, but Behrooz slips through their fingers. Dina demands a full pardon for her son in exchange for information on the override device. Edgar wrestles with his emotions when his mother is trapped in the path of the nuclear fall-out. Behrooz turns to his uncle for help, but Navi closes in on him before he can get away.

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Desert Son
522 votes

#23 - Desert Son

JAG - Season 1 - Episode 4

During a maneuver, transposed digits lead to a fatal bombing of a unit's own men. This causes several seriously wounded and eventually one dead soldier. Lt. Rabb and Lt. Austin are assigned to investigate this case because the responsible man is none other than Jay Williams, the son of Gen. Williams. But it seems the case is clear since Jay confesses that this mistake was his fault. Locations: MCB Twenty-Nine Palms

Day 2: 6:00 A.M. - 7:00 A.M.
2135 votes

#24 - Day 2: 6:00 A.M. - 7:00 A.M.

24 - Season 2 - Episode 23

When Jack hits a dead end with his lead, he realizes he must persuade Sherry to help him get evidence against Kingsley. Things go awry at CTU when Division becomes suspicious of Chappelle's absence. Michelle goes off-site to work with Jack. Mike and Prescott ask Palmer to aid them as the bombers get closer to their targets.

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Day 5: 5:00 A.M. - 6:00 A.M.
1488 votes

#25 - Day 5: 5:00 A.M. - 6:00 A.M.

24 - Season 5 - Episode 23

Jack and Henderson wage an assault on the submarine as Bierko prepares to launch an attack against L.A. Chloe brings in someone from her past to aid her. Martha and Aaron enlist Mike's help in their plans to expose Logan.

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Day 7: 5:00 A.M. - 6:00 A.M.
2012 votes

#26 - Day 7: 5:00 A.M. - 6:00 A.M.

24 - Season 7 - Episode 22

Innocent lives remain in the line of fire as this terrifying day draws to a close. Jack is faced with an unthinkable situation while his perpetually imperiled daughter, Kim (guest star Cuthbert), gets involved. Meanwhile, the imminent threat stokes the heated rivalry between Chloe and Janis.

Day 2: 11:00 P.M. - 12:00 A.M.
2002 votes

#27 - Day 2: 11:00 P.M. - 12:00 A.M.

24 - Season 2 - Episode 16

Jack and Michelle question Syed Ali, who claims that the audio recordings are false. Palmer prepares to wage war against the three countries who were involved in the nuclear strike. Kim gets caught in a hostage situation. Jack is contacted by a man who wants to exchange information for Kate Warner.

Day 3: 9:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.
1974 votes

#28 - Day 3: 9:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.

24 - Season 3 - Episode 9

Palmer clears Anne's name with the press, but he finds that he is facing a new problem when his biggest campaign contributer reveals a startling secret about Wayne. Kim and Michelle worry about Tony's mental ability when he continues to make mistakes. Jack and the Salazars meet with Amador, but the deal turns sour when Nina Myers appears on the scene and competes for the virus.

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Day 4: 6:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.
1703 votes

#29 - Day 4: 6:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.

24 - Season 4 - Episode 12

Jack and Paul visit the defense contractor who employed Marwan, but the company executives put their own interests ahead of CTU's and take major steps to destroy evidence. After a grief-stricken Driscoll relinquishes her command, Heller appoints Tony as interim director to oversee the latest crisis.

Day 8: 2:00 A.M. - 3:00 A.M.
3312 votes

#30 - Day 8: 2:00 A.M. - 3:00 A.M.

24 - Season 8 - Episode 11

A mother wants to save her son, an estranged couple reconnects to look for their daughter, and Jack races against the clock to dissuade a suicide bomber.

Day 4: 1:00 A.M. - 2:00 A.M.
1713 votes

#31 - Day 4: 1:00 A.M. - 2:00 A.M.

24 - Season 4 - Episode 19

Chloe is unexpectedly thrust into fieldwork when a woman reports that her boyfriend may be part of the terrorist conspiracy. Jack and Curtis find their latest efforts to trap Marwan thwarted by the Secret Service, who have orders to arrest Jack for insubordination. Mike calls on ex-President David Palmer for help as Logan continues to display a lack of leadership.

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Day 8: 4:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.
3310 votes

#32 - Day 8: 4:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.

24 - Season 8 - Episode 1

A plot to assassinate the President of the Islamic Republic at the UN building comes to Jack Bauer's attention.

Day 7: 7:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
2198 votes

#33 - Day 7: 7:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.

24 - Season 7 - Episode 12

Juma and his men take the White House by storm, killing most of the Secret Service and trapping Taylor and Jack in the saferoom. His efforts to extract her are thwarted until he is informed that the President's daughter is in the White House as well. Renee and Larry try to convince Vice President Hayworth to let them rescue the President, but Hayworth will not budge until the FBI can produce proof that she is not in imminent danger.

Cut Off the Head
3688 votes

#34 - Cut Off the Head

The Event - Season 1 - Episode 17

Vice President Jarvis vocalizes his lack of faith in President Martinez's leadership and agrees to meet with an adversary. Senator Catherine Lewis reports the findings of her surreptitious blood testing of the White House staff only to find one holdout, someone very close to the President. Sophia pushes forward in her search for a super weapon. And, after witnessing injustices within the Sleeper community, Leila begins to question where she belongs. Elsewhere, Sean and Vicky find whom they've been hunting for, but it may be too late.

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To Keep Us Safe
5370 votes

#35 - To Keep Us Safe

The Event - Season 1 - Episode 2

The president's staff grapples with a new reality; the conspiracy engulfs an FBI agent and a mercenary with questionable ties; a shadowy figure emerges with knowledge of the detainees.

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I Know Who You Are
4590 votes

#36 - I Know Who You Are

The Event - Season 1 - Episode 7

President Martinez orders Director of National Intelligence, Blake Sterling, to root out the mole from their staff, which causes Sterling to question his judgment of people close to him. Sophia reasserts her power over Thomas and the other detainees, and she prepares them for the next leg of their mission. Elsewhere, with the aid of Madeline, Sean continues his hunt for answers, all the while trying to stay one step ahead of the covert agents who trail him.

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Day 7: 9:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M.
2137 votes

#37 - Day 7: 9:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M.

24 - Season 7 - Episode 2

Day 6: 8:00 A.M. - 9:00 A.M.
1802 votes

#38 - Day 6: 8:00 A.M. - 9:00 A.M.

24 - Season 6 - Episode 3

Assad uses clever tactics to manipulate Fayed’s agent into leading them to the place where Fayed may be hiding. Ahmed uses Ray’s family as leverage to force him to deliver a mysterious package. Fayed contacts Wayne with a demand, while Sandra bucks the FBI’s authority. Jack becomes concerned when Curtis begins to display hostility toward Assad.

Day 5: 8:00 A.M. - 9:00 A.M.
1685 votes

#39 - Day 5: 8:00 A.M. - 9:00 A.M.

24 - Season 5 - Episode 2

Jack and Chloe infiltrate Wayne Palmer's penthouse where David Palmer was assassinated, in the hopes of finding a clue to his murder. Jack convinces Wayne to cooperate and finds some information in Palmer's memoirs that leads him to the airport where the Russian president is about to land. CTU and Secret Service attempt to capture Jack, but they only find Chloe as Jack and Derek slip through their grasp. Martha tries to convince her husband that she received an important phone call from Palmer the night before his death, but a tape of their conversation seems to contradict her claims. Jack goes to the airport to find a lead, but a group of renegade Russian terrorists take hostages, including Derek, before he can act.

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Day 4: 8:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.
1585 votes

#40 - Day 4: 8:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.

24 - Season 4 - Episode 14

Jack learns the identity of a man who may be able to lead him to Marwan. He forces Dina to help him in a mock hostage situation that will get him close to the suspect. Michelle calls on Chloe for help when Edgar begins to crack under pressure. Meanwhile, Audrey stands by as a gravely wounded Paul is taken into surgery. Marwan's plan continues as his henchman uses an unwilling pilot to gain access to an airfield.

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Day 5: 8:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.
1616 votes

#41 - Day 5: 8:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.

24 - Season 5 - Episode 14

Jack bargains with a German intelligence agent in order to find the woman who can lead him to Bierko. Buchanan chafes against the new chain of command as Homeland Security prepares to take over CTU operations. Aaron receives a request for a secret meeting from Wayne Palmer, as Logan implements martial law in L.A.

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Day 6: 3:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.
1666 votes

#42 - Day 6: 3:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.

24 - Season 6 - Episode 10

Marilyn tells Jack the truth about his father's involvement in the day's conspiracy. Jack uses her in an attempt to get to Phillip. Chloe covers for Morris when he turns to an old vice after reaching the breaking point, while Milo finds himself over his head in fieldwork. Lennox takes a hard stand as Reed's deadly plan to shift presidential control moves forward.

Come Again?
187 votes

#43 - Come Again?

7 Days - Season 1 - Episode 4

Talmadge decides to authorize the use of Backstep in order to save Dr. Jonathan Axelrad, a man with the secret to cold fusion. But everything is not what it seems...

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Day 6: 1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.
1757 votes

#44 - Day 6: 1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

24 - Season 6 - Episode 8

Jack tries to trace Morris's location, while Fayed uses harsh tactics to gain his cooperation. Lennox contemplates his resignation in the face of Wayne's rebuke, but Reed suggests an extreme course of action that may result in a change in leadership. Wayne meets with Assad and pressures him to publicly renounce terrorism.

Day 4: 9:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M.
1949 votes

#45 - Day 4: 9:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M.

24 - Season 4 - Episode 3

Jack tracks Kalil with Chloe's aid, but is forced to watch helplessly as Andrew is tortured for information. Behrooz pleads with his parents when they order him to bring Debbie to their home for questioning. Curtis uses harsh methods to interrogate Heller's son as Driscoll continues to search for Jack.

Day 2: 12:00 A.M. - 1:00 A.M.
2032 votes

#46 - Day 2: 12:00 A.M. - 1:00 A.M.

24 - Season 2 - Episode 17

Jack meets with the surviving Coral Snake Commando, who demands Kate Warner in exchange for evidence about the recordings. Tony and Carrie spy on Michelle when he suspects that she is working with Jack. Mike and the Vice-President turn up the pressure on Palmer, when he expresses his doubts about the impending war.

Deja Vu
395 votes

#47 - Deja Vu

JAG - Season 1 - Episode 5

Harm and Meg are investigating the death of a Navy officer at the Arlington Cemetary, where during the months before, other Navy officers have been murdered, too. This murder happened after a reception at the French embassy and the trail leads to the Thai ambassador and his wife. Harm is attracted to her as she reminds him of a girlfriend back in Vietnam who was killed. Also, Colonel Patano (the ambassador's guard), is one of the suspects. Locations: Washington D.C.; McLean, Va.; Bethesda, Md.

Day 6: 5:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.
1638 votes

#48 - Day 6: 5:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.

24 - Season 6 - Episode 12

Vice-President Daniels assumes office in the wake of Wayne's injury and makes plans to implement his extreme security agenda. Lennox names the co-conspirators in the attack, but finds himself under Daniels' thumb. Meanwhile, Karen moves to insert herself back in her former job. Jack and Logan pay a visit to the Russian consulate, but Jack takes drastic action when Logan fails to learn Gredenko's location.

The Prisoner
330 votes

#49 - The Prisoner

JAG - Season 1 - Episode 20

On a sailing trip near Hong Kong, Harm is captured by the Chinese military. They want him to reveal the United States' position in case the Chinese should take two islands (which are claimed by Taiwan) by force. To get this information, the Chinese employ various mind games including placing Harm's father in a adjacent cell. Cdr. Krennick and Lt. Austin are offered a deal which includes Harm's freedom and asylum for a Chinese military person. Locations: Hong Kong; Nantou, China

Day 6: 3:00 A.M. - 4:00 A.M.
1662 votes

#50 - Day 6: 3:00 A.M. - 4:00 A.M.

24 - Season 6 - Episode 22

Jack runs a desperate tactic to free the CTU hostages from their captors. He manages to intercept Cheng, who plans to deliver Josh to his grandfather in exchange for the circuit board. Jack is forced to allow Cheng to escape in order to save Josh's life.Lennox continues to monitor Lisa as she plants evidence for Mark to deliver to the Russians. The situation takes a nasty turn when all does not go according to plan. Meanwhile, Daniels tries to run a bluff on the Russian president, but finds he's playing a bad hand.Nadia finds herself facing a hostile investigation over the security breach, while a decision from Daniels pits Doyle against Jack.