ALIAS (2001 – 2006)


Creators: J.J. Abrams.

Cast: Jennifer Garner, Ron Rifkin, Carl Lumbly. 

Sydney Bristow ( Jennifer Gadner ) is a young, athletic, college graduate who was recruited her freshman year as a secret agent for SD-6, a top-secret branch of the CIA. Later on she tells her boyfriend about her life he ends up dead , Arvin sloan (Ron Rifkin) had him killed. Sidney learn that SD6 is not part of the CIA It is part of a alliance 12 who is out to rule the world. Now Sidney switch side and work for the CIA and becomes an double agent to take down SD 6 with the assistance of her handler, Michael Vaughn ( Michael Vartan)  and her estranged father Jack Bristow ( Vitor Garber ) who is also a double agent. Sidney fights terrorists, Other spies and traitors while trying to keep it a secret from her friends.

Here is a series from Abrams who is smart, funny at times, with action, the characters development is just fine. It is fun to watch this show with the fighting the gadgets, the adventures the back stabbing, It has it all. They are multiple stories going on at all time. The show moves at the paste it should, the characters are well acted and this was fun to watch. Sidney desperately trying to keep her life a secret from her friend while jungle being a double agent prove not easy to do. One draw back the last season was a little rushed with only 17 episodes instead of 22. But other than that a great show.




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