The Event

To Keep Us Safe

Season 1, Ep 2, Aired 9/27/10
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  • Episode Description
  • President Martinez's staff work diligently to evaluate the situation led in the aftermath of the plane. Meanwhile, Blake Sterling confines Sophia, Sean attempts to convince the FBI of his story, and the alien infiltrator is revealed.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Sarah Roemer

    Leila Buchanan

  • Laura Innes

    Sophia Maguire

  • Ian Anthony Dale

    Simon Lee

  • Taylor Cole

    Vicky Roberts

  • Lisa Vidal

    First Lady Christina Martinez

  • Photos (7)
  • Fan Reviews (10)
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    By NormanSFletcher, Sep 29, 2013

  • Spoiler Alerts Ahead!

    By JamesButko, Sep 29, 2010

  • Done and Game Over

    By overfiendavi, Sep 29, 2010

  • Axe it!

    By Brunte81, Oct 01, 2010

  • The story continues...

    By AvatarBlue, Oct 23, 2010

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (3)

    • Sterling: Protecting the country involves the keeping of secrets, Mr. President. It always has, and it always will.

    • Martinez: When I woke up this morning, I thought I was going to be making history. Announcing to the world that humanity was not alone, that I was freeing your people to integrate and to live peacefully among us. Now, I was told many times that I was making a mistake and that I didn't know your true agenda. Apparently some even felt so strongly they thought they'd try to kill me before I could make that announcement. And as it turns out, it would have been a mistake. So I'm asking myself over and over, was I naive, or was I guilty of narcissism? Was I so intent on going down in history that I was blind to the truth? Now I'm asking myself these things--Sophia, look at me--I'm asking myself these things because I know I need to take responsibility. And I'm gonna give you a chance to do that too, to tell me your reasons, good or bad, for deceiving me.

    • Martinez: I'm done. The deal's off. You're going back to Inostranka. You and your people will stay there until I get the truth. Sophia: That would be a mistake, Mr. President. My people have been waiting for 66 years. Their patience is running out. Martinez: Is that a threat? Sophia: You wanted the truth. I'm giving it to you.

    Notes (1)

    • International Airdates:
      Canada: September 27, 2010 on Citytv
      Sweden: October 3, 2010 on SVT1
      UK: October 22, 2010 on Channel 4
      Czech Republic: January 29, 2012 on Prima COOL

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