Matter of Time

Season 1, Ep 4, Aired 6/17/12
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  • Episode Description
  • The murder of a scientist working on developing a source of clean energy forces Keira to make a difficult choice - do the right thing or preserve the future. Meanwhile, Edouard Kagame arrives in 2012 and Kiera and Carlos are determined to find him before Liber8.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Rachel Nichols

    Kiera Cameron

  • Victor Webster

    Carlos Fonnegra

  • Erik Knudsen

    Alec Sadler

  • Brian Markinson

    Inspector Dillon

  • Jennifer Spence

    Betty Robertson

  • Fan Reviews (2)
  • Superb storyline!

    By amazing_race, Mar 08, 2013

  • Getting better and more complex

    By eanne80, Jun 22, 2012

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (6)

    • Kiera: You're under arrest.
      Kagame: For what?
      Kiera: For what you're going to do.
      Kagame: How do you know what I'm going to do?
      Kiera: Given your past history and your indiscretions, play God, change history.
      Kagame: I've spent my entire life making decisions that could affect millions. That's what I do.

    • Carlos: What's your guess?
      Kiera: Motive? Too early to tell.
      Carlos: Oh, play along.
      Kiera: Well, you clearly have a theory and you clearly want to tell me.
      Carlos: You first.
      Kiera: Fine. You think he murdered Ames and covered up the crime, but based on what evidence?
      Carlos: Based on listening to my gut. You should try it sometime.
      Kiera: I listen.
      Carlos: No. You watch and you calculate. Which is a good tactic, but I think you should trust your instincts a little.

    • (seeing a news piece showing Kagame)
      Kiera: That's Edouard Kagame.
      Carlos: The leader of the gang?
      Kiera: It's heart and soul. He's the one behind all of their activity. We need to stop this broadcast.
      Betty: It's already been in rotation, like 40 minutes.
      Kiera: Then it's only a matter of time before the killing begins in earnest.
      Carlos: Unless we find him first.

    • Maddie: (looking at dress in shop) Wow.
      Kellog: You like that?
      Maddie: It's freaking beautiful.
      Kellog: Let's go try it on.
      Maddie: Wait. You know, my mom and I, we're really grateful for your helping to fix up the house and paying off the mortgage,'re, like, old enough to be my dad.
      Kellog: It's not, it's not like that. Nothing like that. At all. I told you, your father looked out for me. He was kinda like an older brother. I know how hard you and your mama had it since he died. I'm just trying to pay it forward.
      Maddie: (smiles) Okay. Good.
      Kellog: Okay. Let's go try on some dresses. Hey, just do me one favor, okay?
      Maddie: What's that?
      Kellog: When you have a grandson one day, and you will, promise me you'll let him jump on the bed and eat lots of candy, okay?
      Maddie: Okay, I promise.

    • Broker: Your timing has been spectacular.
      Kellog: Well, maybe I'm from the future and know what's about to happen.
      Broker: (laughs) Yeah, well future or not, you, my friend, are now a very rich man.
      Kellog: (hands Broker a slip of paper) Here are the new companies I want you to invest in.
      Broker: Synthetic boot production? Disaster insurance bonds? What are you expecting, the end of the world?
      Kellog: Something like that.

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    Notes (1)

    • Original International Air Dates:
      United Kingdom: October 18, 2012 on Syfy/Syfy HD
      United States: February 4, 2013 on Syfy
      Australia: March 7, 2013 on SCI FI
      Sweden: March 14, 2014 on TV6

    Trivia (2)

    • We learn that Kiera was in the military before becoming a Protector.

    • Kiera and young Alec meet in person for the first time.

    Allusions (1)

    • Carlos: (To Kiera) Did anybody ever tell you you watched too much Star Trek as a kid?

      Rachel Nichols was in Star Trek (2009) remake movie.

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