Scoop: NIKITA on THE CW - Friday, December 7, 2012
“Sideswipe” (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)
DOUBLE CROSS — Nikita (Maggie Q) and Michael (Shane West) capture Cyrus (guest star Isaiah Mustafa), an arms dealer, who is purchasing a weapon-jamming device for Ari (guest star Peter Outerbridge). Nikita convinces Ryan (Noah Bean) to let them use Cyrus as bait to capture Amanda but Cyrus manages to escape the trap. However, when Amanda double crosses Cyrus, his only hope for survival is Nikita. Meanwhile, Birkhoff (Aaron Stanford) is hot on the trail of Amanda’s (Melinda Clarke) mole and Alex (Lyndsy Fonseca) starts to unravel. Joshua Butler directed the episode written by Terry Matalas & Travis Fickett (#306).