Friday, November 22, 2013

Nikita - The Complete Third Season

The Third Season changes the set-up of the show as Nikita (Maggie Q), Michael (Shane West), and Ryan (Noah Bean) take over Division and try to use its resources to take down rogue former operatives including Amanda (Melinda Clarke). Given a short leash by President Spencer (Michelle Nolden), Nikita and her team have to work behind-the-scenes with no footprint as any discovery of Division means a death sentence for everyone.

Several of the cast will have their own struggles as well as Nikita and Michael will get engaged, Michael will have to cope with loosing one of his hands, Birkhoff (Aaron Stanford) will try discover Sonya (Lyndie Greenwood) is Amanda's mole and work to free the woman he loves from Amanda's control, Owen's (Devon Sawa) past and true nature will be revealed, and Alex (Lyndsy Fonseca) will face problems with addiction, her relationship with Sean (Dillon Casey), and having her mind messed with by Amanda causing her to betray her friends.

Highlights of the season include Alex trying to save a human rights advocate without blowing her cover, Division working with former Division agent turned weapons dealer Cyrus (Isaiah Mustafa) to track down Amanda and Ari (Peter Outerbridge), dealing with a plucky young analyst (Amanda Schull) digging into whispers of Division, fighting a war within Divisionrecovering the remaining Black Box from Amanda, saving Ari's son from Amanda's wrath when he cuts a deal with Division, making a deal with the devil to get Michael a new hand, heading to Russia to assassinate a world leader, and the season finale where Nikita is blackmailed by Amanda into killing the President.

The four-disc Blu-ray set includes all 22 episodes, deleted scenes, and a gag reel.

[Warner Home Video, Blu-ray $69.97 / DVD $59.98]

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