June 15th, 2011
12:07 PM ET
It wouldn't have "Bourne Identity" director Doug Liman as an executive producer if there wasn't going to be a little location shooting.
And so it was with Tuesday night's episode of "Covert Affairs," shot in Paris, where Annie took on her first mission in the picturesque city.
Not only was the mission - an asset who was two steps ahead of her most of the time - a vast improvement over last week's, but it excelled in the action department, with a rooftop chase that wouldn't be out of place in one of the "Bourne" movies.
Best of all was Oded Fehr returning as Mossad agent Eyal Lavin. The pair watched each other's backs, even when they were in a bidding war with each other for intelligence.
Annie even rescued Eyal at one point, just after he stole a much-valued photo from her, but Eyal would soon return the favor.
Here's to more Eyal in the future! Hopefully before the season is over...
Back at Langley, Auggie got a chance to take the driver's seat, but it's hard to assess his short-lived tenure. He more or less did what he always does, watching out for Annie. I kinda wish they had kept Joan on that jury a little longer (though her get-out-of-jury-free-card was great).
Also, is it me or do they need to give Jai a little more to do? I know he's Arthur's eyes and ears, but he needs a little more of a plotline than that, once in a while.
Despite all of that, Paris did not disappoint, and I'm more confident about where this season is going now than I was last week.
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