Season 5 Episode 7

Fait Accompli

Aired Thursday 8:00 PM Nov 17, 2005 on ABC



  • Trivia

    • Gordon Dean says, 'Get a pen. Write this down' These are the exact same words Sydney says to Dr Lee in 'Truth Be Told', the first episode of season One.

    • Marshall says that Grace's suit looks good on him, and that blue's a good color for him. But the monitor feed is black-and-white.

  • Quotes

    • Sydney: Marshall counted 12 sources that make up Prophet 5, 12 dad.
      Jack: I know.
      Sydney: It's like The Alliance all over again.

    • (Marshall uses an interrogation protocol with hallucinogens and 70's music)
      Jack: How long before we can interrogate Dean?
      Marshall: In an hour he'll think you're God, he'll tell you anything you want to know.

    • Rachel: Marshall ran analysis on the card you retrieved.
      Sydney: He suspects it's an access key to a secure network.
      Rachel: Now we just have to figure out which network… well at least there are only about ten billion secure networks in the world.

    • Ehrmann: There are a few more things we need you to do for us.
      Sloane: We have a deal.
      Ehrmann: No. We have an arrangement, which you don't seem to understand very well.
      Sloane: You son of a bitch.
      Ehrmann: I'll be in touch. Til then, I want you to remember one thing: you have something now that you didn't have this morning.
      Sloane: What's that?
      Ehrmann: Hope.

    • Grace: Hey, Base - got a visual?
      Marshall: Affirmative, Sidewinder.
      Grace: Good. Because I was wondering...whaddya think of this suit? Pretty sweet, huh?
      Marshall: Yeah, it's a nice suit on you. Blue's…blue's a good color. (notices Jack's suit) And for you as well, Director Bristow.
      Jack: (deadpan) Thanks.

    • Jack: Arvin good news, Sydney's mission in Italy was a success.
      Sloane: I already knew that.
      Jack: Did
      Sloane: Gordon Dean told me.

    • Sydney: Oracle, come in. Do you have a visual?
      Rachel: Yeah (panting), actually on Dean.
      Sydney: What's he doing?
      Rachel: Eating dirt - I just hit him with a shovel.
      Sydney: A shovel…is he conscious?
      Rachel: Yeah, I think so.
      Sydney: Then hit him again.

    • Sloane: (answering cell phone) Yes.
      Dean: How is she doing today? I feel for you... I can't imagine how hard it must be looking into the face of your own sins.

  • Notes

    • Original International Air Dates:
      Australia: July 29, 2007 on Channel 7
      Slovakia: March 18, 2010 on Markiza

    • Music from this episode includes:
      "Burn In Hell" by Twisted Sister
      "I Had Too Much To Dream Last Night" by The Electric Prunes
      "1963" by Rachael Yamagata
      "Your Song" by Elton John

  • Allusions