ALIAS "The Telling" (TV episode)

5/4/2003. 1 hour (2nd half of 2 hr finale) Season 2 of ? Episode 44 of ?
Spy Drama. ABC Sunday, 9 pm.
Code: ATT 5/2002

NOTE: The last two episodes Second Double and The Telling were aired as a 2 hour season finale, but have separate credits, different guest casts, and may be rerun as two episodes.

SERIES PLOT:

Sydney Bristow is an international spy recruited out of college. Her work creates difficulties with her spy parents, friends, and romantic attachments. Plots are long-running, sharp, full of unexpected turns, tense and action filled.

EPISODE PLOT:

Sydney finally confronts her mother. Sloane begins to execute his new plan with the construction of the Rambaldi machine, Il Dire (The Telling). Will works to figure out who's behind his frame and who the second double is. Jack is captured. Syd fights the double and wakes up in strange circumstances. Many cliffs, much hanging thereon. (Part two of two part season finale.)

CREDITS:

Writer: J. J. Abrams
Director: J. J. Abrams

REGULAR CAST:

Jennifer Garner as Agent Sydney Bristow
Ron Rifkin as Arvin Sloane
Michael Vartan as Agent Michael Vaughn
Bradley Cooper as Will Tippin
Merrin Dungey as Francie Calfo
Carl Lumbley as Agent Marcus Dixon
David Anders as Mr. Sark
Victor Garber as Agent Jack Bristow, Sydney’s father
Lena Olin as Irina Derevko aka Laura Bristow, Sydney’s mother

GUEST CAST:

Terry O’Quinn as Kendall
Amanda Foreman as Carrie (Kerry?) Bowman
Jonathan Banks as NSA Deputy Director Frederick Brandon
Greg Grunberg as Agent Eric Weiss

CHARACTER

Assured, decisive, wants to be in charge. Impressed by Sydney's keenness. Carrie (Kerry?), who worked for him, says she hated him.

COMMENTS

Another death scene. Too bad, it would be nice if he'd been available to return later.
Brandon seems and sounds quite like Frank at times.

COSTUME

Gray suit.

LINES

"I'm not at liberty to discuss the Nevada raid."
"You know, that's enough of that crap."

SCREEN TIME

3 scenes.

WATCH FOR

That world-weary Frank tone.