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Subject: Introduction For posting guidelines in <> see the FAQ, which is posted frequently. This guide is only a brief summary of each episode. When posting about a particular episode you can use either the actual episode name or the code SSxEE, where SS is the season number and EE is the episode number. Please do NOT identify the episodes by the airdate! The dates listed below are the US dates; almost all other countries are at least several weeks behind this schedule. You can find significantly more information about each episode and the show itself at <> and <>.
Subject: Season 2 Episode 1: "The Enemy Walks In" Original Airdate: September 29, 2002 "The Man" is revealed to actually be "The Mom," Irina Derevko, Sydney's Russian- agent mother, who has long been presumed dead. Their first face-off leaves Sydney with a gun shot wound, and Irina on the run. Meanwhile, Jack goes to extremes to keep Will alive after his SD-6 exposť hits the stands; and a CIA mission to smoke out one of Khasinau's cronies leads to a gruesome finding about Vaughn. Season two premiere. Episode 2: "Trust Me" Original Airdate: October 6, 2002 After surrendering to the CIA, the spy once known as Laura Bristow is now behind bars - and refusing to talk to anyone but Sydney. She wants nothing to do with her mother, until a mission goes awry and a disk containing vital photos falls into the wrong hands. Irina says she wants to help Sydney retrieve it, and during a tense visit she explains why: "Defeating Arvin Sloane. SD-6. The Alliance. These are things we both want." Sloane runs into a very familiar face while tracking one of Irina's associates. Episode 3: "Cipher" Original Airdate: October 13, 2002 Jack takes action to abort Sydney's continued work with Irina, who holds the key to cracking Sark's plans for a Russian satellite armed with heavy-duty abilities. Meanwhile, Will comes face-to-face with Vaughn, who needs him to revisit his ordeal in Taipei; and Sloane gets the suspicion that his late wife may still be alive. Episode 4: "Dead Drop" Original Airdate: October 20, 2002 The past refuses to die. For Sloane, it's the ghost of his late wife that has him on edge. Rattled by a rash of eerie events - and the guilt of having poisoned Emily himself - the SD-6 head sends Dixon off to investigate. But Sloane may not want to know what Dixon learns, particularly about a recent visitor to Emily's favorite haunt. Meanwhile, Will's fateful article on SD-6 resurfaces after a recovering junkie tempts him with her own conspiracy theory; and Vaughn finally meets his father's killer when he is forced to work with Irina to save Sydney from Sark's ambush in Russia. Episode 5: "The Indicator" Original Airdate: November 3, 2002 The hunt for a cache of high-tech weapons leads Sydney to a massive secret about the Bristows; Vaughn is horrified to realize what Jack is capable of when it comes to Irina; and Will steps up to lend Francie a hand at her eatery's grand opening. Episode 6: "Salvation" Original Airdate: November 10, 2002 Jack makes the ultimate sacrifice to win back Sydney, who's torn between reporting his recent sins and allowing Irina to pay dearly for her past crimes. Vaughn learns an awful truth about the contents of Khasinau's "red ball". Sloane digs up a shocker about his wife's burial site. Will scores a top-secret assignment that could blow the lid off of Project Christmas. Episode 7: "The Counteragent" Original Airdate: November 17, 2002 Vaughn develops additional signs of infection from exposure to the Red Ball. Will finds inconsistencies in the standardized test. Sydney then explains "Project Christmas" to Will. Sydney, having learned that Vaughn is sick, travels to a former Soviet training base for nuclear submarine personnel in Estonia to get the antidote; she gets caught and must sell out Sloane in order to save herself and Vaughn. Sloane confesses to Jack that he's insecure about his standing within the Alliance. Episode 8: "Passage, Part 1" Original Airdate: December 1, 2002 Jack, Sydney and Irina go under cover as a loving family to seize nuclear warheads from an unfriendly nation. Episode 9: "Passage, Conclusion" Original Airdate: December 8, 2002 Sydney and Jack learn where Irina's loyalties lie when she meets up with Gerard Cuvee; Sloane informs the Alliance that Emily may still be alive. Episode 10: "The Abduction" Original Airdate: December 15, 2002. Ariana Kane, the head of counterintelligence for Alliance, meets with Jack in her investigation of the disappearance of Emily. Irina makes things worse for her ex by telling him an unsettling truth about their KGB-orchestrated marriage. Things go horribly wrong for Marshal after his first field mission. Episode 11: "A Higher Echelon" Original Airdate: January 5, 2003 Sydney and Dixon team up to find Marshall before he's beaten into giving his captors what they are after. Kane links Jack to a murder, which raises Sloane's suspicions and lowers Vaughn's opinion of him. Irina proves her loyalty to the CIA by providing the exact info SD-6 is looking for. Episode 12: "The Getaway" Original Airdate: January 12, 2003 Sydney and Vaughn's risky rendezvous, while on a mission in France, threatens to expose their CIA covers to SD-6. Jack enlists Irina in his efforts to outwit Kane, who is now concentrating on both Bristows suspicious activity. Episode 13: "Phase One" Original Airdate: January 26, 2003 Geiger takes over SD-6 after Sloane goes missing. Geiger, unlike Sloane, has no love for the Bristows, and is outright suspicious of them. However, Geiger may have bigger fish to fry, after the CIA receives priceless intel on the Alliance. Meanwhile, Francie's life takes a startling romantic turn. Episode 14: "Double Agent" Original Airdate: February 2, 2003 Sydney rescues CIA Agent Lennox, who then falls under suspicion after investigation into his partner's grim end while searching for a gene-splicing machine that allows users to alter their appearance. It's up to Sydney to sort out whether Lennox is the real deal or a fake. Episode 15: "A Free Agent" Original Airdate: February 9, 2003 Mathematician Neil Caplan is kidnapped to help Sloane with Rambaldi artifacts. As Sydney graduates she must make a decision about her future with the agency. Dixon reveals the truth of his occupation to his wife. Sydney and Vaughn race to rescue Caplan's family and stop Sloane's latest heist. Episode 16: "Firebomb" Original Airdate: February 23, 2003 Vaughn discovers a bug at Sydney's apartment. Caplan completes the Rambaldi device. Sloane offers a partnership to Ahmad Kabir, a Pashtun warlord. Francie questions why she and Sydney don't talk anymore. Sloane demonstrates the Rambaldi device's power to assure his new partnership. Sydney enters Kabir's compound to disable the weapon but things go wrong. Episode 17: "A Dark Turn" Original Airdate: March 2, 2003 Sloane is attempting to obtain another Rambaldi manuscript which may give the CIA a chance to capture him, but it requires Irina go on another mission. Meanwhile, CIA counter-intelligence has good reason to question Vaughn's loyalties. Episode 18: "Truth Takes Time" Original Airdate: March 16, 2003 Sydney faces off with her mother and gets a chance to return the shooting favor. Emily Sloane is faced with the decision whether to side with her husband or betray him ... for the last time. Episode 19: "Endgame" Original Airdate: March 30, 2003 A brilliant mathematician is forced into Sloane and Irina's service. For weeks, Sydney and the CIA have been searching for the abducted genius with no luck. Their big break comes when his wife reveals a shocker that strikes a nerve in Jack and sends Sydney to Russia against her father's orders. Back in the States, a grieving Sloane deploys the evil Francie to uncover the person responsible for Emily's death. Sloane orders a hit and Dixon?s wife is killed. Episode 20: "Countdown" Original Airdate: April 27, 2003 A Rambaldi artifact prophesizes that an apocalyptic event will soon take place. Dixon's grief leads Vaughn and the agency psychologist Dr. Barnett to question his intentions, as his thirst for revenge on Sloane intensifies. Meanwhile Sloane receives a life-changing revelation from a mysterious monk in Nepal. Sydney and Dixon hunt for a killer who stole the heart from his victim. Marshall falls for a new co-worker. Episode 21: "Second Double" Original Airdate: May 4, 2003 Sydney begins to question Will's identity when he's arrested for espionage, under suspicion of being a double. Meanwhile Sark and Irina plot to recover the Rambaldi heart, and Sloane makes Jack a business proposal. Episode 22: "The Telling" Original Airdate: May 4, 2003 Sydney finally confronts her mother, who reveals her true motivation. Meanwhile, Sloane begins to execute his new grand plan. Will figures out who is behind his set-up. Marshall finds love. Sydney disappears? Season two finale. <0>
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