White Collar

Season 4 Episode 6

Identity Crisis

Aired Thursday 9:00 PM Aug 21, 2012 on USA
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    White Collar "Identity Crisis" Review: National Treasure Pleasure (With Bonus Matt Bomer Gallery!)

    A borderline silly treasure hunting plotline still managed to be extremely fun and heartfelt.

  • Episode Summary

    When Mozzie, Neal and Peter find clues to a lost American treasure, they find themselves on a dangerous treasure hunt.

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      Sharif Atkins

      Sharif Atkins

      FBI Agent Clinton Jones

      Willie Garson

      Willie Garson


      Marsha Thomason

      Marsha Thomason

      FBI Agent Diana Barrigan

      Tiffani Thiessen

      Tiffani Thiessen

      Elizabeth Burke

      Matthew Bomer

      Matthew Bomer

      Neal Caffrey

      Tim DeKay

      Tim DeKay

      FBI Agent Peter Burke

      Mircea Monroe

      Mircea Monroe


      Guest Star

      Damian Young

      Damian Young

      Oliver Stringer

      Guest Star

      Barry Ratcliffe

      Barry Ratcliffe


      Guest Star

      Diahann Carroll

      Diahann Carroll


      Recurring Role

      Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


      • TRIVIA (0)

      • QUOTES (17)

        • Peter: The flag, the letters, the infirmary? Are they making it up as they go along?

        • Peter: That's a mark against Mozzie's theory.
          Neal: Oh, he'll find a way to ignore it.

        • Neal: (looking at the toys on the table): What are these?
          Mozzie: I made them in the third grade to impress the kids at the orphanage about my parents' story. A secret shadow-puppet show with lights out.
          Neal: I might need to see that. Immediately.

        • Neal: How'd you get to him if he'd only talk to Washington's descendants.
          Peter: I may have quoted out founding father.
          Neal: You tricked him into thinking that Washington was your ancestor?
          Peter: I gently guided him.

        • Mozzie: You know this is psychological torture, making me stay in here and watch my dreams die.
          : Then go home.
          : Please, your part's over.
          : Well,fine. I know when I'm not appreciated.

        • Mozzie: You do know I'd be more of an asset in the room with them?
          Peter: Neal's enough of a live wire. I don't need a spark plug in there, too.
          Mozzie: This spark plug got him here, didn't he?

        • Neal: You know Mozzie is an orphan.
          Peter: Yeah.
          Neal: Well, an orphan's gonna wonder about his parents. So, he imagined they were spies.
          Peter: Mozzie's first conspiracy theory and his coping mechanism.
          Neal: Occasionally, something happens that triggers Mozzie to revisit his childhood.
          Peter: He falls into a spy cycle?
          Neal: Do not mention Valerie Plame in his presence.

        • Peter: (to Mozzie) You're a nightmarish Goldilocks.
          Neal: Minus the golden curls.

        • Peter: Neal, I'm using an outdated CIA spy kit that, according to Mozzie, he once hoped belonged to his parents. Tell me why you're encouraging this before I get sent back to Evidence.
          Neal: I don't think you wanna know, you'll get all tense and you'll make that grimace and...

        • Mozzie: Mrs. Suit! It's been way too long.
          Elizabeth: Oh, it has. And I see you've fallen back into the routine of torturing my husband.
          Neal: Old habits. (Peter shoots him a dirty look)
          Mozzie: Ah, the Suit will see it my way. Time makes more converts than reason. Thomas Paine's Common Sense.
          Peter: You are the last person who should be quoting common sense.

        • Peter: That's them, about to ruin a perfectly good Saturday.
          Elizabeth: Well, honey, you get to go on a treasure hunt. You love treasure hunts.
          Peter: I'm only going on the off chance that the gunman sees this ad and shows up.

        • Peter: Neal, could you-
          Neal: -Help Diana research the family.
          Peter: Mind reader.

        • Neal: He called you 7-2-3?
          Peter: And he wanted a flag?
          Mozzie: I had no clue what he was talking about either.
          Peter: Well, that makes all of us.

        • Mozzie: Seriously, Suit, what would you have done in my situation?
          Peter: I would never be in your situation.

        • Mozzie: Whoever this guy is, he was definitely on to something.
          June: Or on something.

        • Peter: He used June as a plant to up the price of the worthless unit.
          Mozzie: Well, it helps drain their resources, so I'm flushed when a valuable unit comes up.
          Peter: And June was okay with that? (Mozzie points to Neal)
          Neal: Most likely it was her idea.

        • Mozzie: (to Neal) Someone's trying to kill me.
          Peter: What? Why am I not surprised?

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