Season 1 Episodes

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Loose Ends Part 2

Season 1, Episode 12 - Air Date: 9/20/2007
Michael must rescue Sam from heroin smugglers, who happen to be ex-Special Forces, while also evading agents who are out to get him.
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Loose Ends Part 1

Season 1, Episode 11 - Air Date: 9/20/2007
Sam takes on a case for a woman named Gillian, who is being blackmailed into using her security clearance to help smuggle heroin into the United States.
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False Flag

Season 1, Episode 10 - Air Date: 9/13/2007
Michael is hired to track down a woman's estranged husband, who has disappeared with their son. Michael soon finds himself pitted against somebody just as skilled and dangerous as he is.
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Hard Bargain

Season 1, Episode 9 - Air Date: 8/23/2007
A man's fiancée is kidnapped from the house he is looking after. Meanwhile, Michael is offered information on how he can clear his burn notice.
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Wanted Man

Season 1, Episode 8 - Air Date: 8/16/2007
With Michael's assistance, Fiona helps a man who has been framed for the theft of an expensive brooch.
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Broken Rules

Season 1, Episode 7 - Air Date: 8/9/2007
Michael works to rid a community in little Havana of a crime boss, all the while baiting Jason Bly at the risk of his family and friends.
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Unpaid Debts

Season 1, Episode 6 - Air Date: 8/2/2007
Michael discovers a surprise aboard a boat he has retrieved from Jamaican gangsters. Meanwhile, a CSS agent urges Michael to stop his investigation into who burned him.
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Family Business

Season 1, Episode 5 - Air Date: 7/26/2007
Michael infiltrates a family of gunrunners who are pressuring an airport supervisor and his pregnant wife.
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Old Friends

Season 1, Episode 4 - Air Date: 7/12/2007
Michael's friend, Bill, asks for the spy's help in freeing his daughter from a prostitution ring. Meanwhile, Michael dodges multiple assassination attempts.
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Fight or Flight

Season 1, Episode 3 - Air Date: 7/19/2007
A drug dealer is witnessed brutally beating up a man by a single mother. Oleg asks Michael to help the woman, Cara, his best waitress, after she stops showing up for work.
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Season 1, Episode 2 - Air Date: 7/6/2007
Michael helps Madeline's friend retrieve money from a swindler, and in return he receives information about some visitors that came to his mother's home.
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Season 1, Episode 1 - Air Date: 6/28/2007
Michael Westen is a spy who receives a "burn notice" while on assignment. Spies are not fired, rather they are issued a burn notice to let the agent know their services are no longer required.