Nikita Season 3 Finale Review: Poison Arms and Cold Feet

Nikita S03E22: "Til Death Do Us Part"

Earlier this season, I praised Nikita for its ability to present the façade of change while still relying on the same kinds of stories and rhythms. In that review, I argued that the show's stable instability was a testament to a cast comfortable in their own roles and with one another. Although I wouldn't take back those assertions, the second half of this third season has been a little different than previous runs, as the serialized stories kicked in earlier than they did in the past, and more fantastical elements—I don't think we can call them full "sci-fi"—gained prominence alongside the typical espionage and global cabals.

Frankly, I'm not sure it all worked. We've always known that Amanda's psychological manipulation was one of the driving factors behind Division's success, just as we've known that some characters (notably Owen) cannot remember everything from their past. However, this season made a big attempt to convince us that Amanda's tactics extended beyond advanced interrogation, socialization, and manipulation; she has machinery that literally allows her to get inside people's heads, poke around, and substantially alter memories. This technology turned Alex into a loose cannon in the middle section of the season, restored Owen's psychotic original identity, and helped Nikita understand how deranged and broken Amanda truly is. At times, Amanda's mind-altering tech bothered me to no end this season. It permitted the show to build her up as an even more impressive and dangerous foil for Nikita and the team, but it also felt like an easy device to disrupt the narrative at the writers' behest. Her manipulation of Alex and Owen drove a lot of the story and Nikita's faux-flashback into Amanda's life in 'Broke Home" bordered on silly, despite some fascinating details. Whether or not the technology is believable does not totally matter to me. Of course Amanda's gadgets are pretty ridiculous. What I am more concerned with was how often Amanda seemed a half-dozen steps ahead of everyone else, almost omnipresent  The tech definitely aided in this feeling. 

However, where Amanda's terrorizing of Nikita and company worked was on a character level. Once you move past how silly this show can be, the deep-seeded tension and emotional tumult between some of these people very compelling. Whereas Percy's reign of terror felt more personal to Michael, Amanda's continued existence on this planet cuts at Nikita (and to a lesser extent, Alex) like no other. Even without the fancy technology, Amanda has inserted herself so deeply into Nikita's mind for so long that there is never a moment where the two underestimate one another, yet they cannot quite figure out how to defeat the other either. What has helped this feud boil for an entire season (and really, longer) is the strong performances from Maggie Q and Melinda Clarke. There is something to be said for a show that is willing to make two petite women the most deadly and powerful individuals on the planet, and both actors did great work through the season. Maggie Q has been especially good this year as Nikita struggled with the decision to keep Division open and then slowly fell deeper into her typical rhythms of one mission after another. 

In a lot of ways, then, "Til Death Do Us Part" felt like a microcosm of the season as a whole. On one hand, the primary narrative of this episode was built on a series of complete absurdities. From the deadly nanotoxin lacing the bone in Michael's BRAND NEW HUMAN ARM (okay, show) and Nikita's one-woman crusade to kill the President in the Oval Office and complete the mission given to her by Amanda to the seemingly never-ending band of goons on Amanda and The Group's payroll and the President switcharoo, this episode had a string of mostly ludicrous stories that only seemed to get more ludicrous as it proceeded. Yet, in the middle of that nonsense, the character tensions felt believable and aligned with the kind of work the show usually offers. Although Amanda was still the primary antagonist here, the real issues were between Nikita and Michael. As the season progressed, it really felt like Nikita and Michael were growing apart without actually separating at all. While Michael seemingly grew more comfortable with the idea that this life could be over, Nikita has really yet to do so. She might have been resistant to Division 2.0, but she grew lost in the grind of missions and revenge quickly. Michael tried to pull her back a few times throughout the season, but the hatred for Amanda is simply too strong, as is Nikita's fundamental nature to keep pushing forward, to keep fighting. 

That all unsurprisingly came to a head here across a number of scenes. Amanda's plan was too controlled and convenient, but it put Michael in danger and forced Nikita to take rash action. She could not tell Michael about her suicide mission to the Oval Office, but when it comes to light, they shared a nice scene where their fundamental characteristics drive the action: There is nothing she will not do to keep him alive, especially all they have been through this year, and his sense of duty and patriotism refuses to allow her to kill the President simply to keep himself alive. Later when Alex's grand plan to save Michael involving killing him so the nanotoxin dies started to go wrong, Nikita basically talked Michael back to life with desperate, moving epithets about their past and their future. The problem is, as we saw in the final sequence, is that Nikita does not totally believe in a future with Michael--at least not yet. Though everyone in the team pledges to help Nikita clear her name for the "President's" "assassination" and stop Amanda, she finally realizes that Amanda is just going to keep coming for those that she cares about. The war between she and Amanda is way too personal for more people not to get killed and Michael's close call here was the final straw for Nikita. Thus, she makes a run for it, leaving the engagement ring and ditching her phone. 

This series of scenes was simple, but effective and logical. Although characters often lie and double-cross one another on shows like this, I bought that Nikita truly felt that she had to go off the grid to fight Amanda and keep everyone else safe and the two previous scenes with Michael helped established that. Shane West was fine, but Maggie Q really brought it in this episode (as she has all season). The weight of dealing with Amanda is visible on her; there was an interesting mix of determination and heartbreak on display that Maggie played well, especially in the last portion of the episode. There is no doubt that the two will eventually reunite, but this temporary break-up (if you can even call it that) worked because it remained true to these people and flowed nicely from the story the show has been telling throughout the third season. Furthermore, it smartly brings the show full-circle for the final short run of episodes: Nikita is on her own, gearing up to take on a massive conspiracy that threatens to take everything from her. Despite some issues then, this season and this finale got deeper into the core of the show and the lead character. That ultimately makes Season 3 a success in my mind.


NOTES FROM THE BLACKBOX

– Goodbye, Division set. I' happy that the show is freed from that location and hopefully with the shorter episode order next year, production will have more money to film in locations that aren't docks or warehouses. The explosions looked good, too.

– Despite having what is likely a very limited budget, Nikita does a great job staging and executing its fight sequences. The gun battles can be exhausting, because few people ever feel truly in danger, but the sequence with Birkhoff, Alex, and Ryan fighting off members of the Dirty 30 before Nikita arrived to save them reached a high level of intensity  that few shows on broadcast can match.

– Alex had a weird journey this season, which is basically par for the course at this point. Her Amanda-enabled mutiny at Division went pretty poorly and cost Sean his life, but after that, the show sidelined her again and she didn't have much to do in the finale. She's going to take on a humanitarian role, but it remains to be seen what changes, if any, that will bring for the character. I would think she would want revenge on Amanda as well.

– Really, the less said about how Amanda did everything she did this season, or how Michael regained his hand, the better. The role of constant surveillance in this show is staggering, yet the villains never choose to simply execute the main heroes like they presumably could. It can be frustrating.

– Sonya let her hair down! Biggest surprise of the finale.

– No Owen/Sam, which made sense for how the episode progressed. Devon Sawa was good this season, though, and I await his return in the final run.

– Only six episodes for the final season. It would've been nice to get maybe eight or 10, but this means there will not be any procedural waffling happening at the beginning of Season 4. WB really likes urging networks to let their shows end properly (FringeChuck, even Gossip Girl). 

– Since we only checked in with the show a few times this year, I would like to hear your favorite moments, and whether any of the more heightened science-y things bothered you at all.

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I really hope the writer who came up with the asinine idea of having Nikita chop off Michael's hand gets HIS/HER hand chopped off in REAL LIFE!! MutherFuckin' Evil BASTARD!!!
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So if Amanda gets it before the end, who's left as the antagonist? Gotta be last episode.
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" At times, Amanda's mind-altering tech bothered me to no end this season"

NO KIDDING!!! So many times I was frustrated at this show in each episode.

I think I just cant stand a show that allows one villain to constantly stay ahead of the shows hero. Which is what Nikita is supposed to be.

Every time Nikita saw Amanda I would yell PULL THE Fing TRIGGER NOW!!!!! DONT WAIT!!!
But every time she waited and let Amanda manipulate her. ALL SEASON LONG.

Frustrating show to see the same shat every episode.
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I was wondering why they would do away with such a good show in 4 seasons until season 3.
This show turned into what I hate about television series. Wasted IDIOT Episodes where they expect you to believe that Nikita cant beat a girl but constantly takes out tons of bad a$$ muscle bound men by the room full.
Further, having the same villian who ALWAYS has the upper hand is pathetic and starts to get totally annoying that she NEVER LOSES UNTIL........ WHEN? The last friggin episode of the series? So you wait YEARS to see this total B!TCH get what she deserves. And until then shes raming needles in peoples friggin noses and suggesting their past to them???

ABSOLUTELY QUEER!
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I love Nikita but I feel that if Nikita were some good looking guy then the snow would do much better, kind of like Arrow.
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Great until the last minute...that was shitty writing. Nikita was at its best in season 2 when
they were against Percy from the safe house...for a minute there i thought we'd be treated to something similar (with the addition of Sonya, yay)...but alas...oh well, it might still be that way and i'm pretty sure it will be one hell of a last season, no matter how short!
I seriously can't wait!!
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It seems weird to me how Amanda turned out to be this smart back when she was running division she couldnt fight properly without consulting percy all the time and im sad for ari dying kinda liked him
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I love Nikita. It's got great characters, lots of action, and every episode is crazy entertaining--there's nothing else like it on tv right now.... but it's one of those shows you can't overthink...you just have to sit back and enjoy the carzy ride!

...And being that we started with kill chips, the more sci-fi route the show has taken doesn't seem forced, but rather a natural progression.
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"Of course Amanda's gadgets are pretty ridiculous" -they are, but they aren't. Tech like what she implanted into Nikita's ear is totally possible tech. It is very very expensive, for the tech and the medical procedure to implant it. But implanting it into her ear via a gun in just 1 second, and without surgery is pretty ridiculous.
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Keep in mind this show is all about government conspiracies, and the theory that certain kabals have technology 30-50 years ahead of the general public. If you keep that in mind, it's not sooo ridiculous...
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I can't believe Nikita just finished its third season. When I recall what happened so far, I can't stop to think this show is a high-speed rollercoaster stretched over a whole continent.
And Birkhoff had a small Ezio on his desk! How cool was that? When the action-figure was shot, I thought for a nano sec that Birkhoff could bite it . but then I knew that in Nikita the good guys don't die. I mean they die all the time but they always get back too. Right?
The only bummer I had now was with the shot president not being the president at all. I really liked the notion that the pres, realizing how powerful her enemies are, decided to put a swift end to herself. Non-public and without the constant fear of her own security and the when and how. But no, a mind-controlled doppelganger and a kidnapped president is what we got now. meh. On the other Michael's hand "mind-controlled doppelganger" and "kidnapped president" sounds pretty cool.
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why didn't Nikita just write them a note to tell them what was going on. yes Amanda could hear, but not see what Nikita was doing.

also her bringing Michael back to life just like Trinity/Neo was just laughable.

was she driving to turn herself in at the end?
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Q is awesome, the fight scenes are great, same as Arrow! I like this show, will miss it when it finishes! Hope Q gets another good gig, shes the hottest on TV, period!
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I really enjoyed the finale. The explosion looked great, different than they usually look on tv. I liked the columns falling especially. Like DavidJackson said, I was afraid they were going to show Alex, Ryan and Birkhoff defeating the invasion force, and there's just no way. But they didn't and I really thought at least one of them was going to be killed. But then Nikita came in and girl had HAD IT and owned those seals. All the actors brought their A game, especially Maggie Q. I really felt for Nikita when she was driving away, it was quite sad, and also for Michael when he found the ring. As much as I hope Nikita gets her happy ending, it was a nice full circle moment. I did miss Owen/Sam though. I hope he comes back for the final six. It would have been a decent series finale if it hadn't been renewed but I'm really glad we get a final six episodes (even though that's a ridiculously low number, would it have killed you to go a half season CW?) to wrap it up.
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Yes, Division getting destroyed was impressive.
For a show that has a reported limited budget it has impressive special effects and fight scenes.
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They really do. And it seemed like they saved extra from the budget for this episode, which is only right since it was not only the season finale, but could have been the series finale as well.
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how come every show now has a "Division" can't writers create anything original anymore? and coudn't this reviewer make this review a little more long, banal and tepid?
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What shows in particular follow this pattern? I might want to check them out.
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2 things;
1. Sonya with her hair down = awesome!
2. Yawn on the leaving again...
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The science-y stuff didn't bother me at all, either. The storyline, the characters, and the superb acting had me enthralled for this entire show's run that I just accepted the rest of it. It never felt uneven, and I never felt like there was any filler (or if there was, it was so good that I didn't realize it was filler). They've done an amazing job, especially on a limited budget (for a show that doesn't do well in the visual effects department, see Once Upon a Time. Their CGI is just terrible and obvious most of the time.). I wish that we could get more seasons of Nikita, but at least it doesn't feel like they're rushing to wrap things up, and they're getting the chance to tell the rest of the story. I only wish the same opportunity had been given to the likes of Go On, Journeyman, Flashforward, No Ordinary Family, etc. My only hope is that there are no more huge character deaths in the final season (other than Amanda, that bitch!).
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I agree, although Journeyman did tell a pretty well-contained story over those 13 episodes.
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Yes it did, but I just wished that it had lasted longer. Firefly also was a short-lived series that fleshed out a great story over such a short run, but I didn't include it with the others I mentioned because it eventually got a feature-length film to conclude(?) the series.
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Too true. I was one of the few people who watched that show as it aired and was pretty bummed when the showrunners got the cancellation notice before the last episode aired. Luckily they were able to write that "conclusion" with so little notice!
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About it being silly or ridiculous, I think your over thinking it. It's a TV show, we all know it's a TV show, written for entertainment. Stop over analyzing it and sit back and enjoy the ride. I love Nikita, it's a great show and I don't think there is another show like it, sad to see it go with only 6 episodes.
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big fan of nikita. loved this ep and the season as a whole. hope nikita gets a full renewal. i look as the villains love of manipulating the heroes as a game. they like the chase. as much as the kill.
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I liked this episode and this season. It wasn't great and the '"sci-fi" things were ridiculous ( The Chair!!!!!"), but overwall, I liked. Still, the best part for me was Shane West with only underwear. I remember watching him in Once and Again, ages ago, and boy, did he grew up nicely!
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Season 3 of Nikita was awesome from start to finished, it deserves a full renewal , IMO Nikita will get that as Reign and The Tomorrow People are going to fail big time!!
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Reign maybe. The Tomorrow People sounds awesome though. WB should've canceled Carrie Diaries and gave Nikita the extra episodes. Those two shows pulled the same ratings with TCD on Mon and Nikita on Fridays. But I'm not bitching, we get a Season 4
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Sad to see Division go. Even sadder to see Nikita go...
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It's funny cause I actually think my favourite episode this season was the one where Nikita went back to see Amanda's origin story and even though you could see it coming a mile away, I was still enthralled when she stabbed her sister.
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i usually see how shows are gonna end when there is a mystery involved in the storyline (like CSI, Hawaii 5-0, etc), but for some reason the little twist ending tricked me because Nikita was supposed to be in Amandas body during the flashbacks, not her sister. How would Amanda know what her sis was doing while she was locked up in the basement?
they intentionally tricked us when explaining the rules of the tech & i fell for it. ha
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I finally got so disgusted with last weeks episode that I turned it off 10 minutes from the end. I didn't even try to watch this week. This used to be one of the best shows on television. They should have let it go out on top.
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I really like Amanda, to be honest. She has a strange bond with Nikita. She wants her to suffer, because Nikita was supposed to be her perfection. Amanda used to break all her agents, but not Nikita, she couldn't brainwash or manipulate her like the others.
She has strange obsession, also she felt heartbroken, that Nikita hates her, after all she did for her. She didn't think Nikita would go rogue. She thought she could somehow break her as the others... I really enjoy all the Amanda scenes, especially after "Broken Home".
I just hope they can do more in the final season.
Also, somehow I feel dissapointed at the season finale. After watching the episode I was like "That's it?"... It was good, but I wish there was MORE...
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I loved the finale episode, i even watched it twice!
but I think this is a second-best episode this season, right after episode 18 (revealing Amanda's past with the shocking twist in the end).

the last time i watched the episode i noticed that Birkhoff has an assassin's creed action figure on his desk (even got shot when the dirty 30 were closing in).
Has anyone else saw that? Is it a promotion for the up-coming movie? what do you think?
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What better action figure on a desk of an assassin´s lair than the master assassin himself! ;) Great shot at the beginning. :)
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The strength of this show has always been the acting. TV has, in the past 10 years, surpassed the movies for providing good roles and attracting good actors. However, the stories in "Nikita" Season 3 ran off-course, leaving it to the actors to make them almost believable. Last night's finale was very good in that it showcased the performances of Maggie, Lyndsy (who's REALLY gotten good), Noah, Shane, Aaron and Lyndie. And this episode didn't just destroy "Division" but also washed away the (bad) taste of many of this season's plots & storylines that really made no since. The challenge, and gift, for the writers with a shorten final Season 4, is to make the character situation believable and resolve the main series elements: pardons for Team Nikita, bringing down Team Amanda, and creating a way for ALL of our principals to find the peace of mind & love that all the fans are rooting for: Nikita & Michael, Birkhoff & Sonya, and (yes) Alex & Ryan.
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I enjoyed this season and all the others. I love that the show has such strong (emotionally, physically, intellectually...etc) female characters who kick ass.

You're right about Amanda always being a few steps ahead of everyone and it often doesn't make sense in that it isn't explained how she accomplishes this.

The Shop (?) is interesting--I want to learn more about this group.

Nikita and Michael seemed to grow apart then together then apart--but it is written so that it flows naturally and doesn't seem forced imo.

I really like the science fiction angle with nano-technology, etc... I knew Michael getting the new hand would lead to trouble.
One of my favorite scenes--Nikita cutting of Michaels hand (why didn't they cut off the new hand with the nano-bots attached to the pseudo-bone...instead of having Michael die then come back to life)? I really wanted his hand cut off again so he would have to deal with it and it would of been good "payback" for the idiotic decision of using a new hand from The Shop (?)

Most annoying scene (so predictable): Nikita talking Michael back to life. Over-used "device" and predictable. We get it--they love each other. How could he wrinkle his forehead before he had a pulse (he had been in full cardiac arrest for over 20 minutes)?

I understand why Nikita feels like she had to go solo to take down Amanda but she should also know that Michael and the rest will still try to help her and so this leads to a breakdown in communication....etc...

Alex joining the anti-human trafficking group could be interesting.

I wish next season was a full season or at least 10 episodes.

Thanks for reviewing Nikita!!!
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I enjoyed this season. It was ridiculous in places (hello new arm) and they killed my main man Sean Pierce, but I enjoyed it.
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The second part of the season was definitely better and with this ending I'm glad there will be season 4.
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While I can understand why some people thought that those storylines were ridiculous, I really enjoyed them. After Michael lost his hand, while I loved that storyline, things started to get a little boring. Once Ari came back in and Alex eventually "lost her mind", things started to get really interesting for me. The mutiny episodes, Amanda's past, and the Owen/Sam episodes were really some of the best for me because I didn't expect them (possibly because they're so ridiculous) and they really engaged me as a viewer and got me to that point of obsession with the show once again. The only thing this season that I didn't like was how Michael actually got his hand back, but I'm happy that there was a negative with that that came into play in the finale. Overall, I loved this season because it introduced many unexpected plot lines to me that I didn't expect and loved.
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Season 3 was bad in my opinion simply because Amanda's motive is stupid. Percy motive was to gain more power which is way better than making Nikita cry. I actually prefer the scientists group, because their agenda must make more sense than Amanda's.
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This, simply this. Percy was awesome because he was a cool character with a logical reason to fight for more power. While Amanda has fancy tricks up her sleeve she's way too personal in her fight against Nikita and it's not a fight, just breaking Nikita apart. Ridiculous.

I'm probably quite sure how it's going to end given the history of the evil perspective on global conspiracies (they've probably done more good than bad than any other character or organization in this show but whatever..) but still, I hope they focus a little more on them rather than Amanda, I had hoped she would be killed in the finale.
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I was always less bothered by the heightened and somewhat absurd science-y tech thingies and the convenience of when they work and when they don't, and more bothered by how omnipotent, omnipresent, and omniscient Amanda was often portrayed as. She was just a bit too powerful for me, with more than a few moments this season that made me groan or roll my eyes at her ability to completely dominate, and yet never fully reach her goal.

With that said, I've never looked to Nikita (the show) for realism. It's always been fun because of the action and fight scenes, the underdog vs powerhouse aspect, the relationships and bonds between the characters, the bits of humor here and there, and honestly, the absurdity of a lot of the plots and the science.

It's sappy, but I do give credit to shows or episodes that are able to make me tear up despite knowing full-well that that scene or thread will end happily. I KNEW Michael wasn't going to actually die from a self-induced-medical-death (as I'm sure everyone else did) and yet I still teared up at Nikita and the gang crying around him.

For a second there, I was bothered that a computer nerd and paper-pusher were able to go toe-to-toe with trained field agents... then they started losing and got the shit kicked out of them and I was bothered that they were going to have to be saved... and then Nikita came strolling in and was able to go 1 on 10 and win without even getting a tad injured and I thought that was a bit bothersome. Basically, I guess what I'm saying is... I'm an idiot who can't be pleased, hehe.

Anyway, that was a fun season finale, and I'm going to miss the show when it's over. I'd have hoped the renewal would be for more than six episodes, but near-beggars can't be choosers -- a renewal of any sort is fine enough for me. A shortened season might just make the final six episodes that much better.
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I was a little disapointed with the finale. I felt like it wasn't soo much an end, but a to-be-continued type of thing. Starting anew for season 4 would have been smart. There should be only one main antagonist per season. I felt like this would have been the perfect moment to stage the final fight between Amanda and Nikita, instead she'll be the main villain for next season too.

Out of all the shows I watch, this was the finale I was looking forward to the most.

I hate to say it, but I think Nikita's past her prime.
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But since Season 4 will only be 6 episodes, I don't think starting totally new would be a very good idea - there's not enough time to really introduce a new villain. In 6 episodes, all they can really do is wrap things up.
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It was a great finale .
Geez , now we only have FUCKING 6 episodes LEFT !! :(
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One of the best finale with cliffhanger of the season. As we know the next season will be short, we hope for an action packed 6 episodes.
It seems Nikita was on her way to surrender. I would imagine a few episodes based on each of the other cast to prove Niki innocent then a big break to save the president and a final public pardon but 6 episodes so short, 10 or 13 would have been great.
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look the sci-fi aspect of the show never bothered me,... because as mentioned in the cmnt just below and a lot of other people we all have seen Alias,... but as it turns out Alias is one of my favorite shows ever,... because it engaged me in the story even though it was as ridiculous as it could get,... this is where Nikita failed ( I still do not think it deserved to get canceled ),... the show never made me see things through the characters' perspective,...
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The ridiculous science-y things didn't bother me because I've seen Alias.
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"At times, Amanda's mind-altering tech bothered me to no end this season."
Okay....HOW many times have people died and come back to life on this show? It rivals comic books. We got a record flatline this time (20 minutes, wow). I can accept the franken-science if it leads to good storytelling.

When the President raised the gun to her own head, that was the most shocking twist I've ever seen the show do, and it instantly turned Amanda from a scheming mad scientist into an all-powerful Lex Luthor. You had to wonder just what ELSE she was capable of making happen. Then they took it back and revealed the real President in a cage.......foul.

The last few episodes of this season should have been what the whole season was like. "Chasing down the Dirty Thirty" was too formulaic and, dare I say it, turning the show into a procedural.

But imagine if the series had ended here. This'd be the most unfair cliffhanger I've seen in a while. Thank you, CW, for giving them a few more to wrap it up.
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Sonya with her hair down >>>> hair up. Shes smokin hot with her hair down. The finale was great, this show can be hit or miss with the ridiculousness of the tech stuff but its hard to find a better show that can do all the crazy fights. I could watch Nikita kick 5 guys asses all day.
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this:
"– Sonya let her hair down! Biggest surprise of the finale."

and let us see more Sam action next season please! his character is awesome !
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Off to watch the finale in a few. I'll read this tomorrow and comment!
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Sorry, but I loved every minute of this finale. I was literally on the edge of my seat the whole time. Amanda's prowess went well beyond psychological in this episode. Yes we know here as a "mind freak" of sorts. However, after all those years of working with and for Percy, let alone knowing every dark secret Division covered up, is it really a stretch to believe that Amanda is more that just a psychological terror?!! Hell no!!! She's always been capable of much more, she was just never given the chance until Percy finally disappeared. Besides, with the Shop by her side, who knows what she's capable of now. This finale was just peek into how dangerous they are.
While the action and surveillance can be fantastical at times, like you said, this show has survived and thrived on genuine human emotion and characters. Honestly to me, the action has been pretty much on point. What these characters go through calls for nothing less than intense action; and in this episode, well, all I can say is WOW!!!! I loved it. To me, this is one of the many episodes of Nikita that displays the show's amazing ability to combine intense action with intense character interaction; something that most other shows could only dream of doing. Seeing Michael on that deathbed, all while those Shop soldiers, including some of the Dirty Thirty raid that compound was dramatic television at its finest.
Nikita going rogue after Amanda by herself was crazy, but given her position, very understandeable. Her big heart is holding her back. The only way to get back at Amanda on a level playing field is to go solo. These last six episodes are gonna be beyond awesome to me and I can't wait to see how this ends, cause this could easily end good or bad for Nikita. Personally, I hope it ends up going well for Nikita, but with a show like this, hell, ya never know.
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i couldn't agree more, it was a spectacular finale for a spectacular season, i dont understand cory and many other peoples hate for the sci-fi aspect of the show, who cares, its entertainment, its not suppose to reflect real life, and it adds drama to the story, one of the most underrated shows in the history of televison. cant wait for the final season.
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Hey!!!

A review from someone that has WATCHED the show for a while. And NOW we get (the second?) a recap!!!

Cory, you have made my favorite moment. But I'll leave it up to you (shouldn't be hard with all the work this site has put in) to decide what it is.

WAIT, I HAVE ONE!!!


5/18/2013

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