Nikita

10 Best Episodes of Nikita

Nikita will stop at nothing to expose and destroy Division, the secret U.S. agency who trained her as a spy and assassin.

Written by Sophie and last updated on jan 28, 2023.

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Nikita - S2E20

#15 - Shadow Walker (Season 2 - Episode 20)

Nikita convinces a reluctant Birkhoff to use 20 million dollars of his own money in a plan to bankrupt Percy and Division, but when Percy ends up stealing Birkhoff’s entire life savings, Birkhoff and Nikita clash. Team Nikita has one last chance to hit Percy again, but Birkhoff is arrested trying to regain his millions and Nikita realizes she must break him out of jail before Division gets to him. Michael and Alex go after Birkhoff’s stolen money while Nikita goes to save Birkhoff.

The episode was rated 8.32 from 300 votes.

Nikita - S1E11

#14 - All the Way (Season 1 - Episode 11)

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Alex informs Nikita that Division is sending her on her first mission to kill the leader of a crime syndicate. Alex is uneasy about taking someone's life but is reassured by Nikita who insists on helping her with the kill order. Birkhoff informs Percy and Michael when he discovers the shell program that a Division mole has been using to connect to Nikita in the outside world. When the mission doesn't go as planned, Nikita makes a quick decision in an effort to clear Alex's name. Inside Division, Jayden attempts to reveal Alex as the mole but Thom steps in and a shocking accident clears her name.

The episode was rated 8.33 from 330 votes.

Nikita - S1E21

#13 - Betrayals (1) (Season 1 - Episode 21)

After Michael learns that Percy has ordered Divison to kill anyone who could decrypt the black boxes, he sends Nikita in to save the last person on the list, a CIA cryptographer named Malcolm. Nikita kidnaps Malcom and takes him to Ryan for protection. Meanwhile, Percy turns on Alex.

The episode was rated 8.33 from 335 votes.

Nikita - S2E21

#12 - Dead Drop (Season 2 - Episode 21)

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When it looks like Percy’s nuclear weapons plan is getting out of control, Ryan suggests they go to the Director of the CIA, Morgan Kendrick, for help. Nikita is vehemently opposed to the plan and is surprised when Michael takes Ryan’s side. Tensions escalate when Nikita is proven right after they discover Kendrick has a link to Percy. Meanwhile, Sean is shot by Percy’s men, shaking Alex to the core.

The episode was rated 8.34 from 312 votes.

Nikita - S2E22

#11 - Crossbow (Season 2 - Episode 22)

Percy calls the President the United States and threatens to set off a nuclear explosion unless his demands are met. Birkhoff finds two scientists who could help stop Percy’s new nuclear satellite, so Nikita and Michael head after one and Sean and Alex look for the other. Unfortunately, Alex and Sean get caught at the very location that Percy blows up as an example of his power. Meanwhile, Nikita realizes the best way to stop Percy is to go into the belly of the beast – Division itself.

The episode was rated 8.38 from 320 votes.

Nikita - S2E9

#10 - Fair Trade (Season 2 - Episode 9)

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Nikita steals funds from Oversight, forcing them to host an emergency meeting. Nikita and Birkoff figure out how to spy on the meeting so Nikita can identify the other members of Oversight, but things go awry and Sean captures Birkoff. Amanda demands to know where Nikita is hiding but Birkoff refuses to give up his friend so she tortures him. Meanwhile, Alex sets her plan in motion to reclaim her father’s empire. With a price on her head, Alex realizes the easiest way to get into Russia undetected is the same way she was smuggled out – through the illegal sex ring.

The episode was rated 8.41 from 300 votes.

Nikita - S2E19

#9 - Wrath (Season 2 - Episode 19)

When Nikita worked for Division, she targeted a man named Nicholas Brandt and infiltrated his inner circle. She captured him and he’s been behind bars ever since. However, Percy springs Brant, and his first mission is to capture Nikita for payback. After he has her in his clutches, he tortures her, forcing Nikita to face a side of herself she thought she had long buried. Meanwhile, Percy continues to play mind games with Michael, Alex and Sean, pushing one of them to the brink of death.

The episode was rated 8.41 from 311 votes.

Nikita - S4E5

#8 - Bubble (Season 4 - Episode 5)

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Just as Nikita is finally starting to see an end to the long war with The Shop, Ryan confesses a secret that could unravel it all. Meanwhile, Michael tries to get Nikita to accept their new circumstances as he contemplates what comes next for the two of them. Realizing Sam was planning to steal her diamonds, Alex gives him a suitcase of fake diamonds to deliver to her contact in France. Alex is surprised when he upholds his end of the bargain and doesn’t take off with the jewels. However, things get messy when Sam is jumped by the loan shark he owes money to, and Alex must step in to save him.

The episode was rated 8.43 from 513 votes.

Nikita - S3E22

#7 - Til Death Do Us Part (Season 3 - Episode 22)

Amanda forces Nikita into a life-threatening situation where she has to choose between saving Michael or saving herself. The team races to find a way to stop Amanda, but with a diminished Division, they might finally be out-gunned.

The episode was rated 8.44 from 428 votes.

Nikita - S2E18

#6 - Power (Season 2 - Episode 18)

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Amanda and Ari set up a board meeting with Zetrov and prepare to take over the company. After a heated face-to-face confrontation between Nikita and Amanda, Nikita recalls what Amanda was like when she was first brought to Division. Meanwhile, Alex surprises Ari by showing up at the board meeting with an old and powerful friend.

The episode was rated 8.45 from 307 votes.

Nikita - S2E13

#5 - Clean Sweep (Season 2 - Episode 13)

Percy has his Guardians hold the members of Oversight hostage until Amanda agrees to his demands. If she doesn't, the Guardians will shoot all the members of Oversight and release a deadly gas inside Division that will instantly kill everyone, including Amanda. Nikita is torn between letting the enemy fall and saving the innocent lives inside Division. Meanwhile, Sean is frantic to save his mother from Percy's clutches and turns to Nikita, Michael and Alex for help.

The episode was rated 8.48 from 304 votes.

Nikita - S2E12

#4 - Sanctuary (Season 2 - Episode 12)

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Sean attacks Nikita and Michael in an effort to protect his mother. Meanwhile, Percy gets the upper hand on Amanda and threatens to level Division unless she releases him.

The episode was rated 8.51 from 307 votes.

Nikita - S1E22

#3 - Pandora (2) (Season 1 - Episode 22)

Percy makes a move to take over the CIA, Alex goes rogue, and Michael gets trapped inside Division making him unable to help Nikita, who may have to pay with her life for helping Alex.

The episode was rated 8.53 from 343 votes.

Nikita - S2E23

#2 - Homecoming (Season 2 - Episode 23)

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Nikita and Michael invade Division in an attempt to capture Percy. Alex and Sean get caught in a deadly gunfire battle with the U.S. Marines and Ryan must convince the President of the United States not to destroy Division until he is sure Nikita and Michael are safely out of the building, but the President is eager to end Percy’s reign. Meanwhile, Birkhoff asks Sonya for help, and Nikita corners Percy in his office, but he pulls out one final trick that may cost her the battle.

The episode was rated 8.64 from 328 votes.

Nikita - S4E6

#1 - Canceled (Season 4 - Episode 6)

Frustrated that MDK is still active, Nikita decides to end it her way. Leaving Michael and the team behind, Nikita takes Alex on the road to exact revenge. Nikita and Alex capture Mr. Jones and force him to reveal the names of the rest of the members of MDK. Armed with the information, Nikita goes down a dark path that may ultimately cost her her soul. Michael tracks her down and must get her to surrender before the military opens fire and kills her. However, Nikita isn't one to give up on a fight, leading her to make a shocking decision.

The episode was rated 8.66 from 573 votes.

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