Covert Affairs – S01E04 – No Quarter Review

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"No Quarter" was one of the better episodes of Covert Affairs thus far. Annie (Piper Perabo) had a simple operation compromised by someone and it wasn't clear who it was. The CIA has already expressed concerns about a mole and this episode made that likelihood all the more clear. Someone is leaking information to the press and it's got all of the higher-ups concerned. Joan (Kari Matchett) and Arthur (Peter Gallagher) had quite a fight this week and it wasn't ... Read More

Covert Affairs – S01E03 – Southbound Suarez Review

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While "Southbound Suarez" won't be a memorable episode by the time the season is over, it was by no means a poorly-executed episode. It had Annie making friends with a young college student in order to use him to get access to his sister in Venezuela. It was thought that the sister was a banker who could help the CIA get important information on a big-shot down there who was using his money for illegal activities. Since we're early in the ... Read More

Covert Affairs – S01E02 – Walter’s Walk Review

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After an exciting foray into the world of the CIA, Annie quickly got the rug pulled out from underneath her in "Walter's Walk." Assigned to interview walk-ins, Annie found herself listening to weirdos and crackpots for most of the day. Then something interesting happened. She met the mother of a highly-intelligent young man. She claimed her son recorded a piece of highly sensitive intelligence. It didn't take long before Augie and the rest of Annie's fellow agents figured out ... Read More

Covert Affairs – S01E01 – Pilot Review

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USA Network has been one of the few networks producing great scripted television over the last several years. Popular shows such as Burn Notice, Monk, PSYCH, White Collar, and Royal Pains have all been on my list of shows to watch. Anytime USA announces a new series, I'm usually there to watch it and see how it turns out. Covert Affairs centers around a young woman who is training to be a CIA agent. Played by the sexy Piper Perabo, ... Read More