The series saw a young woman framed for murder and given a choice: be sentenced to life imprisonment, or work for Section One, a clandestine anti-terrorism organization. Nikita chose life, soon discovering that she is just the latest pawn in Section's games
Last Episode05x08 A Time for Every Purpose Aired: Mar. 04, 2001
Nikita faces up to her ultimate destiny, to take over Section One. Meanwhile, Michael re-enters the picture and kidnaps Mr Jones, who he plans …
Series Fun Facts
- Peta Wilson was the second or third actress who read for Nikita. She was selected after they had auditioned some 200-300 actresses, according to Joel Surnow.
- In the first episode of season one, "Nikita", footage taken from the movie Point of No Return is used while Nikita is sliding down the garbage chute when she's in the restaurant.
- The show ran five seasons. The season number determined the number of words in an episodes title (i.e., all third season episodes had three words in their title).